Traci E.an hour ago
Is Medical Care Making Us Sick?
I am old enough to remember when doctors made house calls. When you got to talk to your doctor about your ailments until you were satisfied. When there was a doctor on call in case your doctor was bus...
Dallas Flemming4 hours ago
Healthy
I always hear things like “go hiking…” or “go rock climbing…” or “go on a bike ride…” or “go for a run…” “…because it’s good exercise.” But why can’t I go because it’s enjoyable and because I want to?...
How I Got Perfect Diabetes
My 11:56 PM reading was 128 and I lowered my basal rate to .850. My 3:31 AM reading was 174. My 3:57 AM reading was 132. I nailed it. Tonight, I see if I can sleep until 7 AM. My seven-day average is ...
Some Secrets Revealed
I can’t claim to know what life after a stroke or brain injury is like because I do know it is different for everyone. What I do know for sure is that it changes the person you once were; some things ...
Keegan Graya day ago
20-Something
Genuine question: When do you know when you have 'grown up?' Is it when you're allowed to join the army and vote at 18? Is it when you're allowed to legally drink at 21 and stop using that fake ID you...
Olympia Pava day ago
Weight Loss
Everyone strives for that idea that they have of how they are supposed to look. We turn to weight loss, diets, and gym memberships to help us get to that point. We post pictures of models from magazin...
Delilah Jayde4 days ago
Is it Better to Work Out in the Morning or Afternoon?
The other day I was having a conversation with a good friend of mine who is an early riser. She enjoys waking up early, going for a run, and having a nice breakfast before heading to work in the morni...
Benefits of a Vegan Diet
I’ve gone back and forth with myself about whether to write this or not, when I was given the subject I was excited. But I very quickly reclined and have been putting it off for over a month now. The ...
I Tried the "One Punch Man" Workout for a Week
100 Push Ups. 100 Sit Ups. 100 Squats. 10 Kilometer Run. EVERY. DAY. These are the workout guidelines for Saitama (AKA One Punch Man) the bald protagonist of One Punch Man, who wields godlike powers t...
How to Eat: IIFYM
Also known as macro-counting, this dieting practice requires a more in-depth understanding of your food than most other diets. With this technique, you figure out your nutritional requirements —based ...
Jonci Pottsa month ago
5 Magic Herbs You Absolutely Need to Combat Winter
As someone who graduated from pharmacy school with extensive knowledge in medicine and their effects on the body, I feel compelled to tell you how strongly I feel about the benefits of herbal medicine...
How to Begin Your Meditation Practice for the New Year
As the end of the year approaches, many of us are thinking of New Year’s Resolutions or ways in which we can make our next year better. We look at things we want to change and things that we want to m...
Fit & Fabulous
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.
Things You Should Do Right Before Bed
There are many of us that lack a good night's sleep. Either we sleep past 2 AM, constantly tossing and turning, or your surroundings are preventing you from sleep. Whatever it may be, there's a reason...
Kiah Chism11 days ago
I Haven’t Trained for​ Over a Year and I’m Still Snatched
You read that right, Kiah Chism aka the trainer of the year according to her mama, hasn’t trained for over a year. To be specific, a year and approximately 7 months. If you follow me on Snap then you ...
Tashona Smith19 days ago
New Years Resolutions Really Can Last All Year Long!
This is a long post, but I hope that some of you will take the time to read it in its entirety. Most of all, I hope to inspire those who wish to make changes in their lives, but fear failure. Today I ...
Mateusz Lyko2 days ago
Walking Shouldn't Be Taken for Granted
7:50 AM. My bus is at the stop. I see people getting on and at the back of my head I have hope that I'll make it in time. It was grey and gloomy outside and the day seemed crappy already. Suddenly, I ...
Ashley Ramos3 days ago
My Genetic Eyes
ADIE or ADIE syndrome is a rare genetic disorder in which one pupil is dilated and one is not; in some cases one dilated pupil might spread to both of the pupils. ADIE syndrome is known by many other ...
