Wellness

The Essential Elements of Our Everyday Heroes

everyday heroes

In 2019, Vantis Life fielded a survey to 2,000 Americans to see what professions they considered to be most heroic and what essential elements or qualities define a profession as heroic.  We decided to revisit this survey in 2020 to see if those professions perceived as everyday heroes in 2019 have changed or not given our current climate.

8 Best Backyard Activities for Kids This Summer

kids summer fun

Summer is just around the corner. If you have kids, then this usually means backyard pool parties, BBQs, and summer camps. Check out this guide to discover the top backyard activities for kids this summer. 

Travel the World From Home With These Virtual Tours

virtual tours

Are you aching to see the world but can’t get out of the house? Virtual travel is an exciting new way to visit the destination of your dreams without sacrificing your time, safety, or money. Keep reading for some intriguing suggestions on how to travel online. 

7 Best Free Running Apps to Train for a 5K

best 5K apps

For runners looking to succeed on race day, here are the top seven absolute best free running apps to help you train for a 5K.

How to Do Less with More: 7 Tips for Minimalist Beginners

minimalist

If you would like to start spending more time with your family, and less time on things like organizing the garage, then minimalism is a topic you should explore.  Learning how to live minimally isn’t always easy for those of us who constantly battle with clutter, so here are 7 tips for the minimalist beginners out there.

Tips to Help You Avoid Fraud and Scams During Crisis

prevent frauds

Becoming a victim of a fraud or a scam can happen to anyone, and there are always new and cunning methods that scammers adopt to take advantage of others. Knowing how to spot a possible scam and how to prevent frauds can help keep you safe. Here are a few tips to help you prevent frauds should you be confronted with any.

5 Ways to Protect Data From Phishing Attacks

phishing cyber security threats

As the world becomes more digital, today's organizations create enormous volumes of data. This data needs protection from the ever-increasing cyber security threats. But what is a cyber-threat? What threats to data security should you be on the lookout for? More importantly, how can you prevent cyber threats in your home or business? 

6 Eye-Opening Summer Safety Tips for Kids and Parents

summer safety tips

Summertime not only means longer days and nicer weather, it also means more time and fun with your family. In addition to making sure the summer is fun for your family, you’ll want to also make sure it’s safe. To ensure this summer is the best one yet, here are some summer safety tips for kids and parents to keep in mind.

Keeping Your Kids Safe as They Navigate Social Media

kids social media safety

With cyberbullies and other online predators, the world of social media can be terrifying for parents. Understanding how social media works and what dangers there are is important for both you and your kids to understand. Here are five tips for helping your kids safely navigate social media.

Best Apps to Connect with Family and Colleagues from a Distance

video chat app

To make it easy for you, we have complied a list of our favorite video chat and social media apps that will keep you connected to family and friends even if you are far apart!

A Look Back at the Pandemics that Afflicted the United States

US Pandemics

The World Health Organization has classified the novel coronavirus as a pandemic. Vantis Life decided to go back through history and take a look back at some of the worst pandemics in the United States to see their impact on our great nation and the progress that has been made to help combat, and in some cases, eliminate these deadly viruses.

Improve Your Morning Routine: How to Make Every Day a Great Day!

morning-routine

Even though you shouldn't allow yourself to get too hung up on a morning routine where it may ruin the rest of your day, you should take steps to make sure it's both smooth and productive. So if you're are wondering how you can optimize your morning routine, keep reading for an in-depth look.

Gardens That Keep on Giving: Why a Backyard Garden is a Life-Changer

garden tips

From being able to choose what fresh foods you have available, to knowing your produce is free of harsh chemicals, a garden can literally be a life changer. We’ve rounded up some of the most special reasons why growing your own backyard garden is not only great for your physical health but also your mental health too.

Rhythm Without the Blues: Why You Should Listen to Music for Your Health

music is healthy

Music has a lot of serious scientific benefits for your health and general well-being. You can improve your physical and mental health if you listen to music. Here’s a list of scientifically-proven health benefits of listening to music.

Understanding Grief: How to Identify and Manage the Stages of Grief

Grief

Grief is a normal human emotion in the face of disappointments, loss, and tragedy. However, the way we handle grief and express varies greatly between people. Some of us aren't are so good at understanding grief and it can talk a huge toll on our lives.

Sound Sleep: 10 Ways You Can Get a Better Night's Sleep

good night's sleep

Are you ready for a night of sound sleep? Keep reading for our list of things to do before bed so you can finally get the good night's sleep you deserve.

What We Can Learn from "50 Ways to Say Goodbye"

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The hit song “50 Ways to Say Goodbye” by the band Train, takes the serious topic of dying and lightens it up a bit by using some very unusual examples of dying to explain to explain a break-up to friends.  Inspired by the lyrics in this song, we decided to find out what the statistics are for “saying goodbye” according to this well-known single. 

Top 5 Things No One Tells New Parents

New Parents

Becoming a parent is a wonderful time in your life, though it's full of challenges. As you start this exciting new chapter, it's important to stay up-to-date and informed of today's best parenting practices. Here are the top five things brand new parents should think about.

How to Reduce Stress and Live a Healthier Life

reduce stress

Our finances and family are some of the things we may spend our days worrying over. Yet stress may be affecting our health and self-esteem, leading to even more concerns. 

Senior Living: Which Option Is Right for Your Loved One

senior living

As our beloved family members start to age, it's time to make some serious decisions about their current living situation and whether or not it is still suitable.  The good news, though, is that there are a variety of options to consider.

10 Ways All Kinds of Exercise Can Save You Money!

Exercise and Saving

If you're one of the many people who don't enjoy breaking a sweat, it could be costing you a lot more than you'd expect. Aside from the negative health effects, being out of shape could be sabotaging your savings account.

Top 5 Cyber Security Tips to Protect Your Data

Top 5 Cyber Security Tips to Protect Your Data

Cyber security threats are always increasing so it’s especially important to know some basics steps you can take to keep your information safe. Incorporating these steps will go a long way in keeping you and your information safe online.

Vantis Life: Valuing Our Everyday Heroes

Valuing Our Everyday Heroes

Vantis Life believes that everyone can be a real "life hero" to his or her family by protecting them with the right amount of life insurance. What do you believe makes a person a hero?

What Would You Give Up For 10 Years More?

What Would You Give Up For 10 Years More?

If you could live for 10 more years just by giving up an unhealthy habit...would you? What if you could know ahead of time when you were going to die so you could plan for it....would you want to?

Are You Prepared to Be Your Parent’s Parent?

becoming your parent's parent

As you grow older, it’s easy to forget that your parents are growing older too, and that there may come a time when the roles of parent and child will reverse. Here are some tips that might help make transition with aging parents go more smoothly for all involved.

9 Essential Steps to Take When Preparing for Winter

preparing for winter

Winter is right around the corner, and with the cold weather comes a change in how we go about our lives. Read on for these 9 essential tips when preparing for winter to make sure your winter is stress free.