Finding peace in the concrete jungle of New York City is important for achieving stability, sanity, and overall happiness. Our hustle-and-bustle lifestyle definitely has its perks, including a vast range of cultural experiences, a diverse, expansive population, food and restaurants, and activities for every interest. We work to live and live to work, however, so we must make sure to find balance and peace.
We've probably gotten the sage advice to increase our magnesium and we would do well to take heed -- it's one of the most common mineral deficiencies (almost 50% of Americans aren't getting enough through their diet). However, when you hit the aisles of your local supplement store, it's easy to become overwhelmed by the options. Magnesium malate, magnesium citrate, magnesium oxide, the list goes on and on.
Well put, Marie Kondo, author of The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. Oh, the truth in this simple concept!
If we think about our belongings, they have come into our possession for various reasons, perhaps as a gift, a souvenir, necessity, or the pure delight of liking something and wanting it. Items can serve as a reminder of who we are and where we have been, but they can also prevent us from moving forward.
In an annual rite of spring that's not as joyful as budding trees and emerging petals, the Environmental Working Group has released its list of the Dirty Dozen fruits & vegetables most laden with pesticide residue, as well as the flip side Clean 15.
Chinese herbs can be very effective, if a bit odd. Sometimes they aren't even plant based but are made from a variety of organic materials. Often, Chinese herbs are used in combination with other herbs to make the perfect formula. Seeking a knowledgeable herbalist is important when taking many herbs to avoid contraindications with some pharmaceuticals, supplements, and even other herbs.
March is Workplace Eye Wellness Awareness month. Eye health affects us all, even more as we get older. Being dependent on increasingly stronger prescription glasses or contacts, arming ourselves with reading glasses in every room, or squinting at things we used to see easily -- this progression is not anyone's idea of a good time.