6 Ways to Boost Collagen for Better Skin

By: Brian Syuki   Collagen is a body protein that keeps the skin looking young. When your body has enough collagen, the skin is firm, soft and smooth. On the other hand, lack of collagen makes the skin look dull, saggy and wrinkly. Most of the changes that occur on our skin as we age are caused by collagen loss. We start to lose collagen in our mid-20s and continue to lose more as we grow older. Related: Health Benefits of Ingested Collagen Unfortunately, the body doesn’t produce collagen, so we have to get it from our diet. But before we look into […]

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4 Incredible Reasons to Dance at Any Age

By: Jordyn Cormier While not everyone may be as incredible as Misty Copeland, everybody and anybody can benefit from giving dance a try. Whether you try ballet, tango or just freestyle with your friends, dancing of any sort confers some incredible health benefits. Improve learning & memory Dancing and learning dances activates the cognitive center of the brain and encourages neural plasticity. This means that neurons are healthier and more adaptable throughout life, meaning better cognitive function as you age. Especially in later years, skills and neurons enhanced through dance are incredibly important in maintaining memory function. It is also one of the few forms of physical activity […]

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Keep Your Face Looking Younger with This Simple Daily Practice

  By: Jordyn Cormier Striving to regain a more youthful complexion? Forget Botox and face lifts. You don’t need a plastic surgeon to keep those dreaded wrinkles at bay. You can keep your face looking its best with just a little daily T.L.C. Yes, I’m talking about massaging your face. Facial self-massage is an easy, affordable, natural way of encouraging your own youthful glow. How does facial massage keep you looking your best? Let us count the ways… IT RELIEVES TENSION AND STRESS. It’s kind of amazing how much tension we tend to hold in our faces. Think of all the unnecessary facial expressions you […]

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16 Superb Health Benefits of Cucumber

Here is a short list of the impressive health benefits that a cucumber carries: Keeps you hydrated.If you are too busy to drink enough water, munch on the cool cucumber, which is 96 percent water. It will cheerfully compensate! Fights heat, both inside and out. Eat cucumber, and your body gets relief from heartburn. Apply cucumber on your skin, and you get relief from sunburn and itchy skin. Flushes out toxins.All that water in cucumber acts as a virtual broom, sweeping waste products out of your system. With regular use, cucumber is known to dissolve kidney stones. Nourishes you with vitamins. A B and C, which […]

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HOW TO ENCOURAGE KIDS TO BE PROBLEM-SOLVERS

BY MICHAEL GROSE   6 tips to help kids avoid anxiety develop positive self-esteem and not be scared of making mistakes. BY MICHAEL GROSE When parents solve all children’s problems we not only increase their dependency on adults but we teach kids to be afraid of making mistakes and to blame themselves for not being good enough. That’s fertile ground for anxiety and depressive illness. So, how can we raise kids to be courageous problem-solvers rather than self-critical scaredy cats? Here are six practical ideas to get you started. Turn requests into problems for kids to solve Kids get used to bringing […]

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