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Jul 18, 2019
8 Yoga Poses You Can Do From Bed for Better Digestion and Gut Health
People everywhere are talking about the gut, from its link to our brain to the role it plays in our overall health. And a key aspect of maintaining a healthy gut is digestion. When we become...
Jul 14, 2019
How to Unclog Your Drains With Baking Soda and Vinegar
If you’ve got yourself a backed-up kitchen sink or clogged bathtub, then we’ve got just the hack for you. Drain-cleaning solutions can be costly, and they’re laden with toxic chemicals, so aren't...
Jul 13, 2019
7 Probiotic Foods That Will Boost Your Gut Health
The buzz about our gut shows no signs of simmering down, with many scientists now referring it as the body’s “second brain.” A healthy gut has been linked to a number of benefits, including weight...
Jul 11, 2019
4 Ayurvedic Self-Care Tips For Your Healthiest Summer Ever
Many people look forward to the summer all year long, and who can blame them? The perfect weather, so many social gatherings, and of course, beach time! However, if you’re like us, with everything...
Jul 7, 2019
This 2-Ingredient DIY Face Mist is an Anti-Aging Beauty Secret
Summer is upon us, and maybe this means going a little lighter on the makeup. Who likes to feel all that product caked onto your face in the blazing hot sun? The warmer months are the perfect time...
Jul 6, 2019
Making Your Own Nut Milk Is A Lot Easier Than You Think
People are switching to nut milks of all varieties left and right. They’re free of harmful additives like hormones that are often found in traditional cow's milk, they're a delicious swap for those...
Jun 30, 2019
23 Photos of Helen Mirren Over the Years That Prove She's a Queen in Real Life
The iconic Dame Helen Mirren has captured the hearts of many on screen and on stage. From a young age, it was clear that Mirren was born to stand out. While her shinning acting career and stunning...
Jun 27, 2019
10 Toning Yoga Poses to Help You De-Stress and Cool Down on Hot Days
With the hottest of summer months fully underway, the last thing we want to do is get even sweatier at the gym. While it’s important to keep the body moving, rigorous exercise can be...
Jun 23, 2019
Can Yoga Help You Lose Weight?
If you’re one of the folk who thinks yoga is all relaxation and stretching, you’re in for a surprise. As a yoga instructor, I’ve seen countless students completely transform their bodies with a...
Jun 16, 2019
How Mindfulness Can Help You Kick Bad Habits For Good
Maybe you’ve got a bad habit of leaving the TV on while you sleep, hitting the snooze button one too many times, or if you’re like me, indulging your sweet tooth more than you should. It’s true...
Jun 15, 2019
This 2-Ingredient Sweet Snack Will Help You Lose Weight and Burn More Fat
When embarking on any weight loss journey, ditching sugar is often one of the hardest things to do. We all crave a little something sweet from time to time, so instead of giving it up cold turkey,...
Jun 9, 2019
8 Yoga Poses You Can Do From Your Bed to Soothe Menopause Symptoms
Hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia — the pains of menopause can be less than pleasant. But by incorporating a few gentle yoga postures into your nightly routine, you can find relief from even the...
Jun 6, 2019
10 Unexpected Uses for Tea Bags for Your Skin, Hair, and Home
We all love a nice hot cup of tea, whether it’s in the morning to perk us up or just before bed to soothe ourselves off to sleep. Tea boasts a number of benefits for the body and the mind, but did...
Jun 2, 2019
Is Stress Causing Your Weight Gain? Here's What to Do About It
Even if you're doing everything right when it comes to your diet — eating mostly healthy foods and scheduling time to exercise — the extra weight may not come off so easily. What gives? Between...
May 30, 2019
The Real Number of Steps You Need a Day — It's a Lot Less Than 10,000
If you’ve got a fitness tracker, you've probably felt that grand sense of accomplishment when your wrist buzzes at the count of 10,000 steps. The “goal” on these devices is typically set to this...
May 26, 2019
How to Cope With Uncertainty — Because There Are Too Many 'Unknowns' in Life
If you’ve ever been scared about what the future state of your health or economic situation could be, you’re in good company. The American Psychological Association’s (APA) most recent survey on...
May 12, 2019
This 10-Minute Meditation Gave Me More Energy and Better Sleep
It’s 2 o'clock, you’ve just finished lunch, and now your energy is starting to tank. You want to reach for that second (or third?) cup of coffee, but something tells you there must be another way....
May 11, 2019
This DIY Keto Mayo Will Help You Burn Fat
The ketogenic diet is certainly having a moment. While following it can be a little tricky, if you have a few staples on hand everything will be much easier — and tastier. Keto mayo, a condiment...
May 5, 2019
The Sweetest Mother's Day Gift Doesn't Cost a Penny
Your mom may be a pain in the butt sometimes, but deep down you know she’s the greatest. While there are a ton of gifts and gadgets you could give her on Mother’s Day, the one thing she really...
Apr 28, 2019
Does Wine Help You Sleep?
Many of us enjoy a glass, or two, of wine in the evening. You deserve it! But if you're having trouble sleeping, that nightly beverage, may be what is keeping you up. While alcohol certainly seems...