Preventing and Healing from School Violence Takes a Village

As our nation reels from the devastating event of the school shooting in Florida this week (number 18 in 2018, according to CNBC and other media outlets), it’s easy to point fingers and blame the gun industry for making the guns, law makers for what they are or aren’t doing to control gun access, the

How to Use Activated Charcoal (For Beauty, Health & Home)

Activated charcoal has been part of my natural medicine cabinet for years, but now it is showing up in beauty magazines and DIY websites for its many other uses! Activated charcoal is one of those rare areas where ancient traditional medicine and today’s medical literature agree. Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine used this sooty, jet-black powder for thousands of

How to Cope with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Groundhog Day has come and gone, and if you live in the northern parts of the U.S., this is the time of year you may be getting a little weary of cold, snow, and gray skies. Personally I’m all for snow on Christmas, but outside of that I take my sunshine and vitamin D seriously!

The Best Beauty From NYFW F/W ’18

A lip (wine stained), an eye (cat-like + color blocked), a cheek (bruised, like a peach), a lash, and some (stripper?) nails. Oh, and hair by James Pecis, who says the look was inspired by Ben Dorcy, Willie Nelson’s roadie. Looks on looks on lewks. Makeup by MAC at the hands of Dick Page. More

How Much Water to Drink to Lose Weight

Did you know that about 60% of your body is made up of water? How crazy is that! We have to keep our bodies hydrated just to function properly, but have you ever wondered how much water to drink to lose weight? A lot of people aren’t drinking enough water and are living in a

Rumali roti recipe, soft thin roomali roti

Rumali roti recipe with full video, step by step detailed instructions to make soft and thin roti at home in easy method.Rumali roti is super thin roti, meaning as thin as handkerchief and can be folded easily like a cloth. I love rumali roti, both taste wise and also the recipe has all simple ingredients

Slim Down with These 8 Post-Workout Snacks

The right training plan is important if you want to lose weight, but you shouldn’t forget about your post-workout meal. If you treat yourself to a pizza after every workout, you’re never going to shed those extra kilos or pounds 😉 After your workout, make sure to eat a good mix of macronutrients: Carbohydrates provide

How To Start Running: 4 Do’s and Don’ts for Beginners

by Jennifer Rhines, American Olympic Long-Distance Runner & Running Coach Are you new to running? Check out these 4 do’s and don’ts to avoid some common newbie mistakes! 1. DO reflect on the reason WHY you’ve decided to start running. Whether it’s a commitment to better your own health, to raise money for a charity,

5 Hearty Sandwich Recipes You Need to Bookmark

Thanks to John Montagu, fourth Earl of Sandwich, an 18th century English aristocrat who is credited with making the concept of the “sandwich” popular, we have been enjoying delicious creations for centuries. Of course, it always seems that someone is coming up with a new and creative spin on sandwich recipes, and that’s what makes