You know that feeling you get when you have a hunch, an intuition, or a “gut” sense about something?  It’s long been referred to as intuition (or inexplicable ways we can sense risk and danger), but there may be...
Addiction to tobacco and the risks that come with it are very real.  Unfortunately, the addictive nature of tobacco use can make it one of the hardest bad habits to shake.  Since there are physiological and psychological attributes of...
The next time you’re taking a long list of orders for coffee, and you start shaking your head at everyone’s distinct preferences, you can take heart that it’s not because they want to make it hard on you.  They...

Mind + Body

Relieving Vertigo: Calcium & Vitamin D

A spell of vertigo can give you a run for your money and can all but shut down life for hours or days until...

Pumpkin Seed Oil for Bladder Health

You can find pumpkin spice flavoring in just about anything these days, and when we think of pumpkins, many of us focus on pumpkin...

Methylfolate: 4 Surprising Benefits and How to Check Your Deficiency

By Mansal Denton, guest author With the rise of personalized medicine, many people are taking health into their own hands. One of the most common...

Your Brain & Audio Books

Trying to find time to squeeze in your favorite books, you may have turned towards listening to audio books--and while enjoyable, does it give...

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

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

Advances in Curcumin

Curcumin’s list of health benefits gets bigger each year, but curcumin has one flaw:  it is poorly absorbed.  Other herbs and supplements are often...

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...

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 meal at...

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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12 Weeks of Exercise for Your Mood

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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

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