Tag: Healthy Living

How Emma Chamberlain Uses Coffee For Her Mental Health

Emma Chamberlain is the quintessential cool girl and, honestly, somewhat of a paradox. With more than 9.5 million YouTube subscribers; 10.5 million Instagram followers; her own podcast, merchandise, and coffee company, Chamberlain has every reason to exude an ego. But nope, the wildly successful 19-year-old has managed to stay humble and approachable. It makes sense. Unlike many curated influencers, Chamberlain is unfiltered and…

10 Ways to Boost Your Confidence

By SHEENA JEFFERS The word “confidence” dates back to the early 15th century. A direct descendent of the Latin word confidentia meaning “firmly trusting, bold” and confidere meaning “to have full trust or reliance.” When I try to trace the roots of confidence in my own life it leads me to questions: When did I first hear of this concept? When did I first feel…

Fitness Motivation Tricks That Actually Work

Nearly a dozen research- and expert-backed tips you haven’t heard before. By Alyssa Sparacino Low energy. Busy schedules. Oversized expectations. These are just some of the common barriers (or excuses) that can come between you and your fitness goals. Despite knowing that regular exercise can lower blood pressure, reduce risk of cardiovascular disease, and help maintain a healthy weight, sometimes actually, well, moving is simply…

How Blue Light Affects Our Vision, and Methods To Protect It

Do you sometimes find it hard to sleep at night? Chances are that blue light is affecting your body’s biological clock and disrupting your sleep patterns. This is a reality for many people if you consider that an average modern human being spends almost 5,000 hours staring at screens that emit blue light. It’s inevitable that as digital technologies continue to be available to…

Collagen: 5 Things You Need to Know

What is collagen?  Collagen is a protein. Think of collagen as the building blocks for our hair, skin, nails, bones, muscles. It gives our bodies structure. Our body naturally produces this protein but as we get older, we produce less and less… and the protein that we do produce is lower quality. There are nutrients that can help increase production, like vitamin C. 2.…