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One You - Stress

Lots of things can cause stress, including work, relationships and money problems. Stress can affect how you feel, think, behave and how your body …

Immune System

5 Ways You Can Use Mindfulness To Fix Your Brain, Reduce Stress And Boost Performance

There’s no shortage of advice out there claiming to make you better, but mindfulness meditation is the rare, research-proven technique that boosts your performance by physically altering your brain.<p>Researchers from the University of British Columbia recently pooled data from more than 20 studies to …

Mindfulness

Foveo Care, new social media app, focuses on mental health

Inspired by his own struggle with depression, a Calgary man has created a new social media app meant to connect, encourage and support individuals …

Mental Health

What do we need to do to avoid seeking approval from others?

One of the biggest enemies of living the best life we can is simple, the <b>approval of others.</b><p>Approvals run the world in many ways, from politics to …

Cheap safaris: Up-close wildlife encounters from Africa to Yellowstone

The word “safari” suggests herds of big game and vast, African plains – along with the expectation of a rather expensive holiday. But epic wildlife …

Wildlife

This Raindrop Cake is Almost Too Beautiful To Eat

We love to come across a dessert so beautiful that we hesitate to even take a bite. Popular in Japan but never seen before in the United States, the …

Dessert

The top five chemicals to avoid in your beauty products

Sulfates are often found in shampoos.<p>We all know how important the ingredients put we put in our bodies are. But what about the ingredients we're …

A Classic Cake with Coconut in All the Right Places

I admit that I am late to loving coconut. I used to find the flavor overpowering in an “Am I eating sunscreen?” kind of way, but over time, I have learned to love it in its many forms.<p>I especially like thick, flaked coconut, which adds a little drama and a lot of delicious crispiness to the outside …

10 Quick Easy Workouts To Get Rid Of Back Fat At Home

Stubborn fat clings to certain areas of the body and holds up mighty resistance against our best fat-loss efforts. When it comes to the upper body, …

Where to Start If You Want to Lose a Lot Of Weight | Men's Health

Where to Start If You Have More Than 50 Pounds To Lose<p>Dramatic fat loss begins with these 9 small steps<p>Shutterstock<p>Losing 50 or more pounds is a daunting proposition.<p>“This type of weight loss isn’t just about changing a diet,” says Devon Golem, Ph.D., R.D., director of the Didactic Program in …

Meet the Powerhouse Leafy Green That Puts Kale and Spinach to Shame

When we saw Jamie Oliver say that "the sorrel leaf is making a comeback," our first reaction was, "wait, what?"<p>Sorrel, also known as spinach dock, is quite similar to spinach in appearance, and similarly chock-full of nutrients. Just one cup of this dark, leafy green (30 calories) contains about 3 …

Healthy Eating

I’m A Hormone Expert. Here’s What I Eat In A Typical Day

<i>Dr. Sara Gottfried is a Harvard-trained MD, bestselling author, and leading expert on hormones. That's why were thrilled to team up with her for a</i> …

Foods That You May Not Know Could Kill Your Dog

It's tempting to share human food with dogs, but the results can be deadly if you share the wrong foods. From avocados to onions, don't share these …

This Is the BEST Nonsurgical Skin Tightener

1/13<p><b>The Best Nonsurgical Skin Tightener</b><p>If loose skin is a problem and you need a solution, but surgery isn’t an option, this skin-lifting treatment …

Skin Care

Clean Organic Beauty Products + Brands

Hey Sunshines!Today I want to share my views on Organic & Natural beauty brands, and my top recommendations. To understand the importance in using …

Skin Care

18 All-Natural Products Beauty Experts Swear By

No more granola! The new look of good-for-you beauty is simply gorgeous.

Hair Care

30 Healthy Dinners That Take 30 Minutes or Less to Make

After a long and draining day, the last thing you want to do is spend hours in the kitchen making a meal. You're hungry, and you want your food now! Before you reach for the takeout menu (and possibly undo some hard work from diet and exercise), try one of these 30 recipes. Each takes 30 minutes or …

Coconut Cake IV Recipe

"This cake is soooo good and moist you should make two...that way you can be sure to get some. I take it to work and it disappears really …

Dessert

Natural Probiotic Foods To Keep Your Gut Happy And Healthy

Yogurt<p>Yogurt is the king amongst the league of probiotic foods, this gives it the number 1 position in our list.<p>You can have it sweet, salted or top …

3 Simple Steps To Start Eating Clean

Throughout the last 10 years I've suffered from over a dozen chronic health issues including Lyme disease, PCOS, Hypothyroidism, Candida, C-diff Colitis, Leaky Gut, SIBO and more. After spending many years without relief from western medicine on a cocktail of drugs, I chose a different path with …

Kitchens

The Lazy Guide To Weight Loss

About 5 years ago, I realized I had gradually gained 15 lbs., thanks to stress, overeating, and total unawareness of the calories I’d been consuming. …

Dog awarded posthumous animal OBE for saving lives of nine people and another pooch

Newfoundland Whizz worked with emergency services to keep swimmers along the South Coast safe for ten years<p>A hero rescue dog hailed for saving the lives of nine people and another pooch from drowning has been awarded the ultimate canine accolade - an OBE.<p>Marine rescue dog Whizz, an enormous black …

Here's Proof Mental Illness Is Not Someone's Fault

You wouldn't tell someone with cancer to just "get over" their illness, so why aren't people with mental health disorders afforded the same courtesy?<p>A common plague of mental health stigma is the idea that the disorders are a fallacy that's "all in a person's head." In reality, mental illness is …

Mental Health

How to Eliminate Sugar From Your Diet in 21 Days

Experts agree that most folks are OD’ing on sugar—a disaster for our health and waistlines. Spend the next three weeks ditching the sweet stuff, …

Nutrition

18 Tasty Ways to Eat Avocado

The avocado is the Taylor Swift of the produce aisle: trendy, loved by all, and a bit of an overachiever. Though the green pitted fruit can’t add …

Her Letter to Strangers After Her Father’s Suicide Went Viral. Here’s the Story Behind It All.

Deborah Greene of Superior, Colorado, published a deeply emotional open letter on The Mighty on March 8.<p>In the week since, “To the Strangers in Whole Foods Who Surrounded Me After News of My Father’s Suicide” went viral and touched millions around the world.<p>Including me.<p>Moved by her candor, gift …

Mental Health

15 Amazing Spring Raw Food Recipes - One Green Planet

Spring is in the air. The skies are bluer, the temperature is warmer, and everything is getting ready to bloom again. Once our bodies register the …

5 Ways To Spring Clean Your Body With Food

Spring is coming! A time of birth and growth. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), it's associated with the liver and the element wood. As we …