By Mansal Denton, guest author Don’t stand in front of the microwave. Don’t spend too long talking on the cell phone. These are just a couple of the tidbits of wisdom we got growing up (hopefully) to protect us from...
By Mansal Denton, guest author Upon first entering the world of nootropics and brain health, many people take the Eric Braverman test found in his 2005 book The Edge Effect. In fact, many of the people who become interested in...

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 kindness, consider speaking random words of kindness.  A new study shows that the effects of...

Mind + Body

Boost Your Heart Health with Weights

Heart disease is one of the leading causes of mortality around the world with obesity ranking as one of the highest risk factors of...

MSM (Methylsulfonylmethane)

Glucosamine and Chondroitin are popular compounds used to support joint health which you may be aware of, but there is a very effective third...

Alzheimer's Disease & Drinking: Starts in the Mouth

Everyone is aware of the damage that chronic consumption of alcohol causes.  It’s been long known that over-imbibing can cause vitamin and mineral deficiencies,...

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...

Heart + Soul

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,...

Vagus Nerve Stimulation: 4 Surprising Tricks

By Mansal Denton, guest author Summary The vagus nerve is connected to many regions of the brain and body, which regulates functions in the parasympathetic nervous...

Plants: More than Just a Color to Reduce Stress

Knowing how important green spaces are for mental health, can we take what we know and apply them to cityscapes where taking those “forest...

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...

FAMILY + SOCIAL

Do More with Less

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Nutrients + Diet

How Sucralose & Carbs Interact

Many people use sugar substitutes, some of which are more natural than others.  If you’re consuming sucralose (Splenda), you should be aware of some...

Is Wheat Really Different Today?

The health-conscious trend is that gluten should be avoided, even if you aren’t sensitive to gluten or diagnosed with Celiac disease—but have you ever...

Reaching for Cocoa for Your Arteries

When we think of cardiovascular health, it’s easy to just focus on the health of the heart’s arteries and vessels and miss the importance...

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

Organic Meat Reduces Superbugs

When it comes to overusing antibiotics, we’re pretty well informed about the consequences—but what about the consequences of overusing antibiotics in animals for the...

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...

Fitness

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...

It's More Than Just Shoes for Good Running

Running is a great form of exercise enjoyed by millions of people daily, but it can be one of the harder physical activities to...

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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If you have heartburn or acid reflux, either occasional or chronic, here are 10 supplements you should know about that can help you find...

3 Reasons to Try a Goblet Squat

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 now find it...

5 Benefits of the AMPK Activator Enzyme

By Mansal Denton, guest author “Live long enough to live forever” says George Church, author of Regenesis: How Synthetic Biology Will Reinvent Nature. While it might...