Emily Kent

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10 Natural Migraine Remedies to Try Before Painkillers

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard that the US is embroiled in an opioid epidemic. In recent years, these extra-strength painkillers have been routinely overprescribed and overused, leading to harmful addictions, increased overdoses, and an uptick in drug-related …

A Cheat Sheet to Using Adaptogens to Lower Stress, Increase Energy, and Improve Digestion

Ease anxiety, boost libido, reduce bloat, enhance your skin's natural glow — do any of these benefits sound too good to be true? Well, they're not. These are all very real benefits of some magic little plants and herbs called adaptogens.<p>Dr. Will Cole, DC, a functional medicine practitioner from …

11 Effective Nani Ke Nuskhe That Will Do Wonders For Your Skin

<b>Markets today are inundated with beauty products for wrinkle-free skin, blemish-free skin, yada yada.</b><p>But in the era of our mothers and grandmothers, …

Skin Care

This May Be Why Women Are Far More Likely to Get Autoimmune Diseases

Researchers have discovered hundreds of genes that express themselves differently in women, promoting their risk for psoriasis, lupus, rheumatoid …

When fear strikes: Study sheds new light on brain mechanism

When we are exposed to stimuli that we perceive as threatening, a certain neural mechanism is fired that lets us learn fear. The amygdala has long …

How Mindfulness Meditation Can Save America

There’s a reason some people laugh when I say that mindfulness meditation can save the United States—that it can dampen the political polarization …

Critical Thinking

Why Too Much Positive Thinking Will Get You Into Big Trouble

Most people would say that supreme confidence is the way to achievement. You have to envision yourself or imagine for yourself the ideal result, …

Stress and social media fuel mental health crisis among girls

Girls and young women are experiencing a “gathering crisis” in their mental health linked to conflict with friends, fears about their body image and pressures created by social media, experts have warned.<p>Rates of stress, anxiety and depression are rising sharply among teenage girls in what mental …

Mental Health

9 Inspiring Books That Should Be As Famous As "The Secret"

The power of you.

Books

Finding A Place in the World: 12 Coming-of-Age Novels to Read Now

A Novel<p>John Boyne, the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of <i>The Boy in the Striped Pajamas</i>, is back with another compelling historical fiction novel. This story takes place in post-WWII Ireland and follows the life of Cyril Avery from his birth to his death, and everything in-between. It’s a story of …

Who Knew Rose Water Has Crazy-Good Health Benefits?

When you think of rose water, it's often hard to imagine anything but the sweet ingredient infused in decadent desserts or that pretty light scent in …

What Flowers Are In Season for Summer Weddings? (So Many, and They’re Gorgeous)

From the all-white dress code (brave) to the caprese salad starter (with sun-ripened yellow tomatoes, duh), you want your wedding to sing your …

How to Save $1000 Without Even Noticing

Whether you want to stow away some cash to put toward your next summer getaway, or you are just looking to bulk up your rainy-day fund, a …

We Finally Have Some New Insight Into How PTSD Occurs in The Brain

Our brains process fear memories too quickly<p>New research has shown that animal brains may not be able to keep up with the creation of a 'fear memory' …

Fragrant, delicious homemade chicken soup is easier to make than you might think

<i>Editor's note: This story was originally published Nov. 29, 2016. We're bringing it back because it's getting that kind of weather for hot soup.</i><p>How …

Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity

In today's world, yesterday's methods just don't work. In <i>Getting Things Done</i>, veteran coach and management consultant David Allen shares the …

How Passive Aggression Hurts Children

Studies show that kids are sensitive to quiet marital resentment—not just all-out shouting matches.<p>Couples can communicate anger in all kinds of nonverbal ways: giving each other dirty looks or the silent treatment, for example. And while it’s widely understood that heated arguments and shouting …

How ADHD Was Sold

Rita was the wife of a chemist at the Swiss drug company CIBA who concocted a new stimulant by modifying amphetamine, and Rita enjoyed tennis. The …

Medicine

A Harvard Medical School Breakthrough, In A Cream

In the not-so-distant past, there were two main options when it came to skin care: Things that were backed by scientific studies to prove they work …

This Is What Happens To Your Body When You Skip Meals

Raise your hand if you’ve ever glanced at the clock after powering through your to-do list only to realize you can barely remember when you last had …

This 5 Minute Massage You Can Do Yourself Relieves Stress And Anxiety

<i>“You can pay me in back massages. That’s my kind of currency, and you’re in arrears.”</i> – The article writer’s brother to his wife<p>Hopefully, this quote …

Massage Therapy