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This Vitamin May Reduce Severity of COVID-19 Infections

This Vitamin may Reduce Severity of COVID-19 Infections
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Are you looking for ways to boost your immunity and strengthen your body against illnesses? Especially now, with COVID-19 circulating, it’s a good idea to do what we can to bolster our health. Vitamin D might help reduce the severity of the coronavirus if you do become infected. Here’s how. The Research Being […]

5 Daily Habits That Are Messing Up Your Life

(WellnessPursuits.com) – I have a bad habit. You have a bad habit. We all have at least one. And while all the little things we do daily seem like they’re no big deal, they can really add up. Even worse? The tiny, miniscule things we do day in and day out – the most repetitive […]

How A Man Shows A Woman She’s Truly Loved

How A Man Shows A Woman She's Truly Loved
(WellnessPursuits.com) – I’m married to a loving, caring, remarkable man. I was blessed to discover this relationship quite a bit past middle age, and I treasure that we found each other. We’re in awe at times that although we both experienced other marriages before, neither of us had felt truly loved until now. We wondered […]

What Your Nails Say about Your Health

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Your nails have the potential to say a lot about your health. Unusual changes in the shape, color, or texture of your nails could indicate an underlying medical issue is to blame. Several deficiencies and disorders can lead to problems with your nails, and they can present themselves in some surprising ways. What […]

Want a Happy Day? 5 Things To Do Before Getting Out of Bed…

Want a Happy Day? --- 5 Things To Do Before Getting Out of Bed...
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Stresses, aches and pains, sleepless nights, disconcerting dreams… all can contribute to a less than stellar mood when we wake up in the morning.We don’t have to let any of those things carry over and wreck our day before it even begins. There are 5 things we can do that really work to […]

Early Warning Signs of Rheumatoid Arthritis

10 Warning Signs of Rheumatoid Arthritis
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease that causes joint pain, damage and swelling. It affects approximately 1.5 million people in the US. How do you know if you might be one of them? While many of the more recognizable symptoms of RA involve the joints, some of the other early indicators of […]

6 Misconceptions About Depression

6 Misconceptions About Depression
(WellnessPursuits.com) – If you’re down more than you’re up, or if you ache all the time, want to give up and feel like having a good cry, you could have depression. These are the classic symptoms of depression, but it’s much more complex. Not all people exhibit classic symptoms, and some function and even succeed, […]

Why Green Light Therapy is The Latest Rage

Why Green Light Therapy is The Latest Rage
(WellnessPursuits.com) – We’ve all heard of CBD oil by now, but a different kind of green is the latest rage for pain relief. Green light therapy could be the answer to your chronic pain. What is Green Light Therapy? Green light therapy is exactly what it sounds like: light therapy where the light is tinted […]

Kiss Bad Breath Goodbye

Kiss Bad Breath Goodbye
(WellnessPursuits.com) – While your sweetheart might joke about your morning breath, it’s no laughing matter. Bad breath is embarrassing, especially when you notice people holding their breath when you reach in to give them a hug, or worse, a kiss. Nobody wants noxious kisses! Here’s 10 tips to give bad breath the slip. More Saliva […]

4 Medications That Could Alter Your Personality

4 Medicines That Could Change Your Personality
(WellnessPursuits.com) – If you’ve been prickly as a cactus lately, it may not be your fault. It might be due to the medications you’re using. You see, studies have shown that prescription medications have a powerful effect on the brain and may even change your personality. How so? People who were as straight as an […]

Why Grownups Should Eat Cheese

Why Grownups Eat Cheese
(WellnessPursuits.com) – There was a time when we were kids, that milk was a staple to most meals in our day. Here we are as adults and we simply don’t drink as much milk as we used to, and the real kicker is — evidence shows that we most likely shouldn’t. Research indicates that high […]

Top 5 “Bad” Foods That Are Healthier Than You Think

Top 5 "Bad" Foods That Are Healthier Than You Think
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Fads and crazes come and go. You hear horror stories about different foods you shouldn’t eat. You’ve probably been on diets that tell you to avoid carbohydrates and your doctor has probably told you to lay off caffeine. The truth is that there are some foods that get a bad reputation but can […]

Take The Emotional Strength Test

Emotionally Strong People Score Low...
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Emotional Strength (ES) is not about intelligence. It’s about courage, perseverance, flexibility, and personal power. Good and bad stuff happens to everyone. What you do about “what happened” defines how strong your (ES) really is. So, why do we care if we’re strong emotionally? The stronger your (ES), the happier your life will […]

The Wild Caught Salmon Rip-Off

The Wild Caught Salmon Rip-Off
(WellnessPursuits.com) – It turns out, about 40% of the salmon advertised as wild-caught is actually fraudulently labeled factory farm-raised fish. How can you tell the difference? Read on… Most of us are resigned to pay more for a better product. When we buy ‘organic’ we expect it to be organic. When we buy fish that […]

How Old Do You THINK You Are?

