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Get Rid of the Microbeads! They’re Bad for You and the Environment

If you’ve ever searched the shelves of your local supermarket’s beauty aisle, you’ve probably come across a few different products containing microbeads. These tiny additions to soaps and skincare products were designed to provide benefits for your skin but have actually had the opposite effect for many people and the environment. Today, many major markets […]

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Making Appointments in the New Year: What to Discuss and Why

When you consider what makes a good New Year’s resolution for improving your health, what often comes to mind is a better diet and more exercise. In the rush to keep up with the newest nutrition fads and flashiest workout trends, we may fall behind in staying up to date on regular check-ups and routine […]

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Why It Pays to Have Live Plants in Your Home

You may have noticed recently that some of the healthiest and happiest individuals in the world are ones who surround themselves with nature. Not only do these people head outside to relax and exercise regularly, but they also bring plants indoors to decorate their homes. Scattering live plants around the house certainly makes it look […]

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Always, Always, Always Consult with a Physician Before Trying New Supplements

Nowadays, vitamin and mineral supplements are everywhere. Bottles line the shelves at the supermarket, online blogs promote the latest formulas and health advocates push them as a crucial part of a well-rounded health and fitness routine. While it can be tempting to just do a little research on your own and run out to grab […]

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Tea Tree Oil is a Natural Remedy for Managing Scalp Psoriasis

Scalp conditions like dandruff or dry scalp can be difficult to manage because of the constant itchiness and visual effects on the hair. But few conditions are as frustrating to handle as scalp psoriasis. This problem causes itchy, inflamed and scaly skin underneath your hair that can be irritating and painful. Thankfully, there are a […]

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The Best Investment You Can Splurge on This Year? A New Mattress!

Sleep is a necessary component of our everyday lives. Without enough sleep, we can get moody, anxious or depressed, our bodies aren’t able to heal as effectively, we are more susceptible to illnesses and our health, as a whole, declines. To protect our sleep, and by extension, our bodies, we need to have the right […]

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Here’s Why You Need to Start Doing Yoga in 2019

Yoga has been around for thousands of years, originating in India as part of a spiritual and meditative practice. Today, the Western world has thoroughly embraced yoga as a popular form of meditation and exercise. You can do yoga at home alone, with a group outside or in a studio led by an instructor. There […]

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Is Your Cough from a Cold, or Is It Something More Serious?

It’s still cold and flu season, and many of us are finding ourselves feeling under the weather with the sniffles, headaches and a persistent cough that just won’t seem to go away. While you may think your cough is just another symptom of the common cold and nothing more, after it sticks around for a […]

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Is it Bad to Wear Ponytails Regularly?

A ponytail is a staple hairstyle for almost every woman. Easy, chic and stylish, a ponytail can be dressed up for a night out or dressed down while running errands or at the gym. The hairstyle has a very long history, going so far back as the Greek and Roman eras for both men and […]

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Staying Healthy During Menopause

During menopause, your body undergoes a lot of changes. As estrogen levels drop, you may experience hot flashes, your mood might change dramatically and your menstrual cycle will come to a halt. Amidst all these changes are a number of health risks, as well. Estrogen plays numerous roles in the body, and its decrease can […]

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