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6 Types of “Friends” to Avoid

6 Toxic Friends to Avoid
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Having friends can help keep us active and give us people to reach out to in times of joy and sorrow. But in some cases, friendship can actually be bad for our health. When we stay friends with toxic people, we give but we don’t end up getting enough positive benefits from the […]

7 Foods That Actually Lower Blood Pressure

7 Foods That Actually Lower Blood Pressure
(WellnessPursuits.com) – According to the American Heart Association, more than 103 million Americans have high blood pressure. That means that nearly half of all adults in the US are at risk for strokes and heart attacks. One of the easiest things you can do to lower your blood pressure is to change your diet. Let’s […]

Do This to Get Rid of Bruises Faster

Natural Home Remedies for Bruises
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Bruises – they come in all shapes and sizes, and while they’re perfectly normal, they can be unsightly and painful. While there are no overnight cures for a bruise, there are some natural topical gels, creams and even food you can use to move the process along and help clear it up quickly. […]

Hidden Symptoms Of Adrenal Fatigue

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Medical science is showing more and more frequently that our bodies are begging for a break. With the constant influx of stressors in a society whose pace of everyday life buzzes so loud it’s practically audible, our bodies are working overtime to keep up. As stress levels continue to rise with the additional […]

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 […]

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 […]

Seven Warning Signs of Clogged Arteries

Seven Warning Signs of Clogged Arteries5 Signs You Have Clogged Arteries
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Most of us don’t give a lot of thought to our arteries when we’re younger. The reality, though, is our arteries are responsible for supplying the entire body with oxygenated blood — and that’s a huge job. Arteries that are clogged prevent proper blood circulation and can lead to some really serious health […]

What Your Eye Color Says About You

(WellnessPursuits.com) – You can learn quite a bit about someone by gazing into their eyes. Your eyes reveal sadness when life gets tough and joy when things go well. They narrow with frustration in stressful situations and sag with exhaustion after a long day. But did you know your eyes also share clues about your […]

5 Things Your Marriage Needs to Make it Last

5 Things Your Marriage Needs to Make it Last
(WellnessPursuits.com) – From dating life to wedding day — everything seems new, shiny and exciting. But, as with all good things, the newness wears off. What we have left is a relationship that needs to be nurtured so that it can flourish for years to come, even when it doesn’t feel shiny and exciting 24/7 […]

True Love vs. Lust: How to Tell If They’re “The One”

(WellnessPursuits.com) – You smile each time your phone dings with a new message, and you can’t wait until you’re together again. At work, you catch yourself daydreaming about his thick, dark hair or her beautiful green eyes, and your friends have joked that you must have found your soulmate. But are you really in love, […]

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, and it’s busy variant, Omnicron, 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. […]

How to Tell if Someone is Lying to You

How to Tell if Someone is Lying to You
(WellnessPursuits) – According to some psychologists, most people lie in about 30 percent of their interactions. With all this potential dishonesty floating around, how do we separate the truth from all the lies? Are You Being Lied To? Here’s How to Tell. Visual Cues While there is some debate over the use and accuracy of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Coronavirus And Its Variants – How To Lower Your Risk

Coronavirus And Its Variants - How To Lower Your Risk
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Regardless is you’re vaccinated or not, there are 3 things you need to pay attention to if you want to minimize your risk of getting the Coronavirus or it’s variants. The Coronavirus is not some nightmare that mysteriously sneaks up on you. What it is, is a virus that you have a really […]

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 […]

Why You Want a Virgo in Your Life

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Do you have a friend who makes life easier for everyone around them because they’re so organized and efficient? Odds are, you probably know a Virgo! Virgos are so detail-oriented that they probably know exactly what you did at 7:07 p.m. last Tuesday when you were late for dinner. If you do have […]

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 […]

What Do Men Really Want?

What Do Men Really Want?
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Freud famously asked “What do women want?”  But if Freud had been a woman, the good doctor would have been asking instead, “What in the world is it that men want?” Each gender remains at least a bit mysterious to the other. Fortunately, we have science now to help answer the question and […]

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 […]

25 Most Widely Hacked Passwords

25 Most Widely Hacked Passwords
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Passwords are the bane of my existence. If I can remember them, they’re too lightweight to be safe. If I make them complex and hack-safe, I can’t use them because no way can I remember them. I have to admit, more often than not, I err on the side of creating passwords that I […]

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, […]

Put an End to Robo-Calls

Put an End to Robo-Calls
(WellnessPursuits.com) – It doesn’t matter if they’re telemarketers or scammers, robo-calls can be annoying and imposing. They seem to target us during the most inopportune times, and sometimes they’re relentless. While there’s no sure way to rid yourself of every unwanted solicitation, there are a few things you can do to minimize the annoyance. Register […]

Why You Want a Gemini in Your Life

(WellnessPursuits) – Geminis are known for keeping everyone on their toes. A Gemini might love chocolate today and then decide vanilla is the best flavor tomorrow, or he or she may change their college major from biology to English halfway through the degree. It’s difficult to predict what this zodiac sign might say or do […]

Why You Want a Capricorn in Your Life

(WellnessPursuits.com) – If you want something done right, ask a Capricorn. Seriously — they’ll be happy to do it, whether you need help organizing your toddler’s room or editing a business proposal. They have a knack for details and love organizing. Capricorns also make great friends and lovers once you gain their trust, but it’s […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Why You Want a Pisces in Your Life

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Empathetic and reliable, Pisceans are the human version of a fuzzy blanket on a chilly winter day. Their kind words boost the spirits of others, making them feel as if they can get through even the toughest obstacles in life. Sure, this celestial sign sometimes retreats into their private dream world, but when […]

Toxic People are Attracted to You for 7 Surprising Reasons

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Have you ever wondered why you seem to be a magnet for toxic people? If you’ve attracted more negative friends or significant others than you’ve bargained for, you may have even wondered if there’s something wrong with you. Don’t fret. Lifestyle experts say that attracting toxic people usually means you’re a good person […]

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