Category: physical wellness

The Insomnia Fix: The dangers of sleep deprivation

Could you stay awake for 11 days? In 1965, Randy Gardner, a 17-year old high school student stayed awake for 11 days and 24 minutes or 264.4 hours, to study the effects of sleep deprivation. This is the longest documented case of intentional sleep… Continue Reading “The Insomnia Fix: The dangers of sleep deprivation”

6 Super Healthy Diabetic Friendly Recipes

Originally posted on The Purple Almond Wellness Kitchen:
Earlier today, on my main site, Purple Almond Wellness, I featured an article about managing blood sugar for diabetes. Here is a list of 6 super healthy diabetes friendly recipes to help do just that! Each…

Regulating Healthy Blood Sugar Levels to Manage Diabetes

According to a study in 2015 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 30.3 million Americans have diabetes, and 84.1 million have pre-diabetes. Pair that with the statistic that 1 in 3 Americans are pre-diabetic and 90% of those at risk are unaware… Continue Reading “Regulating Healthy Blood Sugar Levels to Manage Diabetes”

10 Personal Practices for Self-Care in Challenging Times | Michelle Dwyer

The following article is from fellow Hawthorn University Graduate, Michelle Dwyer. Here, she shares her personal self-care tips during this challenge we currently face. “In the midst of so much uncertainty and daily changes to our reality, I’ve been thinking about what I wanted… Continue Reading “10 Personal Practices for Self-Care in Challenging Times | Michelle Dwyer”

20 DIY Pantry Staples That Are Even Better than Store-Bought | Kitchn

As more and more places around the world decide to implement lockdowns, it’s likely many of us will run out of many of the pantry staples we are used to purchasing at our local grocer. We take advantage of the fact that our favorite… Continue Reading “20 DIY Pantry Staples That Are Even Better than Store-Bought | Kitchn”

2020’s Dirty Dozen & Clean 15 Lists Are Out…Here’s What You Should Know— Mind Body Green

Have you ever wondered if you should buy organic produce? You wonder if it’s worth the extra expense. Well, the Environmental Working Group has you covered. Every year the EWG publishes 2 lists. The clean 15 is a list of produce with the lowest… Continue Reading “2020’s Dirty Dozen & Clean 15 Lists Are Out…Here’s What You Should Know— Mind Body Green”

STAYING INDOORS INCREASES CORONAVIRUS RISK!

Now, I’m starting by saying this isn’t my headline. It’s a bit of a shock headline designed as clickbait, written by the author of the article below. It’s a bit deceptive, but there is a kernel of truth to it. This is an interesting… Continue Reading “STAYING INDOORS INCREASES CORONAVIRUS RISK!”

Boost Your Energy and Immunity with These 13 Super “Blue” Foods – Blue Zones

Boost your immunity and live a bit longer with these 13 super foods! These are some of the foods enjoyed by the world’s longest lived people, as tracked by bluezones.com Follow this link for the original article and list of foods: Boost Your Energy… Continue Reading “Boost Your Energy and Immunity with These 13 Super “Blue” Foods – Blue Zones”

Easy DIY Stress Relief Tea | Home Herb School | Get Recipe

I found a link to this recipe in my email this morning and had to share. It’s perfect for these dark times in which we find ourselves. During times of uncertainty and overwhelm, the best support comes from an easy DIY stress relief tea.… Continue Reading “Easy DIY Stress Relief Tea | Home Herb School | Get Recipe”

Middle-Age Wisdom: Healthy snacking habits while working from home – Fox News

Hello all! Forgive me as I write this on my phone. My better half is telecommuting and has my computer at the moment. Before I share the article, I wanted to give a quick update on some scheduling changes during this covid-19 crisis. I’ve… Continue Reading “Middle-Age Wisdom: Healthy snacking habits while working from home – Fox News”

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