Wellness Pursuits

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.

Do This to Get Rid of Bruises Faster

Natural Home Remedies for Bruises
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Bruises – they come in all shapes and sizes, and while they’re perfectly normal, they can be unsightly and painful. While there are no overnight cures for a bruise, there are some natural topical gels, creams and even food you can use to move the process along and help clear it up quickly. […]

Hidden Symptoms Of Adrenal Fatigue

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Medical science is showing more and more frequently that our bodies are begging for a break. With the constant influx of stressors in a society whose pace of everyday life buzzes so loud it’s practically audible, our bodies are working overtime to keep up. As stress levels continue to rise with the additional […]

What Your Nails Say about Your Health

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Your nails have the potential to say a lot about your health. Unusual changes in the shape, color, or texture of your nails could indicate an underlying medical issue is to blame. Several deficiencies and disorders can lead to problems with your nails, and they can present themselves in some surprising ways. What […]

5 Daily Habits That Are Messing Up Your Life

(WellnessPursuits.com) – I have a bad habit. You have a bad habit. We all have at least one. And while all the little things we do daily seem like they’re no big deal, they can really add up. Even worse? The tiny, miniscule things we do day in and day out – the most repetitive […]

Seven Warning Signs of Clogged Arteries

Seven Warning Signs of Clogged Arteries5 Signs You Have Clogged Arteries
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Most of us don’t give a lot of thought to our arteries when we’re younger. The reality, though, is our arteries are responsible for supplying the entire body with oxygenated blood — and that’s a huge job. Arteries that are clogged prevent proper blood circulation and can lead to some really serious health […]

This Vitamin May Reduce Severity of COVID-19 Infections

This Vitamin may Reduce Severity of COVID-19 Infections
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Are you looking for ways to boost your immunity and strengthen your body against illnesses? Especially now, with COVID-19 circulating, and it’s busy variant, Omnicron, it’s a good idea to do what we can to bolster our health. Vitamin D might help reduce the severity of the coronavirus if you do become infected. […]

Early Warning Signs of Rheumatoid Arthritis

10 Warning Signs of Rheumatoid Arthritis
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease that causes joint pain, damage and swelling. It affects approximately 1.5 million people in the US. How do you know if you might be one of them? While many of the more recognizable symptoms of RA involve the joints, some of the other early indicators of […]

How A Man Shows A Woman She’s Truly Loved

How A Man Shows A Woman She's Truly Loved
(WellnessPursuits.com) – I’m married to a loving, caring, remarkable man. I was blessed to discover this relationship quite a bit past middle age, and I treasure that we found each other. We’re in awe at times that although we both experienced other marriages before, neither of us had felt truly loved until now. We wondered […]

Coronavirus And Its Variants – How To Lower Your Risk

Coronavirus And Its Variants - How To Lower Your Risk
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Regardless is you’re vaccinated or not, there are 3 things you need to pay attention to if you want to minimize your risk of getting the Coronavirus or it’s variants. The Coronavirus is not some nightmare that mysteriously sneaks up on you. What it is, is a virus that you have a really […]

Want a Happy Day? 5 Things To Do Before Getting Out of Bed…

Want a Happy Day? --- 5 Things To Do Before Getting Out of Bed...
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Stresses, aches and pains, sleepless nights, disconcerting dreams… all can contribute to a less than stellar mood when we wake up in the morning.We don’t have to let any of those things carry over and wreck our day before it even begins. There are 5 things we can do that really work to […]

4 Medications That Could Alter Your Personality

4 Medicines That Could Change Your Personality
(WellnessPursuits.com) – If you’ve been prickly as a cactus lately, it may not be your fault. It might be due to the medications you’re using. You see, studies have shown that prescription medications have a powerful effect on the brain and may even change your personality. How so? People who were as straight as an […]

Kiss Bad Breath Goodbye

Kiss Bad Breath Goodbye
(WellnessPursuits.com) – While your sweetheart might joke about your morning breath, it’s no laughing matter. Bad breath is embarrassing, especially when you notice people holding their breath when you reach in to give them a hug, or worse, a kiss. Nobody wants noxious kisses! Here’s 10 tips to give bad breath the slip. More Saliva […]

6 Misconceptions About Depression

6 Misconceptions About Depression
(WellnessPursuits.com) – If you’re down more than you’re up, or if you ache all the time, want to give up and feel like having a good cry, you could have depression. These are the classic symptoms of depression, but it’s much more complex. Not all people exhibit classic symptoms, and some function and even succeed, […]

Take The Emotional Strength Test

Emotionally Strong People Score Low...
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Emotional Strength (ES) is not about intelligence. It’s about courage, perseverance, flexibility, and personal power. Good and bad stuff happens to everyone. What you do about “what happened” defines how strong your (ES) really is. So, why do we care if we’re strong emotionally? The stronger your (ES), the happier your life will […]

7 Worst Bedtime Snacks

7 Worst Bedtime Snacks
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Sometimes we end up eating really late and still want to get to sleep within a couple of hours. Or, sometimes we eat really early and need a little snack before retiring. Either way, the choice of food to eat before going to sleep can have a major impact on both the quantity […]

