Are Blue Zones the Secret to Living Longer?

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When it comes to health goals, many of us automatically think of weight loss, or going vegan and gluten free. But what about focusing on longevity as the ultimate end goal? Certain places, like Eastern Asia, have embedded the value of longevity into their cultures for centuries. And it’s not surprising that there are some … Continue reading Are Blue Zones the Secret to Living Longer?

How to Make a New Year’s Resolution You Can Stick With 

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The start of a new year is a great time to shed bad habits and start fresh by replacing them with better ones. However, setting a new resolution for the year is often easier than following through with them.  Whether your goal is to better yourself mentally or physically, we have some tips on how … Continue reading How to Make a New Year’s Resolution You Can Stick With 

How to Stay Connected During a Socially Distanced Holiday

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So you survived a socially distant Thanksgiving. But is it just us, or do these next holidays (whether it’s Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanzaa) feel harder to manage without all your friends and family around?  Many of us are already coping with feelings of loneliness and isolation, but it seems to be intensified around this holiday … Continue reading How to Stay Connected During a Socially Distanced Holiday

Mental Wellness Tips to Cope with Election Stress and Anxiety

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Are you losing sleep over the state of this election? Well, you’re not alone. Many of us have been experiencing increased levels of anxiety, stress, and insomnia throughout this election season.  And while it’s important to stay informed (and vote), there’s no doubt that political tension can trigger mental health issues that affect your daily … Continue reading Mental Wellness Tips to Cope with Election Stress and Anxiety

Guided Meditations for Every Part of the Day

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What is Meditation Practicing meditation is like getting the hang of any other skill, but for your health. Think of it as working out a muscle that’s never been exercised, or learning to cook with new good-for-you foods. It benefits your overall well-being, but takes discipline and consistency to get comfortable with it. Since it … Continue reading Guided Meditations for Every Part of the Day

The Magic of Mushrooms (and no we’re not talking psychedelics)

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When it comes to “food as medicine,” nothing quite fits this concept like mushrooms. Medical practitioners and scientists have uncovered the power of mushrooms as one of the most healing natural sources of food.  Tero Isokauppila, founder of superfood brand Four Sigmatic said in an interview, “medicinal mushrooms have given us many important pharmaceutical medicines … Continue reading The Magic of Mushrooms (and no we’re not talking psychedelics)