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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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

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

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

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

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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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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Why diets don’t work: the slow rot of the …

Our modern society has an over-inflated concentration on weight loss. The global weight loss industry was valued at $254.9 billion in 2021 and this is projected to reach $377.3 billion in 2026. And yet, over 70% of adults over the…

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