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Lifestyle Changes: Creating New Habits You Can Stick With

By Maria Buoni Whether you are trying to lose weight or get your finances in shape, lifestyle changes are difficult to make. Here are a few suggestions to help you successfully introduce those new elements into your life. Set Goals Whether you set SMART (specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and time-bound) goals or use another system, [...]

Mushrooms: The New Superfood

By Molly O’Brien In the first half of the 20th century, mushrooms — a type of fungus — received little public notice except as a tasty addition to certain dishes. In the 1950s these fungi gained attention because of some species’ psychedelic properties, as shown by Dr. Timothy Leary. Now mushrooms are moving on to achieve “superfood” status. What [...]

The Healing Power of Sage

By Molly O’Brien As you may know, sage is a cooking spice found in most supermarkets. For many spiritually minded folks though, it is also an herb known for its healing properties. An evergreen shrub belonging to the mint family, sage has been used since ancient times for burning away negative energy. Native American tribes and [...]

Should you Sworkit?

By Maria Buoni | Photo courtesy of Sworkit Sworkit is a fitness app that combines the convenience of at-home workouts with the detail and support of a personal trainer. And unlike video workouts, your Sworkit workout can change every time to prevent boredom for your mind and your muscles! My introduction to Sworkit came in [...]

The Deal with Vitamin D

By Lauren Fischer  Vitamin D is kind of a big deal. It is so important to our health that every single cell in the human body has a special seat (aka receptor site) reserved for vitamin D. Vitamin D is best known for its role in bone health, but it does so much more. According [...]