Category: Mood

4 Tips to Turn Your Walk Into a Fat-Burning & Body Trimming Workout

My nightly walk was a lifesaver throughout the last few (pandemic) years. I became very familiar with the well-trodden paths near my home, and I’d switch between neighborhood routes and park trails to bring variety into my life. Even as things have returned to normal, my nightly walk gives me peace of mind and has...

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Treat Yourself: Why You Deserve a Spa Day

Who’s the most important person in your life? I hope the answer is you. Now and then, you need to recognize this and treat yourself like the VIP that you are. And there’s no better way to put yourself on a pedestal than a day at a luxurious spa. A spa day, for the uninitiated,...

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Relax, Have Fun, and Sleep Better with These Five Calming Apps

We’ve written extensively about the importance of destressing. Stress is a killer and causes a kaleidoscope of mental and physical issues. With stress at an all-time high, you need a way to deal with it – and bring happiness back into your life – STAT! People in every age group are turning to calming apps...

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How Tea Boosts Your Brain with More Alertness, Mental Performance, and Calmer Feelings

Either in a hot mug or over ice, people love tea. It’s the most popular beverage globally, with 3 billion cups consumed every day.  Tea is prepared by seeping the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant in hot water. The true types are green, white, black, and oolong. The difference between them depends on how...

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😀 Learning to Appreciate Your Grumpy Side

Most of us feel grumpy once in a while. It’s impossible to feel sunny all the time – because gray mood clouds float in and out of everyone’s life. And that’s perfectly okay. In the long run, responding to an annoying or disappointing situation with the appropriate emotions is better for your mental health.  Don’t...

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Charles Dickens and the Meaning of Christmas πŸŽ„

“I will honor Christmas in my heart and try to keep it all the year.” – Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol Charles Dickens is probably the best-loved English novelist of the 19th century. And he has had more influence over the way we celebrate Christmas than likely any single person in history, aside from the...

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7 Must-Have Foods for a Better Mood

From time to time, when you’re feeling sad or stressed, you might find yourself racing to the freezer for a pint of Chunky Monkey. Eating for emotional reasons is something we all do. Experts say eating gives us a feeling of wholeness when negative emotions make us feel empty. And that’s especially true today, as...

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The King of the Medicinal Mushroom Kingdom: Lion’s Mane

There are thousands of mushrooms species that exist on the planet. And mushrooms are a peculiar form of life. They pop up out of seemingly nowhere, in the strangest places. And unlike plants, they’re not green, they don’t have leaves, and they never flower. Believe it or not, from an evolutionary standpoint, mushrooms are more...

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The 10 Worst Foods for IBS

For many people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), symptoms may be triggered by specific foods. What triggers your symptoms may be different from what triggers the symptoms of fellow sufferers, but these 10 foods are likely culprits for anyone with IBS. 1. Gluten Although gluten is often unfairly demonized, it’s fair to say that gluten...

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9 Benefits of Turmeric Golden Milk & a Recipe to Make It at Home

Turmeric, that bright yellow spice that flavors many a tasty Asian dish also packs a health punch that benefits your body in numerous ways. Turmeric is one of the most studied natural spices on Earth with know health benefits going back thousands of years....

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Signs You May Have Candida and What You Can Do About It

Candidiasis is a fungal infection that can affect the mouth, intestinal tract, skin, genitals, and other mucous membranes. Caused by an overgrowth of Candida, a fungus, candidiasis (more commonly known as a yeast infection) isn’t generally serious. However, if you have weakened immunity, it can lead to invasive candidiasis, a serious condition that may affect...

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5 Easy Steps to Improve Your Liver Function

Your liver works hard to remove toxins from your body and plays a key role in your metabolism, circulation, hormonal balance, and healthy digestion. It detects the presence of toxic substances like heavy metals and by-products from the breakdown of medications and either converts them into harmless substances or releases them into the bowels so...

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