The Last 5 Living People Who Were Born in the 1800s

Centenarians may be rare, but supercentenarians are far rarer. Scientists say that this kind of lifespan all boils down to genetics. Meet the last five living people who were born in the 1800s. Do you know what this means? It means they’ve lived for over a century, seen countless wars, witnessed historical events + accumulated wisdom…

The Top Wellness Trends of 2015

1. FOREST BATHING: Mindfulness Meets Nature The Japanese concept of forest bathing (“shinrin-yoku’) has nothing to do with water. It revolves around a deceptively simple practice: quietly walking, with a mind intent on the sounds, scents, colours and “feel” of the forest. Poetic? Yes. But it’s the medical evidence that’s taking it global: Chemicals that…

What’s Better For Creativity: Alcohol vs. Coffee

I read somewhere that creativity is our ability to think of something original from connections made between pre-existing ideas in our brain. These connections are controlled by chemicals called neurotransmitters. One of these neurotransmitters is adenosine, which alerts your brain when you’re running out of energy. When this happens, it reacts by slowing down the connections made…

Working with Chakras

Although originating as a Buddhist belief, I’m Christian and still find energy work with the Chakras useful. With a few stretches, you focus on each of these centers and what they represent. It works for anyone. You always finish feeling energized. Take a few minutes as you concentrate on each energy center and do a yoga…

32 Ways To Eat Quinoa

These are some great ways to use Quinoa. I sourced this from Pinterest and re-blogged it from BuzzFeed Food. I Love it! See my Healthy Eating board on Pinterest here. 1. Quinoa, Fruit, and Nut Bars heneedsfood.com Carry these around with you for snacking and feel virtuous all day. Recipe here. 2. Nutty Cinnamon Breakfast Quinoa…