7 Surprising Benefits of Chocolate

7 Surprising Benefits of Chocolate
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Chocolate is one of the simple pleasures in life that just about everyone enjoys and the best news is that there are many healthful benefits to chocolate as well. Chocolate comes from cacao beans, and higher percentages of cacao make it more healthy, and more bitter tasting.  Dark chocolate actually has several health […]

Lab Tests Everyone Over 50 Should Get

Lab Results Everyone Over 50 Should Have
(WellnessPursuits.com) – No matter what age we are, it’s so much easier to prevent health problems than to treat them once they begin. But as we reach 50 and beyond, there are certain lab tests it’s a good idea to undergo so that we can stay on top of our health issues and increase our […]

5 Things Women Should Never Do At The Gym

5 Things a Woman Should Never Do At The Gym
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Starting a new health routine in a gym can seem a little intimidating at first. Even if you’ve been going to a gym for years, it may be time to do a bit of a re-check about some of your gym habits. Here are a few tips about “Gym Etiquette,” that will help […]

Lucky People Do These 8 Things

(WellnessPursuits.com) – You’ve probably played the game… would you rather be lucky or good? Many people choose that they’d rather be good than lucky when they’re taking on a challenge because it sounds like they have more control. But, what if you learned that you can truly be both good and lucky? That would be […]

What Your Zodiac Sign Says About Your Self-Esteem

What Your Zodiac Sign Says About Your Self-Esteem
(WellnessPursuits.com) – The signs of the zodiac are a popular way to learn about our traits, and they seem to fit most people pretty well. But our zodiac signs may also give us essential insights into self-esteem and how we each view what we’re offering to the world. Here’s how every zodiac sign expresses their […]

If You Have These Health Issues – Avoid These 7 Vegetables

These 7 Vegetables Are Harmful If You Have These Health Issues
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Don’t get us wrong, we’re not saying vegetables are bad for you. They’re usually good, for most people. Unfortunately, being diagnosed with certain health conditions means avoiding some of our favorites. The following are seven veggies you need to be wary of. Each of the vegetables on this list are pretty popular. Here’s […]

When Hiccups Could Be a Sign of Cancer

(WellnessPursuits.com) – We’ve all had an innocent case of the hiccups at least once in our lives. While they have a number of triggers, the most common tend to include stress, alcohol consumption and overeating. In some cases, hiccups are a sign that something more serious is brewing in your body. Regular and persistent bouts […]

5 Benefits of More Plants in Your Home

5 Benefits of More Plants in Your Home
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Houseplants can instantly transform your home into a luxurious, lush retreat that you never want to leave. And, while you’re enjoying all the beauty, texture and color that indoor plants bring, they will be busy improving your health behind the scenes. Here are 5 benefits to having more plants in your home. 1. […]

10 “Facts” Everyone Believes About Their Brains Are Absolutely Wrong

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Despite what we know about it, the human brain remains mysterious and widely misunderstood. Researchers have come a long way in mapping our brain waves and matching different chemicals with our unique emotional patterns, but that’s about as far as anyone has gotten. And most of us are far more in the dark […]

Danger! 6 Foods You Must NEVER Reheat in a Microwave

(WellnessPursuits) – A microwave is a great kitchen tool to make food preparation and reheating easier. While the microwave is great for saving us time, there are some foods that should never be reheated in a microwave. In many situations, it simply removes all nutritional value, rendering your food useless in terms of vitamins and […]

What Makes Some People So Likeable?

What Makes Some People So Charming...
(WellnessPursuits.com) – We strive to continue to look and feel healthy as we get older… and perhaps this sounds strange, but hopefully we also become more conscious of the effect we have on others. Although humans are social beings by nature, since the pandemic, we have found ourselves spending most of our day in a […]

9 Signs of an Emotional Affair

9 Signs of an Emotional Affair
How you can know: 1. Intimacy avoidance: When developing an emotional affair most will begin to forgo intimacy with their partner. This can include avoidance to conflict and a strong fear of closeness to your partner. This will cause a new desire for connection with another person whether it’s an acquaintance, or an already stable friend. […]

4 Personality Traits That May Predict the Length of Your Lifespan

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Do you ever wonder just how long you might live? No one knows for sure when the day will come that we make our final transition out of this world. Have you ever wondered if your personality could affect how long you’ll live? We did some digging and found that although eating well, […]

Are 8 Glasses of Water a Day Too Much?

Are 8 Glasses of Water a Day Too Much?
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Most of us have had it drilled into our heads so intensely that we’ve accepted it as the undisputed truth: You need to drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water a day to stay healthy. But how accurate is that figure, really? We’ve tracked down the actual numbers, and they might surprise you. How […]

5 Signs You Are Destined for Greatness

5 Signs You Are Destined for Greatness
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Ever wonder if you were born to do something special? Born to achieve wonderful goals that most wouldn’t dare take risks to achieve? Whether you’ve experienced success throughout your life or you’re just made up your mind to reach for it, you can achieve greatness by adopting the habits of those highly successful […]

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