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Experts Reveal The Best Workouts For Your Heart & They're Really Not Even That Difficult

ByGeorgina Berbari
I'll be honest: As a young person, I don't really think about heart health very much. But, at the same time, I'm completely aware that it's never too early or too late to start caring about this part of your health. No matter what your age is,…

How To Stay Motivated With Healthy Eating By Accepting This One Thing, According To Science

ByJordan Bissell
After almost three years of following a plant-based lifestyle, I recently started eating cheese again. At first, this made me feel a little bit like a failure, but then I remembered how much I've been craving creamy goat cheese, fragrant bries, and…

Science Says Being A Morning Person May Boost Your Long-Term Health In This One Big Way

ByAnnakeara Stinson
If you need another reason to start waking up with the birds, so to speak, I've got a great one for you. Seriously, the health benefits of being a morning person go way beyond having time to make a fancy breakfast smoothie before work, or getting on…

America Ferrara Has Such An Inspiring Perspective On What Eating Healthy Really Means

ByGeorgina Berbari
Imagine your views on food and healthy eating had nothing to do with dieting or restriction. Like, what if you simply tuned into your body's cues and focused on how foods make you feel rather than how they make you look? America Ferrara's thoughts…

The Healthiest Ways To Express Your Anger In A Moment Of Rage, According To Experts

ByGeorgina Berbari
Do you ever feel like your brain has reached its metaphorical boiling point and is about to bubble over in rage? Same, friend. All the time. And the fact of the matter is, I'm willing to bet your anger, regardless of what sparked the emotion, is…

New Research Says Your Morning Coffee Can Benefit Your Brain In A Big Way Over Time

ByJordan Bissell
If you've ever wanted to give your brain a bit of a boost in preparation for a big test or an important presentation at work, chances are you turned to a cup of coffee (or three) to give your mind that extra kick. Most of my college days were spent…

This New Study Just Gave You A Really Good Reason To Indulge Your Chocolate Obsession

ByJordan Bissell
Until about a year ago, I did not buy into the chocolate hype. If given the choice, I used to pick cookie dough ice cream every time, and I always preferred fruity desserts to anything rich in chocolate. Dang was I missing out, though. Once I was…

Science Says The Foods That Boost Your Heart Health All Have One Thing In Common

ByJordan Bissell
Sometimes I'm overwhelmed by the array of dietary lifestyles that exist. There are people who cut out certain foods, like vegetarians, vegans, and gluten-free folks. There are those who support a paleo diet, while others swear by intermittent…

Science Says Brewing Your Coffee In This Specific Way Is Great For Your Health

ByJordan Bissell
Now that it's starting to get chillier outside, especially in the early mornings, most people I know are making the transition from cold brew coffee to a hot cup of the morning pick-me-up. If you're a vehement supporter on one side or the other,…

Experts Say This One Thing You Do When You're Home Alone Is Great For Your Health

ByJulia Guerra
Tell me if this scenario resonates with you: You have the entire house to yourself, and no one’s due back home for at least a couple of hours. You’re in the clear — as are your vocal chords — so you take this rare opportunity to turn the volume all…

A Dental Hygienist Says You Should Avoid These 6 Things When It Comes To Your Oral Health

ByJordan Bissell
My name is Jordan and I do not love flossing. Look, I get it: It's very important to floss as part of your oral hygiene. It can prevent long-term dental problems, and it makes getting your teeth cleaned much more bearable. I have no problems…

Science Says This Simple Act Of Self-Care Is Incredible For Your Mental Health

ByAnnakeara Stinson
Listen up, y'all: Consider this your daily reminder to always find time to treat yourself to the wonderfully simple things in life. It's easy to forget that basic self-care activities can be legit game-changers when it comes to your overall…

Science Says Waking Up With This Drink Is Amazing For Your Health, But It's Not Coffee

