Onions can be so darn healthy, as long as you choose and use them wisely, but they can also be so darn hard to peel. Sometimes you struggle so much that you end up removing layers of healthy quercetin. Continue reading
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Epsom Salts: Poop Away
Got problems with constipation?
Try soaking in a bath with Epsom salts. They fill your pores with magnesium, a mineral that triggers peristalsis. Say what? Continue reading
Beans and Greens for a Healthy New Year
Back in the darker days of American history, African Americans brought in the new year with Hoppin’ John, a dish made from beans and greens. What a great idea, say the authors of “Becoming Vegan,” an award-winning guide to plant-based diets. Continue reading
Is your Ponytail Causing Headaches?
Whoa, nelly. My hairdresser claims that wearing a ponytail the wrong way can put pressure on your head and cause headaches. Continue reading
Got stuffy nose?
Here’s a trick I discovered in early adolescence: Continue reading
A Gift Idea for Yoga Lovers
Looking for something sublime yet cheap to fill these long, dark nights of impending winter? Continue reading
Some Buddhist Wisdom for the Break of Day
As a bee seeks nectar from all kinds of flowers, seek teachings everywhere. Continue reading
Sex Lubes: A Tantric Oil
I knew I had discovered a good thing when I saw the phrase “Sex Lube” screaming on the label. I’d been buying the oil for a good year–first using it sparingly in the kitchen, then rubbing it all over my hair and body, finally sneaking it bedside. Continue reading
More Essential Life Props: Rolling Pins for the Flesh
Knot in the leg?
Kinks in the calves and thighs? Continue reading
Essential Life Props: Balls