health and wellness

3 Ways a Detox Makes You Feel Better

It’s that time of year! The holidays have wrapped up, and 2020 is finally in the rearview mirror. January is all about looking ahead with optimism. It’s a time for new beginnings, fresh focus, and resetting. This is the perfect time to start thinking about how to reset your body after the past couple of…
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4 Ways to Be Mindful This Christmas

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” The lights are twinkling, the hot cocoa is poured, and you’re cozied up to a warm fireplace with your loved ones. For many, this is a season of family, laughter, and celebration. But, it’s also a time of year that can get even the jolliest of us…
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How to Turn Holiday Overwhelm Into Delight

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year!”  The lights are twinkling, the hot cocoa is poured, and you’re cozied up to a warm fireplace with your loved ones. For many, this is a season of family, laughter, and celebration. But, it’s also a time of year that can get even the jolliest of us stressed…
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How to Make This Thanksgiving the Most Memorable

The menu is decided, the table set, and centerpieces arranged. You even set your alarm so you won’t miss your favorite TV traditions. And while turkey, football, and the classic Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade may be your holiday go-to’s, you might be looking for some new ways to make this year extra special. Here are…
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4 Reasons to Unabashedly Love Butter

“With enough butter, anything is good.” One of the many wise quotes from one of the most adored cooking personalities of all time – Julia Child. It’s versatile. It’s decadent. You can spread it, melt it, cream it, layer it into pastries, and make sauces with it. Butter can transform bland dishes into beautiful masterpieces.…
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How to Handle Halloween Candy Overload

Halloween is such a fun season. The costumes, the tricks, and yes, the treats. Even for the most sugar-loving of parents, the explosion of candy after a night of trick-or-treating can feel tough to manage. You may be asking yourself: Should I set limits on how much my kids can eat? Or do I let…
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5 Surprising Facts to Know About Your Liver

When you think of your liver, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? For many, it’s all those heavy nights of drinking. Or maybe it’s just that nagging feeling that your liver needs a good detox. Either way, this superhero organ does much more than just filtering out your lifestyle indulgences and toxic exposures.…
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Green Tea – The Miracle Worker

As the single most consumed beverage in the world behind water, all teas, except for herbal teas, are brewed from the dried leaves of the Camellia sinensis bush. The oxidation level of the leaves then determines the actual type of tea. Green tea is one of the most nutritious and health-promoting teas made from unoxidized leaves. It…
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8 Anti-Aging Hacks for Youthful Skin

Let's face it; we all age. And while there's no way to deter the natural aging process that comes with time, there are definitely ways to slow it down and prevent the unmistakable signs of our chronological age. Although these tips are not difficult to implement, it will require a bit of work to institute…
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The Happiness Factor: 5 Ways to Get More of It

We all strive to be “happy and healthy,” yet both can be elusive and even subjective. How one person describes their level of happiness might seem snooze-worthy to someone else. So how do we figure out what really makes us happy? And what is happiness anyway? First, let’s start with a simple definition. Happiness is…
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