Eating socially is an important part of human life, and a gathering with friends, family, or coworkers can bolster the spirits.  Sometimes, though, it’s helpful to have time to eat alone when you don’t have to focus on others...
You’ve heard of second-hand smoke, but have you heard of third-hand smoke?                 Thirdhand smoke is the smoke and chemicals that stick to indoor surfaces after cigarettes have been smoked in a room.  The chemicals, including nicotine, can be re-released...
New research has concluded that while you sleep, your brain decides which memories are worth keeping and which ones to forget.  It’s all about a specific type of neuron that is activated during deep REM (round eye movement) sleep. The...

Mind + Body

EMF Protection: 6 Surprising Effects (with a Simple Solution)

By Mansal Denton, guest author Don’t stand in front of the microwave. Don’t spend too long talking on the cell phone. These are just a...

Why You Should Try a Protein Fast (and How to do it)

Of all the health trends in the past few years abstaining from certain types of calories seems to be the most common. Fasting has...

Fish Oil Fights Air Pollution

Fish oil’s numerous benefits can improve the health of all ages and all genders, but women may be especially thankful for the extra protection...

What Plants Can Do for Seniors

The beneficial effects of spending time in nature has been found to reduce anxiety and boost the immune systems of children.  Recent research finds...

Heart + Soul

How Genes Influence Enjoyment

                It turns out that you can know something is good for you, like spending time outside in nature, but still not be inclined...

12 Weeks of Exercise for Your Mood

If you’re feeling anxious, relief may be closer at hand than you think.                 Researchers from the University of Gothenburg have found evidence that exercise...

Social Eating Better for Heart

Eating socially is an important part of human life, and a gathering with friends, family, or coworkers can bolster the spirits.  Sometimes, though, it’s...

9 Ways to Manage Stress (Besides Meditation!)

Stress management is an important part of being well, but it can often take a backburner to the usual wellness-oriented tips like eating well,...

FAMILY + SOCIAL

Do More with Less

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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

Is It Time to Rethink Potatoes?

Potatoes may not seem like a great source of protein, but researchers have released another study hailing potatoes as the next sustainable source of...

How a Probiotic Could Help Celiacs

The challenge of living with Celiac Disease is disruptive to daily activities and sometimes dangerous.  Unfortunately, wheat products are everywhere, and sometimes even in...

Midnight Snacking for Balanced Blood Sugar

Midnight snacking for some people is necessary to maintain blood sugar levels throughout the night.  Diabetics and some non-diabetic hypoglycemics can experience low blood...

WORK

MONEY

Are You Biased—to Left Digits?

Value is a tricky concept.  It varies from person to person, the degree of need, availability, and presentation.  We’d like to think that there...

Parenting

As we all spend more time indoors for the approaching winter, an important part of our lives will be focused on keeping our immune...

ENVIRONMENT

How Genes Influence Enjoyment

                It turns out that you can know something is good for you, like spending time outside in nature, but still not be inclined...

Making Icy Roads Safe: for Us & the Land

With winter weather upon us as we head further into December, the familiar sight of road de-icing trucks and snowplows are once again lining...

A Better Bulb for Blue Light

Seeing people wearing amber glasses (meant to help block the harmful effects of the blue light from devices and lightbulbs) has become more commonplace...

Fitness

Why a Massage Gives Greater Muscle Gains

Massages aren’t just for the stressed mind and body. Their benefits can also extend to intentionally stressed muscles.  New research from Harvard suggests that...

Do We Really Need 10K Steps a Day?

Do you often find it hard to hit the 10,000 steps per day that’s been recommended as the best way to keep yourself healthy? ...

Why You Can't Underestimate the Cold During Exercise

Bundling up for winter sports is a no brainer, but how many of us take the same amount of time to dress when we’re...

Spiritual

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...

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