If loneliness is just a feeling produced by being physically distant from other human beings, why isn’t it cured by just being around other humans?  The answer lies in how the brain reacts with the conception of how your...
From healing wounds to soothing sore throats, honey is a natural remedy for many of life’s ailments.  A recent analysis of over 1,345 studies and records has revealed evidence that honey can be more effective than traditional cold remedies. Honey...
We work jobs to earn money--but when the subject of compensation comes up during an interview, it can feel uncomfortable or like a dirty secret we shouldn’t talk about!  How should we best approach it? It can feel tricky if...

Mind + Body

How Your Brain Reads Lips

Lip reading is a technique used by many people, some...

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 hard to...

Benefits of Active Rest Positions

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

Why You Can't Hear While Asleep

Have you ever fallen asleep at a party? Or slept right through a noisy event? What are our brains doing to keep us...

Heart + Soul

Nature Selfies Put You in Perspective

Have you ever wondered what a selfie can tell you about your mental health?  Taking selfies in nature can reveal a lot about your...

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 random acts 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 finger, anywhere, anytime;...

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 last thing you...

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

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 that it...

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 keto and paleo...

Move Over, Pea-Protein: Potato Protein is Here

Potatoes have such a bad rep, but the potato can be a nutritious choice if it’s not doused with all the fixings.  It’s a...

WORK

MONEY

Predictors of Dementia: in Bills?

This week, Johns Hopkins University researchers found a predictor for dementia can go back as far as 7 years before diagnosis—in the form of...

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

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 products.  Often,...

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 behind on...

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 of it accumulating...

Fitness

Top 5 Best Gifts for Hikers

Nothing is better than getting out into nature, especially in these confining times.  What are some of the best gifts you can give to...

Fitness Watches May Cause Worry for Some

When it comes to fitness-tracking watches and wearables, constant hypervigilance in real-time for heart rate and sleep information may be putting a burden of...

Morning Yoga Moves Before You Get Out of Bed

For a clearer mind right after you wake up, try these 7 yoga moves that you can do without even leaving bed.  They are...

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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3 Ways Activated Charcoal Can Work for You

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