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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. […]

11 Natural Diuretics

11 Natural Diuretics
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Doctors prescribe diuretics for those suffering from health conditions that cause excess water weight, such as kidney problems, high blood pressure and heart conditions. But prescription diuretics can cause a host of side effects, ranging from cramps to headaches. Whether you’re looking for a natural alternative or want something that will help reduce […]

These Habits Can Put Your Immune System In Jeopardy

These Habits Can Put Your Immune System In Jeopardy
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Here we are in the middle of a worldwide health crisis with the Coronavirus threatening all aspects of our lives. If ever there was a time to pay more attention to the good or harm that certain life choices can do to us, now is the time. In an effort to substitute poor […]

Warning: Ground Beef Alert

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Food poisoning is a very serious illness. While healthier adults usually get over it in a day or two, children, older adults and anyone with a compromised immune system can end up with life-threatening symptoms. Some cases of food poisoning are easier to trace back to their source than others, but one thing […]

Popular Cookware Causes Thyroid Disorders

Popular Cookware Causes Thyroid Disorders
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Everyone has some type of cookware in their homes. Some of it can actually harm you. Yikes! I remember my Mom using her cast iron skillet that cooked absolutely everything that wasn’t baked in the oven. When I grew up and started my own home and stocked my kitchen, imagine my delight at […]

Why You Want an Aries in Your Life

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Know anybody who initially seems intimidating, but actually has a huge heart beneath their fiery exteriors? You may be in the presence of Aries, the Ram. 1. Aries Get Things Done Sure, Aries are bossy and impatient at times, but every sign has a mix of strengths and challenges. Plus, it’s worth noting […]

I’m Not That Old, Why Do My Knees Hurt So Much?

I'm Not That Old, Why Do My Knees Hurt So Much
(WellnessPursuits.com) We know that an active lifestyle is the foundation of cardiovascular health, weight control, and mental acuity, but it can take a real toll on your knees. We often forget that the benefits of strenuous exercise often come with the price of structural pain.  Your blood pressure can be ideal, your weight can be […]

8 Odd Reasons You Choose the Partner You Do

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Have you ever had a friend whose choice of partner was so out there that you could only shake your head and wonder, “What does she see in him?” Well, it turns out that there’s not one answer, but eight. Beauty definitely is in the eye of the beholder, and how we perceive […]

When Hiccups Could Be a Sign of Cancer

(WellnessPursuits.com) – We’ve all had an innocent case of the hiccups at least once in our lives. While they have a number of triggers, the most common tend to include stress, alcohol consumption and overeating. In some cases, hiccups are a sign that something more serious is brewing in your body. Regular and persistent bouts […]

Why You Should Sleep on Your Left Side

Why You Should Sleep on Your Left Side
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Are you a back sleeper or stomach sleeper? If so, then it may be time to consider the switch to sleeping on your side — specifically, to your left side. In fact, there are a number of potential short-term and long-term health benefits you could enjoy simply by switching up your sleeping position! […]

5 Benefits of More Plants in Your Home

5 Benefits of More Plants in Your Home
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Houseplants can instantly transform your home into a luxurious, lush retreat that you never want to leave. And, while you’re enjoying all the beauty, texture and color that indoor plants bring, they will be busy improving your health behind the scenes. Here are 5 benefits to having more plants in your home. 1. […]

If You Have These Health Issues – Avoid These 7 Vegetables

These 7 Vegetables Are Harmful If You Have These Health Issues
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Don’t get us wrong, we’re not saying vegetables are bad for you. They’re usually good, for most people. Unfortunately, being diagnosed with certain health conditions means avoiding some of our favorites. The following are seven veggies you need to be wary of. Each of the vegetables on this list are pretty popular. Here’s […]

Why Some Relationships Are Often Rocky

Why Some Relationships Are Often Rocky
(WellnessPursuits) – Growing and maintaining a healthy relationship takes a great deal of work, compromise and dedication. They also need a solid foundation. We all have a tendency to look for compatibility and chemistry in a prospective partner, but in doing so we could be overlooking some other necessary components. Your personality runs far deeper […]

7 Signs You’re Low in These 3 Vitamins

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Feeling a little off, achy or low in energy? It might be more than stress from worrying about the coronavirus. You could be suffering from a vitamin deficiency and not even know it. You may even be on the road toward one of numerous devastating, yet equally preventable, diseases. Check out the warning […]

5 Unusual Reasons You Can’t Sleep

(WellnessPursuits.com) – We’re pretty sure we’re not the only ones who occasionally have a hard time falling asleep at night. Tossing and turning, only to realize you only have a couple of hours left before you need to get up is frustrating. Falling asleep is a natural process, but disruptions can really impact our well-being. […]

4 Warning Signs When Choosing a Partner

4 Warning Signs When Choosing a Partner
Relationships are so complex because each of us brings our own brand of life experiences to them. We’ve all experienced challenges in life, and in doing so have made some internal decisions on how to behave. While life’s challenges have made many people stronger, some people have developed coping behaviors that are not healthy for […]

