4 Things You Need To Know If You Use Medicinal Mushrooms

If you’re at all interested in using mushrooms to benefit your health, you should always consider this: Not all mushroom products are created equal. In fact, there can be an enormous difference between products that appear (on the surface) to be equivalent. You need to consider how they are grown, how they are extracted (if at all), and whether or …

Valerian Root Vs. Melatonin: What’s the Best Sleep Aid for You?

Sleep deprivation is a serious health issue. Your body needs sleep – high-quality sleep – to remove toxins, produce certain hormones, and regenerate cells. Sadly, the productivity-centric American culture means that most people are sleep deprived. The CDC reports that one out of every three Americans suffers from chronic sleep deprivation. In communities of color, the figure is closer to …

11 Best Teas for a Cold to Get You Through the Winter

Aren’t colds just the absolute worst? Every year, millions of Americans get the common cold. In fact, most adults get at least two or three colds annually. (1) Since colds are so, well, common, people often write off their symptoms or try to push through. While there’s no miracle cure to get over your illness faster, the best teas for …

Coffee Vs. Tea: Caffeine Content and Health Benefits

Coffee and tea are both consumed widely in every corner of the world due to their amazing antioxidants and health benefits. Of course, you can’t ignore the fact that caffeine is a powerful stimulant either. A cup of coffee or tea can give you that perfect boost to power through the day. But when it comes to coffee vs. tea, …

How to Fix Your Sleep Schedule with 9 Strategies

Everyone struggles with sleep problems now and then. If you find yourself lying awake often, that could signal a deeper problem with your internal clock and sleep cycle. Getting a good night’s sleep is important for both physical and mental health. Today’s culture promotes pulling all-nighters, favoring work and productivity over good sleep. Sadly, this mentality is dangerous because sleep …

How to Unwind from Stress and Create Time for Yourself Every Day

If you’re reading this from somewhere in the United States, there’s a good chance you’re stressed right now. Did you know that Americans are some of the most stressed people in the world? A Gallup poll recently found that 55% of Americans feel extremely stressed on any given day, compared to 35% across the rest of the world. (1) It’s …

7 Tips to Harness the Power of Flow State

Everyone has good days and bad days. Everyone has activities so enthralling they completely lose themselves and track of time in the moment. On the flip side, everyone also has tasks they dread, put off as long as possible, and push through while hating every moment. Have you ever looked at someone who whistles while doing the dishes or commuting …