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If you’ve marveled at how animals can pick up minute sounds with their specialized ears, you’ve probably wondered how the words we speak...
Intermittent fasting is a hot-button topic with people usually staunchly falling into two categories (those who think it’s the best thing since not eating sliced bread, and those who think it’s unnecessary).  If you know someone who has lost...

Mind + Body

A Bite of Sweets can Relieve Fullness

As the holidays approach, many people are planning how they can indulge in their favorite holiday entrees and desserts, or they are deciding to...

Brain Waves for Attention

A study appearing in Neuron has determined that you can improve your attention by lowering alpha waves in the brain.                  Alpha waves are produced by...

Make Time for Breakfast for Mental Health

There are many reasons breakfast is quotably the most important meal of the day, and you can add mental health to the top of that list. ...

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 diseases, from arthritis...

Heart + Soul

Gray Hair As a Tapestry of Emotions

Even though aging is inevitable, certain parts of aging are unwelcome.  Gray hair is no exception to that, many believe; looking at those who...

Reducing Depression Risk with An Alarm Clock

We’ve all heard the expression “the early bird gets the worm” as an homage to the creative, successful types of people who swear by...

Fighting Anxiety Through Digestion

Ah, the gut microbiome:  everything seems to come back to it, from immune health to mood.  This complex ecosystem hiding out of plain sight...

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...

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 DIM Supplement Can Work for You

One of the best compounds mother nature has given us inside vegetables is called diindolylmethane, and it is a powerhouse of green goodness.  If...

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...

Get More Sleep to Avoid Sweets

Did you know that sleep deprivation can lead to craving sweets, in the same way that ingesting marijuana can lead to the munchies?  You...

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

Why You Should Turn that Zoom Camera Off

With the recent shift to virtual school and telecommuting to work, many people feel that it’s benefiting the environment because we are reducing global...

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,...

Fitness

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...

The “Popeye” Effect for Lower Limbs

You may first think of protein when it comes to building strong muscles, but compelling evidence from a new study suggests that if you’re...

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...

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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