Have you had the thought that inside each of our brains, all the neurons, synapses, electrical firing, and webs resemble our concept of the universe?  If you have, you’re not alone, with recent research released last week which found...
As we all spend more time indoors for the approaching winter, an important part of our lives will be focused on keeping our immune systems functioning at its best.  Getting outside to spend time in the fresh air and...
By Mansal Denton, guest author Summary Butyrate is a short-chain fatty acid , which is helpful for maintaining cellular health. Butyrate can be made by bacteria in the gut and is also common in dairy products (like butter) . The...

Mind + Body

Lavender Essential Oil

Lavender oil is an indispensable member of the essential oil toolbox. What is the history of Lavender Essential Oil? Lavender is a flower that has been...

When to Drink Your Coffee to Maximize Fat Loss

Instead of reaching for expensive and complicated pre-workout mixes, you may want to consider just reaching for one of the oldest tricks in the...

Sunshine for Gut Health

If you’re a fan of probiotics for gut health (and maybe you already know about the connection between gut health and Vitamin D), then...

New Diagnostic Test for Autism

New research has found a testing marker which may help with...

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

How the Brain Values Taste Over Health

Is it possible to use information about why your palate chooses taste over health to retrain your brain to make better choices? It isn’t...

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 to as...

What They Don’t Tell You After a Diet

The real work begins after the diet ends, but that’s not something you often hear discussed.   Despite best efforts, a significant portion of those...

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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