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Easy Ways to Naturally Increase Your Energy

Easy Ways to Naturally Increase Your Energy

People are more overworked than ever. According to U.S. Department of Labor statistics, our parents and grandparents worked around 1,600 hours a year in 1979, compared to 1,800 a year in 2007. It can be easy and convenient to grab an energy drink or large soda when you’re feeling tired. But cheap-and-quick energy sources will […]

Everything You Need To Know About The Liver

Everything You Need To Know About The Liver

Why is the liver important? The liver is the second largest organ in your body, weighing about three pounds. It is located under the right rib cage and is shaped like a football flattened on one side. The liver performs many jobs in your body, including processing what you eat and drink into energy and […]

7 Things You Need to Know About Taking Vitamins

7 Things You Need to Know About Taking Vitamins

Half of you reading this probably take a dietary supplement—a recent study found that more than 50 percent of Americans (and more than two-thirds of seniors) do. Although multivitamins are falling out of favor (possibly a consequence of research suggesting they’re ineffective at preventing disease), the popularity of certain nutrients has skyrocketed: Between 1999 and […]

Ways to Improve Your Bedroom

Ways to Improve Your Bedroom

Your bedroom is kind of like your sacred place right? Well, if it isn’t, maybe it should be. Amongst all of your other goal setting this year, improving your bedroom should be on the list. As with all places, our environment has a huge effect on our mood and wellbeing and since you probably spend […]

Your Brain Actually Shrinks While You Sleep To Help You Learn

Your Brain Actually Shrinks While You Sleep To Help You Learn

Ah, to sleep, perchance … to shrink your neural connections? That’s the conclusion of new research that examined subtle changes in the brain during sleep. The researchers found that sleep provides a time when the brain’s synapses — the connections among neurons — shrink back by nearly 20 percent. During this time, the synapses rest […]

How to Reverse Aging and Become Whoever You Want to Be

How to Reverse Aging and Become Whoever You Want to Be

In 1978, Ellen Langer, a Harvard psychologist, conducted an important study. She gave houseplants to two groups of nursing-home residents. One group was told they were responsible for keeping their plant alive, and that they had autonomy in their daily schedule. The other group was told that staff would care for their plant, and they […]

Ways Your Bedroom Decor Could Be Sabotaging Your Sleep

Ways Your Bedroom Decor Could Be Sabotaging Your Sleep

You probably know that you shouldn’t drink caffeinated beverages close to bedtime, or use your electronic devices when you’re trying to drift off to sleep. But even if you diligently follow those rules, there are a host of ways your bedroom ― yes, the way you set up your room decor ― could be keeping […]

Skipping Breakfast Could Increase Your Risk Of Heart Disease

Skipping Breakfast Could Increase Your Risk Of Heart Disease

Planning meals and snacks in advance and eating breakfast every day may help lower the risk of cardiovascular disease, new guidelines from U.S. doctors say. Eating more calories earlier in the day and consuming less food at night may also reduce the odds of a heart attack, stroke or other cardiac or blood vessel diseases, […]

8 Ways To Train Your Brain To Become More Positive

8 Ways To Train Your Brain To Become More Positive

It’s been said that humans on average, can have anywhere from 12,000 to 60,000 thoughts per day — if not more. Pretty fascinating, right? Here’s the issue. Some speculate that an astounding 80 percent of our thoughts are negative and you train your brain to have more negative thoughts over positive thoughts. That’s not so fascinating. According […]

Adedayo Fashanu Shares Six tips for Millennial Wellness

Adedayo Fashanu Shares Six tips for Millennial Wellness

I have come to the realization that happiness and well-being can be achieved each day through simple appreciation of the little things we normally would take for granted if we are not aware. With the amount of things that could possibly go wrong in our day to day living, with the built up frustration of […]