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7 Tips to De-Stress from the Holidays

The Salvation Army bells are ringing, panettone is back on the grocery store shelves, and cards adorned with glittery snowmen are beginning to flood your mailbox. And while the visual reminders of the holidays...
aromatherapy oils

12 Essential Oils for Aromatherapy & Relaxation

It's time to get in touch with your senses, your sense of smell specifically. Just about everyone knows about the effects of aromatherapy and the relaxation therapy associated with it. Well, this week Bitesize...
Christmas Cocktails

7 Cocktails Perfect For Your Christmas Party

There is nothing that will make you jollier with friends and family than a nice Christmas cocktail. Now that you’re over all the pumpkin and other fall flavored drinks, it’s time to embrace the...
Better Sleep habits

Sleepyhead: 6 Ways to Master the Mind Games on the Pillow

Last updated - November 27, 2017 If you are anything like me, a good night’s rest is few and far between. Yawn…So many of us are feeling sleep-deprived that the National Sleep Foundation declared this...
7 Health and Wellness Tips to Survive Christmas Week

7 Health and Wellness Tips to Survive Christmas Week

The biggest challenge for the holiday season is finding the perfect gift for your loved one and surviving the Christmas binge. With only 7 days until Santa officially comes, here are 7 vital tips...
Thanksgiving Cocktails

7 Thanksgiving Dinner Cocktails

The highlight of Thanksgiving dinner is usually the food, but why not pleasantly surprise your guests with some awesome cocktails? From adult hot chocolate to low calorie sangria, there are so many drink flavors,...
5 healthy christmas candies

5 Healthy Christmas Candy Alternatives

Christmas is one of those holidays heavily associated with candy. Peppermint candy canes, chocolate bottles filled with liquor, and chocolate covered coins are some of the things you will be barraged by all holiday...
healthy holiday activities

Fun & Healthy Holiday Activities

While yes, eating is a major (and beloved) sport on Christmas Day, there might be other fun and healthy holiday activities that you will want to partake in as well. This will not only help make...
Christmas Workout Songs

12 Upbeat Christmas Songs for your Winter Workout

Are you sick of holiday music yet? Christmas songs may not be the first thing that pops in your mind when you think about music you want to exercise to, but there are some songs...
Which is Better, coffee or tea

Coffee or Tea – Which One Has The Most Benefits

During winter, nothing comes into the mind of individuals like hot coffee or tea depending on their preference. However, there has been confusion with no conclusion on which is better for health. Despite the...
wet hair myth - can you get sick with wet hair

Will Going Outside with Wet Hair Give You A Cold?

Wet Hair During Cold Weather Last week, my friend came in to our night class with her hair still soaking wet from her shower. With the freezing temperatures outside (and inside) our classroom, we wondered...
Cold weather Health benefits

15 Reasons Why You Should Be Happy It’s Cold Outside

If you are in the Northeastern region of the United States right now, we are sure you are relentlessly cursing the cold and snow that have come this way. With reports that record-setting snowfalls will...
Pumpkin Seeds Help You Sleep Better

Will Eating Pumpkin Seeds Help Us Sleep Better?

Can Pumpkin Seeds Help You Sleep Better? With Halloween and Thanksgiving over, it’s likely to now see pumpkins discarded by the road. No longer relevant. This fruit—yes, fruit!— is often left for the squirrels to...
Proper Way to use antibiotics

Is There A Proper Way To Take Antibiotics?

If you have ever gotten a bacterial infection - whether it be strep throat, an infected piercing or even being given a long-term oral antibiotic for certain skin conditions such as acne - you...
Daily Health Tips

10 Daily Reminders for a Healthy Life

The true key to achieving balance is to make a habit of reminding yourself about the important things that tend to slip our mind in between busy days and bad moods. Because we all...
Does Ginger Help Asthma

Can Ginger Help Control Asthma Symptoms?

For anyone who has asthma or has ever experienced difficulty breathing, they know how frightening the experience is. With an increase of the population developing asthma, doctors have been trying to better understand what causes...
healthy sleep positions

Healthy Sleeping Positions for the Sleepyhead

A bad night’s sleep can lead to a terrible next day. Not fun. You may think that your restless feeling is from spending too much time counting sheep or not getting in enough quality hours...
tinder dating app

Are Apps Like Tinder Ruining Our View On Dating?

I once had a friend who was obsessed with Tinder. It seemed like everyday she had a new boy to talk to, and was bouncing back and forth between at least six at any...
working out after heartbreak

How Exercise Can Totally Help You Get Over Heartbreak

It's nothing new that the benefits of exercise are truly endless. While eating well may be the first step on your quest to drop the pounds, the mental benefits of working out regularly can far exceed your...
tooth paste itch relief

Is Toothpaste The Ultimate Itchy Bug Bite Solution?

If you’re like me and are trying to enjoy these last few summer nights, it is likely that you are spending a lot of time outdoors...swatting away mosquitoes. Bug Bite Prevention Despite using bug repellents, sometimes...

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