ByJulia Guerra
Growing up, tea was the answer to all of life’s most complicated hurdles in my family. Catching a cold? Drink a cup of tea. Healing a broken heart? Keep the refills coming. Some people rely on coffee for an energy boost in the morning, but for me, a…

This Is Why It's Actually Worth It To Splurge On Organic Food, According To Science

ByJordan Bissell
I firmly believe that organic potatoes taste much better than regular potatoes. Somehow they're richer, almost creamier, than the conventional versions. But sometimes, during a trip to the grocery store, I eye the price of organic spinach and find…

All The Awesome Ways Prince Harry Has Shown Support For Mental Health Awareness

ByJulia Guerra
Even before their whirlwind romance bloomed into a royal marriage and soon-to-be family of three, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle became a power couple with a very real platform at their disposal. To this day, all eyes follow the Duke and Duchess of…

Science Says Seeing This One Thing During Your Commute Is Great For Your Mental Health

ByJordan Bissell
Every time I've had a job that required me to commute to an office every day, I really treasured the time I spent in transit. Because I've been lucky enough to live in cities with plenty of parks and green spaces, I've always loved watching nature…

Here's Where To Buy Prince Harry's Oura Ring If You're Digging His Healthy Accessory

ByJulia Guerra
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s itinerary is so chaotic these days, organizing my own work-life balance feels like a piece of cake in comparison. To keep a close eye on how his physical health is holding up through everything, though, the Duke of…

6 Ways To Get Over An Ex That'll Actively Improve Your Health Along The Way

ByChristy Piña
Getting over an ex, especially one who meant the world to you, can be really hard. You want to move on with your life, but then you see something or go somewhere that makes you think of them. You miss them, then you distract yourself enough to not…

A Breakup Expert Offers 8 Steps For Getting Over Your Ex In A Healthy Way

ByHannah Schneider
In the wake of a difficult breakup, it can be hard to find healthy ways to get over your ex. Right now you probably understand that breakups can hurt a lot, but did you know they can actually affect your body and brain? That's right. Your pain is…

This Really Simple Life Hack Might Protect You From Getting Sick, According To Science

ByJulia Guerra
Cold and flu season has snuck up on us once again, friends, but unintentionally crossing paths with other people’s germs isn’t the only way to catch a bug this season, or any time of year for that matter. According to new research, if you know it’s…

Science Says Your Social Media Reveals More About Your Mental Health Than You Think

ByJulia Guerra
Social media gets a bad rap for being this online portal that kind of catapults you into the digital versions of other people’s lives. And, sure, when you’re constantly scrolling through filtered images of the most epic travel destinations, sweet…

I Know Fighting With My Partner Is Healthy — So Why Can’t I Lose My Temper?

ByRebecca Strong
Confession: Anger makes me uncomfortable. Seeing someone else express it makes me squirm a little — but honestly, experiencing it myself is so much worse. It feels like losing control. It feels unpredictable. It feels downright scary. For years,…

BTS' Jimin Missed A Performance Because Of An Injury, But Fans Only Care About His Health

ByTara Martinez
BTS is clearly taking over the world and doing that takes a whole lot of hard work. Sometimes that hard work can mean pushing yourself to the max to get everything done — even if it comes at the cost of your wellbeing. And if you’re a BTS fan,…

Selena Gomez Reportedly Entered A Treatment Facility For Her Mental Health

ByKaren Ruffini
Singer Selena Gomez is reportedly seeking mental health treatment, according to multiple reports. After a reported "emotional breakdown," Selena Gomez reportedly entered a treatment facility to "help address ongoing issues related to anxiety and…

These Before & After Photos Reveal The Emotional Transformation That Happens Post-Workout

ByGeorgina Berbari
Picture this: You just got done with your workout, and despite the strands of sweaty hair plastered to your forehead and your beet-red complexion, you have a goofy smile on your face that's practically contagious, and you're riding a blissful,…

