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10 Nice Things You Should Do For Yourself

We hear a lot about self-care, but what exactly is it? Self-care can help you fuel yourself during a tough time, or just help you feed your soul when life is feeling a little too hectic for comfort. I love this self-care metaphor that Carolyn Hax gives to a reader experiencing major grief: Imagine your grief as […]

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The Major Health Benefits of Alkaline Water

Embed from Getty Images Slow down the aging process simply by drinking your 8 cups of water per day, just make sure it’s alkaline. Alkaline refers to the pH of the water. A pH of 1 is extremely acidic, while a pH of 9 is alkaline. The ideal alkalinity is 8-9. Alkaline water is in […]

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I Got Accupunture–& Discovered the Most Surprising Thing

Embed from Getty Images When I started experiencing lower back pain in 2013, I ignored it. It only hurt first thing in the morning and would dissipate after an hour and I could go about my day. But as the pain got worse, I would dread waking up in the morning because I knew I’d […]

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The Amazing Benefits of Drinking Chlorophyll

I had my first taste of chlorophyll water at Pressed Juicery. It has a very mild greens flavor, it’s definitely not bad tasting but not delicious. Research into the benefits of drinking chlorophyll in water continues to be ongoing, but from my personal experience, I can tell you this stuff makes my skin glow! It’s like […]

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How Sanitary Are Steam Rooms at the Gym?

Embed from Getty Images I wanted to like the dry sauna but the stifling heat made it too unpleasant. But the steam room, I love! It’s my reward after a tough workout. Even though my body can only handle about 10-15 minutes, I can immediately feel the benefits. See: Why You Should Use Your Gym’s Steam Room […]

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Why You Should Use Your Gym’s Steam Room

Embed from Getty Images If you’ve never been in a steam room, the thought of sitting in a small hot steamy room might sound a bit claustrophobia-inducing. I thought the same thing. But once I started using my gym’s steam room a decade ago, it became my treat at the end of a long workout. […]

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3 All-Natural Toothpastes

Once you’ve eliminated unnecessary and potentially harmful chemicals from your food, the next step is to remove those chemicals from your home and body products. I only use regular toothpaste once-in-awhile, like if I’m traveling and forgot to bring my all-natural stuff. But typically I opt for all-natural toothpastes. Even though you spit it out, […]

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5 Websites That Will Connect You With a Doctor

Our health is one of the most important things we have so it’s important to take care of ourselves even when our schedules don’t make it easy. It can be difficult to slip away from your desk to schedule a personal doctor appointment, only to be put on hold while you occupy a conference room […]

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Amazing Facts About Your Heart

Did you know that even when you’re lying in bed your heart is working harder than your legs do when you’re running at full speed? Your heart is an amazing and powerful organ and muscle, which is why you should do your best to take care of your health. In a new video featuring Dr. […]

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The Best Drink Powders For Better Health

As much as we try to eat a balanced diet, life can get in the way and make that nearly impossible. With the happy hours, less-than-healthy work lunches, and weekend “cheat days” that are a necessity of life, our bodies can sometimes lack the proper nutrients needed to function at top-notch performance. Enter drink powders. […]

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