Sep. 29th, 2014

10 Surprising Alternative Uses for Tea

Tea is much more than a refreshing drink. From its important role in cultural ceremonies around the globe to its purported fortune-telling abilities, tea has been used by people in various ingenious and helpful ways. Here are 10 surprising alternative uses for tea and tea bags that might just make your life a little bit easier.

Written By Dina McQueen
Sep. 16th, 2014

5 Unique Ways to Make the Most of Autumn

September officially marks the end of summer as school gets underway and the last of the harvest is pulled in from the fields. For many people, autumn becomes a time of reflection and preparation before winter, and while the contemporary world continues to try and press in faster and closer, there are still plenty of

Written By Dina McQueen
Sep. 11th, 2014

Best Bites to Add Energy to Your Day

Do you wake up feeling tired? Do you find yourself in a late-morning slump once you get to work? Maybe you feel the standard afternoon nosedive in your energy level as you try to manage your workload. Or maybe you arrive home in the evening, barely able to muster the energy needed to prepare dinner,

Written By Amy Hendel
Sep. 9th, 2014

Why It’s High Time You Switched From Co...

Regardless of where you’re from and what your current practice is, there are a handful of reasons why tea may be a better choice for you. From the ways in which coffee taxes the environment to how much better an herbal tea is at hydrating your body, here is a closer look at why you might want to consider switching from coffee to tea.

Written By Dina McQueen
Sep. 8th, 2014

Don’t Buy the Latest Healthy Snacks ...

Sometimes it feels like every snack and food aisle is luring you to buy foods that shout, “I’m healthy, choose me!” Labels that flaunt terms like “natural,” “high fiber,” “high protein,” “antioxidants,” “whole grain,” and “gluten free” often draw you in with the myth of health. But many of these so-called health foods only have

Written By Amy Hendel
Sep. 5th, 2014

How to Avoid the Healthy Food Bust

You’re choosing healthy foods, but you seem to be gaining weight. What gives? Is it possible those healthy foods are actually your downfall, causing weight gain or slowing weight loss? The answer may have to do with something called a health halo, or positive health beliefs that we associate with certain foods. Food companies often

Written By Amy Hendel
Sep. 3rd, 2014

5 Self-Rejuvenation Tips That Don’t Req...

From mindful eating to including more biking and walking in your daily transportation, here are five different practices that will help guide you toward the self-rejuvenation you need each and every day.

Written By Dina McQueen