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Dixie Somers

Dixie Somers

Dixie Somers is a freelance writer who loves to write for business, health, home, and women’s interests. She lives in Arizona with her husband and three beautiful daughters.
I've Been Hit! 4 Common Sports Injuries and What to Do About Them

Nature probably didn’t intend for human beings to play sports, at least not the way humans play them. 

The variety of injuries that can happen to the fragile human body in pursuit of strenuous pleasure astonishes. Yet, humans persist. 

Here are only four of the injuries that are often incurred while playing sports and what to do about them.
Keeping Yourself in Mind: 5 Tips to Help You Stay Healthy

I should start exercising more. I need to eat better. I don't drink enough water. I wonder if this is normal. 

Many of us have thoughts every day that tell us to take better care of ourselves, but how often do we listen to them? Health is everything, and some simple tips can help you stay on top of your own well-being and live a better life.
It's All About Working Together: 3 Healthcare Professionals You Should Add to Your Team While You're Still Young

You're never too young to take care of your health. In your 20's, you might feel like a regular doctor or host of specialists isn't necessary. Sure, you get sick once and awhile, but it's nothing some Tylenol can't fix. 

Most young people only go to the doctor when something is really wrong with them, but preventative medicine is an important aspect of your well-being. To stay healthy and strong throughout your life, it's a good idea to find some healthcare professionals now that you can rely on for years to come.
3 Things You Can Do to Make 2019 the Year of Health

Now that 2019 is in full swing, it’s time to take a look at where you stand regarding your health goals for the year. Statistics show that 80 percent of people fail their New Year’s resolutions by February. 

If you’ve stuck to the plan so far this year, congratulations! Keep going. But if you’ve already given up, this is your simple three-step plan to get back on track.
What a Pain! 3 Things You Can Do for Back Pain

Health experts suggest that about 80 percent of individuals will deal with back pain at some time during their lives. Back pain can be cause by a variety of different actions, such as over-straining during work tasks or sudden moves during athletic activities. If you suffer from chronic back pain, a number of measures can help to relieve pain and allow you greater flexibility and range of motion.
The Eyes Have It: Vision Protection in the Age of Technology

Considering the ubiquity of electronic screens in the modern world, it should come as no surprise that problems with the eyes are becoming extremely common. 

Indeed, eye issues related to prolonged screen time has led the American Optometric Association to recognize Computer Vision Syndrome as a real medical disorder. 

Taking proactive steps to protect your visual health has never been more crucial. Let's go through three easy ways you can protect your eyes from the negative impacts of electronic screens both at work and at home.