Okay, maybe you read the abrasively titled story in Mother Jones (“Lay Off the Almond Milk, You Ignorant Hipsters”) and maybe you didn’t. The premise was that (a) almond milk is ridiculously expensive, and (b) eating almonds is better for you than drinking almond milk. This isn’t exactly groundbreaking investigative journalism—we know it’s expensive, and […]
Well, women must be doing something right. The web lit up this week with stories about the last living people who were born in the 1800s—all women. And three of the five live in the United States. It’s remarkable to think about what these women have witnessed in their lives. They were born before the […]
Winter Solstice has passed, meaning the days are starting to grow longer, which means more sun. Aaah. Did you know that direct sunlight isn’t just good for the soul—it also provides the body with precious Vitamin D? Vitamin D deficiency is linked to a host of health problems, including rickets, osteoporosis, muscle weakness, cognitive impairment, […]
Peppermint leaves help your liver by increasing bile flow while breaking down fats and lowering bad cholesterol.
Move more, eat well, and care for the bodies that allow us to play outdoors.
My Halloween costume ended up being a social experiment when I dressed up as “FREE ADVICE.” Basically, I made myself a sandwich board and wrote “Free Advice! Take One!” on front and back. I then took sticky notes with inspiring quotes, affirmations, and words of wisdom and attached them to my costume, as if I […]
Ed. note: November is the time to remember to be thankful. This post by the Momastery blogger Glennon Doyle Melton reminds us just how much we have to be grateful for. What are you thankful for? Send us your story this month, to firstname.lastname@example.org. Give Me Gratitude or Give Me Debt By Glennon Doyle Melton […]
This fall try this scrumptious and healthy recipe from OATRAGEOUS OATMEALS: Delicious & Surprising Plant-Based Dishes from this Humble, Heart-Healthy Grain, by Kathy Hester Butternut Squash Maple Walnut Scones soy-free, oil-free option*, gluten-free option** Makes 12 Scones These scones are only slightly sweet so they are just as great with a soup or salad as […]