Category: Health

zika

In The World of Diseases, You Could Do Worse Than Zika

  The World Health Organization estimates 3 to 4 Million people will be infected with the Zika virus. WHO Director General Margaret Chan said Zika has gone “from a mild threat to one of alarming proportions.” Marcos Espinal, a WHO infectious disease expert, made the estimate, giving no time frame....

So You’ve Taken On “Diet X”? That’s Awesome.

There has obviously been an uproar in the world of nutrition when it comes to elimination strategies and self-diagnosis’ of intolerances. People are cutting dairy, becoming soy-free, slashing gluten, and going Paleo all over the place. Even restaurants are making an effort to place specific guidelines on their menus to pinpoint...

Nail Salons

Bargain Nail Salons Aren’t All That Wonderful

$8 base cost. $1.50 tax. $2 tip. Nail salons. We’ve all been in them – we’ve all reveled in the idea of being pampered for 30 minutes or more depending on the application process. Our go-tos range from Essie to OPI, light pinks and nudes for spring, dark shades of purple...

Helpful Advice For Ending Self-Doubt Today

Self-doubt, the lurking, sneaky idea that we lack some sort of super-human quality that makes us less than. It is a negative and fabricated idea of self, one that does not have any root in reality, but is destructive and oppressive. When the going gets tough, we find ourselves in...

positively

How to Live Positively Like A Normal Cynic

  MINDFULNESS What were the first thoughts that went through your mind this morning? You want 5 more minutes? Should you sleep 5 more minutes or eat breakfast? What’s that little red bump on your chin? Was that there yesterday? The moment we awake from a hopefully deep and relaxing...

Hollywood

The Best Hollywood Attempts to Tackle Poverty

  Poverty. It plagues our world, and can be found in both urban environments, and the most rural of landscapes. No country escapes poverty, though some do a better job of addressing it. The need for choosing organic options over pesticide-ridden and toxin-laden supermarket staples in my past two articles....

Monsanto

You Need To See Through Monsanto, the Big Bully

  MONSANTO We’ve discussed the benefits of choosing to follow a simple, healthy, organic lifestyle. Organic isn’t a term many Europeans are familiar with — for the most part, their crops aren’t pesticide-laden and their poultry isn’t injected with toxins. Yet our standards here are little different. We have mammoth...

macronutrient

You Need To Check Out How To Macronutrient Count

  I have recently touched upon the idea of “clean eating”. This idea that we can eat “cleanly” is basically shaped around the notion of eating less processed foods which is awesome. As we all know, eating foods that primarily come from cardboard boxes is far from healthy. We deprive...