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Answering all of your health, wellness, fitness, and personal questions.

Why Vape?
People have been smoking for almost as long as there have been people. Tobacco and marijuana have long been among the most popular (though by no means the only) smokable substances. Smoking has had it...
Paisley Hansen4 days ago
Simple Ways to Boost Your Brain Power
For many years, it was believed that a loss of brain function was inevitable as we grew older. It was thought that neurons stopped forming new pathways and brain cells began dying off even in early ad...
Plastic Surgery Myths and Misconceptions: What to Know
People undergo plastic surgery for a variety of reasons. They may want to adjust some of the effects of aging, improve their appearance after an accident, or simply make a change to feel their best. U...
Matthew Evans4 days ago
Why You Gain Weight When You Quit Smoking
Gaining weight, or the fear of it, is the biggest stumbling block most people encounter in their attempts to unhook themselves from a smoking addiction. Women are traditionally twice as fearful of wei...
Ben W10 days ago
Always Be Mindful of Your Surroundings
In an era of nearly unlimited distractions, the best way to make yourself stand out is to mind your surroundings. Ironically, this should not be that hard to do. Yet, so many people struggle today wit...
Glen McKenzie17 days ago
The Simple Life
Is it even possible? Is it even possible, given the velocity that life careens through the cosmos these days, to live a simple life? A life that gives you room to breathe, to live on your own terms. N...
Hm Weimara month ago
Learning to Breathe Again
Today is a day to renew our own lives. This article will be the start of a series of on how to relax and get your soul and body together so that you can be whole when this is done. I want to start wit...
Jon Lamboa month ago
The Intuitive
The intuitive person is someone very special. It is as if they possess magical powers. Sometimes called discernment, this personality type can see a person for who they really are. In the world we liv...
Tiffany Harpera month ago
Change These Bad Student Habits That Ruin Your Health and Beauty Now
If you are a student and are guilty of committing one or more of these bad habits you should ditch them now. While there are habits that can make you look a quite okay student, there are also habits t...
Alana Redmonda month ago
Riding in the Rain: Seattle Bike Safety Tips
Seattle, WA—Not even a bike crash could stop award-winning Ed Sheeran from performing across Asia on his most recent tour. He’s still playing full sets every night and selling out shows and doesn’t pl...
Iria Vasquez-Paez2 months ago
Stress Management
Stress can be cured by not indulging in nicotine, caffeine, or alcohol. I was a functional alcoholic for years before I decided to quit drinking altogether. This helped a lot, including my use of medi...
Jenny Beck2 months ago
Am I 'Disabled?'
Disability. When you hear this term, what is the first image that pops into your head? Someone in a wheelchair? Someone who is blind? What emotions do you feel? Sadness? Pity? Relief that you don't ha...
Brandon Krogel2 months ago
10 Ways to Cope with Insomnia
Sleep is a basic and necessary human function. Yet with all the advancements in modern science and medicine, we still don’t know what sleep ultimately does. When you really think on how little we know...
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Brian 2 months ago
How I Overcame My Physical Incompetency
I guess I should start off by letting you know that I’m nobody special. In fact, I’m probably physically more inept than a lot of people. When I started breakdancing back in 2001, I noticed that there...
Josh Pt2 months ago
Getting Started at the Gym
So you want to start going to the gym? It might be to lose a couple of pounds or to add some muscle to your physique or just to generally get fitter. Whatever the reason, here are a couple of useful t...
Patricia Sarkar2 months ago
Health Issues Associated With Smoking And How To Prevent Them
Cigarette smoking accounts for more than 480,000 deaths annually in the United States. This is almost one in every five deaths. No wonder that smokers are interested in ways to reduce the health risks...
Jenny Beck3 months ago
Making True Health Accessible to All
Chiropractic is a form of holistic healthcare that can benefit everyone, from young to old. Sadly, the healing message of chiropractic is not reaching many due to communication barriers. The deaf community is considered to be an under-served population in terms of holistic healthcare and the primary reason is because the message of true health and wellness is not being communicated in their main language, American Sign Language. As a chiropractor and someone who is hard of hearing myself, I bega...
Alicia Brunskill3 months ago
Coping with Sleep Deprivation
Not getting your eight hours a night puts you in a strange place, your needs become a little different to those of people who sleep and recharge at night. Your outlook becomes different too, often qui...