10 Best Healthy Breakfast Recipes

Many of us just grab and gulp our morning meals, or skip them altogether. However, it really is true that breakfast is the most important meal—if you plan it correctly, it gives you the energy you need for the rest of the day. The good news is there there are plenty of tasty, filling and

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10 Superfoods That Can Prevent Cancer

While your genetics play a role in determining your likelihood of developing cancer, it’s important to be aware that lifestyle is also highly significant. In addition to engaging in regular exercise and staying away from cigarettes, it’s smart to eat certain powerful foods that are proven to protect the body from malignancy. Here are ten

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Easy DIY Skincare

As an esthetician with over 14 years of experience in skincare and wellness, I’ve seen my share of hits and misses when it comes to serums, lotions and potions in the beauty realm. $200 eye creams, acid peels, and fat injections have become commonplace, so it’s easy to assume that you’ll need to empty your

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10 Ways to Cut Down on Sugar

It’s a new year and, of course, we all want to set ourselves up for success. Whether you’re focused on weight management or simply wanting to feel better across the board, cutting down on sugar is a great idea. Here are ten easy pointers on how to get on the healthy train. 1. Revamp your

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8 Ways to Prepare Your Body Before Traveling

While you open yourself to new experiences and memories by traveling, changes in your schedule and exposure to new places also increases your body’s susceptibility to catching illnesses. The following eight tips will help you travel healthily and safely. 1. Treat your skin Face masks will pamper your skin, making it feel nourished, rehydrated, and

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11 Ways to Make Less Trash This Year

While it’s great if you have a reusable water bottle or make a habit of recycling your cardboard packaging, the truth is that there’s so much more you can do for the environment. From the kitchen to the bathroom and beyond, there are loads of creative ways to adopt a more sustainable lifestyle. If you

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8 Unusual Uses for Nut Butters

For those who are not allergic, nuts and nut butters are great plant-based sources of healthy fats and protein. All-natural or homemade nut butters serve as great spreads on sandwiches, but their uses extend beyond these obvious functions. Characteristics that contribute to their versatility include their high fat content, strong flavors, and creamy consistency. Here

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Breathing Techniques to Release Anger

Ever get so mad that you felt sick? Have you experienced tightness in your muscles, a clenched jaw, or even stomach aches from being extremely angry? Anger does nothing but stress out your body and throw you into an unreasonable, unhealthy state. It leads to issues such as insomnia and headaches, and it increases your

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6 Reasons Why Alone Time Can Heal

We live in a society that is always connected, whether we’re glued to a mobile phone or a tablet. We are never far from what is happening—our technological devices never seem to leave our sides, and we are left with a feeling of being disconnected if we leave these gadgets at home or on our

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10 Amazing Ways to Get Shiny Hair

Shiny hair does more than make you look great in selfies—it actually signals the current state of your health. Psychology Today recently explored how attraction is connected with a healthy figure and certain other physical traits. As it turns out, the shine of the hair communicates health just as much as hair length and body.

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7 Tips for Losing Tummy Flab

Whether it’s left over baby weight, the result of too many bonbons or just a product of where you tend to carry extra weight, tummy flab sucks. It not only is less than flattering when it hangs over the waistline of your pants, but it’s also flat out not good for you. Abdominal (or visceral)

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Learning to Live With Someone Else

Given that each human being is unique, living with another person will require some sacrifices and considerations from both parties—whether you move in with a sibling, roommate, or significant other. Your childhood environments and personal values will influence how you each manage your own lives and space, so it can be challenging to bring two

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7 Ways to Avoid Common Household Accidents

Accidents in the home are very common—just think back to a time you injured yourself while showering, or listened to a neighbor talk about their close call with a kitchen. To reduce the likelihood of household accidents from reoccurring, take these seven safety tips into consideration. 1. Fireproof your home It’s probably happened to everyone

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Banish the Itch: How to Get Rid of Head Lice

We all know the expression “feeling lousy” but have you ever wondered where it originated? It actually comes from the debilitated feeling people can suffer when they have a long-term head lice infection. Fortunately, head lice infections rarely get to that point today, but they’re still surprisingly common and a source of frustration to parents

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10 of The Best Winter Drinks to Keep Out the Chill

Imagine a blanket of snow outside, a crackling log fire, and a cozy blanket to snuggle under. What’s missing from this perfect winter scene? A piping hot winter drink, of course! And whether your tastes run to delicious milky drinks or a nip of the hard stuff, nothing is more comforting on a chilly day

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8 Holiday Stress Busting Tips

It’s the day after Thanksgiving, and I’m visiting my fiancé on tour. Our sublet is 43 floors above the hustle and bustle of the city center where shoppers, traffic and mayhem mix and mingle. It’s that wretched day called “Black Friday” and we’ve chosen to not participate. High above the madness—with soothing music and candles

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Valuable Strategies for Keeping Your Kids Safe Online

My 2 year old grandson puts me to shame. Under the watchful eye of his parents, he can find his own folder on the iPad, select the program he wants, and play it. I didn’t touch a computer until I was an adult! Children today have grown up using computers, smartphones and tablets, and by

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9 Helpful Ways to Support Someone Who Stammers

We’ve all stumbled over our words from time to time, especially when we’re nervous. However, for some people, voicing thoughts out loud can be an exhausting daily struggle. People who stammer have great difficulty in speaking smoothly, and in severe cases it can be almost impossible for them to make themselves understood. Overall, 5% of

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10 Ways to Be Healthier Right Now

There’s nothing better than feeling well—it’s hands down the best thing on earth. Think about what it’s like to be tired, hungover, cranky, drained and worn out from life. It happens to us all, and while we may not be able to control certain outside factors, we can take charge of several major aspects of

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10 Ways to Stay Entertained on a Road Trip

Road trips have many advantages over other forms of travel—the setting offers an easy way to bond with passengers, as well as a much cheaper method of getting to your destination. However, nothing challenges patience quite like the duration of a long car ride. In order to get the most out of your time on

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