Bjoern Wylezich/Shutterstock By Elizabeth S. Mitchell/Aug. 24, 2021 7:26 pm EDT The throat chakra, also called the Vishuddha Chakra, is associated with the communication center of a person, both physically and emotionally/spiritually (via Arthanta Yoga). Physically, this energy center is located at the base of the throat, where your larynx is. It represents and is said to […]
If You’re A Virgo, Do This Workout Routine
Astrology can tell a person a lot of things about themselves, and on the road to self-discovery, what better way to show your body some love than with a workout routine that aligns with your zodiac sign? If you didn’t already know, Virgo season is coming up starting on August 22nd through September 22nd (via […]
The Real Reason You’re Afraid Of Judgment
Naturally, as humans, we want the world to see us as competent, attractive, and impressive; we don’t like it when what we do or who we are is judged negatively. This seems pretty obvious, but it becomes a problem when our fear of judgment from others impacts how we live our lives. The root of […]
You’re fully vaccinated—what can you do now?
Now that many of us have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, we are now navigating a new gray area—which of the many rules we’ve been following can we now safely ignore? Is it really safe to take off your mask and hug your fully vaccinated friend? Are you comfortable with the Centers for Disease Control […]
Can drinking cocoa protect your heart when you’re stressed?
Increased consumption of flavanols—a group of molecules occurring naturally in fruit and vegetables—could protect people from mental stress-induced cardiovascular events such as stroke, heart disease and thrombosis, according to new research. Researchers have discovered that blood vessels were able to function better during mental stress when people were given a cocoa drink containing high levels […]
DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: If you're over 60, you're HAPPIER than ever
DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: It’s official: If you’re over 60, you’re HAPPIER than ever! What is happiness? It’s one of those questions that’s vexed great minds down the ages, including the Peanuts creator, Charles M. Schulz, who famously said: ‘Happiness is a warm puppy.’ I hate to contradict one of my favourite philosophers but, thanks to […]
Can a bracelet REALLY tell if you're stressed?
Can a bracelet REALLY tell if you’re stressed? It’s just one of a growing range of ‘jewellery’ devices that monitor your health… but does this anxiety-monitoring bangle work? Advances in technology mean health gadgets can now be disguised as jewellery. Earrings, bracelets and brooches are being redeployed to keep a check on our wellbeing, picking up […]
Wearable sensor may signal you’re developing COVID-19—even if your symptoms are subtle
A smart ring that generates continuous temperature data may foreshadow COVID-19, even in cases when infection is not suspected. The device, which may be a better illness indicator than a thermometer, could lead to earlier isolation and testing, curbing the spread of infectious diseases, according to a preliminary study led by UC San Francisco and […]
Here’s how to perfect your form if you're not used to strength training
Struggling to get your form right on a new exercise? Modifications might be just the thing you need. When trying to incorporate something new into your strength training routine, it’s not always a good idea to dive in headfirst. Particularly if you aren’t used to the movements or haven’t yet worked on strengthening the right […]
Expert Advice on How to Apologize (Even if You're Just Faking It)
No matter how hard we try to be fair, decent people, we all have to apologize to someone from time to time. Sometimes these apologies are sincere and you genuinely feel remorse for something you said or did. Other times, well, you go through the motions apologizing for something because you feel obligated to do […]