Lady Gaga Wrote A Compelling Op-Ed In Honor Of World Mental Health Day

ByAlexandra Strickler
What do you think an internationally successful pop star and the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) have in common? Probably not much, right? Well, think again: In honor of World Mental Health Day on Oct. 10, Lady Gaga wrote an op-ed on…

Here's How To Bring Up Mental Health Issues With Your Doctor, Even When It Feels Awkward

ByGeorgina Berbari
Talking about your mental health with your doctor can, unfortunately, be excruciatingly awkward. As someone who's been there and who also, in the past, avoided the topic like the plague for ages, I completely understand any discomfort you might…

This Popular Photo-Editing App Doubles As A Creative Outlet For Your Mental Health

ByJulia Guerra
When was the last time you took a few minutes to check in with yourself? Physical health issues are generally easy to spot, but the signs that indicate your mental health may be suffering can be more subtle, and the longer they go undetected, the…

Will & Kate's Body Language At The Global Mental Health Summit Shows Their Love Is Solid

ByChristy Piña
With all the hype surrounding Prince Harry and Meghan Markle since their royal wedding in May, Prince William and Kate Middleton have kept a low profile — especially since the birth of their third child, Prince Louis, in April. But on Oct. 9, they…

Science Says Being A Hugger Could Do This One Amazing Thing For Your Mental Health

ByJulia Guerra
I, Julia Guerra, am a major hugger. Though I’m pretty good at reading people, and I'd never encourage an embrace if someone seemed uncomfortable with that level of intimacy, consider this a friendly PSA that if all signs point to you being open to…

A New Study Says Sexual Assault Is Linked To Long-Term Health Issues For Women

ByIman Hariri-Kia
The news of the Senate Judiciary hearing that included Judge Brett Kavanaugh and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford to discuss allegations of sexual assault has ignited a global conversation about memory, its meaning, and its impact. In this instance, the…

The Mental Health Benefits Of Rock Climbing Will Take Your Well-Being To New Heights

ByJulia Guerra
Close your eyes and imagine yourself standing in front of a towering wall with small, colorful pegs scattered along the structure. Around your waist is a snug harness, and you begin to scale the wall, one step at a time, climbing higher and higher.…

This Study Revealed The Scary Ways Acne Can Sometimes Affect Your Mental Health

ByJulia Guerra
There’s nothing comfortable about acne. Whether you’re trying to conceal just one pimple or minimize the appearance of a monstrous breakout, it doesn’t matter where the blemishes turn up: the feel and look of them is unpleasant all-around. But while…

Experts Say Pumpkin Spice Boosts Your Health In These 5 Ways, So Be As Basic As You Want

ByJordan Bissell
As much as I'd love to consider myself too cool for something as ~basic~ as pumpkin spice, I truly, genuinely, unabashedly love sprinkling it on pretty much any sweet food I enjoy during the fall season. If you can relate, then I have some good news…

This Woman Swears By The Health Benefits Of Drinking Her Own Pee, But Like, Really?

ByJordan Bissell
OK guys, I'll get right into it: According to the Daily Mail, a woman from the UK named Kayleigh Oakley says drinking her own pee benefits her health. The 33-year-old yoga teacher apparently doesn't just consume a tablespoon or so of the stuff,…

This Huge New Study May Have Revealed The Best Diet For Your Mental Health

ByAnnakeara Stinson
Taking care of your mental health almost always calls for a multifaceted approach. In other words, it's not just about going to therapy, or just about changing your mindset. Of course, these things differ from person to person — for instance, things…

Science Says Random Acts Of Kindness Can Have A Huge Effect On Your Mental Health

ByJordan Bissell
A couple of weeks ago, I went into a restaurant bathroom and was surprised by what I saw taped to the mirror above the sink. Written in bold letters on a piece of paper was the simple message, "You are beautiful." I don't know whether an employee…

If You're Used To Good Morning Texts From Your Ex, Try These 7 Habits Instead

ByHannah Schneider
One of the hardest parts of a breakup is adjusting to your ex's absence in numerous areas of your life. Morning and nighttime can be especially difficult because you may have spent a lot of time with your partner during these points in your day. For…

