Jennifer Lichti10 hours ago
Living with Type-1 Diabetes
I have type-1 diabetes. I was diagnosed when I was ten years old. I’ve been living with this for 14 years now. It was life changing. In every aspect. How I spent my time, what I ate, what I thought ab...
Kaylee Lawrence10 hours ago
How I Tolerate Running
"No one can catch me when I run," "I just feel so free," "I just love running!" I'm sorry, but I don't understand any of those phrases. How people can look and feel graceful when running, treadmill or...
Wellness Mel13 hours ago
5 Tips to Leaving a Medical Appointment Feeling Heard and Respected
We’ve all watched House and got this far-fetched idea that the diagnosis process is a team of health professionals dedicated to you for days-on-end. After all your symptoms present them self in an odd...
Raunak Sapkota14 hours ago
Turn Your Life Around With the Alexander Technique
Frederick Alexander came up with the Alexander Technique in the 1890s when he found that a loss of voice during public speeches was bothering him quite a bit. When he got down to the root of it, he di...
Mariah Harvey16 hours ago
Adulting Is Fun (Totally Sucks)
Do you remember the nostalgia of your childhood? Running down the streets, playing tag amongst other things, and summer vacations. God, I loved summer vacation. The feeling of the last day of school. ...
Nina Simons17 hours ago
5 Things to Consider Before Ordering an Online DNA Testa
If you have been considering ordering an online DNA test, there are things you should know before you do it. Even though doing a DNA test seems interesting, there is information you probably aren't aware of.
Exercise Trends You Need to Try If You Love Yoga
Calling all my fellow yogis! I LOVE yoga, don’t you? It’s so diverse. There are so many variations, so many new things to try! When I first started yoga (almost a decade ago) it wasn’t so wide spread ...
Bethany Ashlyn8 days ago
Short Term and Long Term Benefits of Yoga
I've never been the biggest in fitness activities. From a very young age, I knew sports would never come naturally to me and hand-eye coordination was impossible. I did practice ballet for several yea...
Chocolate: Guilty Pleasure or Innocent Until Proven Guilty?
TRY to imagine a world without chocolate. No more hot chocolate, hot fudge, or red velvet. Almost every type of sweet food can incorporate chocolate. The local grocery stores are filled with chocolate...
David Ma month ago
5 Reasons Why You Should Be Doing Calisthenics
Let's face it. Few people actually WANT to work out. Even the people who have done it for decades with a fervor that few would understand have days more often than not where working out feels like a n...
Steph Ma month ago
How Can a Plant-Based Life Create World Change?
The rise of veganism has opened a lot of minds and raises a lot of questions about whether raising animals for food is harming our planet. It is no surprise that this is the single greatest source of ...
How I Began to Drink More Water
You read everywhere that you need to drink water every week, every day, every minute, and every second to stay healthy. However, there are challenges to that request. For some, it's not an issue based...
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Share your fitness journey and show off your fabulous results.
Clean Eating
Eat this, not that, and other clean eating basics.
BambooMoves Yoga
BambooMoves Yoga is a welcoming community for people of all backgrounds to train their body, mind, and spirit in a nurturing yet challenging practice. Located in Forest Hills NY, Englewood NJ, Palisades Park NJ, and Baltimore MD.
Wellness Mel13 hours ago
5 Tips to Leaving a Medical Appointment Feeling Heard and Respected
We’ve all watched House and got this far-fetched idea that the diagnosis process is a team of health professionals dedicated to you for days-on-end. After all your symptoms present them self in an odd...
Jennie Carr2 days ago
At Least It’s Not Cancer
I still remember the feeling. It's a punch-you-in-the-stomach, going-to-spew-my-breakfast feeling. Well, it's a lot more than that and something that is hard to describe. You are living your life, and...
Lauren Barnarda month ago
Natural Remedies for Migraines
I've suffered with migraines for most of my life. And it's only after years of shoving down ibuprofen and whatever else I could find in the cupboard that I started to seek out alternative options. Her...
Raunak Sapkota14 hours ago
Turn Your Life Around With the Alexander Technique
Frederick Alexander came up with the Alexander Technique in the 1890s when he found that a loss of voice during public speeches was bothering him quite a bit. When he got down to the root of it, he di...
