3 SURPRISING REASONS HAIR FALLS OUT AND HOW TO STOP IT

Does it seem like you’re losing more hair than the proverbial 100 strands a day? While there are many causes of hair loss—genes, aging, hormones and pregnancy—there are other reasons that could be damaging your hair and causing them to fall out, some might even surprise you. Here, experts reveal three little-known reasons for your…

STAYING HAPPY: 4 BEST HABITS TO ADD TO YOUR ROUTINE

Happiness looks different for everyone. For you, maybe it’s being at peace with who you are. Or having a secure network of friends who accept you unconditionally. Or the freedom to pursue your deepest dreams. Regardless of your version of true happiness, living a happier, more satisfied life is within reach. A few tweaks to…

TOP 5 TRICKS TO CUT DOWN YOUR CREDIT CARD DEBT

When it comes to financial downers, there’s nothing worse than credit card debt. It makes it feel like we’re taking one step forward and two steps back in terms of our finances, and is the darkest of clouds hanging over our heads. It can be easy to push it aside and pretend it doesn’t exist…

5 HABITS THAT MAKE YOU STAND OUT AT WORK

As a successful professional who always meets her deadlines and never misses the opportunity to celebrate a coworker’s birthday (because cookies), it’s safe to say that you’re dedicated to your job. While your career doesn’t have to define your identity, it’s a detail that helps describe your life, and you’ve worked hard to be proud of yours. In…

6 MONEY MISTAKES TO AVOID IN YOUR TWENTIES

Let’s be honest. Being an adult isn’t always fun. In fact, sometimes it’s just downright hard. Not only are you tasked with forging a successful career and handling real-life responsibilities, but you also need to get the hang of the ins and outs of managing your own finances.  Successfully managing your own money can be…

3 SIGNS PEOPLE-PLEASING SYNDROME IS AFFECTING YOUR LIFE AND RELATIONSHIP

At one point or another, everyone has shown signs of the dreaded people-pleasing syndrome. While it can be difficult to pinpoint the exact moments where you may have over-extended yourself to ensure the happiness of those around you, there are definitely key signs — some more subtle than others. At first glance, the word “syndrome’ can…

TOP 3 FINANCIAL SELF-CARE RITUALS YOU CAN APPLY TO YOUR FINANCE

Self-care sometimes gets a shallow rap as being all manicures and bubble baths. But in reality, it is a far more sophisticated and holistic concept about how we can proactively create the life we want. The more we allow the idea of self-care to permeate all aspects of our lives, the greater long-term impact it…

HOW MUCH WATER IS THE BEST? 7 SIGNS YOU ARE NOT DRINKING ENOUGH WATER

The body is about 60% water, give or take. You are constantly losing water from your body, primarily via urine and sweat. To prevent dehydration, you need to drink adequate amounts of water. There are many different opinions on how much water you should be drinking every day. Health authorities commonly recommend eight 8-ounce glasses,…

WANT TO BURN CALORIES? 6 WAYS TO BURN CALORIES

Burning more calories can help you lose and maintain a healthy weight. Exercising and eating the right foods are two effective ways to do this — but you can also boost the number of calories you burn in more unusual ways. Here are some unconventional ways to burn calories: Cold exposure Exposure to cold temperatures…

6 DIY INGREDIENTS THAT HARM YOUR SKIN OVER TIME

Leave it to the internet to give us wild ideas on what to slather on our skin as the latest pore minimizer or pimple destroyer. Unfortunately not everything we see from beauty bloggers and Instagram influencers is sage advice. You have likely seen some of these ingredients in store-bought products — but when used alone or without proper…

6 WAYS TO PREVENT MIGRAINES

Doubling down on good health habits helps prevent some migraines. Don’t skip meals. Drink plenty of water. Be consistent about coffee, and you may not have to give it up. Sleep for 7 to 8 hours every night; you’re more likely to have a migraine with less than 6 hours or more than 9. Regular…

HOW MANY MEALS SHOULD YOU EAT PER DAY?

There is a lot of confusing advice about the “optimal” meal frequency. According to many experts, eating breakfast jump starts fat burning and 5–6 small meals per day prevent your metabolism from slowing down. But studies actually show mixed results and it is not clear that more frequent meals help you lose weight. This article…