How Old Do You THINK You Are?
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Time keeps marching on, which means we continue to grow older one day at a time. Despite the inevitability of aging, how adults feel about their age may have a profound effect on HOW they age. Research has found that perception changes with time. What may have once seemed true about a specific […]

4 Science-Based Health Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

4 Science-Based Health Facts That Will Blow Your Mind
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Science is amazing, and some of the facts about human beings are truly unexpected and surprising. We’ve done some research and compiled a list of health facts that might surprise you — and they’re fully backed by scientific evidence. From the strange way we breathe to the surprising food that can help you […]

Laughter Does THIS To You

Laughter Does THIS To You
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Have you ever heard that laughter is the best medicine? If you’ve ever questioned how healthy laughter really is for you, there’s good news — scientific evidence is backing up the fact that laughing provides many health benefits. Fifteen to 20 minutes of laughter a day can help you in a variety of […]

5 Ways Sleep Boosts Weight Loss

5 Ways Sleep Boosts Weight Loss
(WellnessPursuits) – Everyone knows how it feels to wake up feeling like you got zero sleep the night before. While being groggy can be a total bummer, if you are regularly getting fewer than 6 hours of sleep each night, you may unknowingly be adding extra inches to your waistline as well. If you are […]

7 Surprising Benefits of Chocolate

7 Surprising Benefits of Chocolate
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Chocolate is one of the simple pleasures in life that just about everyone enjoys and the best news is that there are many healthful benefits to chocolate as well. Chocolate comes from cacao beans, and higher percentages of cacao make it more healthy, and more bitter tasting.  Dark chocolate actually has several health […]

How Your Moods Affect The Way Your Brain Ages

Your Mood Affects The Way Your Brain Ages
(WellnessPursuits) – Can your mood determine how well your brain will age? It’s a scary prospect, but the effect of your mood may stretch even further than the emotional pain, physical discomfort and fatigue you most often associate with depression. Along with all that suffering, the brain may also be degrading, which could make someone […]

7 Worst Bedtime Snacks

7 Worst Bedtime Snacks
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Sometimes we end up eating really late and still want to get to sleep within a couple of hours. Or, sometimes we eat really early and need a little snack before retiring. Either way, the choice of food to eat before going to sleep can have a major impact on both the quantity […]

37% of Americans Have This Dangerous Health Syndrome

Symptoms of 10 Hidden Health Conditions
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Our bodies are amazing and adaptable creations of biology. Still, over 37% of all adult Americans are currently suffering from Metabolic Syndrome. What is it, what are the risk factors, and how can we mitigate our risks? What Is Metabolic Syndrome? Metabolic syndrome is defined by a group of five different health issues […]

Lucky People Do These 8 Things

(WellnessPursuits.com) – You’ve probably played the game… would you rather be lucky or good? Many people choose that they’d rather be good than lucky when they’re taking on a challenge because it sounds like they have more control. But, what if you learned that you can truly be both good and lucky? That would be […]

5 Compelling Reasons Take Extra Collagen

(WellnessPursuits.com) – If you’ve been keeping up with the latest health trends, then you may have heard about people taking collagen supplements to look and feel younger. There are quite a few reasons that you might want to consume collagen. It has some pretty incredible health benefits, including improving skin health and relieving joint pain. […]

4 Personality Traits That May Predict the Length of Your Lifespan

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Do you ever wonder just how long you might live? No one knows for sure when the day will come that we make our final transition out of this world. Have you ever wondered if your personality could affect how long you’ll live? We did some digging and found that although eating well, […]

Are 8 Glasses of Water a Day Too Much?

Are 8 Glasses of Water a Day Too Much?
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Most of us have had it drilled into our heads so intensely that we’ve accepted it as the undisputed truth: You need to drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water a day to stay healthy. But how accurate is that figure, really? We’ve tracked down the actual numbers, and they might surprise you. How […]

10 “Facts” Everyone Believes About Their Brains Are Absolutely Wrong

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Despite what we know about it, the human brain remains mysterious and widely misunderstood. Researchers have come a long way in mapping our brain waves and matching different chemicals with our unique emotional patterns, but that’s about as far as anyone has gotten. And most of us are far more in the dark […]

What Your Zodiac Sign Says About Your Self-Esteem

What Your Zodiac Sign Says About Your Self-Esteem
(WellnessPursuits.com) – The signs of the zodiac are a popular way to learn about our traits, and they seem to fit most people pretty well. But our zodiac signs may also give us essential insights into self-esteem and how we each view what we’re offering to the world. Here’s how every zodiac sign expresses their […]

Bedbugs! Ewww! How to Spot Them and Stop Them

Bedbugs! Ewww! How to Spot Them and Stop Them
(WellnessPursuits.com) – “Sleep tight, don’t let the bed bugs bite,” is a cute childhood nursery rhyme that makes kids giggle. But it’s not a laughing matter when you actually find these nasty bugs in your bed. Gross! Well, don’t lose your cool (or your blood) over these pests. We’re going to discuss everything you need […]

9 Signs of an Emotional Affair

9 Signs of an Emotional Affair
How you can know: 1. Intimacy avoidance: When developing an emotional affair most will begin to forgo intimacy with their partner. This can include avoidance to conflict and a strong fear of closeness to your partner. This will cause a new desire for connection with another person whether it’s an acquaintance, or an already stable friend. […]

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