Most of us agree that waking up early is not fun. At the same time, the general consensus is that it's probably the best way to start the day and be productive. What if there were some bona fide physical and mental health reasons to wake up early, though? We're going to explore some real benefits of waking up early today, giving you some inspiration to set your alarm to go off a little bit sooner.
Some people need to make major changes in their lives to live a healthier lifestyle. However, for many, adding just a few healthier habits can make a big difference in their overall well-being. Keep reading for some simple ways to improve your life today without taking on a full makeover.
Are you having a hard time destressing after work? Let's take a look at a number of ways you can manage your stress and relax after a tough week at the office. When you allow yourself the time and space you need to de-stress, it allows your body and mind to recover and start your next week refreshed.
It feels like there should be a conceptual reason for your mood, but it might just be that your body needs a workout. We're going to take a look at the connection between cardio and mental health today, giving you some insight into why running can improve your mind in a big way.
It’s a season that brings fear and dread to many workers, but you don’t have to go in feeling uneasy and ill-prepared. There are easy steps to take before the start of the enrollment to help you feel confident in your decisions. Here is a nuts and bolts guide to make the work benefits enrollment season less taxing.
One way to help your kids adjust to going back to school is to create a routine early. If you want your children to start back at school fresh and ready for what the year holds, you’ll need a plan. Take a look at some of these tips for getting the whole family ready for school again.
Taking one day to yourself, to detox from the daily grind and get back in a creative mindset, can really help us to remember the joy we find in our work. Here are some tips to get back to being creative... and yes, you can do this in one day.
If you are nervous about safe traveling with your family during this time, you are not alone. If you are itching for a family vacation, keep reading for tips and suggestions to make sure and your family stay safe and healthy during your trip.
Many parents feel like they're set up to fail due to the lack of resources available throughout this major life transition. Here are a few lessons that all new working parents can focus on, leading them to post-baby career and financial success.
There are so many things to think about when we send our kids off to college. Here are a few things you may not have thought of, that you should definitely be discussing with your student before they go to school.
It's important to find an employer who's going to offer you competitive benefits and perks. This is one of the most important tips for starting a new job. After all, you deserve to be rewarded if you prove yourself to be a loyal and hard-working employee. Here is everything you need to know about how to choose a job benefits package.
Whether you're a mom with several kids or a single woman pursuing challenging life goals, it can be tough. At some points, you might feel like you need time alone. In this article, we'll discuss several reasons why women need time alone.
Finding inspiration for tasty but healthy meals that all the family will enjoy is easier said than done. That's why we're sharing our top five recipe sources to help you find some easy yet nutritious meals that your and the kids will love.
Stress is an inevitable part of life. Learning how to reduce and control it, should also be an essential part of your life. However, stress can creep up on you when you least expect it. Mastering stress in an art. Take a look at these women's mental health tips to reduce stress.
Deciding to become someone’s mother is a tremendous leap of faith. We might also call it a monumentally reckless act. As mothers, we women are more vulnerable than we’ve ever been before. Become a mother, and suddenly there are a thousand new ways the world might hurt you. Why would anyone do it?
We’ve all learned some amazing lessons from women through our lives. These include our mothers, grandmothers, sisters, friends, politicians, and activists, who have come before us with a common purpose to make all our lives better.
Get to the heart of the matter. If you want to live a long life, you need to preserve your heart health. But that doesn't have to be difficult. You can improve your heart health today. Here are nine simple heart health tips.
When you want to show your significant other how much you care about them, you don't need to spend a lot of money. Instead, look for personal ways to give your partner the gift of love. Read on to learn about 7 small ways to show you care without spending a ton of money!
Everyone is different, and this means that people show love to those close to them in different ways. When we are in relationships with family members, friends, or romantic partners, it can be important to understand that different people have different ways of showing love. Let's take a look at five different ways that people show love.
With the year behind us, we’re looking into the future with newfound clarity. This year, let’s set goals that will not only bring success but will also bring a sense of peace to our busy lives. Here’s what we’re focusing on to start this new year off right.
Thanks to the thorough research and the advancements in medicine that have enabled the production of vaccines, we are protected against some of the world’s most harmful and deadly viruses. To see how far our science and technology have come, here is a brief history on some of the most well-known vaccines.
If there is one fact that we can embrace is that COVID-19 has given us a chance to slow down, reconnect, and enjoy quality time together. Here's our list of ways you can spend quality time with the family this holiday season.
By being purposefully involved in the lives of family members and friends, you can have a positive effect on their mental state. Heartfelt gestures often mean more than items with a big price tag, anyway. Here are 5 meaningful ways you can reach out to others during the holidays.
While the holidays are meant to bring peace, joy, and happiness, they also bring some stress. There are gifts to buy, meals to prepare, and family and friends to entertain. This all leads up to the big day, where your stress finally disappears. But how can we take some stress out of the process leading up to it? Read more to find out.
There's something about helping other people that warms your heart and brings a sense of fulfillment. Whether you like seeing the smile on someone's face or seeing how happy they are when you've gone out of your way, it feels good to give back. If you're looking for new ways to volunteer time and pay it forward, we can help.
Figuring out the health and preventive care plans that are best for you and your family is an essential and complex part of financial planning. So, we’re breaking it down to give you a better understanding of the basics as you start making decisions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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?