Oct 20 2011
How Your Hair Stylist Can Keep You Healthy
Building upon the bond between clients and stylists to expand health awareness and prevention.
Oct 12 2011
Being Healthy: Share the Love!
Every week there’s a new study that says something we already know. This week’s edition is a study that says that most people believe that friends and family play an important role when it comes to personal health and nutrition. In essence, ...
Oct 07 2011
Does Being Spiritual Make You Healthy?
Can being spiritual protect you from depression? According to a recent follow-up study, published in Journal Watch Psychiatry, researchers found that spiritual engagement may play a major role in lowering or limiting depression recurrence. ...
Oct 06 2011
Why the Socially Awkward Make for Good Dates
If you’re blushing right now, you’re probably a really awesome person. A recent study published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology offered evidence that people who get red in the cheeks easily are more likely to be trustwort...
Sep 29 2011
Caffeine in Coffee Linked to Lower Depression in Women
Making its reappearance in the constant flux of studies on caffeine: the cup of joe. According to a recent study, the caffeine found in coffee has been linked to lower depression in women. As the study authors report, “Caffeine is the world's...
Sep 27 2011
For Trade: Your Healthcare
Since the financial “downturn” (a very polite term to use for something that has affected so many people) the barter system has taken a stronger hold on how Americans do business. Pockets of barterers across the country are pooling their col...
Sep 21 2011
In Pain? Laugh About It
Have a good laugh. If you’re having a bad day, have a really good long laugh. If you’re in pain, have an even longer one. Laughter releases endorphins, these awesome chemicals in our brains that give us that warm and tingly feeling in our...
Sep 16 2011
Brazilian Blowout Taking Heat
Brazilian Blowout marketing materials.From someone whose hair often resembles a Chia pet on a good day, I admit a certain fascination with pin-straight, sleek, frizz-free hair. However, when there comes with it the potential for major harm to ...
Sep 13 2011
Health Too Costly? Try Meditation
The daily stresses of our lives often cause us to self-medicate with substances that aren’t good for our body—alcohol, cigarettes, drugs, television, junk food, etc. We use them to escape, when that’s the last thing we should be doing. Getti...
Sep 07 2011
You Are Where You Eat
Every morning, without fail, I amble bleary-eyed to the kitchen and make a fresh cup of coffee. Even on the days when I don’t really feel like drinking the stuff. Whether I enjoy the cup or not, it has become a deeply-ingrained morning ritual. ...