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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 […]

3 Style Errors That Can Age Your Appearance

10 Things Assertive Women Do That Drive Men Wild
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Believe it or not, we have a lot of control over how old we look. What we eat, whether we exercise or smoke, and even how we dress can have a huge impact on our appearances. The reality is that while you might feel most comfortable wearing the same clothes that have worked […]

3 Things Cardiologists Want You to Know

(WellnessPursuits.com) – If you think good heart health means leading a boring life of constant focus on exercise and nutrition, think again. As it turns out, shaking things up with more focus on a couple of fun things could be the key to cardiovascular health. Don’t trade your fruit breakfast for cake just yet, because […]

3 Reasons You Should Never Reboil Water

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Scouting 101: In the case of an emergency, fill a stockpot with water and set to boil on the stove. This is a common practice used to kill dangerous pathogens and to make the water safe to drink. Reboiling water is a whole different story, though, and doing so could threaten the safety […]

Women Who Do These 3 Things Drive Men Nuts

Women Who Do These 3 Things Drive Men Nuts
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Nobody’s perfect — male or female — and nobody expects you to be the perfect companion. Still, most of us can only take so much before we’re ready to hit the road. It’s easy to slip into certain behaviors once we get comfortable with a person, but far too often they lead to […]

6 Unexpected Benefits of Green Tea

6 Super Anti-Aging Benefits of Green Tea
(WellnesssPursuits.com) – During this difficult time in history with the Coronavirus as a threat, we particularly need all the things that are good for us that we can get. One of those things to add to our list is easy to find, easy to make and delicious to drink! Green Tea! It’s easy to overlook […]

9 Best Snacks for Weight Loss

Add This Spice - Burn More Fat9 Best Snacks for Weight Loss
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Not all snacks are created equal. While some can have you packing on the pounds in surprisingly small servings, others are far more forgiving on portion sizes. Snack choice can make or break a diet, but some foods can help to tip the scales in your favor. If your old snacking routine has […]

5 Surprising Signs You Need More Water

5 Surprising Signs You Need More Water
(WellnessPursuits.com) – There are obvious signs that you’re not getting enough water… like having a dry mouth. There are also 5 less obvious signs that can mean that you’re more chronically dehydrated and hurting your health without realizing it. Before getting into the signs of dehydration, though, it’s really important to make sure you don’t […]

Why You Need a Sagittarius in Your Life

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Energetic and enthusiastic, Sagittarius is generally a blast when it comes to date night or shopping with the girls. This optimistic fire sign is often in search of their next adventure, whether that means trying out the newest roller coaster or taking an exotic cooking class. If you want to keep the Sagittariuses […]

3 Foods You Didn’t Know Can Cause Cancer

These Habits Can Put Your Immune System In Jeopardy
(WellnessPursuits.com) – With nearly 1.7 Million cases of cancer in the U.S. this past year and almost six hundred thousand cancer-related deaths expected, people are now more concerned than ever with the possibility of getting cancer. This really begs the question: what causes cancer? While the scientific jury is still out on pinpointing the “exact” […]

The 5 Best States to Grow Old In

The 5 Best States to Grow Old In
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Looking for a change of pace? Considering one last move and want to choose the place you’ll grow old? We did a little digging and found which states were the best to grow old in. And The Winners Are… Based on information from 24/7 Wall St. and from US News, these are the […]

How Spicy Food Affects Your Life Span…

How Spicy Food Affects Your Life Span...
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Many of us like to eat on the hot side. Some of our stomachs can stand it and some can’t. So, is eating hot and spicy food good or bad for us? I searched the Web for to learn more about the longevity effect of spicy food and I was most surprised by the answer. […]

Why Women Are Shaving Their Faces… Should You?

Why Women Are Shaving Their Faces...Should You?
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Ever since I had a facial years ago, I’ve been shaving my face about once a week. I had just assumed it was common practice for women until my husband pointed out a story that talked about a woman shaving her face as if this is a new thing. Apparently it’s not as […]

7 Early Warning Signs You May Have Cancer

7 Warning Signs You May Have Cancer
(WellnessPursuits.com) It’s difficult to hear and even more difficult to talk about — the dreaded c-word. Cancer takes many forms, some with symptoms that are far more recognizable than others. Most forms of cancer are much easier to treat if they’re detected earlier rather than later, but that’s only possible if we’re paying attention to […]

