Uncooperative hair can be a pain to tame. There are many reasons why people have bad hair days, and determining the contributing factors may help resolve the problem. Weather commonly causes keratin damage on the interior of strands in humid climates. Keratin swells, which then causes hair to frizz. During the winter months, dry outside air, when combined with dry inside heat, causes static problems that make for fly-away strands becoming hard to manage. Putting hair in a bun or a braid can resolve the issue temporarily, however, it is not a long-term solution.
Aromatherapy Recipes for Meditation
April 25 2018
There seems to be stress hidden in innumerable everyday situations. Stresses that leave us feeling frazzled, burnt out, and anxiety-ridden by the end of the day. Instead of reaching for a glass of your favorite wine or binge-eating chocolates to find calm, why not give the ancient practice of meditation a try?
7 Holiday Spice Mixes
November 7 2017
The good news is that homemade spice and herb blends are easy to make, and if the ingredients are ordered in bulk, they can be cost-effective. Here are a few ideas on how to prepare seven spice mixes for holidays and special occasions.
California Gold Nutrition Pomegranate Probiotic Smoothie
January 18 2018
Probiotics and pomegranates pair up for good gut health.
4 Homemade Natural Energy Drinks to Fuel Your Workout
March 21 2018
Check out these natural alternatives to energy drinks.
A Quick Guide to Berberine
January 15 2018
Berberine is an alkaloid found in many plants, but most notably in goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis), barberry (Berberis vulgaris), Oregon grape (Berberis aquifolium), and goldthread (Coptis chinensis). These plants have a long history of use in a long list of health conditions. Many double-blind clinical studies with isolated berberine have shown significant success in the treatment of acute diarrhea, the irritable bowel syndrome, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, elevated blood lipids, Alzheimer’s disease, and cancer.
Soothing Headache Balm
January 9 2018
Help alleviate a headache with this homemade balm.
The Benefits of Fasting
May 23 2018
Since the days of antiquity, our ancestors routinely fasted, abstaining from eating food and sometimes even certain drinks for prolonged periods of time. Hippocrates (460 BC-370 BC) and Plato (428-348 BC) discuss fasting in ancient Greek writings. Paracelsus (1493 to 1541), a Swiss physician, alchemist, and astrologer, considered along with Hippocrates to be one the fathers of Western medicine believed, “Fasting is the greatest remedy—the physician within”.
4-Way Meal Prep: Roasted Spiced Vegetables, Chickpeas and Quinoa
May 22 2018
Meal prep this healthy, delicious combination based on chickpeas, carrots, cauliflower, quinoa, and spices.
How to Enhance the Benefits of Your Yoga Practice
May 21 2018
More than a form of exercise, yoga is a way of life. An integrated system developed in Northern India over 5,000 years ago, yoga can transform the body, mind, heart and spirit. The word yoga comes from the Sanskrit work yuj—meaning to bind or yoke—and is frequently translated as “union.”
Why Do People Follow a Gluten-Free Diet?
May 18 2018
A gluten-free diet plan is most commonly associated with celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder of the small intestine where the villi are damaged.
Do it Yourself Cleaning Hacks for the Gym
May 17 2018
After spending a day at the gym, clothing and gear become smelly and sweaty. Try these homemade cleaning hacks to get ready for your next workout.
Understanding Your Sleep Cycle and Tips for Better Sleep
May 16 2018
Nothing is worse than groggy mornings, afternoon slumps, and a general feeling of just being tired. Feeling fatigued seems like an epidemic, and almost everything about modern life contributes to it. But did you know that by obtaining a better understanding of your sleep cycles, that you can find ways to optimize your sleep to feel more energized and productive?
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