Three Ways Sports Can Help Fight Depression

Taking part in sports can help you combat feelings of depression. Of all the mental illnesses in the world, depression is the most frequently diagnosed. Depression is tricky, because it isn’t constrained to one age group, race, gender, or ethnicity. In the United...

How to Help a Suicidal Friend

Suicide is a complicated issue, but it can be prevented. With the recent deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, suicide has become a hot button issue in social media. 1.4% of all deaths globally are a result of suicide, and that number is only rising, especially...

Five Natural Herbs for a Better Night’s Sleep

A good night’s sleep is vital to your mental and physical health. When it comes to overall health, there are a few things that are absolutely non-negotiable: nutrition, physical exercise, and sleeping. Without those three things it is impossible to be in peak...

How to Tell if You are Dehydrated

Dehydration is something everybody should take seriously, not just athletes. An estimated 75% of Americans today are chronically dehydrated, but you wouldn’t really know it from looking at them (unless of course, you know what to look for). You may think that...

Unhealthy Shower Habits to Stop Immediately

Believe it or not, there is a right and wrong way to shower. Most moms would probably tell you that as long as their kids attempt to stay clean, they don’t really care what goes on in the shower. While that makes a lot of sense (we should be so lucky as to have kids...

How to Make Sure Your Water is Safe to Drink

Safe drinking water is a necessity for every American family. Given that we live in a technologically advanced society, you would think that in this day and age, we wouldn’t have to worry about safe drinking water. Communities like Flint, Michigan might beg to differ...