Science Says Sticking To A Regular Bedtime Benefits More Than Just Your Energy Levels

ByGeorgina Berbari
For many people, inconsistent bedtimes are a way of life. One night you go to bed at 9 p.m., the next you're under the covers at midnight, and by the time the weekend rolls around, your sleep schedule is about as unpredictable as that flaky dude who…

Experts Say The Mental Health Benefits Of Cooking Are Even Better Than The Food Itself

ByJordan Bissell
My personal food icon, the fabulous Chrissy Teigen, has done it again. This woman always makes a point to be candid in anything and everything she does, so, naturally, the same held true when, in her new cookbook, she opened up about how the mental…

Sprinkle Cinnamon On Everything You Own, Girl, Because Its Health Benefits Are Legit

ByJordan Bissell
My favorite way to eat cinnamon is, frankly, any way. While I love pumpkin spice as much as anyone, cinnamon holds a special place in my heart because it tastes fantastic in sweet treats like coffee cake and in savory foods like a comforting curry.…

You Can Change Your Mindset About Healthy Living By Doing This One Really Simple Thing

ByJordan Bissell
I recently heard someone ask their friend, "Are you working out because you love yourself, or because you hate yourself?" I don't know the people involved in this exchange, but it honestly broke my heart to think that some people might only take…

Experts Say Every College Freshman Could Benefit From These 4 Mental Health Resources

ByJulia Guerra
Freshman year of college is your time to turn and face the strange head-on, and while a lot of good can come from stepping outside of your comfort zone, getting acclimated to this new environment can be daunting. Between navigating your new stomping…

The One Vitamin You Need To Make Sure You're Getting If You Just Went Vegan

ByJordan Bissell
When I began my transition to a vegan diet, my biggest concern was about eating enough protein. After easily falling in love with a number of tempeh, bean, and tofu recipes, though, I knew protein wasn't going to be a big issue for me. However,…

A 14-Year Study Revealed How Much Your Mental Health Can Benefit From Spirituality

ByJulia Guerra
What do you believe in? It’s kind of a daunting question, isn’t it? Growing up, I was taught to have faith in the Catholic church, and God, but I think what people get wrong about spirituality is that being spiritual isn’t solely based on religion;…

Jon Hamm Made A Great Point About Why Mental Health Isn't Something You "Just Deal With"

ByJordan Bissell
For a long time, I believed that true strength simply meant barreling through whatever problems you encountered. Hurt your leg during a soccer game? Shake it off. Get negative feedback on a research paper? Power through. Luckily, I've since come to…

This One Little Detail In Your Day Can Make A Huge Difference In Your Mood

ByAnnakeara Stinson
Remember when you were a kid, and whenever you started to get all whiney and moody, your mom would tell you to go outside and get some fresh air and sunshine? Well, this may come as no surprise, but your mom knew what was up back then (and she…

Your Optimistic Personality Benefits Your Health In 3 Major Ways, According To Science

ByJulia Guerra
I recently went through a collection of journals I’d kept over the years, and to say the material I’d penned as a teen was entertaining would be an understatement. But when I read different entries aloud to my mom, “entertaining” wasn’t exactly the…

No One Tells You Your Sex Life Benefits Your Health In These 5 Ways, But It Totally Does

ByGeorgina Berbari
Orgasming doesn't just feel amazing; it improves both your physical and mental health in so many ways. Whether you're masturbating or having sex with a partner, all the stimulation and pleasure happening throughout your body can have long-lasting…

Jordyn Woods Opened Up About Why She Works Out & What Body Positivity Means To Her

ByJulia Guerra
Every fitness journey has its “why” — a reason behind its beginning. For some people, working out is a means to an end: do the sit-ups, get the abs. But, contrary to what some people might lead you to believe, getting active isn’t always about…