Carrie Nowik

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Fish Collagen: The Best Anti-Aging Protein You Need to Know About

Wondering about major sources of collagen? Fish collagen definitely tops the list. While there are benefits associated with all animal <b>collagen</b> …

Hip Bursitis

I probably see four or five patients with this every day. It’s either the primary reason they come to see me, or they mention it at the end of the …

Talking back: Why it happens and what to do about it (ages 6 to 8)

Why grade-schoolers talk back<p>You ask your grade-schooler to stop reading because it's time for bed, and he retorts "whatever." Does this display of …

Parenting

One Thing That Will Ruin a Perfectly Good Relationship

As Oscar Wilde put it, “Criticism is the only reliable form of autobiography.” It tells you more about the psychology of the criticizer than the …

Why Complaining May Be Dangerous To Your Health

Need to get something off your chest? Choose your words wisely; complaining might not make you feel better.<p>Quit whining. The truth is nobody likes to hear it, and it’s bad for you.<p>A half hour of complaining every day physically damages a person’s brain, according to research from Stanford …

The Science of Happiness: Why complaining is literally killing you.

(New Video — A Casual Overview for those who’d like the less wordy version.)<p>Sometimes in life, all the experience and knowledge simmering around in …

How to make DIY kid-safe bug repellant

Get bugs to buzz off with natural bug spray and repellant that relies on ingredients from Mother Nature like essential oils and herbs. Check out …

My journey with the five Tibetan Rites

The five Tibetan Rites are a daily practice to build prana and power up the chakras…or so I’ve heard. <i>But are they really?</i><p><b>The inner scientist in me</b> …

10 Creative Ways to Use Props in Your Practice

I’m a huge advocate of props. Not only do they help you find more space and stability in your poses, they’re also great teaching tools with endless …

The Buddhist View on Karma (& How we can Cleanse Ours).

The last discussion I had about karma occurred in my Introduction to Buddhism course.<p>One student asked our teacher whether we should believe in karma …

Spirituality

Helichrysum Essential Oil: Uses, Benefits & DIY Recipes

<b>What Is Helichrysum Essential Oil?</b><p>Helichrysum is a natural medicinal plant that’s used to make a beneficial <b>essential oil</b> that boasts many different …

15 insanely nice things to say

Mark Twain said, "I can live for two months on a good compliment."<p>A knee-melting compliment, delivered directly and sincerely, can be life altering. …

5 Signs Your Body Is Aging Too Fast, and How to Reverse it

One of the human body’s most masterful tricks is its ability to give us clues about what’s going on inside. These biological breadcrumbs can alert us …

Oil Substitutes - Essential Oil Blends, Flower Based Essential Oil

Occasionally formulas for essential oil blends call for a particular oil that you may not have. Well instead of running out to the store to get those …

My Journey

<b>WHY?</b><p>I am starting this blog because I have searched high and low for answers on how to heal my hip labral tear but most of what I found pointed to …

Hip Impingement Exercises: Can You Fix It with Therapy and Avoid Surgery?

on July 30, 2014<p>Can hip impingement exercises help avoid surgery? The diagnosis of hip impingement that leads to surgery has been all the rage …

Seven Lovely Logics

I’m not too big on inspirational quotes. I find myself far too complex to settle for one quote that stands and aquires on only one or two aspects. …

DIY Whisper Blend

This is a trial recipe posted for a request, you may need to adjust amounts.<p>Let me know what you come up with!<p>Whisper Essential oil blend<p>30 bergamot …

Essential Oils And Their Effectiveness In The Treatment Of Allergies

We all have wonderful and complex immune systems that protect us from evil foreign invaders such as harmful bacteria and viruses. When such an …

Hearst Magazines

10 Reasons To Have A Himalayan Salt Lamp In Every Room Of Your Home

495K Shares<p>You don’t know what you’re missing if you’ve never owned a Himalayan salt lamp. It’s like having an open window – a softly glowing natural …

Hey Dads, Your Moods Impact Your Kids Big Time

New research links dads' stress levels and moods to kids' development in major ways.<p>My husband often reminds me I am the center of our family, and my mood affects everyone living under our roof. It's a responsibility I don't take lightly. Each day, the impact my mental health and happiness has on …

Does Yoga Provide Enough of a Cardio Workout? - Diet & Exercise

While, doing my research for this blog I have come across many heated debates on this topic. Since more and more people are practicing and enjoying …

Is Yoga Enough to Keep You Fit?

We sent three yogis to the lab to test the theory that yoga is all you need for optimal fitness.<p>When it came to the fitness benefits, yoga can or …