Burnout is a collection of symptoms that is just as it sounds: nothing left to keep the fire going.  It’s becoming increasingly prevalent (which is no surprise) in the younger generations that are in the job force today.  Even...
We know the bacteria in our gut controls a lot more than just keeping our intestinal systems healthy, but what about the bacteria in our mouths?  A 2019 study points out that using an oral, antibacterial mouthwash can affect your...
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 anything spiritual? What’s the benefit of writing something down that is, for all intents and...

Mind + Body

Medical Radiation Intervention & The Brain

Radiation should be avoided, but there are some scenarios where the body must be exposed to radiation, such as in chemotherapy and radiotherapy.  A...

New Data on Vaping Illnesses

 In the past few months, the rise of respiratory illness related to the use of nicotine, THC, or CBD vaporizers has been surging in...

Whole Foods Movement Scientifically Backed

Eating less processed foods and more whole foods has been a kingpin in nutritional advice for ages.  We may get tired of hearing about...

Your Brain & Blue Light

You may be reading this article in a dark room at 1 in the morning, or you may be reading this article at noon...

Heart + Soul

Can You Feel the Swing?

When jazz and swing music first hit the radio, people could tell it was different than other music genres.  It had a feel to...

Art is Good for Your Heart

If a picture is worth a thousand words, what is a painting or piece of artwork worth?   A recent study delved into that question...

What We Learn About Empathy through Brains

Empathy is a quality which allows a person to relate to and feel someone else's emotions as if they were their own.  It differs...

Make Time for Breakfast for Mental Health

There are many reasons breakfast is quotably the most important meal of the day, and you can add mental health to the top...

FAMILY + SOCIAL

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...

I have 0.2 trillion brain cells—find out how many you have!

I know that, personally, my heart weighs more than my stomach, and that my liver weighs more than my brain.  The gut...

You Are What You See Other People Eat

The emphasis of social media and online sharing has its share of promoting poor body image and bad habits, but a recent study shows...

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

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...

Paleo Potatoes?

It’s a controversial subject in the Paleo diet community:  to eat, or not to eat, potatoes.  The Paleo diet strives to be a modern version...

Grilling Smarter: Flavor Without Risks

In the U.S., Memorial Day is fast approaching, and we will soon be gathering with our friends and family in remembrance of those who...

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

Xylitol:  it’s not just an alternative sweetener or used in chewing gum and toothpaste to prevent cavities.  This compound can reduce...

ENVIRONMENT

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...

Which Humidifier Should You Use?

Did you know that humidity plays a role in virus transmission, and higher levels of humidity can reduce the amount of aerosalized...

How Grape Skins Make Roads Safer

What if the answer to winter road maintenance lied in simple and common fruits?  Researchers are turning towards a more sustainable choice for deicers (road...

Fitness

Benefits of Active Rest Positions

Are all resting positions the same?  An article published this month from Kent State University explores how the human body rests, and how...

Why You Shouldn't Rely on Electrolyte Supplements Alone

Before you reach for your electrolyte supplement before a workout, you might want to consider the latest research conducted by Stanford Medicine—which says...

Do Health Apps Know a Little Too Much About You? How to stay safe

Cybersecurity is something we all take seriously, but  what about our beloved health apps and fitness wearables? You may...

Supplements to Boost Fitness Goals in 2020

As we head into the first month of the new year, New Year’s resolutions will be at the top of everyone’s lists.  Many...

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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3 Reasons to Try a Goblet Squat

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

5 Ways to Spot Burnout & Fix It

Burnout is a collection of symptoms that is just as it sounds: nothing left to keep the fire going.  It’s becoming increasingly prevalent (which...

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...