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This is it. This is your life. There is no do-over. This is it.

everyone is getting younger and younger and I don't feel like I'm aging. Only the body ages...awareness is ageless and timeless. *** Life force flows through my body bringing me to Healing so that I might come to perfect flow. Flow is thriving good health. The chronically ill body healing is a vehicle into the light. ...
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Interview: Jerico Mandybur, Author of Neo-Tarot

We discuss empowerment and self-care through an ancient practice Writer/editor/speaker/podcast host, Jerico Mandybur is also the editorial director at Girlboss and the author of the brand new Neo Tarot: A Fresh Approach to Self-Care, Healing & Empowerment. Officially releasing 2 April (but available for pre-order now), the book comes with a deck of tarot cards, and the set offers a unique, contemporary and thoughtful guide to …
Tags: Health, Wellness, Books, Design, Interviews, Mindfulness, Culture, Tarot, Self Care, Girlboss, Tarot Cards, Jerico Mandybur

Zinc solved a stinky feet problem

Q: When I was a child, I had sweaty feet. Taking off my shoes would clear the room. All through high school, I wore closed-toe sandals most of the year. In the 1970s, I worked in downtown Chicago and commuted by train from a western suburb. Most of the winter, snow or slush on the […]
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Here’s what to do next time you experience ‘intense spiritual hunger’

Julia Cameron, author of "The Artist's Way," practices spirituality through paper and pen, with a daily exercise called Morning Pages.
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Giving up on dieting could be good for your health

Though we often associate going on a diet with improved wellness, the reality is more complicated, and initiatives like Health at Every Size are introducing a new paradigm — one that separates health from weight.
Tags: Wellness, News, Fitness, Life, Lifestyle, Food & Drink

Exercise vs. drugs: Which does better against high blood pressure? Against fat?

Taken together, the two reviews indicate that exercise can equal or exceed the effects of drugs on high blood pressure and on visceral body fat. But they also underscore that exercise science could stand to raise its game and develop greater rigor in testing exercise as medicine.
Tags: Health, Wellness, Science, News, Nation, Nation & World

Seattle-area forecast: Clear skies, warm temps and a ‘Full Worm Supermoon’ on first day of spring

This week will start out with clear skies, more record-breaking temperatures and a super full moon, so it could be a stellar week for sky-gazing evenings in the Puget Sound region.
Tags: Wellness, Outdoors, Weather, News, Environment, Lifestyle, Seattle, Local News, Puget Sound, Eastside

A ‘little taste of spring’ is on its way to Seattle: temperatures could reach 70

It's finally about to feel like spring around here.
Tags: Wellness, Outdoors, Garden, Weather, News, Lifestyle, Seattle, Local News, Northwest, Puget Sound, Eastside

Slow and steady may lose the race

Less may be more: A new review studying the effects of exercise on fat loss suggests that people can benefit from moderate training and interval workouts of all types. And those quickie exercises? They often burned more fat.
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Permanent daylight saving time clears another hurdle, passing Washington state Senate

The state Senate has approved a measure to get Washington off the time-changing seesaw and adopt daylight saving time year-round. The House passed a similar bill on Saturday.
Tags: Health, Wellness, Outdoors, News, Washington, Life, Senate, Lifestyle, House, Local Politics, Local News, Eastside

Cork Wellness Products by 42 Birds

Sustainable and recyclable, this material is also kinder to your body Crafted entirely from cork, 42 Birds‘ collection of health and wellness products—a roller, mat, massaging balls and block—are environmentally friendly, minimal and anti-microbial alternatives to garish, chemical-based options that saturate the market. The cork used (which is sustainably harvested from Spain and Portugal) doesn’t retain odors and requires little cleaning—thanks to the fact that …
Tags: Wellness, Design, Sustainability, Spain, Portugal, Kickstarter, Cork, Yoga Mat, Roller, 42 Birds, Muscle Recovery, Workout Accessories, Cork Wellness Products

Virgo Cluster Soap

Made from a 100% vegetable base, these glycerine soaps—scented with an energizing citrus smell—are all-natural and colorful. They’re made in small batches in the Wary Meyers’s Maine studio, and no two look the same—but all are playfully bright.
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Experts explain how to ‘spring forward’ without hurting yourself

This weekend, we’ll “spring forward,” turning our clocks an hour ahead to observe daylight saving time. Losing an hour can feel harsh, but there are a couple of things you can do — starting Thursday night — to mitigate the negative effects of this man-made jet-lag, according to sleep and depression experts. For starters, you […]
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Aging is inevitable, but suffering may not be: Tips and tricks for staying healthy as time marches on

Fifteen percent of Americans are 65 or older, but if you associate getting older with an increase in health woes, think again: There are proactive ways of implementing nutrition and exercise to improve your quality of life as you age. Here's how.
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Green tea or parsley for bad breath?

