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5 Myths About Green and Organic Labeling

You strive to keep your home as toxic free as possible. Buying organic food, growing your own seasonal produce, and creating a chemical free environment for your family are your goals. Ho...


Mahima for Life: Heal With Ayurvedic Medicine

  Mahima for Life is a specialized line of natural herbs and formulas that combines ancient medicine with modern techniques to bring about the perfect union of old and new healing me...


Not all men with symptoms of an enlarged prostate have an enlarged prostate. What’s going on?

When men middle-aged or elderly men have some difficulty with urination, their doctor’s attention will usually focus on their prostate – the gland that encircles the pipe that takes...


Preserving Fruit: Jam Basics

Don't be intimidated by jam-making. This guide takes you through the basic why and how of the process. Curious Cuisiniere - The post Preserving Fruit: Jam Basics appeared first on Curio...


Friday Confessions {26}

Hiiiii everyone! Friday Confessions {26} 1. Baby Lily has been sooooo much fun lately!! I can’t really put into words to describe my feelings about this, but I absolutely looooove b...


Best of Our Blogs: August 22, 2014

Why You Struggle With Relationships If you’re constantly stumbling over relationships with relatives, co-workers, friends and romantic partners, you’re probably fed up. Maybe ...


Friday Five and Favorites

TGIF!  Y’all I was ready for Friday! 1. PSA: There is a recall on several almond and peanut butters.  Check this out for more info. Of course, I had a jar of Trader Joe’s almond butter th...


How accurate are Professor Collins’ claims about the rates of muscle problems with statins?

I have written more than once about Professor Sir Rory Collins. He leads the Cholesterol Treatment Trialists collaboration in Oxford, UK. Periodically, this group takes (private) statin s...


Woohoo! Enter to Win $100 Cash!

You guys have heard of Ebates, right? If not, Ebates basically gives you money back in your pocket for shopping online. For example, if there’s an Ebate’s offer for 10% back at Old Navy a...


Head & Shoulders Sweepstakes

Being healthy starts with our habits, but a good product here and there is always a girl’s best friend!  I’ve been growing my bangs out since last fall, and I eventually want ...


Types of Yeast Infection

Hey, this might not be the most pleasant subject in the world but it is common enough that we all, both men and women, should be aware of what it is, the types and their symptoms. Why? So...


August Garden Porn - Raised Bed Edition

The other day I created a list of all the stuff I've currently got growing in the garden (as of August 2014) and I claimed that I'd post some pictures. I took a bunch of photos yesterday ...


Applesauce Oatmeal Bread

King Arthur Flour is my go-to site to buy quality baking ingredients and fool-proof baking recipes. I splurge about 2~3 times a year and buy specialty ingredients for baking and cook...


Ask Well: Are Spray-On Sunscreens Safe?

A reader asks: Spray-on sunscreen has airborne particles that can spread or be inhaled, or can get into one’s eyes. Is this safe?


Skin Versus Stress: Stop Beating Yourself Up

Even though we don’t want to admit it – the summer is slowly coming to an end. Students are taking over local Targets, jobs that had a summer vacation are starting back up and the season ...


7 Keys To A Peak Performance Life.

 About 20 years ago I met John Wooden, former coach of the UCLA basketball team that won 10 national titles. He explained to me of always giving your best in life. To me, that is one...


Explore 5 Popular Types of Soulful Retreats in Bali.

 So many of those retreats have been budding around Bali, we can see the ads in the media, on billboards and our friends going to these silent retreats… What is it this entire ...


Is Banana a weight-gain or a weight-loss fruit?

 Curejoy Expert Dr.Janardhana Hebbar Explains: As with any food eating in excess will lead to side effects that you didn’t bargain for. Bananas contains approx 105 calories, ou...


The Key To A Longer More Youthful Life.

   Did you know that when it comes to aging it’s all about the ‘caps?’  That’s right..tiny molecular caps that hold the key to how old and how well you really are..what I like t...


Resveratrol Shown To Improve Memory & Brain Function.

 Introduction: Resveratrol is a plant compound similar to flavonoids. It is found in low levels in the skin of red grapes, red wine, cocoa powder, baking chocolate, dark chocolate, p...


Thriftiness While Saving the Planet – Green Caregiving with Seniors

We hear a lot about recycling and being environmentally friendly. But what does that really mean to the life of a caregiver who is struggling to get everything done for the day without wo...


Mental Health Stigma in the Workplace

There is a certain underlying stigma in society that is strong, impactful, and often devastating for many people who live with a mental illness in the workplace. Not only are particular p...


Understanding the Cycle of Guilt

The cycle of guilt is the ultimate Catch-22 situation, an emotional prison where no matter what you do, you end up feeling bad. I know this place, because it’s taken me weeks to write thi...


Stop Smoking With Bananas

How long have you been smoking? How many times have you tried to quit? Nicotine is one of the most powerfully addictive substances in the world. It’s easy to get hooked and hard to quit. ...


Pregnancy Update: 29 Weeks

How far along: 29 weeks (8/19/14) Ellie is the size of: An acorn squash, apparently. Weight gain: I’m guessing around 22-23 pounds? Starting to show yet? Of course! I feel huge, but...