Browsing Category Health + Wellness

The Secret of Success is How to Bounce Back From Setbacks

Whenever we make big changes it’s inevitable that we will encounter a few setbacks along the way. Trying to improve our career prospects, health, fitness or working on any other personal goals can be difficult. We grow from these positive changes, but it’s not always comfortable. Plateaus and setbacks are perfectly normal, and it may be the secret of success that you need. Sometimes we…

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Fabulous Uncovers: Does Dark Chocolate Reduce Stress and Improve Memory?

Put down that candy bar! Nah, just kidding. Or are we? The information and misinformation surrounding the possible health benefits of dark chocolate are staggering. Some people say dark chocolate–chocolate containing at least 70% cocoa–can reduce stress, improve memory, and even help lower blood pressure. Other sources say dark chocolate, like any other chocolate, is still candy and is best avoided. But what’s true? Can…

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Fabulous Uncovers: Does Being Forgetful Make You a Smart Person?

You’re running late for work. Despite all your evening preparation, you still find yourself scrambling out the door… because you forgot where you put your car keys! It’s moments like these that we don’t feel like a particularly smart person. With all the complex things we can remember to do like pay taxes and drive, how can we possibly forget things like where our keys…

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Can Pets Make You Happy?

Animals make happiness look easy. They live in the moment and find contentment in the simple things, like running in the park or curling up in front of the fire. But can their attitude towards life help us, too? Can pets make you happy? The therapeutic benefits of interacting with pets have long been established. Sigmund Freud almost always had his dog Jofi present during…

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Your Ultimate Guide on How to Live a Healthy Lifestyle

We all aspire to live a healthy lifestyle. We scroll through our Instagrams and sigh dreamily at all the yogis posing effortlessly or our favorite foodie’s smoothie bowls. Health is something we all want, and it’s something from which we can all benefit. But, when we get right down to it, do any of us really know how to live a healthy lifestyle? Or do…

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The Importance of Sleep for Students

Students are often depicted as perpetually awake. They pull all-nighters to study for a test one night and party hard the next. But these habits could harm more than just their grades. Burning the candle at both ends means that students often forfeit a good night’s sleep. But undermining the importance of sleep can have devastating consequences on our health and wellness. What Happens When…

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When to Quit Your Job: 5 Signs that It’s Time to Go

According to Gallup’s 2017 State of the American Workplace report, 51% of American workers are actively looking for a new job. 3 million workers voluntarily left their job in 2016, a number that’s gradually increasing as worker confidence increases. People leave their jobs for all sorts of reasons. Some simply can’t stand their current work anymore. Others are undergoing important life changes, like a new…

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What We Can Learn From Mark Wahlberg’s Daily Routine

The internet exploded recently when actor and former rapper Mark Wahlberg posted a sample schedule of his daily routine on his Instagram story last week. The post caught fire quickly when people saw how intense and fully-packed his days can be. Several people have tried to emulate Wahlberg’s daily routine, including Spencer Althouse from Buzzfeed and Tom Usher, writing for Vice. They drew similar conclusions:…

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30-Day Clean Eating Challenge

We take food for granted in our modern, western society. Long gone are the days of hunting, gathering, and farming our own food. Nowadays, we are inundated with thousands of different food choices in grocery stores and restaurants. It’s so easy to acquire food, in fact, that many of us have lost our appreciation for its worth. We’ve given up the lifestyle of difficult but…

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