Germs are a part of everyday life. Some of them are helpful, but others are harmful and cause disease. They can be found everywhere — in our air, soil and water. They are on our skin and in our bodies. Germs are also on the surfaces and objects we touch. Sometimes those germs can spread to y…

Mindfulness is the practice of bringing our attention to our body, mind and thoughts without judgement. Increasing awareness of our thoughts and emotions can be helpful in coping with life’s stresses.

One of the featured bulbs in the Smith County Master Gardener “From Bulbs to Blooms” virtual sale is the beautiful member of the Narcissus family named Barrett Browning. She is such a standout in the garden and so reliable, blooming every year with all she’s got.

Being mindful of technology encourages healthy connections with oneself and others rather than losing yourself in mobile devices. It also helps to refocus your concentration to be present by avoiding compulsive use of technology.

Mindful parenting is to intentionally bring moment-to-moment awareness to the parent-child relationship. This will help parents focus on a long-term and positive relationship with their children.

Mindfulness, as it pertains to exercise, can be described as being attune to your body, sensations and energy while being aware of thoughts and emotions as they develop, without judging anything or anyone, including ourselves.

Is your mind constantly wandering? Do you have a hard time concentrating? I know this happens to me all too often. Adopting a mindfulness practice into our everyday living might just be what the doctor ordered. Mindfulness is a way of living and a method intended to pave the path for a compl…