Q: You may have some readers who would like to know about eliminating breath odors. A simple and inexpensive way to do this is to nibble on parsley leaves, fresh or dried. I learned this from a co-worker who fortified himself with a shot of gin before meetings. He then nibbled on parsley from a […]
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Snacking on free office food? If you care about nutrition, think twice

Eating at work can seem like a no brainer, whether your food comes from an office vending machine, a corporate cafeteria, or the latest cookie tin brought in by a co-worker. But if you'd like more nourishing options, consider a more proactive approach to snacking on the job.
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Saltpeter to curb sexual urges an urban legend

Q: As a baby boomer, I heard that servicemen in World War II, Korea and Vietnam were given saltpeter in their food as a deterrent for sexual urges. I wonder if that is true and, if so, whether there is any connection to saltpeter and prostate problems. A: The belief that saltpeter (potassium nitrate) will […]
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Washington considers staying on Pacific Daylight Time forever

When you switch your clock forward by one hour at the beginning of Daylight Savings Time two weeks from now, know this: it could be among the last times. Washington state lawmakers in both the House and Senate are considering several proposals  that could mean the permanent adoption of year-round Pacific Daylight Time, ending the […]
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Washington state considers staying on Pacific Daylight Time forever

When you switch your clock forward by one hour at the beginning of daylight saving time in two weeks, know this: it could be among the last times. Washington state lawmakers are considering several proposals to adopt year-round Pacific Daylight Time, ending the twice-a-year switch between it and Pacific Standard Time. It’s not a new […]
Tags: Health, Wellness, News, Washington, Life, Environment, Nation, Local News, Northwest, Eastside, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics, Pacific Daylight Time

Anorexia knows no body type — and thinking otherwise can be a barrier to treatment

No matter how much you think you know about the eating disorder anorexia nervosa, odds are one image comes to mind: an emaciated white teenage girl. But that stereotype doesn't line up with many experiences people have with eating disorders. And it can have major consequences for them.
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How should you store extra-virgin olive oil to preserve its health benefits?

And: A physician admonishes the Graedons for a column on vitamin D-3 and mouse poison that scared a patient. Plus, how to use milk of magnesia to sooth itchy skin and battle body odor.
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Wisdom is the skillful manipulation of information so that the outcome is well-being.

This post was originally published on Leave a comment or share this post by visiting Wisdom is the skillful manipulation of information so that the outcome is well-being..
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Podcast #483: What Really Works for Exercise Recovery?

In the past few years, sports recovery has become a big business. Elite athletes and weekend warriors alike are spending lots of time and money on things like cryotherapy, float tanks, foam rolling, and supplements in order to feel better, push themselves harder, and gain an edge over the competition. But does any of this stuff actually do anything?  My guest today spent a year investigating the science of exercise recovery. Her name is Christie Aschwanden and she’s the author of Good to G...
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Eight Effective Products for Winter Skincare

Nourishing potions and lotions to keep your skin hydrated in the colder months Those in the Northern Hemisphere can see the light at the end of the tunnel, but we’re still dealing with icy winds, snowstorms and the strange results of transferring between freezing streets, sweaty subways and stuffy offices. While certainly not the most diabolical of weather-related woes, we all know skin can react …
Tags: Wellness, Design, Winter, Style, Skincare, Hair Care, Humidifiers, Northern Hemisphere, Moisturizers, Serums

To save on surgery, out-of-state patients travel to Washington’s Longview

A year and a half ago, Anita Graves’ doctor told her her right knee needed to be replaced. However, rather than undergoing the procedure near her home in Omaha, Neb., where the surgery would cost about $50,000, Graves saved $13,000 by having it at the Pacific Surgical Center in Longview. “It was a miracle, because […]
Tags: Travel, Health, Wellness, Business, News, Washington, Nation, Local News, Northwest, Local Business, Omaha Neb, Longview, Nation & World, Anita Graves, Pacific Surgical Center

Neo Tarot

This book and deck of cards by Jerico Mandybur offers a unique, contemporary and thoughtful guide to tarot. With Neo Tarot: A Fresh Approach to Self-Care, Healing and Empowerment, users can put the ancient practice via insights, wisdom and exercises—all of which are crafted to not only heal but also explore. The book and 78-card deck are also gorgeously designed. 
Tags: Wellness, Books, Design, Tarot, Self Care, Self-love, Tarot Cards, Neo Tarot, Jerico Mandybur

It’s time to think differently about farmed fish

For many people, the environmental impact of overfishing is a major concern. Is it possible to eat more fish and seafood sustainably?
Tags: Wellness, News, Life

A cool remedy for cold sores

Applying ice to cold sores may help heal them faster.
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Russell Wilson and Alex Rodriguez are opening a line of yoga studios in Washington state

The current and former Seattle athletes want to open 10+ locations in Washington state.
Tags: Wellness, News, Fitness, Washington, Sports, Seattle, Russell Wilson, Seahawks, Mariners, Alex Rodriguez

Can a Hot Toddy Cure Your Cold?

There are many home remedies out there that purport to help you feel better when you’ve got the cold or flu, from eating chicken noodle soup to drinking glasses of OJ. But perhaps no folk tonic is more enjoyable to partake of than the hot toddy. Traditionally made with whiskey, hot water, lemon, and honey, this warm, comforting cocktail remains firmly entrenched in some people’s psyches as being a miracle cure for sniffles and coughs. The question is: Does it really work? Might you even us...
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