The Best Way to Effect Change

can we ever really change

“If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” – Wayne Dyer When something’s not right and you want it to change, there are several ways to go about it. No doubt you want to tailor your actions, so they reflect the best way to effect change. While taking the initiative and acting may ...

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How to talk to your doctor about medication

How to talk to your doctor about medication

Pharmacology has changed the practice of medicine. Scientists are continually working on new and better drugs to manage medical conditions, from high blood pressure to autoimmune diseases to cancer. The mechanism of a drug — how it actually works on the condition it is mean to treat — is one important factor, but drug delivery, meaning how the medication arrives ...

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Fit Guide FAQs

Fitnessista Fit Guides

Helloooooo. Happy Monday! How was the weekend? I hope you had an amazing one! Ours was a nice mix of recovering from our little trip, enjoying time outside, and spending a cozy evening inside while it poured. I feel like it didn’t rain nearly as much last time we lived here – last summer I feel like it rained every ...

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Why Most People Need Vitamin B12 Supplementation

Why Most People Need Vitamin B12 Supplementation

By Dr. Mercola According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), nearly 40 percent of the U.S. population have marginal vitamin B12 status and 9 percent are deficient.1 Vitamin B12 insufficiency and deficiency increase your risk of serious health problems, many of which mimic more serious neurological diseases and can easily lead to misdiagnosis and improper treatment. Neurological problems, in ...

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What Are the Benefits of Star Fruit?

What Are the Benefits of Star Fruit?

By Dr. Mercola Star fruit is an exotic tropical fruit that you can easily grow in your yard if you live in a warm climate such as Florida, like I do. Don’t lose heart if you live in a cooler climate because you can grow a star fruit dwarf variety in containers as discussed in the featured video. One of ...

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Have You Ever Tried Mangosteen?

Have You Ever Tried Mangosteen?

By Dr. Mercola It seems the American public is becoming more aware of the health advantages of eating plenty of plant-based foods and so is discovering more types of fruit than the typical bananas, apples and berries people usually choose when they’re shopping for food. One that’s been gaining an upsurge in interest in recent years is the mangosteen (Garcinia ...

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Antidotes for the Worrying Mind

5 Ways to Show Your Partner You Care — Just by Being Mindful

For better or worse, we’ve inherited a worrying brain. This was really good news for our ancestors, who had to survive harsh conditions and constant predators and did so by being able to pay close attention to potential threats and dangers. But this is not so helpful for us modern humans though, who can find ourselves pulled into future “what ...

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How to Reconnect with the Things You Used to Love

How to Reconnect with the Things You Used to Love

We quit things we love because we believe ourselves unworthy. Have you given up things you love? Not things you loved, past tense, then honestly stopped loving — such as keg parties or Angry Birds. I mean things — places, topics, whatever — you still love, but let go. Maybe you told yourself you didn’t love them anymore so move ...

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Weekend Link Love — Edition 500 (With a Grok Giveaway)

Weekend Link Love — Edition 498

Today marks our 500th Weekend Link Love. It’s a big day. This is our 500th edition of Weekend Link Love. 500 Sundays. And it’s actually a bit more than that—because before WLL became the official name and slot, we did other links posts. There was “Friday Link Love,” and “5 Links You’ll Love!” (talk about setting the bar a little ...

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