Feel Your Best

How we feel physically, mentally and emotionally affects the way we age. With so much information (much of it conflicting) available on the Web, we all need a resource to carve out the best advise for us to consider. Wellness Pursuits is just that. We are on a daily quest to bring you, our dear readers, the most useful, solid information we can find. We hope that our insights will raise your awareness so you can make better choices and help guide you to Feel Your Best.

Eliminating This ONE Ingredient Can Completely Clear Your Skin

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Eliminating This ONE Ingredient Can Completely Clear Your Skin
Even when you’re confident, having skin that is completely clear and healthy-looking can give you that one extra ingredient that can help you be successful. Clean, clear skin is a sign of good hygiene and good health. If you’re working to improve your skin’s appearance from the outside in with creams and cleansers, try flipping your approach. Making yourself beautiful...

Your Blood Type and the Best Foods for Weight Loss

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Best Foods For Weight Loss Based on Your Blood Type
I've tried lots of diets. Most work to some degree, but most are not something I can live with forever. I have noticed also, over the years, that some foods simply don't agree with me. Having a strong background in clinical laboratory science, I decided that it was time to investigate why. Why do some seemingly healthy food choices hinder...

This Delicious Fruit Cleans Your Arteries

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This Delicious Fruit Cleans Your Arteries
Arteries are responsible for carrying oxygen-rich blood throughout the body. When you have healthy arteries, blood flows through the body quite easily. As you age, fatty deposits, cholesterol and cellular waste products settle on the inner walls of your arteries. Research shows that pomegranate can actually help clean your arteries helping to keep blood flowing smoothly. When arteries become clogged, the...

These Skin Care Ingredients Can Make You Sick

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7 Common Skin-Care Ingredients That Make You Sick
(WellnessPursuits.com) - You and I buy skin care products because we want noticeable results. Noticeably GOOD results. That's right... when we try new products, the worst thing that can happen is not that they won't work. Oh no. The worst thing that can happen is that your skin looks worse than it did before you spent all that money. How...

Would You Risk This to be Happy?

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Would You Risk This to be Happy?
How we feel about 'what happens' in our lives is our own unique emotion. As humans, we're blessed that we're not just driven by instinct and we do have the power to choose our emotions. Stuff happens... and it happens in some form or another for each of us. No one is spared difficult times in their lives and no...

Amazing Healing Benefits of an Afternoon Nap

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Amazing Healing Benefits of an Afternoon Nap
When was the last time you took a nap? Well, guess what... your body and brain need it. This is not just anecdotal information... there is abundant science behind it. Naps are not only good for you, they are a necessary part of healthful living. Not all of us sleep well at night and as a result, our body's processes...

Hilarious Comments From People Who Have Lived to 100+

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Hilarious Comments From People Who Have Lived to 100+
When I turned 50 my mother sent me a birthday card that said "Turning 50 isn't the end of the world, but you can see it from there." I laughed, but I didn't much like the idea that 50 was so publicly recognized in a greeting card as getting older! I didn't feel old then, and now over 20 years...

8 Ways To Sharpen Your Aging Brain

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Your Mood Affects The Way Your Brain Ages
We do so much to keep our bodies, our skin, nails and hair looking neat, tidy and healthy... but what about our brains? We just assume they'll keep truckin' along, taking in information, processing and remembering, without us paying much attention. I wish that were true, but it's not. Our brains are aging right along with the rest of us....

16 Mysterious Facts About the Human Body

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16 Mysterious Facts About the Human Body
We may not know all the complex reasons why our bodies work the way they do, but each of us know quite a bit about our own bodies based on our experiences as we have gone through life. I was intrigued to learn about some aspects of the human body that I did not know, so of course I sought...

How to Deal with Your Family’s Bad Habits

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Emotionally Strong People Don't Do THIS...
BY LEO BABAUTA Have you created healthy habits for you, but haven’t gotten your kids or spouse on board? You’re not alone — lots of people get frustrated when their loved ones don’t want to create healthy habits. I’ve had a bunch of people write to me about this, including one person who wrote about his sons, who are 10 and...