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Are You a Slave to Coffee?

Many of us do not function in the morning without our first cup of coffee, and with so many big brands such as Starbucks and Dunkin’ Donuts making billions out of us each year selling us coffee, it may be that as a nation, we are addicted. Caffeine is an …

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5 Amazing Results from Practicing Yoga Daily

By Natalie Wilson:  The yoga industry has had its fair share of fads, with goat yoga and beer yoga making headlines in recent years, but there is one thing which has remained constant — people rolling out their yoga mats. Yoga is a great way for people to work up …

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My Zero Waste Beauty Routine

By Fredrica Syren: When you start a zero-waste life style, the bathroom can be the trickiest place to go green and stop using disposable items. I say that going zero waste means both reducing waste as well as chemicals, especially when it comes to beauty routines. You can, of course, …

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5 Natural Skincare Tips You Are Yet to Try

By Natalie Wilson:  We all know that beauty is more than skin deep. The average person uses, sprays and lathers 10 different skin care products on his/her body each and every day. As our skin acts as a sponge rather than a barrier, we absorb the chemicals that we regularly …

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How Adopting Green Practices Leads to a Healthier Lifestyle

By Michelle Joe:    Source Prolonged sickness, depression, anxiety and chronic exhaustion are some terms regarding the health status of most people around us. In the past, these issues were not as common. Of course, something went wrong along the way, and it is about time we make the necessary changes …

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Pushing Back on America’s Dangerous War on Germs

By Kim Robson: Why don’t kids get to play in the dirt anymore? Who remembers making mud pies? In this age of hand sanitizing gel everywhere and anti-microbial everything, we seem to be sicker than ever. Want healthier, happierkids with robust immune systems? Let them play in the dirt! Good, …

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Eco-Friendly Bathing Suits

By Kim Robson: Summer’s in full force, and many of us are retreating to the pool, beach or waterpark for relief. That means swimwear! But, unfortunately, most swimwear is made of fabrics derived from nonrenewable resources: nylon, Spandex, Lycra and polyester. Below is a list of sources for sustainable swimwear …

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Staying Motivated on a Diet or Health Regimen

ByKim Robson: Since last May, I’ve been on the Keto Diet. And it’s definitely working — even without workouts, I’ve lost two sizes. I’m wearing clothes I haven’t been able to fit into for months or even years, and am feeling much better about my appearance and energy level. Keto …

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DIY Home Spa Day

By Kim Robson: From time to time, we all need to indulge in a bit of self-care. The daily stresses of juggling home, family and career can take a cumulative toll on our health and wellness. Sometimes we need to stop putting everyone else first and take care of our …

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Fight to Keep Mercury and Toxic Air Standards

By Fredrica Syren: It’s a new year and new fights for a healthy planet, beginning with a major one, are on the horizon. The U.S. Environment Protection Agency’s (EPA) acting administrator, Andrew Wheeler, has announced that the EPA will start to relax the rules for mercury and air toxins standards. …

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