Faux naturale: The dangerous truth behind natural beauty products

In the loosely regulated world of cosmetics, labels like paraben-free and all-natural don’t guarantee natural beauty products are free of harmful chemicals, according to the Center for Environmental Health. The center investigated and found more than 100 major brands  — including some supposedly natural ones — used a carcinogenic foaming agent called cocamide DEA without a warning label. […]

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Life Isn’t Fair: How To Deal

Why does evil exist? Why do people hurt others, physically and emotionally? Why are there murders and burglaries, rapes and other atrocities? We all know life isn’t fair, but that doesn’t make it any easier. People are in pain, and they lash out. Or they act with good intentions and end up hurting people anyway. […]

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These 5 Things Will Make You Happier

Research has long connected happiness to spending money on experiences over things. For example, escaping stress during a spa day trumps a new handbag when it comes to contentment. One reason for this is that people tend to compare possessions, but not experiences, according to a Cornell University study. Think about getting a new car. Maybe you […]

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Short restorative yoga sequence

Restorative yoga replenishes our energetic cups. The stress and occasional frenetic pace of life depletes our energy. This practices helps us renew and release on deep levels. You may feel fidgety at first, but stay with it and by the end, you will feel peaceful and rejuvenated. Here is a short sequence that can be done at home […]

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