Does virtual reality change reality?  You wouldn’t think that engaging in augmented or virtual reality could actually change your reality, but new Stanford research conducted over this past summer challenges us to think beyond the goggles--and examine how our...
Is it possible to see what’s happening in the brains of people who are engaged in spiritual practices?  Would their brains give clues to how human beings experience spiritual gatherings?  A study followed participants at a week-long...
If you feel too busy to slow down and take a small catnap or too busy to book an hour long massage service, take heart—just resting for 10 minutes or having a 10-minute massage may be...

Mind + Body

Modern Wheat and Magnesium

Magnesium is such an important part of health, but approximately 2/3 of adults in developed countries, such as the United States and England, are...

Boost Your Memory through Diet

                Along with keeping your mind active as you age, taking supplements for brain health, and getting exercise, we can now add healthy eating--and...

Keto Diet May Fight the Flu

There is no substitute for...

Biohack Learning with the Smell of Roses

Scents can have amazing powers, as anyone who has used anything from scented candles to essential oils to incense to help uplift...

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

Martial Arts Changes Kids' Brains for Better

Martial Arts are a popular fitness and developmental discipline all over the world.  An estimated six million children participate in martial...

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...

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

Mind Over Glucose? Perception Alters Sugar

Is the power of the mind enough to change how our bodies react to what we eat?  Last month, researchers uncovered...

What Intermittent Fasting Does for Your Muscles

One of the biggest health trends to shake up the nutrition and fitness world in the past...

Feed Your Gut Bacteria for Better Sleep

We know that the gut-brain connection is so important that the populations of bacteria, called the microbiome, inside the gut is referred...

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

Martial Arts are a popular fitness and developmental discipline all over the world.  An estimated six million children participate in martial...

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

Martial Arts Changes Kids' Brains for Better

Martial Arts are a popular fitness and developmental discipline all over the world.  An estimated six million children participate in martial...

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...

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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