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 of the diet we believe Paleolithic humans ate, with a focus on reducing inflammation and healing...
Out of all the nootropics consumed world-wide, caffeine is the most common and available  cognitive-enhancing substance.  It’s become so ubiquitous that we have even found it in donated blood samples.  As it’s widely over-used and our...

Cognition & The Sun

Heat stroke is on the rise and is expected to account for 2.5 more deaths by the year 2050.  For the first time, scientists have been working on learning if being exposed to sunlight for long...

Mind + Body

Guide to Better Posture with Apps, Wearables & Devices

Paying attention to posture at work or while relaxing isn’t easy.  It doesn’t matter what kind of work you do; you can...

Time Your NSAIDs with Circadian Rhythms

The body’s circadian rhythms affect more than just our sleeping patterns.  Research has shown there is involvement of the circadian clock genes in some...

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...

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...

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...

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...

FAMILY + SOCIAL

Green Play Space Builds Kids' Immunity

As we all spend more time indoors for the approaching winter, an important part of our lives will be focused on...

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...

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

Outgoing or shy? It's Meat vs. Plants

We know there are introverts and extroverts, but could it be that what you eat influences these personality traits?  Scientists believe...

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...

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...

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

As we all spend more time indoors for the approaching winter, an important part of our lives will be focused on...

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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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

From it's start as a toxin-binding substance in case of accidental toxicity, activated charcoal has come a long way!  You can...

5 Ways to Measure Fitness Besides Heart Rate

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