Danger! 9 Symptoms Of Iron Deficiency You MUST Know About

Danger! 9 Symptoms Of Iron Deficiency You MUST Know About
(WellnessPursuits.com) – So many health complaints that many of us experience from time to time are from non-serious causes. I, like you, have my share of occasional aches and pains, fatigue, crankiness or dealing with a foggy brain now and then. None of these issues plague me on a daily basis, but they can still be […]

Why You Want a Crab in Your Life

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Tired of feeling unappreciated? If so, you need more Cancer The Crabs in your life. Nobody values their relationships with friends and family quite like a Cancer, and you can count on them to cuddle on the couch or chat on the back porch with you after a long day. 1. Cancers Love […]

How To Make Probiotics Actually Work For You

4 Ways To Optimize Probiotic Effectiveness
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Taking probiotics can boost our gut health. But are those probiotics as active as you’d like them to be? You might accidentally be lowering their effectiveness, but it could be easy to fix. Here are four of the most important ways we can optimize the efficiency of our probiotics. 1. When We Take […]

Danger! 6 Foods You Must NEVER Reheat in a Microwave

(WellnessPursuits) – A microwave is a great kitchen tool to make food preparation and reheating easier. While the microwave is great for saving us time, there are some foods that should never be reheated in a microwave. In many situations, it simply removes all nutritional value, rendering your food useless in terms of vitamins and […]

9 Things To Finally Get Rid Of…

9 Things To Finally Get Rid Of
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Here we are… lots of time at home. Lots of time to dig into projects and finish some things we may have been putting off for awhile. We’ve probably had a few decades to collect “stuff,” so there may be some things in our life that we haven’t even thought of lately that […]

Alert! Dangerous Levels of Arsenic in Most Rice

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Many people enjoy rice at least once in a while.  The grain is well-known for its health benefits, especially as a great source of nutrients like magnesium, selenium, B vitamins, manganese and fiber.  What you may not realize is that rice is also a source of arsenic. Check this out before you make […]

This Common Additive is Poisoning Your Poultry, Pork – And YOU

This Common Additive is Poisoning Your Pork, Poultry - And YOU
(WellnessPursuits.com) – We’d all like to believe that the food we purchase from reputable grocery stores comes from safe, healthy sources. We choose lean cuts of meat and may even make our burgers with turkey instead of beef. But what happens if the pork and turkey products you’re consuming have a poisonous additive — one […]

What Makes Some People So Likeable?

What Makes Some People So Charming...
(WellnessPursuits.com) – We strive to continue to look and feel healthy as we get older… and perhaps this sounds strange, but hopefully we also become more conscious of the effect we have on others. Although humans are social beings by nature, since the pandemic, we have found ourselves spending most of our day in a […]

Tired All The Time? – This Could Be Why…

Tired All The Time? - This Could Be Why...
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Sure, I’m healthy, but I’ve still been pretty tired almost every day — even after a good night’s sleep. I finally had it, so I went in search of answers. I had to first eliminate the possibility that I had a medical condition that might be causing it, so off to my family […]

Why You Want a Taurus in Your Life

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Resourceful and reliable, Taurus folks get along well on a platonic level with nearly every member of the zodiac sign, even though their views don’t always match others. After all, it’s hard to get mad at such a loyal sign. Sure, Taurus can be a bit stubborn at times, but it’s only because […]

Why You Need More Vitamin D

The Anti-Aging Power of Vitamin D
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Vitamin D can play an important role in keeping you youthful by boosting the immune system, reducing inflammation and protecting against some forms of cancer. Vitamin D also helps keep bones healthy and assists in the absorption of calcium. Here we are in difficult times. Are you getting enough Vitamin D? What Makes […]

5 “Healthy” Choices That Actually Age You

5 "Healthy" Mistakes That Age You
(WellnessPursuits.com) – We try to eat right. We try to exercise. We live in a remarkable age of information where we have a real chance of helping our genes give us a long, healthy run at life. We have access to abundant fresh food, and hopefully we can also make time to get in some […]

These 7 Super Herbs Turn Your Meals Into Super Food

These 7 Super Herbs Turn Your Meals Into Super Food
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Over the last couple of decades or so, there’s been a lot of talk about “superfoods” and their ability to do miraculous things for the body. Eating these foods can boost your energy, fight illness and even protect against things like cancer and heart disease. Super Herbs are the new superfoods of 2021. […]

Want a Happy Life? – 3 Things To Avoid

Want a Happy Life? - 3 Things To Avoid
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Wow. Sounds pretty negative. Actually this may be the most positive thing you read today. This may be just the thing you’ve been needing so you quit shooting yourself in the foot. Hey, nobody does everything wrong all the time. You’re probably pretty happy and successful in a lot of areas. If you’re […]

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