Do you have a picky eater in the house?  It can be difficult to introduce new foods to children who are quick to dismiss new  flavors and textures, but a study shows that children who watch cooking...
You think you know your right from your left, and your foot from your hand; but a study published by Bielefeld University at the University of Hamburg with New York University challenges the way scientists explain how we know...
The effects of climate change and its impact on bees is widely discussed, but there is a culprit which is impacting the entire insect population:  light pollution.     Light pollution is caused by artificial light, mostly during the evenings.  It...

Mind + Body

Walnuts for the Elderly

                To slow the effects of cognitive decline on adults who are already experiencing a cognitive decline, try eating walnuts.

Your Brain Doesn't Really Know the Back of Your Hand!

Have you ever bought something online and way overestimated or underestimated its measurements?  Even if the measurements are given, sometimes it’s still...

Boosting Liver Health through Fasting, Supplements

Fasting to improve liver health has been a mysterious factor for interventions with liver disease, but it wasn’t clear exactly why...

E-Cigs Damage Brain Stem Cells

Electronic cigarettes are often hailed as being safer alternatives for nicotine delivery than traditional cigarettes, but we are becoming more and more aware of...

Heart + Soul

Random Words of Kindness

We could all use a little more kindness in our days (especially these days).  If you’re familiar with the concept of...

How Smartphones Created a New Anxiety Disorder

Do you remember the days before cell phones?  Not just the days before the internet was at the tip of our...

How to Lift Your Mood in Seconds

When you’re having a bad day and feeling sad, making this one easy move can turn it all around.  It’s the...

Be Real to Be Happy

They say, “hope for the best but prepare for the worst.”  Whether you’re a glass-is-half-full or half-empty personality, people of both...

FAMILY + SOCIAL

Kids' Brains Need Exercise

Exercise for kids is beneficial for all the obvious reasons, but it may hold greater importance for adolescents.  Physical activity has...

Improving Kids' Confidence in Just 1 Minute

Hunched over desks, keyboards, and screens, the children in our lives have as much exposure to learning bad posture as we...

Ways to Manage Your Dog's Arthritis and latest CBD study

New research is out about CBD and dogs’ arthritis; but for a comprehensive approach, I offer other solutions that don’t include...

Do More with Less

With Amazon Woot, you can save hundreds on Refurbished Items in all categories!

One person's returned item is another person's treasure! Check out the savings on Amazon’s own Woot website offering huge savings and deals across all categories!

Nutrients + Diet

High-fat Meals & Concentration

It may not just be a 3 p.m. slump if you find yourself foggy after lunch, particularly when you eat a take-out...

Eat More, Earlier

There is an old adage:  “eat like a king for breakfast, a prince for lunch, and a pauper for dinner.”  With the rise of...

A Bite of Sweets can Relieve Fullness

As the holidays approach, many people are planning how they can indulge in their favorite holiday entrees and desserts, or they are deciding to...

WORK

MONEY

6 Reasons to Try a No-Spend Month

Tightening up your monthly budget can be a good goal that can also be part of a fun monthly challenge!  No-Spend Months...

Parenting

Exercise for kids is beneficial for all the obvious reasons, but it may hold greater importance for adolescents.  Physical activity has...

ENVIRONMENT

Reducing Air Pollution *Inside* Your Car by 80%

It may be a no-brainer to avoid standing on the sides of highways during rush-hour or in areas of traffic pollution...

What Else Is In Your BPA-free Plastic?

These days, it’s all about the switch—we switch to whole wheat breads, we switch to reusable grocery bags, we switch to sustainable...

Third-hand Smoke Equal to Second-hand Smoke

This past summer, we learned about the effects of thirdhand smoke.  Thirdhand smoke is a term for the toxins that are left...

London’s Microplastic Air

Plastic pollution is an inescapable problem in our modern world.  You may be surprised to learn that plastic does breakdown eventually; but the threat...

Fitness

Collagen Supplements: Most FAQ Answered

Collagen is one of the supplements trending in the health and fitness world.  It’s been recently praised for its inclusion in...

Boost Your Heart Health with Weights

Heart disease is one of the leading causes of mortality around the world with obesity ranking as one of the highest...

Mental Momentum = Faster Walking

Walking is walking, whether you’re window shopping or power walking across a busy airport, right?  Recent research suggests that in order...

Exercise and Memory

New research has unlocked the mechanisms behind why exercise can improve the memory. Long after the exercise is completed, there are...

Spiritual

Spiritual Retreats Change Neurotransmitters

Is it possible to see what’s happening in the brains of people who are engaged in spiritual practices?  Would their brains give...

Why a Spiritual Journal is Important

We write down all of our appointments, our lists, even the food we’ve eaten--but when was the last time we stopped to write down...

Why you shouldn't trust free healers online

The internet can be a great resource for anyone looking for connections to people offering services to provide healing.  It can also be a...

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Squats have  gotten a lot of press in recent years because of this exercise’s ability to define shape, but they remain one of the...

3 Ways Activated Charcoal Can Work for You

From it's start as a toxin-binding substance in case of accidental toxicity, activated charcoal has come a long way!  You can...

5 Ways to Measure Fitness Besides Heart Rate

There are other ways to track your fitness level besides your heart rate, at exercise and rest, which can help you get a good...