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Health and Wellness Articles
Articles about health, fitness, sleep, and wellness.
How to Make Fire Cider to Boost Health
Fire cider is a traditional folk recipe made with herbs stewed in apple cider vinegar. It’s a...
Take a Breath! Breathing to Relax.
Ready to de-stress? Release tension with this deep breathing technique. It really works! As with...
Celery: Bland and Boring? Not So Fast!
Celery is one of the most underrated vegetables. Most people would never think of this humble stalk...
Stir-Fry Recipe With Bone Broth
Here’s one of my favorite Stir-Fry recipes using bone broth. It’s good for you and good tasting!...
Cranberries: Get ’Em While You Can
Among only a few native North American fruits cultivated commercially in the modern era,...
How to Get Rid of a Cold Sore
Cold sores can be a real pain in the… lip. Learn what causes cold sores and some natural cold sore ...
Natural Remedies for a Cold
What can we do to help our bodies through the process of healing a cold? Here are some natural...
How Did the Tradition of New Year's Resolutions Start?
From the Babylonians who resolved to return borrowed farm equipment to medieval knights who would...
How to Be a Genius
2021 marks the centennial of Albert Einstein’s recognition with the Nobel Prize for Physics. So,...
Cold and Flu Prevention Tips
If you’re trying hard to avoid catching the flu and common cold, here are some common sense...
Winter’s Coming: Ideas for Staying Cozy at Home
How do you get cozy? As we move into wintertime and the nights get colder, I begin to crave...
The Joys of Blizzards
There’s a lot to love about a good, old-fashioned blizzard. But first, let me dispense with the...
Wearing Socks to Bed: Warm Feet, Better Sleep?
Ever heard the old advice that wearing socks can help you fall asleep? Now there is evidence that...
Natural Remedies for Arthritis
If you feel pain and stiffness in your joints caused by inflammation, see our natural remedies for...
Is it a Cold, the Flu, COVID? How to Tell the Difference.
Do I have COVID, a bad cold, or the flu? It’s winter and the traditional flu season, so it’s common...
Hair Loss: Causes and Home Remedies
Have you experienced thinning hair or hair loss? Wondering why it’s happening and how to stop it?...
Avoiding Food Poisoning During a Winter Pandemic
Every year, food poisoning is a health issue around the holidays. With new cooks in the kitchen,...
Restless Legs Syndrome: Symptoms and Home Remedies
Do you have trouble sleeping at night due to restless legs? Here is a helpful overview of restless...
5 Tips to Help Your Body Adjust to the Time Change
For some of us, the clock change when Daylight Saving Time begins or ends is a minor inconvenience...
Home Remedies for Dry Hair and Skin
Do you have dry hair, hands, scalp, or skin? If there’s one thing that we love, it’s making our own...
How We're Cooking More, Eating Healthier, and Coping With Kitchen Burnout
The ways that we eat and cook have changed during the COVID-19 pandemic. There have certainly been...
Make Your Own Lip Balm
As we come indoors and then go out, the dry winter air causes static hair, parched skin, and—...
Leg Cramps at Night: Causes and Remedies
Eeow! Startled from a deep sleep, you suddenly come to with a shriek, as your calf, thigh, or maybe...
How to Make Bone Broth for Soups and Stews
Incorporating bones into your cooking improves the flavor of soups and stews while also offering...
How To Live In Tune With The Seasons
Since many of us live by the clock today, it’s easy to forget that we live in a world of natural...
5 Reasons You Should Eat Cabbage
If you haven’t eaten cabbage in a while, we urge you to look again at this healthy, unsung hero of...
White Vinegar: Powerful But Use With Caution
It’s hard to think of a natural substance that serves so many everyday purposes as vinegar—from...
How to Stop the Hiccups
Read on for a surefire remedy for getting rid of hiccups that can strike a person anytime, anywhere...
Can What We Eat Affect How We Feel?
Sure, we all know that what we eat is important for our physical health. But can what we eat also...
Lavender for Health and Home
Lavender is more than just a pretty plant. This fragrant perennial has been revered throughout the...
Home Remedies for Sunburn Relief & Treatment
Here are 20 remedies for sunburn relief and treatment. If you have a minor sunburn (where the skin...
Homemade Shampoos, Toothpaste, & Deodorant
We cook what we eat. So, why not try whipping up the products that get absorbed by your skin? Here...
The History of Shaving and Beards
Can you imagine plucking facial hair? When (and why) did men start shaving their beards?...
Home Remedies for Varicose and Spider Veins
They’re as common as mosquitoes in summer and about as beloved. Unfortunately, there’s no repellent...
Where Does Black Pepper Come From?
Most of us have a pepper shaker on our kitchen table, but do you know where that pepper actually...
DIY Face and Hair Masks: Nourishment From the Kitchen!
For centuries, people have been using fruits, vegetables and other natural products to nourish...
Homemade Bug Spray Recipes
Yes, there are natural insect repellents that work. Here are four all-natural homemade bug sprays...
Less Sugar, Please! Breaking the Sugar Habit
Do you crave sweet foods to the point where once you start, you can’t stop? Or, do you feel...
Creative Ways to Eat More Vegetables
Not fond of veggies? Or, just looking for creative ideas to add more vegetables to your menu to get...
Healthy Fruit Smoothie Recipes
Smoothies are a great, healthy way to start your day or a simple snack. You can use fresh or frozen...
15 Uses for Coffee and Coffee Grounds
I’ll admit to a lifelong coffee addiction. Fortunately, coffee grounds and leftover coffee have so...
Easy Eggplant Recipes and Cooking Tips
The gloriously purple eggplant is so misunderstood! Most people have experienced badly-cooked...