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2020-04-26

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2020-04-26

There’s a lot of talk about climate change: sea level rises, migration, water shortages, resource wars, the rise of populism. There’s not a lot of talk about solutions. I was reading the excellent publication Positive News and opening page reads: There is a negative bias in the press, and it is holding society back. While the media must report problems and hold power to account, we believe there is also a need for rigorous journalism about what’s going right. Our reporting uncovers solutions to the world’s challenges, engages people in society and boosts wellbeing, too. Positive news is a community...

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This post was made in partnership with NOW

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This post was made in partnership with NOW

All thoughts and opinions are my own. Staying active is so important for so many aspects of health. Exercise can have such a positive effect when it comes to heart health, maintaining a healthy weight and even stress relief.  While we know that staying active and moving is beneficial, current events are making staying active tougher for many families. We’re going on a month of social distancing and while we do our best to keep active, some days it feels like our house can explode with all the energy that these kiddos have.  Gyms are closed, we’re sheltered-in-place in our...

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Here’s some good news for anyone looking to shed a few pounds: You don’t have to run 10 miles a day to lose weight

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Here’s some good news for anyone looking to shed a few pounds: You don’t have to run 10 miles a day to lose weight

In fact, studies suggest running 10 miles a day is inferior to shorter sprints and other so-called High-Intensity Interval (HIIT) workouts. Research from the University of Western Ontario compared short and intense exercise to less-intense endurance cardio. One group of participants performed four to six 30-second all-out sprints, while the other group ran for 30 to 60 minutes at a brisk, but comfortable pace. Participants who sprinted burned more than twice as much body fat as distance runners. This is far from the only study to conclude that weight training and sprinting are more effective than running, especially when it comes to targeting...

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Are you an older woman who feels stressed, tired or struggling with hot flashes?

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Are you an older woman who feels stressed, tired or struggling with hot flashes?

There is a multitude of vitamins on the market for all ages that give our bodies a helping hand. They can help with keeping our immune systems healthy, giving us more energy and so much more. But as we age, our bodies’ needs change. With so many options on the market, it can be hard to know what is right for you. Fear not, we have your back! Read on for 5 essential vitamins for women over 50. 1. Chinese Ginseng or Black Cohosh for Hot Flashes There are studies on black cohosh to see how it can help treat hot flashes...

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Are you looking to give your skin care regime a bit of a boost and not only pick products that work well, but are also eco-friendly? Sometimes it can seem a bit challenging to find products that do as they claim, provide you with incredible results,...

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Are you looking to give your skin care regime a bit of a boost and not only pick products that work well, but are also eco-friendly? Sometimes it can seem a bit challenging to find products that do as they claim, provide you with incredible results,...

Image by Pexels from Pixabay Whether it is the ingredients or the packaging used, skin care products can really go off the rails and end up taking quite a toll on the environment. Ingredients can be hard to break down, the manufacturing process can be wasteful, and they may not make use of biodegradable packaging. To help make your choices a little clearer cut and simple, we’ve gone ahead and put together a list of five recommended eco skin care products that not only address your skin care concerns, but do so in an environmentally-sound manner. Remove Dirt, Makeup, and...

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