Give up perfection and try gratitude

(This is a guest post from Silvernest, a complete home-sharing solution in the U.S. that pairs homeowners with roommates. The author Barbara Waxman blogs for Thrive Global, Forbes, Sixty & Me, Next Avenue) I’m a huge believer in the power of gratitude. I’ve worked with cancer survivors whose gratitude for life’s little and big gifts … Continue reading Give up perfection and try gratitude

All your doubts about KETO, vanquished

This guest post was originally published on HVMN by Nate Martins The ketogenic diet gained popularity through the weight loss community. It’s a low-carb (often 25g per day), high-fat diet triggering the body to burn fat for energy instead of carbohydrates. With increased popularity, there has also been an increase in keto-naysayers; they think it’s … Continue reading All your doubts about KETO, vanquished

Living with anxiety?

(This guest post by educator Cori Read is part of an editorial collaboration with Silvernest, a complete home-sharing solution in the USA that pairs homeowners with roommates. This is NOT a sponsored post. Editor) With all the stressors life has to offer, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and anxious. Unfortunately, it’s a more common problem than … Continue reading Living with anxiety?

My exes are now all married. Am I supposed to feel something?

I got a phone call from an ex yesterday. He happened to be in my side of town (after three years, quite surprisingly). He told me he got married in a rush (two years ago) to his next-door neighbour. I congratulated him and asked him which of our common friends he was still in touch … Continue reading My exes are now all married. Am I supposed to feel something?

5 Safety Guidelines for Motocross Bikers (guest post)

(This guest post is part of a spankin' new editorial collab with MXstore, Australia's largest online retailer for Motocross. For the ignoramuses, Motocross is a form of off-road motorcycle racing held on enclosed off-road circuits. This extreme sport is grimy, it's edgy and gets the biker's adrenaline pumping. For a feel, check out this video: … Continue reading 5 Safety Guidelines for Motocross Bikers (guest post)

Guest post: What is mindfulness?

(This guest post is part of an editorial collaboration with Silvernest, a complete home-sharing solution that pairs homeowners with roommates. Note: this is NOT a sponsored post. Editor) For some it sounds kind of California-crazy. Most of us think we know what it is, but do we? Does it mean meditation? Is it like yoga? … Continue reading Guest post: What is mindfulness?

Guest post: Picking the Best Keto Supplement

(Today’s guest post is part of an editorial collaboration with the folks at HVMN who are experts on ketones and the ketogenic diet.) The ketogenic diet is trending up; the low-carb, high-fat diet is gaining popularity as people become more conscious of the carbohydrates and sugars packing food in western diets. Scientific evidence supports a … Continue reading Guest post: Picking the Best Keto Supplement

The reality of the dairy industry and its cows

India is moving towards intensive factory farming practices, in which animals are treated like inanimate machines. A cow contentedly chewing her cud may look as though she does not have a care in the world, but there is a lot going on behind those big brown eyes. Traditionally, cows raised for milk roamed free and were milked … Continue reading The reality of the dairy industry and its cows

Calling out environmental racism

The idea of environmental racism is controversial. Even in the age of climate change, many people still view the environment mostly as a set of forces of nature. Among the injustices faced by racial and ethnic minority communities, one aspect that is frequently overlooked is the effect of discrimination on the environment that the community … Continue reading Calling out environmental racism

Shaping Your Keto Diet

Today's guest post is part of an editorial collaboration with the folks at HVMN who are experts on ketones and the ketogenic diet. Note: This is NOT a sponsored post. Editor A balanced macronutrient intake is essential for success on the keto diet. Macronutrients are food groups humans consume in large quantities. They provide the … Continue reading Shaping Your Keto Diet