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12 Tips on How to Deal with Allergies
Spring means warmer weather, but it also means allergies for many. Here are some tips to help out allergy sufferers and ensure you can still enjoy the season. Be extra-aware of your surroundings. Are there pets around? Is the pollen count high? What seasons are your allergies at their worst?…
Yoga Tripod Pose
If you have ever attempted a handstand, headstand or any version of an upside-down balance pose, you know how much core strength these positions require. Tripod, a pose that works as a transition into handstands, is no exception. The Tripod headstand pose lengthens the spine, eases lower back pressure and…
10 Tips for Healthier Spring Cleaning
Are you looking for healthier ways to clean your home? Here are 10 simple ideas to upgrade your spring cleaning regimen. Dust with cloth materials, like wool, that use static to pick up dust. This method doesn’t require any sort of cleaning spray. Use toothpaste or a homemade recipe of…
Allergy vs. Cold – What Are The Differences?
You’ve got the sniffles, but you’re not sure if you’re coming down with a cold or if allergies are in the air again. While a runny nose is common to both ailments, here are other symptoms that can help you tell the difference: Colds last anywhere from three days to…
5 Healthier DIY Cleaning Alternatives
Are you looking for more natural ways to clean your home and limit your exposure to chemicals? Here are some healthy cleaning alternative ideas: All-purpose cleaner: Combine 3 parts water with 1 part vinegar. Add about 1 tablespoon lemon juice and several drops of an essential oil, like lemon or…
Yoga Forearm Wheel Pose
The forearm wheel pose strengthens the chest and lungs, stimulates the thyroid, increases energy and provides therapeutic relief for afflictions like asthma. This is an advanced yoga position, which is ultimately used to transition into the even more challenging forearm stand. Again, this is an advanced yoga pose so it should…
Healthy Chickpea Recipe
Trying to kick a potato chip habit? Looking for a healthy crouton replacement? Try this roasted chickpea recipe! Set oven to 400 degrees F, coat chickpeas in olive oil and your favorite spices (these have sea salt, curry, and red pepper flakes), spread on baking sheet and roast for 30-40…
8 Facts Everyone Should Know About the Measles
Measles is a virus that is spread by respiratory droplets. Measles can be picked up in an elevator, on a bus or train — really, anywhere. The virus is stubborn and airborne transmission has been documented in closed areas (e.g., office examination room) for up to two hours after a…
Yoga Child’s Pose
This is the ultimate restorative yoga pose. Also known as Balasana, this position releases back and neck tension, alleviates stress, stretches the spine, calms the mind, and encourages steady breathing.
5 Ways to Keep Kids Safe in the Winter Weather
Even though it’s March, it’s still cold, so keeping your kids protected while they’re playing outside is important. Try these Winter weather safety tips for kids. Keep your kids bundled up. Layers are vital during frigid temperatures. Try thermal underwear, wool socks, vests, ski pants, gloves, water-resistant jackets, scarves and waterproof…
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