10 Things You Absolutely Must Give Up This Year To Be Healthier & Happier

What will it take for you to learn some of lifes important lessons? Many people go through life ignoring lessons that should have been learned time and time again. It often takes a tragedy, like being diagnosed with a terminal illness, or suffering through the death of a loved one, to truly take those lessons to heart. But if you truly want to be happy… [read more]

10 Easy Stretches You Can Do At Home To Burn Fat

Although the best types of exercise to burn fat quickly are aerobic exercise, stretching can help you burn fat faster too. It may not burn as many calories as running or walking, but there are many easy stretches you can do right at home to burn fat, enjoy more energy throughout the day and feel younger too. They also help to build muscle, which in… [read more]

10 Surprisingly Easy Changes To Lose Belly Fat That Anyone Can Do

Fat around the midsection is not only unsightly, it’s the most dangerous place on your body to have extra flab. Belly fat in particular comes with serious health risks, like type 2 diabetes, heart disease and even some types of cancer. Registered dietician and author Liz Pearson explains why: “It doesn’t just sit there,” she says. “It’s biologically active, producing hormones and other substances that… [read more]

10 Insanely Cool Ways To Use Avocado In Your Beauty Routine

Avocados are one of the world’s healthiest foods – they’re also rather tasty, inexpensive and versatile. You can toss avocado into a nutritious smoothie, top a salad with it or add some to a taco. And, if you get tired of eating them, you can use avocado in your beauty routine too. Actually, considering the many, varied benefits, you’ll probably want to continue doing both.… [read more]

7 Surprising Ways To Use Your Old Christmas Tree

It’s so much fun putting up that tree and getting it decorated for the holidays, but once the presents have been unwrapped and the needles have started to shed like crazy, taking it down feels a bit melancholy. But the good news is that you don’t have to let it go to waste, the are a number of ways to put it to good use,… [read more]

7 Reasons Your Skin Might Be Breaking Out & How To Stop It

Acne is the most common skin disease – and, while it’s often associated with younger people, affecting an estimated 80 percent of those who are between the ages of 11 and 30, people who are well into their thirties, forties and even fifties can still experience breakouts. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, acne affects 40 to 50 million Americans, so you’re definitely not… [read more]

Homemade 2 Minute Vapor Rub To Blast Away Sinus Congestion

No one likes that stuffy congested feeling that tends to pop up in the wintertime. Peppermint and eucalyptus essential oils are great at opening up the sinuses, and are the star players in this easy vapor rub. Naturally clear your head and breathe better with this simple recipe. Vicks Vapor Rub- Not So Natural? Many of us reach for the familiar blue jar of Vicks… [read more]

Homemade Serum To Stimulate Hair Growth & Heal Damaged Hair

Most hair care and other personal care products contain a practically endless list of ingredients, and among them are typically a host of harmful toxins and chemicals. Not only that, but they can also be extremely pricey. While many turn to silicone to create the illusion of smooth, healthy hair, that brings other problems. Silicone actually coats the hair shaft, seals out moisture, and clogs follicles.… [read more]

How To Make A Facial Oil Perfect For Your Skin Type

The beauty industry probably doesn’t want you to know, but I would like to let you in on a little secret: there’s no reason to spend your hard earned money on expensive moisturizers. If you work hard to have and maintain good skin, i.e., you never lie down in a tanning bed or let yourself sizzle for hours in the sun, you eat right, stay… [read more]

23 Surprising Uses For Rubbing Alcohol You’ve Probably Never Thought Of

While most people have rubbing alcohol in their bathroom medicine cabinet, it often tends to sit there for months and months if not years, gathering dust and only occasionally being used to disinfect a cut or cool the heat of a fever. But rubbing alcohol has many surprising uses that go way beyond that, and as it’s rather inexpensive, you should really start taking advantage… [read more]