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What does it mean to be healthy in an ever-changing world?

How Practicing Self-Care Can Make You a Better Parent

Why is self-care important for parents? What are some of the types of self-care you can practice? Different stages of parenting bring different stresses, so practicing self-care becomes of paramount importance. Why? Because as parents, we're often expected to do our absolute best for our children and put their needs above our own. Think about it, when was the last time you did something just for yourself?  What if we told you that including and practicing self-care in your day-to-day life was good for your kids too?... Read More...

4 Effective Things You Can Do to Improve Your Sleep

What do you do when you can't sleep? Should you stay up all night if you can't sleep? Let's agree; sleep is essential for ensuring that you are in your best mental and physical health. A poor night of sleep can mean that you are more likely to experience aches and pains during the day and get frustrated easier, lose energy faster, and even fall asleep or lose focus at the most inopportune times! However, falling and staying asleep can be difficult to achieve on some nights. With all the stressors of your day, how can you make it easier to wind down and get restful sleep? It's easier than you think.... Read More...

What is The Best Diet for Healing After Surgery?

A vegan diet is all the rage with people looking to reduce their carbon footprint, eat ethically, and be healthier. But are these diets possible during recovery from surgery? Vegan diets have been extolled as the perfect diet by many, but one area where they’ve undergone criticism is in their ability to heal the body after surgery.... Read More...
How to Boost Your Immune System Naturally

How to Boost Your Immune System Naturally

What is the best natural immune system booster? The body's immune system is responsible for defending against disease-causing microorganisms. Sometimes, the immune system fails, and germs make you sick. However, there are some habits you can develop to boost your immune system. The idea of boosting your immunity is exciting, but it's arduous if you overthink it. That's why you should try these five simple and natural ways to increase your body's defense against harmful germs.... Read More...
3 Simple Habits For Your Peace of Mind in Daily Life

3 Simple Habits For Your Peace of Mind in Daily Life

Life is hectic and busy, and it often seems like there are simply not enough hours in your day to finish everything on your to-do list; you are falling behind on deadlines, it's been a while since the last time you remember to take a break and just breathe out. Overwhelming stress became a part of your daily life, feeling as natural as the first sip of coffee in the morning. For most of us these days, it can feel like we are overwhelmed with an ever-increasing number of demands on our time and energy coming from every direction. And so the 'outrageous' idea of kicking back and enjoying a calm and relaxed time can seem like a joke, a complete impossibility. Yet, carving out some time for finding calm for your peace of mind is something that is crucial for your emotional and physical wellbeing. Luckily, finding a little extra calmness is not as impossible as you may think, and there are simple ways to bring some calm and peace of mind into your daily life.... Read More...
How to Breathe During Meditation

How to Breathe The Right Way During Meditation

Is there a wrong way to breathe during meditation? Mindfulness meditation is an amazing way to create awareness of our surroundings and find a sense of peace within our lives. Those who are beginners in this practice often get distracted thinking about their breathing. They wonder if they should breathe as they normally would or if they need to breathe a specific way.... Read More...
The 4 Best Exercises for a Full-Body Workout

The 4 Best Exercises for a Full-Body Workout

How do you feel when you don't want to do anything? Low energy? Maybe lethargic even? We all may feel zero motivation to do anything productive and/or energize once in a while. However, when we are active and moving, it makes us feel way better than laying on the couch watching movies and perhaps feeling a bit unhappy about the way things currently are in life. The good news is, we can change things for the better in a snap of a finger! ... Read More...
The Psychology of Color

The Psychology of Color: How to Use Colors to Boost Well Being

We all have favorite colors, usually based on what we think is the most pleasing to our eyes, or what suits us best in terms of clothing, makeup, or décor, and how those colors make us feel. Sometimes our color choices are influenced by trends. And while fashions come and go, as does the popularity of certain “in” colors and shades, what always remains is our subconscious reaction to colors. When you understand color psychology, you can use that knowledge to boost your well being.... Read More...

How to Be Free, Fulfilled and Live the Life of Your Dreams

We all want to be free, to feel fulfilled and live the life of our wildest dreams. But every day we deal with limiting beliefs, fears and negative thought patterns that keep us from living our best life. However, what we need to remember is that we ALWAYS have the power to break through any obstacles that stand in the way, even when that obstacle is temporary darkness of your own mind also known as depression. ... Read More...
Holistic Skincare How to Show Your Skin Genuine Love

Holistic Skincare: How to Show Your Skin Genuine Love

Managing your skin when you’re just trying to look your best isn’t a simple matter. If you weren’t blessed with trouble-free skin and instead have an overly sensitive type that’s prone to blemishes or acne, then life could be a bit harder.  It’s not necessary to get overly fancy with your personal skincare routine. Just showing your skin a bit of TLC is often enough. Using a more holistic or gentler approach works better than multiple solutions that could make matters worse. Here are some suggestions for holistic skincare that works wonders.... Read More...

How to Make Your Beauty Routine Eco-Friendly

Taking extra care of our health is increasingly becoming more important than ever because we are becoming more aware of the harsh ingredients used in our skincare products. As much as it's important to think about what we eat, it's also important to care a bit more about what products we put on our skin! Here's why... Chemicals are easily absorbed into our skin, while also having a big impact on the environment. It seems easier to completely replace your skincare products, but it's better to transition slowly, to give yourself time to learn all about the ingredients. It’s also more sustainable to use up all the products you have before buying new products. Read on to see seven easy steps to take to make your beauty routine eco-friendly.... Read More...
Can Smoking Cause Serious Mental Health Problems?

Can Smoking Cause Serious Mental Health Problems?

Smokers die an average of ten years earlier than nonsmokers, and that’s not all. In the United States, 41 thousand people die every year from complications related to secondhand smoke. Anyone who struggles to quit smoking, however, already knows these facts. They have likely heard them or read them over and over again. People who smoke often enjoy the action, and many use smoking as a coping mechanism for other underlying mental health problems. Quitting smoking is an enormous hurdle because it isn’t just about getting your nicotine fix. It is also an activity with a physical habit. ... Read More...
5 Effective Ways to Improve Your Brain Health

5 Effective Ways to Improve Your Brain Health

Many people believe that a decline in mental acuity is merely a part of getting older. Yet, aging is not the only key turning factor to cognitive decline –– it is our lifestyle that plays a role of paramount importance. When we fail to follow a nutritious diet, a lack of sleep and exercise routine, constant stress, smoking, and drinking too much alcohol and environmental pollutants can all contribute to damaging our brain health. Fortunately, mental deterioration is reversible!... Read More...