Tristan Johnson6 days ago
Journey to a Healthy Lifestyle
I have decided to start my journey to better health and fitness. I came to a screeching halt once I began experiencing joint stiffness and inflammation at the age of 19. It started out acute and I wou...
Dallas Flemming4 hours ago
Healthy
I always hear things like “go hiking…” or “go rock climbing…” or “go on a bike ride…” or “go for a run…” “…because it’s good exercise.” But why can’t I go because it’s enjoyable and because I want to?...
How I Got Perfect Diabetes
My 11:56 PM reading was 128 and I lowered my basal rate to .850. My 3:31 AM reading was 174. My 3:57 AM reading was 132. I nailed it. Tonight, I see if I can sleep until 7 AM. My seven-day average is ...
Some Secrets Revealed
I can’t claim to know what life after a stroke or brain injury is like because I do know it is different for everyone. What I do know for sure is that it changes the person you once were; some things ...
Jennifer Rose15 days ago
A Life Once Lead
Last October, Woody Allen came to my school to shoot a movie. I was so excited to have celebrities on my own campus! In fact, when I met him and questioned his status as Mr. Allen himself, he said “Do...
Pearl Cooleya month ago
Transplant
On June 4th, 2017, at 1:30AM, I was rolled into surgery. On the same day, a family made the difficult decision to let a loved one go, but also to save 8 others lives—including mine. Fast forward to to...
The Pain of Anger
I have anger issues. I admit it. The urban dictionary explains them as: "a problem one has controlling his/her temper over trite and trivial concerns." I somewhat agree with this. Not all my concerns ...
Using the Term “Retard” as Hate Speech
Calling somebody names like “r#tard” is the equivalent to calling somebody the n-word. Name-calling is something vicious and evil. People with mental health problems or other disabilities are not reta...
Skye Bothma10 days ago
Why Being Strong Is a Lie
I went to my doctor today and as part of my routine visit she asked me how I’m doing. I told her I’m really good at faking how well I’m coping, but that I’m getting tired, that I’m losing my fight, my...
23 and Dyslexic​
Getting over my fears I am a 23-year-old female who is afraid of writing and reading. I am horrible at spelling and my thoughts to page get a little lost in translation. But here's all about fighting ...
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 Montaño2 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 Moore2 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...
Jennifer Violet17 days ago
How to Get Rid of Bad Breath
Having bad breath is literally the worst, especially if you're getting ready for a date, an important business meeting, or catching up with friends. No one wants to be around someone who can't stand t...
Savannah Granta month ago
Mindfulness 101
Here's how YOU can get started with mindfulness in everyday, small ways!(Rather than trying to "get it" all at once. It took me months!)
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Keri McCaffreya month ago
How To Start Running
Running sucks. I get it. If you are anything like me you were that kid that hated gym. I remember faking being sick, skipping class, or just complaining constantly to my friends. In fact, the only tes...
Cezza 912 days ago
How To Eat Properly to Lose Weight
Let's start with a fun fact—you do not need to starve in order to lose weight, and if you are always hungry when you’re "dieting" (my god, I hate that word) then you’re simply not eating enough. A few...
Lorri Crum2 days ago
Keto Chow Research
Hello, and thank you for reading. Below is an article I had written for a client through Text Broker. It was supposed to be a no-bias research article about the product Keto Chow. After all the resear...
Nicole Katie3 days ago
KetoKraze
There are always fad diets every year that people seem to go crazy for, from weight loss pills, magic drinks, needles, and much more. Elimination diets are trendy and very unsustainable for most peopl...
Keegan Graya day ago
20-Something
Genuine question: When do you know when you have 'grown up?' Is it when you're allowed to join the army and vote at 18? Is it when you're allowed to legally drink at 21 and stop using that fake ID you...
Jasmine Becker2 days ago
Nostalgia, Memory, Dementia
Why do babies cry? They’ve been fed, changed, well rested, and loved. What else could they possibly want? Perhaps they are just sad. Perhaps they are dwelling on a memory that brings them sadness. Why...
