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Health2 weeks ago

32 Beauty Uses for Essential Oils

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but if you bought your beauty products in a store, I...

Guidance3 weeks ago

The Lesser-Known Benefits of Intimacy

Intimacy is generally quite amazing. It’s quite literally the reason you— or any of us— exist, biologically speaking. And so...

Guidance4 weeks ago

How Digestive Enzymes Have Allowed Me to Enjoy Meals Again

My grandma always told me to chew my food— inhaling food wasn’t good for my stomach. Turns out she was...

Articles1 month ago

The 4 Health Benefits I Notice from Eating Chia Seeds

Before the chia seed craze, I thought chia seeds were those things you planted in Chia Pets. I was skeptical...

Guidance2 months ago

Why Adrenal Fatigue May Be a Misnomer

A recurrent topic in the alternative health world is adrenal fatigue. In school, we’re constantly being reminded that chronic stress...

Guidance2 months ago

The Quick and Dirty Guide to Homeopathy

As consistent readers probably already know, I’m an herbal medicine fanatic. I absolutely love exploring herbal treatments for different disorders...

Guidance2 months ago

Did You Know There Are Unlabeled Chemicals in Your Favorite Foods?

What you see isn’t always what you get. This applies especially to food labels. While you can certainly learn a...

Inspiration3 months ago

Top Four Best TED Talks to Watch for a Mood Boost

A TED talk a day could change your life. If you haven’t heard of them yet, TED talks are short...

Inspiration3 months ago

What I Learned From My Time in Nicaragua

When I heard about Natural Doctors International (NDI), I knew it was an organization I had to get involved with. As I...

Guidance3 months ago

What I Did To Make My Aunt’s Hot Flashes Go Away

Flushed face, warm skin, heart palpitations— you’re not in an interrogation room. You’re in your office on a Wednesday afternoon...

Guidance3 months ago

How to Build a Winning Routine

If you’re looking to live a healthy, awesome life, know this— you’re not going to succeed on willpower alone. You...

Articles4 months ago

An Open Letter to Women Struggling With Infertility

Dear woman struggling with infertility, This might be a difficult letter for you. Partly because life feels challenging right now,...

Food4 months ago

Tips On How To Reduce Your Meal Portion Size

Have you seen an Olympic swimmer’s breakfast? It looks like a dinner buffet. But believe it or not, they need...

Guidance4 months ago

What You Need to Know About Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar (also known as manic depression) is a mental disorder characterized by intense emotions and extreme mood swings. Someone might...

Lifestyle4 months ago

How This One App Finally Made Meditation Easy for Me

Life is stressful. Whether it’s a crappy day at the office, dealing with the noise and tension of city life,...

About4 months ago

The Healevate Circle of Trust

One of the most important components of any healing journey is knowledge (duh). The question, though, is where do you...

Guidance5 months ago

4 Powerful Herbs That Can Reverse the Signs of Aging

At 26 years old, I’m already taking steps to stay young. Call me paranoid or weird if you wish. I...

Anti-Inflammatory5 months ago

Why I Immediately Turn to This Tea When I’m Stressed Out

Stress and I are old friends. What started with grades and girls in my middle school years has since evolved...

Exercise5 months ago

The Experiment That Anyone Who’s Looking to Pack On Fast Muscle Needs to Know About

In 1973, a man named Casey Viator put on 63 lbs of muscle mass in just 28 days. Though it...

Guidance5 months ago

What is Traditional Chinese Medicine and How Does It Work?

If you’ve spent any time at all in the alternative medicine sphere, you may have already heard of TCM— that...

Dinner6 months ago

How To Make Real-Food Orange Chicken

Orange Chicken. Mmmm. The mere sound of that dish makes my mouth water. Transports me back to a time when...

Exercise7 months ago

These Four Yoga Poses Can Greatly Reduce Inflammation

Does any of the following describe your experience? Headaches, migraines, indigestion, bad breath, gingivitis, anxiety, depression, mood swings, arthritis, stiff...

Guidance8 months ago

What You Need to Know About Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a painful, incurable autoimmune disorder. It’s characterized by inflamed, swollen, and painful joints and affects up...

Guidance10 months ago

These Three Tools Allow Me to Ward Off Anxiety While I’m Busy or Traveling

If you’re reading this, it’s likely that you’re on a break from doing some form of productive “work,” whether that...

Guidance1 year ago

Must-Have Herbs For Healthy Skin

I’ve run into a unique challenge in the last year after starting naturopathic medical school: skin issues. Although I’ve had my...

