Megan Brattole

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Seven Ways To Fix Your Bad Money Habits

<i>[hab-it]</i>: <i>a usual way of behaving; something that a person does often in a regular and repeated way.</i><p>Your life is filled with habits: what you eat, how and when you exercise and how you handle your financial life.<p>If your habits 100% support your efforts to live a healthy, productive and secure money …

5 Chinese Herbs To Power Up Your Digestion

Digestion is crucial to overall health. If your digestion isn’t working, then the rest of your body can slowly start to fall apart: Your sleep will …

These 8 High-Energy Foods Can Help You Quit Caffeine

Like everything in life, caffeine is fine in moderation — but tell that to your espresso-craving brain when you’re dragging on a Monday and it’s telling you it’s time to make a third trip to Starbucks. If you’re a caffeine addict who’s relying solely on coffee to keep her energy up, it might be …

Nutrition

Comorbid Conditions in Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Overlapping Conditions<p>Overlapping (comorbid) conditions are ailments that frequently occur together. Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) and chronic fatigue …

Pain

8 Clever Hacks to Make Your Home Energy Efficient

Having an energy-efficient home isn’t good for just the environment. Because, let’s face it: Earth is going down to the gutter. Between the ozone …

15 Foods You Should Never Give Your Dog

NEVER give them number 4.<p>He may beg, but be strong: Feeding your pup certain dinner scraps can lead to all kinds of health issues — and, in some …

15 Super-Lazy Dump Desserts That Are Delicious As Hell

All you need is a Crock-Pot and an appetite.

Here They Are: The 20 Songs You'll Be Listening to All Summer

Because we aren't just playing the hits at our parties.<p>No one can quite agree on what a song of the summer actually is. Technically, the song of the summer is the most commercially successful track between the months of June and September. For example, the technical winner of 2015 wasn't Taylor …

13 Motivational Quotes that Will Fuel Your Success | Inc.com

On the long, arduous road to success, quitting often looks like an attractive option.<p>Use these quotes, not only keep you going, but also as a source of practical advice to help you reach your goals:<p>1. "Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, …

Motivation

How to Balance Ambition and Happiness: 5 Tips

Too much ambition makes life miserable, too little makes it meaningless. Here's how to strike a balance.<p>Many people believe that success will make them happy. But science shows that it's the other way around.<p>Being happy seems to increase your chances of success, while study after study indicates …

How to talk to someone with anxiety

On average one in four people will be affected by anxiety. Those who have experienced it explain what you can say and do to help<p>We live surrounded by anxiety. New research published in the journal Brain and Behaviour found that in 2013 there were an estimated 8.2m cases of anxiety in the UK. Women …

Mental Health

What's So Great About Tart Cherry Juice?

<i>A:</i><p>A favorite beverage of many athletes, trainers, and nutritionists, juice made from tart or "sour" cherries (the kind you use to make cherry pie) has been shown to reduce inflammation and ease muscles soreness after strenuous workouts. But that's not the only reason you might want to consider …

Homemade Marshmallows - Video Recipe - Quiet Corner

Yes, you could spend $16.50 on a package of fifteen gourmet marshmallows from Williams-Sonoma. Or, you could make them yourself, which will net you …

Dessert

The Absolute Best Chocolate-Chip Cookie in New York

<i>It turns out that, yes, there is a conversation to be had beyond popular favorite</i> <i>Levain Bakery</i><i>; the iconic American treat is masterfully interpreted</i> …

The Cooking Trick That Slashes the Calories in Rice by Half

You just need a smidgen of oil.<p>Whether you think rice is a friend or foe to your diet, there's one thing we can all agree on: It's delicious. Now, scientists have gone and done something incredibly cool — they figured out a new way to cook the grain that could cut its calories in half.<p>New research …

Nutrition

15 Credit Card Do's and Don'ts

Let this be your credit card user manual<p>A credit card is a tool, much like a hammer or Kanye West.<p>And yet, this useful financial instrument is …

Here's How to Know Your Gut Type

You know your blood type and your skin type—but what about your gut type?<p>According to natural medicine doctor and nutritionist Josh Axe, nearly all of us are prone to one of five distinct digestive imbalances, which he presents in his new book <i>Eat Dirt: Why Leaky Gut May Be the Root Cause of Your</i> …

Everything you need to know about probiotics

As far as health trends go, probiotics are the new green juice. Every day there seems to be new headlines about how this “good bacteria” is …

4 Ways Sleeping Naked Makes You Healthier and Wealthier

What if I told you in just 10 seconds a day, you can sleep better, make more money, reduce stress, and lose weight? Sleeping naked can do all these things and more. All you have to do is take off your clothes. While there are countless strategies floating around out there to help you improve in …

The Key to More Flavorful Chocolate Chip Cookies

Nothing warms the heart and home quite like a batch of freshly baked chocolate chip cookies. And while everyone has their tried-and-true recipe for …

Fasting From These 3 Things Could Be The Key To Happiness + Mental Clarity

I'm the type of person who wants everything done in a hurry. I take the turnpike to get to my destination quicker. Despite how much or how little …

Drinking coffee every day 'reduces the risk of bowel cancer'

Drinking a small amount of coffee every day could significantly reduce the risk of developing bowel cancer.<p>According to researchers at the University …

Cancer

Marijuana extract reduced seizures in kids with epilepsy: Lurie study

A marijuana extract significantly reduced seizures in severely epileptic children, according to a landmark study conducted in part at Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago.<p>Supporters said the results greatly improve the chances for the drug, called Epidiolex, to win eventual approval by federal …

Cannabis

Top 10 Cheat Sheets to Help You Master Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office is still the most popular office suite used by companies and individuals across the world. These Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and …

Intermitten Fasting Resets your body to burn fat for fuel fast

A 2014 study done in animals have shown fasting improves health: blood pressure, insulin sensitivity, and inflammation. These results suggest …

Holistic Medicine

These Copycat Levain Bakery Chocolate Chip Cookies Will Save You a Trip to NYC

Levain Bakery's Upper West Side shop may be the size of a walk-in closet, but its reputation is global: The company's softball-sized chocolate chip …

Dessert

Batman The Cat Had A Rough Start Of His Life But Now Lives A Happy Life

Like many other cats Batman was left on the street. He used to be ill and weak, doctors told, that he will not live, but he appeared to be strong …

This cat named Sky the ragdoll is almost too fluffy to be real

The Internet has seen its share of viral cats over the years, from Grumpy Cat and Lil Bub to the fresh-faced Rey. While other cats have attracted attention for their dinky size or funny faces, the latest feline sensation, Sky the ragdoll, has achieved online stardom because of his giant, fluffy …

The amazing bond between a 6-year-old girl with autism and her cat

You can think of 6-year-old Iris Grace Halmshaw's life in two parts: before Thula and after Thula.<p>The young girl from Leicestershire, England, has autism, and her parents worried she might never speak or enjoy social interactions — until she met Thula, a Maine coon.<p>"Iris and Thula were like best …

The 20 Best Movies On Amazon Prime Right Now

<b>Last Updated: April 5th</b><p>Amazon Prime is way more than just a way to get your electronics and books in two days or less. There’s a wide breadth of programming available to stream, and it’s not just recycled titles from Netflix or straight-to-DVD rejects. Although it’s not the easiest streaming …