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How Weird Dreams May Actually Help Us

There are times in life when we experience the ever dreaded state of stress overload. Western society is fast-paced with rarely any time to “stop and smell the roses.” All of us have responsibilities such as jobs, money, relationships, children, health… and we are trying to balance all of those things while going at what seems like a thousand miles per hour. Read more

Coloring: No Longer Just for Kids! How it Can Help Adults Reduce Stress

Have you ever watched a child as they delve into their favorite coloring books? Have you seen their perplexing concentration, enjoyment and noticed the complete atmosphere of serenity that surrounds them? Does this aura make you as an adult a little bit, well, jealous? Or perhaps you are embarrassed because you also secretly enjoy this nostalgic past time? Read more

10 Ways to Combat Stress and Anxiety You Haven’t Heard Of

Deadlines, traffic jams, bills—Just the mention of these common stressors can be enough to send anyone spiraling into a panic. While the stress of everyday life is usually manageable for most, some (workaholics, in particular) find themselves constantly dealing with the thought-racing, heart-pounding anxiety that can lead to medical issues like headaches, heart disease, obesity and even death. Read more

4 Steps to Providing a Healthy Environment for Baby

Caring for a newborn can be overwhelming especially for first-time parents. It is normal to feel anxious and wonder whether you are doing things right. You may have received a lot of information that has left you confused. But you can learn how to take care of your new child. Here are some tips you can use to help you provide a healthy and happy life for your baby. Read more

Finding Wild Food–Free, Fun, Foraging

When I moved to rural Canada more than ten years ago, I had little experience with finding food outside the grocery store: I liked to pick blackberries. In Oregon, where I went to high school, blackberries grew along the bike trails of the Willamette River: in September, you could gather a fair amount of them, sometimes sour, sometimes luscious, sweet, tasting of summer sun and a hint of wine. Read more

Cleaning for Fitness & Good Health

Beach season is here, so is the need to get in shape. Wish you could spend more time at the gym, instead of doing tedious household tasks? You can actually turn domestic cleaning into an effective fitness routine with a couple of clever techniques. Read more

Breathing in Life: Sadness is the Key to Genuine Happiness

What is it about sadness that scares us so much?

I would love to share my thoughts about sadness because I’ve recently found joy after a great loss. I have learned so much about this whole experience that I want to enumerate all the things I’ve picked up from it. Read more

5 Food Myths Debunked

If you are just starting out your journey in healthy eating, then you have probably heard many myths and misconceptions about food. These are some of the most common myths you can read about in the magazines and on the Internet: Read more