Healthy Living

Ready to live your healthiest life? From the best vitamins and supplements to everyday habits that boost your mental health and wellness, these healthy living tips are a great place to start.

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How to Beat the Summer Heat: Practical Tips for Keeping Cool

Practical tips on staying cool and healthy—even on the hottest day.

7 Reasons to Brew a Cup of Chamomile Tea Tonight

Whether you're suffering from tummy aches, indigestion or menstrual cramps, a cup of chamomile tea can often spell relief.


20 Do-It-Yourself Fixes For Smelly Feet

Do people turn up their noses when you slip off your shoes? Beat smelly feet for good with these simple...


Unclutter Your Vitamin Cabinet with a Sweet, Honey-Made Alternative

You've got enough to think about in the day without having to remember all of those supplements. Make it easy...


If Your Eye Is Twitching, Here’s What It Could Mean

It's not actually your eye twitching, but the muscles of your eyelid. From lack of sleep to stress to dehydration,...

This Is Exactly How Long You Need to Brush Your Teeth

You've been brushing your teeth since you were a small child. That kind of muscle memory means that you probably...


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Partner’s Snoring Driving You Nuts? Here’s What You Need to Know

From identifying triggers to finding effective treatments, this snoring primer could help you achieve the deep, restful sleep of your...


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6 Surprising Things Your Poop Can Reveal About Your Health

We may not like to talk about them, but bowel movements are important—and they can provide valuable insight into your...


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10 Sneaky Ways You Might Be Making Yourself Dehydrated

Getting less than the recommended 2.5 to 3.5 litres of water a day is almost sure to leave you dehydrated,...


The Reason Why Your Vitamin D Supplements Aren’t Working

Without this mineral, your vitamin D supplements may not work properly—leaving you at risk for all kinds of trouble.


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How to Embrace Your Fears And Become a More Courageous Person

If you want to learn how to be brave, you first need to let yourself feel scared. Follow this three-step...


Can CBD Treat Anxiety, Chronic Pain and Stress? I Tried It To Find Out

Some experts believe the non-intoxicating cannabis compound can cure anxiety, chronic pain, sleeplessness and a thousand other problems. I decided...


Do You Need to Wash Your Coffee Mug Every Day?

A coffee break is a delicious and highly motivating ritual. But do you really have to wash the mug each...

Hiking Tips For Beginners From a Kananaskis Emergency Rescue Responder

This expert advice can help ensure a safe and satisfying hike, wherever you choose to roam.


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5 Natural Antidepressants That May Boost Your Mood

Got a mild case of the blues? Consider these five supplements, which have been found to have natural antidepressant effects.


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19 Things You Should Do All Day Long for Better Sleep Tonight

Trouble sleeping? Beat insomnia and other sleep problems with this easy timeline to a better night's rest.


How Gross Is It to Bring Your Phone Into the Bathroom?

Bringing your phone into the bathroom can be a germ-spreading habit with consequences.


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Here’s Why You Need to Go For a Walk Every Single Day

How a daily stroll improves your mental health, boosts your social life and cuts your risk of chronic disease.


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This is the Best Position to Poop

...And more bathroom habits for healthy (and comfortable) bowel movements.


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17 Everyday Medication Mistakes That Could Make You Sick

Every year, errors in medications taken at home land people in the emergency room. Here's what to avoid in order...


Are Your Supplements Doing More Harm Than Good?

In this excerpt from her book, Growing Young, science journalist Marta Zaraska debunks the supposed health benefits of supplements, superfoods...

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20 Things You Do Before Bed That Sabotage Your Sleep

These surprising before-bed habits may be keeping you from getting the good night's sleep you've been craving.


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3 Healthy Ways to Let Off Steam

From traffic jams to online comments sections, life's minor irritations can conspire to create major stress. Next time you feel...


Is Telehealth as Effective as In-Person Care? Here’s What the Experts Say

Virtual appointments are convenient and safe—but are they effective?


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11 Health Benefits of Green Tea You Haven’t Heard Before

This miracle beverage is effective at fighting everything from cancer to acne. So pour a cup, and let the benefits...


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12 Ways to Wake Up Happier Tomorrow Morning (and Every Morning)

With these positivity-boosting strategies, you can be happier right now.


Antibacterial Soap vs. Regular Soap: Which Should You Be Using?

The worldwide spread of COVID-19 has scores of people reconsidering their everyday cleaning habits. It's tempting to reach for what...