Yoga is a form of meditative movement that focuses on breathing and different postures. A popular form of exercise, yoga is proven to have positive effects on health–both mental and physical. Practicing yoga before bedtime, and in general, is an excellent way to relieve stress, release tight muscles, stretch, and perhaps most importantly, help you sleep. A CDC survey of yoga practitioners found that 55% reported improved sleep and 85% reported decreased stress.
The visual below outlines 12 different and useful yoga poses that are scientifically proven to help you feel more relaxed and get a better night’s sleep.
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The sun’s harmful rays can increase our risk of developing skin cancer, and proper sun-safe behaviors – like wearing hats, clothing and sunglasses, avoiding the sun when it’s at its peak and choosing a safe and effective sunscreen – are our best defense for protection. Before heading out into the sun, read EWG’s sun safety tips and bring along a recommended sunscreen.
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Being a vegan and an athlete is not only possible, it has become quite common. The challenge is to make sure you get enough of the essential nutrients that are easier to come by in meat and animal-based foods. Here is how to do it.
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Helping out the environment is often a top priority in our lives nowadays, from the food we eat to the way we travel. But is it possible to aid the environment through your skin care products?
While it may seem like green beauty and beneficial ingredients for your skin might not coexist easily, there are so many amazing skin care ingredients that are both good for the environment and that can help you get your glow on!
If you’re looking for some new skin care products that are here for your face and the planet, you’re in luck. Here are 10 eco-friendly skin care ingredients you can look for in your products.
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Life stressors abound, from financial troubles to cranky kids, grumpy coworkers, flat tires, loneliness, chores, and everything in between. When you’re at your wit’s end, it can feel like the only option is to keep working hard to stay on top of a million different things. But as counterintuitive as it seems, a better antidote may be to stop what you’re doing and devote a few moments to feeling less stressed. Here’s how to calm down in just five minutes.
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