Each of us has a secret source of energy. You can’t hold it in your hand or see it in a book. Most mysteriously, it can boost your energy, mood and motivation without you even knowing it.
It’s a smell. Not just any smell, but a... Read more
In the 1920's, French chemist Rene Maurice Gattefosse accidentally lit his arm on fire in his laboratory. The nearest cold liquid was a vat of lavender oil, into which he thrust his arm in an act of desperation. To his surprise, the pain subsided... Read more
Many of the same wholesome foods that you eat to help your skin glow from the inside-out can also be used externally, as cleansers, moisturizers, and skin masks. These vitamins, minerals, and oils that nourish your body also nourish your skin. Below... Read more
When it comes to losing weight or making healthy choices, you probably think that it takes hours at a gym plus long nights preparing and planning nutritious meals. What you may not realize is that quick and easy changes can really improve your immedi... Read more
We all feel down sometimes. Whether your issue is a symptom of chronic depression or just a short-term bad mood, finding ways to lift your spirits is key to feeling better and living healthier. There are a variety of options that can help improve you... Read more
I read this advice this weekend and it made perfect sense to me.
However, after listing "salad" and "raw veggies" as my options for getting into this habit, I ran out of ideas. What would you have as a "vegetable course" with your dinner?... Read more
Not Me! I was in an office BL and of course lost my drive and gave up and now am 14lbs over my starting weight. I feel so heavy and need to get that drive back, been lazy in this spring winter season. Lots going on but I can't let that hold me back.... Read more
the past few days I have veered a bit off course. Not to worry though- I have still been tracking and exercising. Just need to cut back on the "treat" foods a bit more. Here's to a new week and new start!... Read more
Sometimes when I run I feel so drained. When I get this way I tell myself "just make it to the end of the block" or the end of this song, or the next street sign, or anything that represents a small mark. 9 times out of 10 I make it to my marker and... Read more
After a long, tough workout, an equally long, hot bath is just what I crave. If I'm feeling particularly sore, I add Epsom salts, which help reduce inflammation. You can buy expensive aromatherapy bath salts at department stores, but I don't like to... Read more
I've written about the miracles of the rice sock. This handy low-tech gadget eased an excruciating sinus headache I had a few weeks back. Since I made mine, it had soothed sore knees after yoga, loosened a tight lower back and even warmed cold feet a... Read more
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