At 4 a.m. Mee McCormick collapsed on the floor beside her bed. Roused by the cries of her 18-month-old daughter, Lola, Mee moved toward the crib, but a series of spasms pulsed through her stomach, lower back, and abdomen and the whirlwind of pain debilitated her.
Thirteen-year-old identical twins, Lilly and Audrey, have been cooking since they were three and want to families how to make healthy meals. Lilly and Audrey Andrews started watching the Food Network at three because most of the cartoons on TV scared them. After they saw eggplants featured on the show, the twins went grocery shopping […]
I’m inspired to go sweat and tire myself out even more now, except I’m extra motivated to do it with style after seeing how these sassy ladies groove.
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 […]