Coronavirus Protection Alert: 4 Popular Foods That Can Tear Down Your Immune System

(WellnessPursuits.com) – “Healthy” is one of today’s biggest buzzwords. It’s healthy this and healthy that wherever we look, and nowhere is the word “healthy” used more often than when it comes to food. But does that really mean it’s good for you, or is it just an advertising gimmick? You might be surprised. Here are […]

9 Things To Finally Get Rid Of…

9 Things To Finally Get Rid Of

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Here we are… lots of time at home. Lots of time to dig into projects and finish some things we may have been putting off for awhile. We’ve probably had a few decades to collect “stuff,” so there may be some things in our life that we haven’t even thought of lately that […]

5 Best Shampoos for Gray Hair

5 Best Shampoos for Gray Hair

(WellnessPursuits.com) – One of the hottest hair color trends for women or men — young or old — is gorgeous gray! But those with naturally gray hair know there’s a bit more to keeping it gorgeous than meets the eye. As we age and our hair loses pigment, it also tends to dry out. It […]

Coronavirus UPDATE: Recap 7/10/20

Coronavirus UPDATE: Recap 7/8/20

(WellnessPursuits.com) – The US surpassed 3 million reported cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, July 7 as infection rates accelerated again in more than 39 states. California, Texas and Florida have experienced the highest rates of infection this week. The daily average number of cases being reported over the last week is 54,800 per day, an […]

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 […]

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 […]

8 Symptoms Women of Any Age Shouldn’t Ignore

8 Symptoms Women of Any Age Shouldn't Ignore

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Many women strive daily to be the best student, mother, employee or grandmother; often placing their health on the back burner. So, when aches, pain or fatigue strike, they get passed off as a result of something they did that day. Women tend to make excuses:  maybe it was something I ate, maybe […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Will Your Partner Cheat? 5 Signs to Look For

Will Your Partner Cheat? 5 Signs to Look For

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Cheating is more common than you may think. About 20% of people admitted to having a physical affair in a survey, while 45% of men and 35% of women admitted to having an emotional affair, as reported by Business Insider. That’s a lot of infidelity! But how will you know if infidelity is […]

4 Popular “Health” Trends That May Be Weakening Your Immune System

4 Popular "Health" Trends That May Be Injuring Your Health

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Here we are in the middle of a worldwide health crisis with the Coronavirus threatening all aspects of our lives. If ever there was a time to pay more attention to the good or harm that certain life choices can do to us, now is the time. In an effort to substitute poor […]

Live Longer by Doing THIS 4 Times a Year!

Live Longer by Doing THIS 4 Times a Year!

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Do you want to live longer? Of course, you do! Would you rather add years to your life without going to the gym, eating kale and saying no to your favorite sweets? Heck yeah! While you may still have to eat well and pursue a healthy lifestyle to rack up the years, it […]

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 […]

7 Foods That Lower Blood Pressure

7 Foods That 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 […]

Find a Flattering Swimsuit For This Summer

How To Choose a Flattering Swimsuit Style This Summer

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Summer is here, and for many of us, that means choosing from one of the many swimsuit styles on the market. From bikinis and monokinis to tankinis and one-pieces, it can be overwhelming to find the suit that’s right for you. Here are some tips on how to choose a flattering swimsuit style […]

Why You Must STOP Wearing Shoes in Your House

Why You Must STOP Wearing Shoes in Your House

(WellnessPursuits.com) – We live in a culture where it’s totally acceptable to go from spending time outside and then walking into our homes with our shoes still on our feet. Consider this… every surface, everything that you stepped on when you were outside is now going onto your hard floors and carpets. The problem isn’t […]

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 […]

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, Pisceans sometimes retreat into their private dream world, but when they emerge, […]

Coronavirus UPDATE: Recap 7/4/20

Coronavirus UPDATE: Recap 7-3-20

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Wednesday, July 1 and Thursday, July 2, saw record numbers of reported COVID-19 infections in the US with 51,097 and a whopping 57,236 cases reported each day, respectively. Those two days were the culmination of a week of record-setting numbers, all greater than the previous high of 39,123 cases in a day set […]

The Link Between Diet and Depression

The Link Between Diet and Depression

(WellnessPursuits.com) – When you find yourself feeling more depressed than usual, do you gravitate to binging on sugary, processed foods? These two things could be more connected than you think. Let’s take a closer look at the link between diet and depression. Stress Can Lead to Binge Eating Stress can cause cortisol levels to rise, […]

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 […]

Toxic Boss? 4 Tips That Might Help You Cope (and Keep Your Job)

Toxic Boss? 4 Tips That Might Help You Cope (and Keep Your Job)

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Sometimes, work is a great place, where you can interact with people and accomplish something of value. Other times, you just have to get through the day. If there’s one thing that can make your time at work more difficult or stressful, it’s a toxic boss. Fortunately, there are some ways you can […]

Shrinking Tumors with Vitamin C?

Shrinking Tumors with Vitamin C?

(WellnessPursuits.com) – We know vitamin C can be a good choice for warding off colds and promoting a healthy immune system, but now there’s evidence that it might do much more than that. A new study in mice, published in the journal Nature Communications, indicates that high doses of vitamin C may play a role […]

6 Toxic 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 any benefits from the relationship. […]

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, […]

Why Some Relationships Are Often Rocky

Why Some Relationships Are Often Rocky

(WellnessPursuits) – Growing and maintaining a healthy relationship takes a great deal of work, compromise and dedication. They also need a solid foundation. We all have a tendency to look for compatibility and chemistry in a prospective partner, but in doing so we could be overlooking some other necessary components. Your personality runs far deeper […]

What Does It Mean If My Poop Turns This Color?

What Does It Mean If My Poop Turns This Color?

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Your poop says a lot about your health. Poop of a certain color can mean you have a serious medical condition, or it could mean that you ate something that changed the natural hue of your stool. Or, it could mean nothing at all. The truth is, normal stool comes in a wide […]

Most Sea Salt is Contaminated with Plastic

Sea Salt Contaminated With Plastic - Is Yours?

(WellnessPursuits.com) The bottom line is that there is a very high likelihood there are micro plastic particles in your fancy sea salt. Considered a healthier alternative to table salt, sea salt is derived through evaporative means. Producers collect seawater and evaporate it until only the salt is left (at least that’s what is supposed to […]

Can Negative Emotions Make You Sick?

Can Negative Emotions 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 […]