What Living With Tourette's Is Really Like
I once had a conversation with one of my friends about my Tourette’s and was surprised that she and her significant other had initially thought that the disorder was limited to vocal tics and had to i...
Arghierenia Kyrimi19 hours ago
Healthy Eating
In recent years we have made some great progress recognising which foods we should be eating and which we should be avoiding. We know that we need to stay away from foods high in saturated fat, sugar,...
Andrea Dawson19 hours ago
Knowing Who Needs In-Home Care Assistance
Living at home is something very important to seniors. They enjoy being in the comfort of their own home, and it is important to give them the opportunity to live there as long as possible. That feeli...
Judy Mae19 hours ago
The Next Trend After Matcha: Kombucha
The next trend after Matcha: Kombucha In 2016, the Matcha craze hit hard on almost all major retail products—from health foods, to pastries, to skincare, to Starbucks drinks, and even vibrators. For t...
Brodie Turner19 hours ago
Resistance Training and Adolescent Females
Resistance training has been the exercise regime of choice for many adults and has proven to be enjoyable and effective. However, in previous years, it has been controversial as to whether this type o...
Shit to Avoid in the Gym
The image: A bunch of sweaty, muscular, narrow-eyed meatheads lifting dumbells the size of your body. I know what it’s like to be brand new to the gym. I remember how I thought a 23-ounce water bottle...
Delilah Jayde7 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...
Samantha Bentley12 days ago
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...
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Clean Eating
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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.
5 Easy Changes for a Healthier Life
Sit down at any local Starbucks and chances are you'll hear someone talking about how they want to be more fit or giving advice on the topic. Meanwhile, they are chugging away their fourth Double Choc...
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 Chism14 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 ...
Breathing
It seems unlikely that one of the very few things we were able to do at birth, we do wrong. Breathing. How hard can it be? By now you have probably taken notice to your own breath. By now you have DEF...
Mateusz Lyko5 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 Ramos6 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 ...
What Living With Tourette's Is Really Like
I once had a conversation with one of my friends about my Tourette’s and was surprised that she and her significant other had initially thought that the disorder was limited to vocal tics and had to i...
Judy Mae19 hours ago
The Next Trend After Matcha: Kombucha
The next trend after Matcha: Kombucha In 2016, the Matcha craze hit hard on almost all major retail products—from health foods, to pastries, to skincare, to Starbucks drinks, and even vibrators. For t...
Samwise Lasta day ago
A Surgery Tale
The date was March 14, 2017, early morning. Location: Royal Inland hospital Kamloops BC. The busy waiting room was filled with unfamiliar faces of older adults who gave the impression that they really...
Jennifer Rose18 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 Bothma13 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 Moore3 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 Violet20 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 McCaffrey2 months 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...
Arghierenia Kyrimi19 hours ago
Healthy Eating
In recent years we have made some great progress recognising which foods we should be eating and which we should be avoiding. We know that we need to stay away from foods high in saturated fat, sugar,...
DeeDee Nyx2 days ago
Keto for Health & Fitness
As a teenager, I was very slim naturally. But as I stepped into my mid-twenties, the years of living a gigging musician's unhealthy life, with excessive drinking, zero knowledge of nutrition (I didn't...
Cezza 915 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...
Andrea Dawson19 hours ago
Knowing Who Needs In-Home Care Assistance
Living at home is something very important to seniors. They enjoy being in the comfort of their own home, and it is important to give them the opportunity to live there as long as possible. That feeli...
Keegan Gray4 days 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 Becker5 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...
Brodie Turner19 hours ago
Resistance Training and Adolescent Females
Resistance training has been the exercise regime of choice for many adults and has proven to be enjoyable and effective. However, in previous years, it has been controversial as to whether this type o...
Shit to Avoid in the Gym
The image: A bunch of sweaty, muscular, narrow-eyed meatheads lifting dumbells the size of your body. I know what it’s like to be brand new to the gym. I remember how I thought a 23-ounce water bottle...
Christina Walsh21 hours ago
January Workout
I can't really remember the last time I worked out or even was very physically active. Because of that, the plan I have for this month is SUPER super simple. I found it on Pinterest. The goal of this ...
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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 Spahan5 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...
Liza Saguto2 days ago
Getting Fit Is As Easy As Joining the Circus
It is the start of a new year, and with it comes resolutions. Many will join traditional gyms while others will start new diets, all in the hopes of getting fit or losing weight. We all know maintaini...
Elizabeth Sutton15 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...
Rishi Jaiswal5 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 Conley7 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 Savage21 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 Keane19 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...