Danica Shardae9 days ago
Missing My Childhood
As an adult who works and sleeps and basically does nothing else, I have come to the conclusion, at 24, that "adulting" sucks, and I want my money back. If only it were that easy!! I would love to go ...
Ellie Schmidt2 days ago
Gym Etiquette; It's a Thing
As the new year begins, a lot of you have probably resolved to get back into the gym. That's awesome—you're a winner. However, unless you want the half-naked gorilla man with glutes like watermelon ha...
Delilah Jayde4 days ago
Is it Better to Work Out in the Morning or Afternoon?
The other day I was having a conversation with a good friend of mine who is an early riser. She enjoys waking up early, going for a run, and having a nice breakfast before heading to work in the morni...
Christina Walsh10 days ago
Workout Preface
I don't really believe in New Year's resolutions. To me, they just seem like they were made to be broken. With that being said, I have decided to really try and commit to bettering myself in the year ...
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Karen Philpott4 months ago
Mind Over Matter: Does It Matter?
When it comes to our health, we have many more choices now than in previous decades. More people are taking up the alternative medicine, complementary therapy and homoeopathy routes to help treat exis...
Tia Spahan4 months ago
Is Botox Safe? Botox for Beginners
Are you interested in getting Botox but terrified of looking like the frozen faces you see in Hollywood? Or that you heard you are putting poison in your face and are worried about the safety aspects ...
JACQUELYN MICCOLIS6 months ago
Conventional vs. Holistic Medicine
Conventional and holistic medicine are both million dollar industries. When it comes down to it, everyone is looking for a cure to what ails them. There are countless arguments for and against both, o...
Elizabeth Sutton12 days ago
5 Things They May Forget to Tell You When You Start to Learn Pole Fitness
So get this; it’s October 31, 2017. It’s Halloween, Tuesday night. I’ve been consumed with this evening for the last week and a half and not only because it’s a deeply cherished holiday of mine. This ...
I Tried the "One Punch Man" Workout for a Week
100 Push Ups. 100 Sit Ups. 100 Squats. 10 Kilometer Run. EVERY. DAY. These are the workout guidelines for Saitama (AKA One Punch Man) the bald protagonist of One Punch Man, who wields godlike powers t...
Jill Douglasa month ago
Listen to Your Body
Growing up I put gymnastics first above everything else from school to even eating. I lived and breathed gymnastics. Along with gymnastics I did clubs and dance. I got homeschooled for two years to pu...
Rishi Jaiswal2 days ago
Get Out of Your Head and Into the Moment
We've all told ourselves at one point or another that we need to get out of our heads. That we need to be more present, more "in the moment" or simply more grounded. But what does all this actually me...
Missy Conley4 days ago
Breathe Your Way to Success...
How do I reach success by simply breathing? I'll tell you. Breathing doesn't just serve the purpose of getting air into your lungs and keeping you alive. When you use your breath combined with intenti...
Amy Savage18 days ago
Find Inner Calm with the Third Ear Meditation App!
Living in the modern world has its pros and cons, which can be felt on a daily basis. We are encouraged to express gratitude towards having the basic necessities in place, such as a roof over our head...
Rebecca Keane16 days ago
Why Becoming a Yoga Nut Is One of the Best Things I've Ever Done
When did my yoga journey/addiction start? I'll set the scene: Christmas holidays, 2013. Bored, I was browsing magazines on my iPad when my eyes fell upon an edition of a yoga publication. The yogi on ...
Samantha Bentleya month ago
The 5 Best Yoga Poses for Back Stiffness
Yoga is a weird and wonderful thing. It’s good for the body, it’s good for the mind, it’s exhilarating but also relaxing. You can do it in aerial hammocks, on mats, on the beach, in the park, in your ...
Jade Greena month ago
How Yoga and Mediation Changed my Life
Mindfulness Meditation and Yoga are fast-growing trends in Western culture today, but these ancient practices date as far back as 200-400 BC, originating in India. There are five ancient branches of Y...