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Love the body you're in with recipes, fitness, meditation, and everything needed to live a long and happy life.

David McCleary3 years ago
Herbs for Health
Herbal and holistic health practitioners have been extolling the healing values of certain plants for centuries, but until recently most western doctors dismissed herbal preparations as worthless and ...
Alicia Springer3 years ago
History of Morihei Ueshiba's Aikido
Aikido was founded by master Morihei Ueshiba who lived to be 86 years old. Born outside Osaka, Japan in 1883, Ueshiba travelled to Tokyo in his late teens to seek martial arts training. Although he in...
Mackenzie Lu3 years ago
How Tension Affects Beauty
Notice how a president ages in office? A year in the White House with all its concomitant pressures can make a man look five to ten years older. Few of us have the worries of a head of state, but in t...
David McCleary3 years ago
The Cold War Against Aging
Mice spend several periods of the day in a torporlike state during which their body temperature dropped from a normal 102 degrees Fahrenheit to as low as 88 degrees Fahrenheit. Diet restriction have l...
Alicia Springer3 years ago
Things You Must Have in Your 40s
What we need in our forties is the amalgamation of decades of our must haves. When we are babies, we need the basics like food, diaper changes, human interaction and some toys. When we are teenagers, ...
Alicia Springer3 years ago
How to Keep Your Hair 
When Delilah ordered her servants to scalp Samson, it was probably just an act of chivalry curiosity. She wanted to find out whether he would still be able to stand up for her as, even in those days, ...
Mackenzie Lu3 years ago
Evolution of American Martial Arts Training
Throughout the martial arts community, it seems that there has been a slow dissipation in the role of traditional values, in many cases, there has even been total abandonment-a disturbing observation....
Mental Health Insights
Conventional wisdom has it that no matter how hard your work day is, you're supposed to turn into a sociable family member when you get home and "communicate" with your spouse. But a New York Universi...
Kara Gott Warner3 years ago
The Mantra of Making
Funny how a random conversation with a fellow knitter turned into a comparison of the unexpected similarities between the mechanics of knitting in the round and how to use prayer beads. If you're fami...
David McCleary3 years ago
Get Out of Bed
Ideally, the only reason why a healthy person should take to their bed is because what he or she has in mind cannot comfortably be undertaken by standing up. Bed is a superb place to sleep and have se...
Emily McCay3 years ago
Amazing Facts About the Human Body
Most people fart about 14 times a day. Now look around your office or home. How many farts occur daily in that space? *Cringe* I’m not trying to gross you out here! I’m trying to inform you with amazi...
James Porterson3 years ago
Should You Use Disinfectants?
One common—and ironic—way to contract an infection is to spend a few days in the hospital. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), near 5 percent of all patients come down with an infectio...
Banji Ganchrow3 years ago
Motivational Quotes to Help You Lose Weight
Losing weight is not easy. Those of us that have had a lifetime of struggling with our weight are fully aware of this fact. Ask any person with a weight issue what the first thing they do when they wa...
Alysha DePerna3 years ago
Gluten Myths People Still Believe
For most people, a life without warm bread and starchy pasta is a kind of unimaginable hell. I harbor deep sympathies for those diagnosed with the three conditions that require strict avoidance of glu...
AC Glover3 years ago
How Meditation Can Change Your Life, According to Science
Most people’s vision of mediation is a guru seated lotus style on a peaceful mountaintop, but there’s way more to it than that. Scientists and doctors are starting to catch on that mindfulness can be ...
Anne St. Marie3 years ago
Forget Pokémon Go, Fitocracy is the Fitness RPG Site You Never Knew You Wanted
Has your Pokémon Go gotten up and gone? Are you tired of endlessly hiking the harsh (and occasionally paved) terrain in search of both rare Pokémon and getting swole, but finding neither? Still, if yo...
David McCleary3 years ago
Best Detoxifying Rituals
With each new season comes reflection—including reevaluation of your health and habits. Maybe you’ve thought about improving your overall health by eliminating those toxins accumulated by breathing an...
Alysha DePerna3 years ago
Health Foods That Aren’t Actually Healthy
Navigating the dusty isles of the grocery store can be a daunting enough task itself. Combine that with the often overwhelming options of “health foods” that promise to help you lose weight, gain musc...