Guidance1 year ago

32 Handy Home Uses for Essential Oils

It takes a special kind of substance to be equally effective at healing wounds, reducing stress, and cleaning your shower....

Guidance1 year ago

Methylation Explained in Plain English

By the time you finish reading this sentence, the process of methylation will have occurred in your body more than...

Health1 year ago

The Therapy You’ve Never Heard of That’s Changing Lives

Like many great scientific discoveries, it all started by accident. Dr. Endre Mester was conducting research in Hungary to see if low-level, red...

Articles1 year ago

Foods To Buy Organic vs. Conventional

Certified organic foods are generally safer to eat than non-organic— you know the organic products have been grown without all...

Guidance2 years ago

Are Nootropics The Dirty Little Secret of Top Silicon Valley Execs?

The world’s best entrepreneurs often don’t earn their wealth on never-before-seen ideas. They take existing products and simply make them...

Guidance2 years ago

Is L-Glutamine as Useful as Some Experts Will Have You Believe?

I’ve been hearing unbelievably good things about L-glutamine lately. As in, I literally didn’t believe them! It seems the more...

Exercise2 years ago

My Habits for Health and Happiness

It seems that every day lately is a race against the clock. Most of my days are occupied by my Monday...

Food2 years ago

Why You Should Know About The Pegan Diet

Dr. Mark Hyman is a medical doctor making waves in the world of conventional diet wisdom. One of Dr. Hyman’s...

Guidance2 years ago

8 Herbs That Will Make Your Menstrual Cycle a Breeze

Heating pads, Midol, warm baths, and calming music are the tip of the iceberg for women plagued with troublesome PMS....

Guidance2 years ago

Why I Got Hives and How I Got Rid of Them for Good

Only a few short years ago, I lived in ignorant bliss. I ate whatever I wanted. My diet was a...

Guidance2 years ago

3 Herbs to Alleviate Your Arthritis Symptoms

More than 50 million Americans suffer from some form of arthritis. While arthritis is commonly associated with the elderly, about...

Guidance2 years ago

What to Do When You Wake Up on the Wrong Side of the Bed

You know the feeling. You wake up angry at the world for no apparent reason. You haven’t even opened your...

Inspiration2 years ago

Patience is a Virtue I Wouldn’t Have Without These Two Tools

Sometimes I feel as though I go through the entire day waiting. Waiting for the waiter to bring my food...

Guidance2 years ago

These Three Habits Are Consistent Among Happy People

“Happiness is an inside job” is one of my all-time favorite quotes. Every time I consider it, I rediscover the...

Guidance2 years ago

Why Chewing Your Food Properly Can Transform Your Health

Food-chewing can bring out the lazy teenager in all of us. If you’re anything like I used to be, you...

Inspiration2 years ago

My Month on Innisfree Farm

Tucked away between the fields and the forests of Courtenay, British Columbia, Innisfree Farm is positioned just a few kilometers...

Guidance2 years ago

Tools I Use to De-Stress My Life

It’s around 5 p.m. and you’re sitting in traffic. You’re thinking of the never-ending list of phone calls to return,...

Exercise2 years ago

This One Childhood Toy Can Transform Your Health

I grew up living two doors over from a family of six kids. Looking back on this now, it must...

Exercise2 years ago

Why You’ll Lose Weight Once You Stop Being a Cardio Addict

Believe it or not, intensive cardio isn’t the best way to lose weight. In fact, it’s not even the best...

Articles2 years ago

I Found Out the Fish I Eat is Dangerously Unhealthy

When it comes to healthier eating, one of the first things people do is start backing off the red meat...

Food2 years ago

Four Supplements That Digestive Sufferers Should Know About

Eating meals used to feel like walking through a minefield. Sometimes I would make it through without a scratch— I’d...

Guidance2 years ago

How to Deal With Someone Who Drives You CRAZY

The first time I realized I didn’t like everyone I came in contact with, I felt like a bad person....

Guidance2 years ago

Is WiFi Truly Dangerous?

It’s hard to believe that electricity didn’t become widely available in people’s homes until the 1930s, and even then, it...

Lifestyle2 years ago

What To Do When You’re Overwhelmed and Ready To Give Up

Seven straight days of colonic irrigations. Five straight days of eating nothing but watermelon. Fourteen straight days of consuming nothing but puréed...

Guidance2 years ago

Is a Humidifier Good or Bad for You?

Growing up, the humidifier was an essential tool in my family home. Our humidifier was as used and useful as...