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I know a lot of folks who are feeling stressed right now. World events, personal issues, work (always work). What's going on here? Stress. stress stres/ noun 1. pressure or tension exerted on a material object. "the distribution of stress is uniform across the bar" synonyms: pressure, tension, strain "the stress is uniform across the bar" 2.... Continue Reading →

Healthy Eating Fallacies

There are several kinds of imperfect food choices— three I’ve counted here. Some of ‘em are great (#worthit!) and some of ‘em are unfortunate. #1). There’s the “I don’t care, this shit is delicious!” This one is a-ok with me. . . some food is meant to be enjoyed without a second thought. #2). There’s... Continue Reading →

Forest therapy

Shinrin-yoku. No, you can’t order it at the sushi bar. It’s the Japanese concept of forest bathing, and research is promising— spending time in the forest can lower salivary cortisol, blood pressure, and pulse, and stimulate the immune system. One study found that immune the system boost from a day out in nature persisted at... Continue Reading →

Who’s selling health?

CVS made news a while back for announcing that it would stop selling tobacco products in its stores, and guess what? They're doing it! The company says they are shifting their focus more to focus on health, including the "MinuteClinics" in many of their stores. So, is CVS a company with a health-based mission? Are they... Continue Reading →

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