Even if you can’t name the brand, you can probably remember exactly what your mother’s
perfume smelled like when you were a kid. Our sense of smell is linked with memory even more so than our other senses.
We have very emotional responses to scent, biologically and socially, so of course we care about what we smell like.
Something we should probably care a little more about? The chemicals we’re putting on and in our bodies for
the sake of a signature scent. Here’s how you can go all-natural with no worry!
If you’re a smoker, you know what it feels like. Maybe you’ve tried to quit once; maybe twice; maybe you’ve tried so many times you’ve lost count. There’s a reason those on the path of smoking cessation don’t achieve their goal—simply put: it’s hard. It’s very hard. Support is crucial during this time, because so many different elements are at play. Who can you turn to? How do you even get started? Thanks to technology, there are so many options available to you. Here are some tools and resources you can use.
Fruits, veggies, beans, nuts, legumes and olive oil are just a few of the components of the Mediterranean diet.
This diet has been a trending topic
recently, and research has revealed some important heart health benefits—one five-year study from the New England Journal of Medicine found
that people who followed this diet had a 30 percent lower risk of cardiovascular disease than those who ate a low-fat diet.
You might not think your pillow is very
important—but it is. Almost as important as your sleeping position (hey, you—yeah, you,
stop sleeping on your stomach!), your pillow can directly affect the health of your spine.
Sure, in this crazy, high pressure world it’s sometimes easier to see the glass as half empty.
But changing your luck could be as simple as being grateful for what you have.
It’s hard to believe, but studies actually show “turning your frown upside down”
does lead to a better life and some amazing benefits: better health, more happiness, higher immunity,
heart health and an overall awesome outlook on life.
Today we’re chatting matters of the heart—like, your actual heart. More than one in three adult men have some form of cardiovascular disease. It’s the leading cause of death in American men. So, if you’re not already, it’s time to start paying extra attention to your heart health! But, what exactly puts you at risk and what can you even do about it? We’ve got the details.
High blood pressure is lethal, especially since it has no symptoms. This silent killer can be the source of a stroke, heart failure,
heart attack and kidney failure. Fortunately, healthy lifestyle habits can control the disease.
Heart disease tops the list for leading causes of death in the United States.
Without a doubt, this stat is alarming, but there are a lot of things you
can do improve your heart health and decrease your chances of disease—starting today.