Wellbeing

Wellbeing is super important. If our general sense of wellbeing is positive, life is good. In this category we talk self-care, personal growth, health, wellness and more. If life feels overwhelming, underwhelming or just not quite as lovely as you’d like it to be, make yourself a cup of tea and hang out here for a bit.

 

3 Reasons Why Vegans Don’t Eat Honey (And What We Eat Instead)
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3 Reasons Why Vegans Don’t Eat Honey (And What We Eat Instead)

Have you ever wondered why vegans don’t eat honey?  A lot of people don’t understand why it’s such a big deal for us. For a long time, Sporty and I didn’t get it either. (And this was after adopting a fully plant-based diet.) But then we discovered how many nectar-foraging trips it takes for a bee…

Functional Medicine: A Natural Cure for Eczema (and Pretty Much Everything Else)

Functional Medicine: A Natural Cure for Eczema (and Pretty Much Everything Else)

In my youth I was a poster child for allopathic remedies. If it didn’t involve lab-brewed drugs, I wasn’t interested. Nowadays, I’m all about functional medicine. Here’s how Dr. Mark Hyman describes it. Functional medicine seeks to identify and address the root causes of disease, and views the body as one integrated system, not a…

Why Is Kindness Important? These Kids Have Some Great Explanations

Why Is Kindness Important? These Kids Have Some Great Explanations

Why is kindness important? We shouldn’t have to ask, but just in case you’re not sure, these kids have the sweetest explanations. We can learn a lot from them. There’s nothing sexy about being nice. It doesn’t sell. And it certainly doesn’t rack up likes on social media. At least, that’s how it used to…