Cool Stuff – Living Well

5 Healthy Alternatives to Coffee

I personally drink way too much coffee (I’m sitting at a Starbucks with a latte as I’m writing this). Too much coffee usually results in dehydration; I experience really bad withdrawal symptoms and headaches if I don’t drink coffee every single day. Although coffee itself isn’t bad, it definitely doesn’t give you the hydration your body needs. Are you someone like me who can’t seem to live without coffee? If […]

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Beauty Hacks with Olive Oil

Salads, meats, pasta… what doesn’t olive oil pair well with? Though there is nothing like a quality bottle of olive oil to elevate a dish, olive oil can do just as well in your beauty routine as it does in your kitchen cabinet. High in antioxidants and squalene, it is the perfect ingredient to moisturize your hair, skin, and nails. Besides, who doesn’t love a little special ingredient that can […]

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How to Whiten Your Teeth Naturally

Whenever possible, I like to opt for all-natural remedies, and one that has proven effective is whitening my teeth naturally with activated charcoal. I mean, even though we all love to enjoy a steaming mug of coffee in the morning or kick it back with a glass of wine, there is a price to pay. Over time, the enamel accumulates stains from all the pigmented foods and drinks you enjoy. […]

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Recycling Fruit Peels with Face Masking

Let no part go to waste, right? However, how often do you just toss away your fruit peels without a second thought? It’s 2019 and it’s time to say goodbye to that habit and hello to recycling fruit peels. Besides the obvious health benefits of eating fruit daily, the peel itself can act as an all-natural facial treatment. The next time you blend a smoothie, consider giving your own skin a […]

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Watch My New YouTube Series!

Hi Friend. Have you ever wanted to take more time for creative activities but feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day? Or maybe you want to become a little more savvy in the garden and the wild but don’t quite know where to start? Or do you sometimes want new wild game recipes or cooking inspiration that you can turn to at a moment’s notice? Well today I want to share […]

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How to Prepare for Plane Rides

It’s always fun to travel during the Christmas holidays, especially if you decide to fly overseas to a different country, like Israel or Bangkok, Thailand. But getting there can be a hassle. If you are intimidated by the potentially long plane rides, today is your lucky day. Here are some tips on how to prepare for plane rides so your trip is comfortable and entertaining. How to Prepare for Plane Rides […]

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Red Wine Bath Therapy

I’m always looking for ways to let nature do its work. As we enter into the holiday season, I wanted to give you a little potion burst to carry with you: Red Wine Bath Therapy. It may sound crazy but I think we need to do all we can to keep our zen and practice self-care during this time of year. So here is my potion for you to try […]

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How to Wash Delicate Sweaters at Home

Hello, sweater weather! Sweaters are the best in autumn and winter because they are so warm and fuzzy. One problem: some delicate sweaters made of wool or cashmere have to be dry cleaned in case they shrink or are damaged in the wash. But what if you accidentally spilled delicious lemony fig jam, or some savory roasted tomato sauce? Dry cleaning can be so inconvenient, not to mention expensive at […]

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Ways to Prevent Getting Sick

I remember in college I would often get sick because I was always a tad stressed with all my studying and workload, and because living in a dormitory, sickness seemed to spread more quickly. Today our contributor and resident college student Cheryn is here to share ways to prevent getting sick this season, so you make the most of jumping in the autumn leaves! – Georgia The transition from summer […]

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Natural Ways to Fall Asleep

Most of you who are reading this are probably not getting the recommended eight hours of sleep a night. Some of the reasons why are probably highly associated with the use of too much technology: scrolling through Instagram in bed, listening to late night notification pings as you close your eyes, or even the blinking LED screen you can still see even with your eyes closed. Here are some natural […]

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