Kathy Lester12 days ago
How to Avoid Cubicle Obesity
It was a brisk Monday morning as I woke up around 7:45 AMto get ready for my normal 30-minute commute to work. I had gotten dressed, put on my makeup, brushed my hair, and headed out the door into my ...
Megan Mariea month ago
Mosaic
Shattered Glass Chapter 1 - Part 1 Laughter bursted from the car as the van pulled up onto the driveway. The door slid opened and four children jumped out, eager to burn off their pent up energy. Afte...
Nina Simons17 hours ago
5 Things to Consider Before Ordering an Online DNA Testa
If you have been considering ordering an online DNA test, there are things you should know before you do it. Even though doing a DNA test seems interesting, there is information you probably aren't aware of.
Delilah Rivera2 days ago
Tough Decisions I Had to Make Living with a Disease
Hey lovely people, As you know, life can be very challenging, and sometimes you must make the hardest decisions ever. Trust me, I know, it's not easy. But sometimes you must think long and hard about ...
The Benefits of Vitamin C
Ascorbic acid, better known as Vitamin C, is a nutrient of great relevance to our body, so that if a person does not consume enough of this acid can end up acquiring a disease called scurvy, which was...
Andrea Calayan14 days ago
Are You Grounded?
With the increasing popularity of (and need for) meditation and mindfulness, one crucial aspect is becoming overlooked: grounding. Being grounded is crucial, especially when collective energies are hi...
Jessye Gould2 months ago
TBI, Depression, and Memory
After my car accident almost three years ago, the term TBI was tossed around by my doctors for a while. And other terms that were kicked around at appointments were depression and emotional lability. ...
Theo Zodda3 months ago
Neuroprotectants: How to Protect Your Brain
From the air we breathe to the sand of time itself, many things can have an effect on our cognition in the short and long term. There are various things you can consume as well as basic techniques whi...
Elena Willson23 days ago
Bridging the Gap Between Disabled Rights and Reality
It’s a worrying fact that in 2018, we as a society are still wondering what we can do to help the disabled. On the bright side, at least the public is aware there is much more to be achieved with this...
Katie Pevreall25 days ago
Morrisons Announce Nationwide 'Quiet Hour' to Cater to Needs of Autistic Shoppers
In a bid to create a more welcoming shopping space for those with autism, national UK supermarket Morrisons has pledged to introduce a ‘quieter hour’ every week in all of their stores. Between 9am and...
Alyson Worrella month ago
Not Taking Things Personally
Learning to not taking anything personally will and has been the hardest agreement for me to master fully because I am a people pleaser, super emotional, and want to be "good" enough for every single ...
My Top 7 Migraine Self-Care Tips
Migraines don’t always affect everyone in the same way, some people get warning signs and some don’t, they can come with a wide variety of symptoms that not everyone gets but there are some ways of tr...
Leslie Montaño9 months ago
T1D Christmas Wishlist
Christmas is approaching and if you don't know what to get a T1D in your life, here's a list of my top ten picks! Want to treat yo' self? Go ahead! (Feel free to drop this list to a spouse or loved on...
Katie Moore9 months ago
Top 10 Comments of the Chronically Ill
The life of a chronically ill person (a spoonie) is one with many daily obstacles. It is tiring, tough, and often many have a hard time expressing their difficult journey. If you suspect this is the c...
CosCom Writers13 days ago
Purify the Body – Using the Detoxification Agent
"Supply the body with new substances and to liberate it from waste to the last corner. The body can usually dispose of the waste that is produced on a daily basis via its excretory mechanisms. However...
Theo Zodda21 days ago
How to Influence Neuroplasticity
Simple Techniques to Change Your Brain
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Erin H23 days ago
How to Stop Smoking in 7 Days
Ok, you already know the health risks associated with smoking. Even my six-year-old knows it's bad for you; you definitely should. So I am not going to lecture you about the risks, that's why there ar...
Indigo Soul14 days ago
Ultimate Benefits of the Ketogenic Diet
People all around the world are obsessed with this low-carb, high-fat diet, but is this ketogenic lifestyle just another fad? Below you'll find rather in-depth information to understand just how the k...
Karma S14 days ago
5 Ways to Eat Healthier Without Changing What You Eat
Obviously, it is better to eat a healthier diet than the typical Standard American Diet (SAD). However, I understand that a lifestyle change can become overwhelming so these easy tricks can be a great...
