• Deeper than skin deep: life lessons learned from psoriasis

    My skin prickles and itches as if mosquitos are crawling over my entire body. I try not to scratch and break the crimson spots and lesions that grow larger and spread further with each dreaded morning. As I inhale deeply,…

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    5 Health Food Fads That Aren’t Healthy

    5 Health Food Fads That Aren’t Healthy

    It’s hard not to have some regrets when you look back on life (*cough* your 20s). I’m an optimistic person and like to think that every decision I’ve made needed to happen to place me in this beautiful moment, sipping…

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    No guts, no glory: The new way to boost athletic performance

    No guts, no glory: The new way to boost athletic …

    The year is 2009. I’m 20 years old and heading to a supplement store to seek some rock-solid, reliable nutrition advice (eyeroll) to help me improve at the gym. I’m instantly greeted by a super enthusiastic guy violently shaking a…

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    The Best Ways to Combat Extreme Fatigue During Your Period

    The Best Ways to Combat Extreme Fatigue During Your Period

    Extreme fatigue during your period is more than just an unfortunate symptom. It’s usually in addition to the bloating, cramping, breakouts, cravings, and crappy mood that we get to endure each month as our little reward (or penalty) for not…

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    Adrenal fatigue: here’s how to treat it naturally

    Adrenal fatigue: here’s how to treat it naturally

    Ask yourself, how tired and stressed are you right now? How long have you felt like this? Just today? Months? Since 2010? If you have adrenal fatigue, you are more than just exhausted. Your adrenals aren’t functioning optimally and it’s…

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    Nature-deficit disorder: 10 ways nature boosts health

    Nature-deficit disorder: 10 ways nature boosts health

    Humans have an innate and primal connection to nature. Our species has only developed the behaviour of inhabiting sterile rooms under the artificial blaze of fluorescent lighting over the past century, merely a blink in the thousands of years of…

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    Hustle culture vs burnout: 7 signs you’re pushing too hard

    Hustle culture vs burnout: 7 signs you’re pushing too hard

    The hustle culture. A modern mindset that glorifies the grind, the soldier-on and “no pain no gain”. Side hustles are certainly a product of the modern mindset, soaring in popularity during the employment slump and lockdowns of the Covid-19 pandemic.…

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    Trust your gut: the microbiome and sleep connection

    Trust your gut: the microbiome and sleep connection

    Gut feeling. Your gut is more than just swirling links of tissues that mix and churn your food. In fact, your gut is implicated in everything from sleep, hormone control, mental health, sweet cravings and immunity. The credit goes to…

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    Social jetlag: is your Sunday sleep-in ruining your health?

    Social jetlag: is your Sunday sleep-in ruining your health?

    Social jetlag has nothing to do with travel. In recent years our travel wings have been clipped with most folks living a version of perpetual house arrest; sleeping, eating and working at home. Yet, social jetlag is widespread and could…

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    5 signs you have high-functioning anxiety

    5 signs you have high-functioning anxiety

    Meticulous, structured, driven and productive. These are words not usually associated with anxiety and to be labeled ‘high-functioning’ could be taken as a humble brag. However, your high-achieving façade and conflicting inner struggle could be slowly eating away at your…

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