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5 Ways to Mindfully Prepare for Fall

Ready or not, autumn is coming. While autumn is a beautiful season full of crisp air, gorgeous leaf-scapes, cider donuts and apple harvests, the end of summer can always be a little melancholy. Vacati…

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Why You Should Ditch Your Scented Cosmetic Products

From lip gloss and face moisturizer, to body wash and deodorant, almost all of us can probably admit to using at least a few cosmetics that are strongly scented with different fragrances. After all, t…

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Dog Collars: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

I recently wrote a horrifying story about a dog who died in a New York doggie day care when he was strangled to death wearing a choke chain, sometimes referred to as a training collar. While Care2 rea…

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Kaleidoscope Quinoa

In a cooking rut? Try this kaleidoscope quinoa for something that looks as good as it tastes. It's also chock-full of healthy ingredients. 2 cups black beans, canned, drained and rinsed 1 cup red …

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Daily Cute: Baby Elephant Has The Best Bathtime

Want an instant recipe for happiness? Watch the cutest baby elephant take a bath. Related Baby Elephant Wants to Cuddle (Video) Cute Owl Bobs and Hoots (Video) Funny Big Cats (Video)…

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The Fast Track to Finding Balance and Fulfillment

When I began to explore the power of appreciation, I realized that my deepest friendships were the ones I’d appreciated, the ones I valued enough to look after. I also remembered the relationships tha…

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8 Fun Ways to Manage Stress

Being "stressed" seems to be as trendy as being "on a diet." Everyone's doing it, throwing the terms around as if it's an excuse for a bad mood or short fuse. Problem is: stress has some serious side-…

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13 Most Bizarre Mushrooms

These 13 crazy mushrooms will blow your mind. You probably won't find them on your dinner plate, but you will find them entertaining. Travis S/CC BY-NC 3.0 Lion's Mane Mushroom (Hericium erinace…

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Mineral Deficiency Linked to Thyroid Diseases

Many naturally-minded health professionals have been recommending the mineral selenium to patients suffering from thyroid conditions for years. New research published in the Journal of Clinical Endocr…

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Antioxidant Supplements: Good News and Bad

Antioxidants are a miracle of the body. By protecting and repairing damage to the cells, they decrease disease and signs of aging. Theoretically, we can just pop a few ‘natural’ antioxidant pills and …

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Joe Baker is VP of Causes and Advocacy for Care2. Joe oversees Care2's campaigns with its nonprofit partners. Previously, Joe worked for Amnesty... more

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