Bethany Ashlyn14 days ago
Why You Should Eliminate "Cheat Day" from Your Vocabulary
Most all of us have had some type of insecurity about our bodies at one point in our life. We might have even tried a new crazed diet to slim down a bit or even tried skipping meals to fit into a cert...
Mariah Harvey16 hours ago
Adulting Is Fun (Totally Sucks)
Do you remember the nostalgia of your childhood? Running down the streets, playing tag amongst other things, and summer vacations. God, I loved summer vacation. The feeling of the last day of school. ...
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Dr. Williamsa month ago
When Time Marches On
Ask anyone when they reach a certain age if they are more fearful or less adventurous? My guess is that the older one gets the more apprehensive and fearful with each passing year we seem to be. When ...
Corey grovesa month ago
Sex & Short Term Memory
It's safe to say that being sexually active has its fair share of benefits. It helps lower your blood pressure, boosts your immune system, improves heart health, and the list goes on. But what about t...
Work Out With Me
I hate cardio. I’m only three posts in, and I’ve already said I hate cardio in more than one post. It’s not my thing. Never has been, never will be. You want me to run a mile? Kiss my ass. Walk a mile...
Maddie Green6 days ago
The Workout Gear That's Actually Worth Buying
I have tried in so many ways to get fit and healthy. I've tried going to the gym, working out at home (with bodyweight exercises), going for runs, going swimming, everything. I can never seem to stick...
M. M.11 days ago
How I Got Myself to Go to the Gym
If you are reading this, you're probably expecting that I'm a fitness instructor that will give instructions on how to do yoga. FYI, I am not. I am barely a "young grasshopper" when it comes to this s...
Austin Wilson11 days ago
Autism Awareness - Fresh Fruits and Vegetables May Cause Autism
Links found between chemicals in the autistic brain and vegetation.
Jamie Papworth17 days ago
The Aspartame Conspiracy
Earlier this year, my life was devastated. For years my family has made a big deal out of A.G. Barr’s magical Irn-Bru at Christmas times, and it's been a family tradition for the last 20 years to have...
Chris(Sandy) Pa month ago
How Social Media Is Used as a Manipulation Tool for the Anti-Vax Movement
We live in a very black and white world where there is a self-proclaimed overly opinionated expert for just about every topic imaginable. One aspect of society that has been affected by this is our he...
Taj Productions25 days ago
How to Train for a Marathon
An Overview of What It Takes to Run a Lengthy 42 Kilometers, or 26 Miles
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Claire Ca month ago
Protecting Your Brain
By age 11, my mom had put me through so many different extra-curricular activities that my head was spinning. Although I enjoyed small aspects of each activity none of them seemed to fit, until a frie...
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Shannon Dority2 months ago
Returning to Running After an Injury
In January 2015, I had a freak accident where the ligaments in my right knee almost completely tore. I thankfully didn’t need surgery to correct the tears, however, I was placed in a full knee brace f...
Indigo Soul4 days ago
The Only Addiction That Won't Kill You
Stress reduction is one of the highest most common reason that people learn meditation. Mental, emotional and physical stress causes increased levels of the stress hormone we know as cortisol. Known w...
Why Everyone Should Meditate
Most people think meditation and they think lotus flowers, Himalayan monks, and chakra points. Aside from all those things being objectively awesome, that couldn’t be farther from the modern reality. ...
7 Reasons Why You Should Meditate Daily
Meditation is a practice that has exploded into the mainstream in the last ten years due to the fast spreading wellness movement. But I'm willing to bet there are still quite a few people out there th...
Exercise Trends You Need to Try If You Love Yoga
Calling all my fellow yogis! I LOVE yoga, don’t you? It’s so diverse. There are so many variations, so many new things to try! When I first started yoga (almost a decade ago) it wasn’t so wide spread ...
Bethany Ashlyn8 days ago
Short Term and Long Term Benefits of Yoga
I've never been the biggest in fitness activities. From a very young age, I knew sports would never come naturally to me and hand-eye coordination was impossible. I did practice ballet for several yea...
Yoga: An Overview
Yoga: An Overview Yoga is where I find my truest self. My time on my mat is when I am finally able to breathe, release anxiety, focus, move and truly be who I am, unapologetically. Until I began my yo...