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Health Frauds People Still Believe In

Rowan Marley
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Back in the 19th century, one of the fastest ways people made a quick buck was through selling quack cures for everything. One of the most common fraudulent panaceas that would be hawked was snake oil...

Dear Stress

Kristine Brown
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(Somewhere, 2014) There’s an ongoing ache down the left side of my neck, and I think to myself, Is this psychosomatic pain? Refer to YouTube and WebMD, an article or two on Livestrong about fibromyalg...

Dinner At Eight

Dr. Williams
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For some time now almost all of the food that we buy in grocery stores has been altered is some way or another. In other words, genetically altered or as they say GMO is the term used today. I for one...

Life: for Those Who are Swimming

Tezhara Reynolds
in Culture

I already know that this post will trigger some readers if not most, but it is a subject I've been pondering on for quite a while now. There are so many posts that I've seen on the internet that inclu...

Methods to Improve Your Mental Wellbeing in 10 Minutes

Ossiana Tepfenhart
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Most of us have had moments in our lives where we really weren't doing well. In some cases, this may have even caused us to get sick or say something that we really didn't want to say. Stress and turm...

How To Do Chaturanga Pose Correctly

Annie Kiely
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Even if you're new to yoga, you've likely tried the Chaturanga Dandasana pose. It is a pose that can feel easy to master and work on, even when you are between classes or just working out. But, the Ch...

Smart, Simple Ways To Eat Healthy On the Go

Ossiana Tepfenhart
in Culture

Eating healthy is something that most of us try to do, but fail at when time becomes an issue. Though it's not always the easiest thing for us to do, it's an investment that definitely pays off in man...

Things Emotionally Strong People Do

Mackenzie Kennedy
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Ever meet someone who seems to be able to overcome any kind of drama with ease? It's hard to imagine how some people are able to cope with the curveballs they get thrown in life, but usually, it all c...

How Spring Cleaning Can Help Your Mental Health

Patrick Cooper
in Culture

Spring cleaning is so much more than just sweeping out your house. Spring is the season to try new things and declare new trends for the new year. However, more important that that, spring cleaning ca...

Trust Your Goodness

Angie Sanchez
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About five years ago I was hanging out in a room with people that I would consider to be like family. I remember them bluntly saying “Angie if you want to get places and have success you have to be a ...

Learning To Smile Again

Shalaria LeNoir
in Culture

Before anyone asks, yes, I personally suffer from depression. While many think it's a choice (much like sexual orientation for some reason) I believe it's genetic, as I come from a family of artists a...

Simple Anti-Inflammatory Drinks

Jen Coe
in Culture

Whether you want to combat bloating, find relief from arthritis, or simply add healthy habits to your daily routine, this compilation of anti-inflammatory recipes will get you started on the right tra...

How To Clear Blocked Chakras

Brittany McSorley
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Chakras are important concepts in Jainism, Buddhism, and Hinduism. Derived from the Sanskrit word for “wheel”, the term chakra refers to points of concentrated energy in our subtle bodies (meaning our...

A Glimpse of My Pilgrimage

BambooMoves Forest Hills
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For the past two years, I have been struggling with my seated meditation practice. I was given my personal mantra from my teacher in 2011 at Himalayan Institute in Honesdale, PA. It has been an amazin...

What is Practice?

BambooMoves Forest Hills
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Sutra 1.13: Ardent effort to retain the peaceful flow of mind free of roaming tendencies is abhyasa.(samadhi pada, translation by Pandit Rajmani tigunait) Students often ask, "What do you mean by a ho...

How To Qualify for the Boston Marathon

Nadia Neophytou
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In 22 easy steps.