Articles in the category Health

Why on Earth Does Canada Have Crack-Pipe Vending Machines?

I’m not going to lie, I am guilty of spending more than I should every week at the vending machines in my office. Something about the convenience just makes those Funyuns look so good. I also think vending machines are just cool, especially those ones with the robotic arms that offer not just high-sugar beverages […]

10 Unexpected Uses for Medical Marijuana

Most people know that medical marijuana has been used for many years to help sufferers of chronic pain to get relief, but what other medical benefits are there for using this natural drug? Here are 10 unexpected uses for medical marijuana that you may not be aware of. 1. Skin Problems Our skin has large […]

Three Simple Ways to Achieve a Zen State of Mind

A lot of rituals and traditions from Eastern cultures are designed to help humans achieve a state of peace and awareness in the present moment. This state is familiarly known as Zen or a Zen state of mind. It may seem like an easy thing to do – to be peaceful in the present moment, […]

13 Reasons Your Brain Craves Coffee

We’ve given tips on how to quit coffee using meditation, but that doesn’t mean everyone should just give it up altogether. The key, as usual, is moderation, and if you love yourself a good cup of joe, there’s nothing wrong with that in my opinion. In fact, studies have shown that coffee is good for […]

Why You Can’t Sleep – and How to Fix It

Are those dark circles around your eyes getting darker by the day? Are you starting to dread nighttime because you know you’re going to be tossing and turning, not getting that much-needed shuteye? You’re not alone. According to the CDC, an estimated 50-70 million American adults have sleep or wakefulness disorder of some sort.

How to Stay On Course When Going for your Health Goals

Most of us are aware of how healthy we are and while some of us achieve good health through looking after ourselves, many of us sometimes lack the motivation and confidence to stay focused when it comes to a specific goal or even a general lifestyle change. Often when summer is coming around, we feel […]

4 Sources of Hope and Strength: A Story of Surviving Cancer

It takes a certain amount strength to make it through a difficult situation. Whether you have just been fired, you have received a horrible diagnosis, or you’ve found out your lifelong partner is leaving you, it can be hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel when everything seems to be crashing […]

Practice Mindfulness Meditation and Protect Yourself from Chronic Diseases

Mindfulness meditation has been touted as an antidote to stress, anxiety and depression. And science has backed it up with evidence showing that people who practice meditation on a regular basis produce less of the stress hormone cortisol and more of the happy hormone serotonin in their bodies. Mindfulness meditation brings us into a balanced […]

How Turmeric Helps In Effective Weight Loss

Tumeric may not hog the attention for its medicinal value the way super plants like aloe vera, sage and garlic do, but it is a potent weight loss agent. Over the years, turmeric has been proven to actually help the body burn more fat and helping prevent diseases associated with high cholesterol levels. It has […]

How Companies Are Going Green and Becoming More Ethical

Over the last decade, large corporations have shown that social responsibility goes beyond the usual waste segregation and annual tree-planting activities for employees. Eco-friendly practices and sustainable development only show results if they are ongoing and continuous, and they are not sporadic acts that last a few days or weeks at best.