A devastating 7.1 earthquake struck Puebla, Mexico on Tuesday afternoon, the deadliest tremor in three decades. The violent shaking leveled several buildings in the country’s capital of Mexico City and surrounding regions, trapping many residents beneath collapsed structures.
When we’re in the womb, our ears are the first sense organ to develop. When we die, it is said that our hearing is the last to go. So it should come as no surprise that humans have found tools and tricks to appeal to our sense of hearing for at least 35,000 years, in every cultural enclave across the globe. And there’s one time-tested, scientifically-proven method that can immediately improve your physical, mental and even spiritual health, starting right now: music.
If you’re reading this article, chances are I’ve caught you in a sweatpants and froyo-devouring phase listening for your ex’s car outside. Trust me, I was just there. Over the last few months, while going through a breakup from my former girlfriend of four years, I honestly wondered if it was possible to keel over from a broken heart. But here I am writing this, obviously still alive, and now I’m here to tell you: put down the froyo spoon.
Yoga does some amazing things for your mind and body, including your reproductive organs. According to research, yoga can increase circulation, enhance libido and engage the kegel muscles for better sex. So, what are you waiting for? If you’re feeling stressed out and need a little help in the bedroom, head on down to your nearest yoga studio and give these yoga poses a try!
A lot of people ask how I finally managed to quit smoking after nearly a decade of sucking back 20-plus cigarettes a day and dozens of failed attempts to quit. Now on my way to four years clean, I can honestly say that quitting cigarettes was the best thing I ever did for my physical, mental and spiritual health. Here’s how I quit cigarettes cold turkey and got rid of that pesky nicotine monster — for good.
There are several delicious duos in nature, like chocolate and peanut butter or carrots and hummus. But what about a food pair that can help you lose weight, fight off infections and clear up your skin all at the same time? As far as we know, there’s only one culinary combo that can do all that: lemon and raw honey.
Sometimes the best remedies in life are the simplest ones. This is certainly true for an ancient skincare trick known to close pores, balance oil production and rejuvenate the skin. You won’t need fancy skin creams filled with chemicals and preservatives to achieve a youthful glow after this. You can start improving the quality of your skin with only two things: purified water and high-quality salt.
Is there anything worse than an aching ear? Recently while traveling in Mexico I came down with a nasty virus. It stole my energy for weeks, clogged my sinuses and left me with a raging ear infection. Fortunately, I was given a local age-old remedy using three simple ingredients commonly found at home: garlic, rubbing alcohol and a cotton ball. Here’s how to try it, along with other natural remedies for ear pain.
It seems like you should avoid any type of treatment with “scraping” in the title, right? Wrong. According to traditional Chinese medicine, this is one type of massage you should get on board with, despite its scary name. Here’s everything you need to know about this unique muscle massage, the benefits of gua sha scraping and how to do it.