Guest Posts

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health | Longevity LIVE

Not everyone was born to be a super-triathlete that makes Rocky’s morning routine look like a cakewalk. People with that sort of lifestyle require years and years of dedicated training and self-control that is amazing to witness. Even though these people may be the picture-perfect example of health and wellbeing,

What’s the first thing you notice about a person? The person’s face. What facial features catch your attention? That’s right…the teeth.  One of the first things you notice about someone is how pretty (or not so charming) their smile is. Chances are, if you think you’ve got a cute smile, you’d tend

cannabis leaves resting on hand

The history of cannabis dates back as far as the third millennium BC, and probably way back, according to archeological evidence (1). As a result of its psychoactive properties, it was first used for religious purposes, and not much later, for recreationally. The first historical writings come from China in

thyroid cancer | Longevity LIVE

September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month, however, there are many individuals around the world who are still rather unaware of what the thyroid is and what to look out for. Being armed with the facts greatly increases the opportunity for early detection and diagnosis – a patient’s best chance for

happiness

Although happiness may be the goal of many – ironically, the more you chase it, the more elusive it seems. So don’t let happiness elude you, take a good look at your values Align Your Goals To Your Authentic Self Every human being operates according to a set of priorities

sleep | Longevity LIVE

When you don’t get enough sleep, how do you feel? If you’re like most people, sleepiness makes you feel grouchy, irritable, prone to anxiety, and easily frustrated. Even when you’re normally even-tempered, not getting enough sleep can turn you into someone rather unpleasant to be around.  The same goes for

children | Longevity LIVE

There isn’t much better in life than having children. Watching children grow up to become something that can be rewarding enough, but when you see them apply the principles that you have taught them along the way, it can be more than rewarding. Not only will children apply these principles

aromatherapy in the office | Longevity LIVE

If you work in an office, especially in an older building, you’ve probably grown accustomed to harsh lighting, unpredictable temperatures, and stale, stuffy air. This is where aromatherapy, the practice of using fragrance to help achieve psychological and physiological benefits, can help. Here are five benefits of aromatherapy in the

women at healthy workplace| Longevity Live

When the workdays are long and the weeks blur together, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed yet extremely difficult to find ways to relax. The truth is, in addition to your busy schedule and on-the-job challenges, the state of your healthy workspace, or not,  could also be partly to

healthy weight loss

If you’re hoping for effective healthy weight loss (or have ever tried to lose weight), you’ll quickly discover an over-saturation of information. You’ll also come across resources, sales-pitches, and more, that promise amazing results – for a fee. There are other so-called “free” programs that are either extremely complex or