4 Ways to Reboot Your Brain

4 Ways to Reboot Your Brain

Every wonder why, after checking Facebook or trolling for stuff on the Internet, you feel exhausted? Part of the reason is that the brain’s processing capacity is overtaxed—and limited. According to Daniel Levitin, the director of the Laboratory for ...
7 Healthy Care Package Ideas for College Students

7 Healthy Care Package Ideas for College Students

Are you heading off to college for the first time, or want to give a gift to someone new to graduate school? Whatever the year, there’s something about the stress of higher education (the tests! the unknown professors! the pressure of learning! ...
No Such Thing as “Safe” Plastic?

No Such Thing as “Safe” Plastic?

Just when you thought you had BPA-free dialed in, and had slowly converted all your water bottles, food containers, lunchboxes, sippy cups, etc. over to the plastic alternatives that proudly advertise themselves as BPA free, disturbing new cases of c ...
Get Itsy Bitsy with Cider?

Get Itsy Bitsy with Cider?

Like every health freak I know, I’m just a little bit obsessed with raw apple cider vinegar (ACV) with mother. I take it by the tablespoon, use it as part of my beauty routine to clarify my hair, sauté everything in it, use it as a salad dressing…the ...
How to Calm Your Dog During a Storm

How to Calm Your Dog During a Storm

I love thunderstorms. There’s nothing more enjoyable than curling up under a blanket with a cup of chamomile tea, watching an old black-and-white movie and listening to the rain rap on the windows and thunder boom in the distance. My dog, on the othe ...
Get Buzzing with Bee Pollen

Get Buzzing with Bee Pollen

Q: What is bee pollen? A: Bee pollen is a combination of saliva and enzymes, mixed with pollen that has been harvested and flown back to the hive by worker bees. This is no easy task. One worker bee can take up to a month to gather one teaspoon of be ...