What Your Sleep Position Says About You

(WellnessPursuits.com) – We’re sure you’ve heard that your body language can reveal a lot about your personality. We all seem to have our own unique set of mannerisms. But did you know the positions we sleep in are just as telling? What Does Your Sleep Position Say About Your Personality? Professor Chris Idzikowski, the director […]

US Chickens Processed in China and Shipped Back Here

(WellnessPursuits.com) – When you buy food at the grocery store, you probably assume that it’s coming from a safe source, right? As it turns out, that might not be the case. Learn more about how the chicken you’re buying might be a serious threat to your health. Where is Your Chicken Coming From? According to […]

Colonoscopy Pros and Cons

(WellnessPursuits.com) – The American Cancer Society estimated over 50,200 people died in 2017 due to colorectal cancer, making it the third highest cause of cancer-related deaths. Doctors recommend everyone over 50 get screened, but there’s more to colorectal cancer screening than colonoscopy. We think it’s important you know about your other options, as well as […]

Why Drink Warm Lemon Water? — 12 Surprising Benefits

Why Drink Warm Lemon Water?---12 Surprising Benefits
(WellnessPursuits.com) – With Covid-19 continuing to spread, these are difficult times for our world. It’s pretty clear that it’s more and more important that we rely on ourselves to make good decisions about our health. Water is a pretty basic topic, but it’s essential for us to maintain good hydration while we’re trying to keep […]

15 Clever Money-Making Hobbies

(WellnessPursuits.com) – A beloved hobby can be a fun way to pass time, whether you knit socks for your grandkids, paint portraits for your living room, or do something in your own backyard. Aside from the fun factor, hobbies give us the added benefit of stress relief and improved physical health and they can also […]

Airborne Toxins Removed by These 5 Amazing Houseplants

(WellnessPursuits.com) – How clean is the air in your home? It might be more contaminated than you think. Even if you don’t smoke indoors or use a fireplace or wood stove, your air could be riddled with poisons. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the air inside your home is likely to be filled […]

These Food Combinations Can Increase Your Risk For Dementia

These Food Combinations Can Increase Your Risk For Dementia
(WellnessPursuits.com) – What if we told you that lowering your risk of dementia could be as easy as switching up the foods you eat together? While certain foods have been linked to dementia in the past, a new study out of the University of Bordeaux in France looked at the food combinations we eat and […]

What Your Body Odor Says About Your Health

What Your Body Odor Says About Your Health
(WellnessPursuits.com) – No matter how much you bathe or treat various body odors, sometimes you still stink. While today’s societal norms frown upon bodily stench, an occasional case of repugnant body odor or foul-smelling breath isn’t unusual. However, sometimes the way you smell can actually say something about your health. Highly offensive odors that are new […]

The Shape of Your Ears Reveals A Lot About You

(WellnessPursuits.com) – When was the last time you really studied the size and shape of your ears? Believe it or not, some features can be red flags for certain health issues. Some may even reveal insights into your character. Check out what the shape of your ears could be saying about you. Frank’s Sign A […]

Uncommon Symptoms of Stroke

Would You Recognize THESE Signs of a Stroke?
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Believe it or not, approximately 795,000 Americans have strokes every year, with 140,000 of them resulting in death. More than half of the survivors over the age of 65 will be left with mobility issues severe enough to leave them at least partially disabled. Strokes can happen to anyone at any age. Immediate […]

8 Things Happy People Don’t Do

Things Happy People Avoid
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Our attitude, our resilience, adaptability and ultimately our happiness are all facing unprecedented challenges as we navigate through the Covid-19 crisis. Why is it important to be happy? Because our emotions are directly tied to the strength of our immune system, and right now, we need all the immunity we can muster. Happiness […]

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 […]

These Negative Thoughts Can Make You Sick

These Negative Thoughts Can Make You Sick
(WellnessPursuits.com) – I spent years in a clinical laboratory analyzing blood and every other bodily fluid that we humans can produce. I routinely saw lab results showing blood chemistries in or out of the normal range as evidence of some disease or degenerative state present in each patient. During and after my laboratory years, I’ve […]

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 […]

Danger! OTC Medicines You Should Never Take Together

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Over the counter (OTC) medications are a blessing when you’re too busy to go to the doctor and just want to treat a symptom, but because they’re so easy to get, you may not be thinking about drug interactions. The pharmacist warns us about these when we fill prescriptions, but most of us […]

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 […]

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