What’s the best next step after you’ve received counseling for symptoms of depression?  New research finds that an at-home, distance-based computer program aimed at maintenance after therapeutic programs have been reduced or are no longer needed reduce the risk...

Your Brain and Speech

Have you wondered how our brain can separate all the sounds of speech it hears into distinct, syllabic words?  Until a recent study, neuroscientists...
Eating 60 grams of a mix of raw almonds, hazelnuts, and walnuts each day has improved male sexual health for those who are eating a standard, Western diet with little to no emphasis on healthy fats, such as nuts. This...

Mind + Body

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 arts in the...

Your Bones and Stress

New research discovers that the fight or flight response is mediated by the skeletal structure. The fight or flight response has been previously categorized...

Keto Diet May Fight the Flu

There is no substitute for getting a...

Fish Oil Fights Air Pollution

Fish oil’s numerous benefits can improve the health of all ages and all genders, but women may be especially thankful for the extra protection...

Heart + Soul

Why You Can Become What You Read

Have you ever been reading a book and suddenly the lines get blurred between yourself and the character?  You can start to use turns...

Plan Before Bed for Better Sleep

Lying in bed, overthinking and over-planning rarely accomplishes anything but making you over-tired the next day.  It may be better to get those thoughts...

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...

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...

Vitamin A Unlocks Brown Fat Burning

Fat burning can be a top priority for many people, but an especially important type of fat burning is only activated during certain conditions. ...

Benefits of Black Pepper

Black pepper has been a prized spice for thousands of years, and many health benefits have associated with black pepper.  Most of the studies...

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

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 where the air...

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...

Fitness

How Endocannabinoids Improve Memory with Exercise

The Endocannabinoid System (ECS) is one of the most intriguing systems of the body.  It is not completely understood yet, but the basic understanding...

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...

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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