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.

Laughter Does THIS To You

Laughter Does THIS To You
What This Kind Of Laughter Can Do For You (WellnessPursuits.com) – Have you ever heard that laughter is the best medicine? If you’ve ever questioned how healthy laughter really is for you, there’s good news — scientific evidence is backing up the fact that laughing provides many health benefits. Fifteen to 20 minutes of laughter […]

I’m Not That Old, Why Do My Knees Hurt So Much?

I'm Not That Old, Why Do My Knees Hurt So Much
I’m Not That Old, Why Do My Knees Hurt So Much? (WellnessPursuits.com) We know that an active lifestyle is the foundation of cardiovascular health, weight control, and mental acuity, but it can take a real toll on your knees. We often forget that the benefits of strenuous exercise often come with the price of structural pain. […]

Good Stress vs Bad Stress – You Need to Know The Difference

Good Stress vs Bad Stress - Why You Need to Know The Difference
Good Stress vs Bad Stress – You Need to Know The Difference (WellnessPursuits.com) – We’re human… we’re busy. Whether we’re working for someone or for ourselves, or we’re managing the challenges of our home and families, we’re all very busy. Someone or something is pretty much trying to get our attention throughout the day. Busy […]

Danger! 9 Symptoms Of Iron Deficiency You MUST Know About

Danger! 9 Symptoms Of Iron Deficiency You MUST Know About
Danger! 9 Symptoms Of Iron Deficiency You MUST Know About (WellnessPursuits.com) – So many health complaints that many of us experience from time to time are from non-serious causes. I, like you, have my share of occasional aches and pains, fatigue, crankiness or dealing with a foggy brain now and then. None of these issues plague […]

Why You Should Sleep on Your Left Side

Why You Should Sleep on Your Left Side
Why You Should Sleep on Your Left Side (WellnessPursuits.com) – Are you a back sleeper or stomach sleeper? If so, then it may be time to consider the switch to sleeping on your side — specifically, to your left side. In fact, there are a number of potential short-term and long-term health benefits you could […]

3 Tricks That Can Lift Depression

Want a Happy Life? - 3 Things To Avoid
3 Tricks That Can Lift Depression (WellnessPursuits.com) – With most of us beginning our morning in a panic-fueled hustle it’s no surprise that the number of American’s diagnosed with depression is rising by around 20% every year. Depression creates higher rates of health conditions like obesity, heart disease, and stroke, finding ways to be happier […]

4 Warning Signs When Choosing a Partner

4 Warning Signs When Choosing a Partner
4 Warning Signs When Choosing a Partner Relationships are so complex because each of us brings our own brand of life experiences to them. We’ve all experienced challenges in life, and in doing so have made some internal decisions on how to behave. While life’s challenges have made many people stronger, some people have developed […]

5 “Healthy” Choices That Actually Age You

5 "Healthy" Mistakes That Age You
5 “Healthy” Choices That Actually Age You (WellnessPursuits.com) – We try to eat right. We try to exercise. We live in a remarkable age of information where we have a real chance of helping our genes give us a long, healthy run at life. We have access to abundant fresh food, and hopefully we can […]

Men Love It When Women Do These Things

Men Love It When Women Do These Things (WellnessPursuits.com) – A lot of us think we have a decent idea of what the men in our lives want, but do we really? Men and women can be wired so differently, sometimes we might as well be speaking different languages. Need a little help deciphering the […]

Slim Your Waistline Without Feeling Deprived

Slim Your Waistline Without Feeling Deprived
Slim Your Waistline Without Feeling Deprived (WellnessPursuits.com) – How many of us have read about a new diet, tried new recipes, or started a new exercise program? The good news is that some of them really work… for some of us. We’re all built differently, have different metabolisms, different and varied emotional attachments to food, […]

“Loving” Habits That Can Wreck Your Relationship

Innocent Habits That Can Wreck Your Relationship
“Loving” Habits That Can Wreck Your Relationship (WellnessPursuits.com) – Relationships require a lot of give and take, and they also seem to work best when they have a good balance of togetherness and alone time. We’ve all had relationships in our lives that worked really well, and some relationships that ran their course for a […]

Diabetes, Pain and Inflammation Linked to This Common Food Additive

Diabetes, Pain and Inflammation Linked to This Packaged Food Additive (WellnessPursuits.com) – Many of us know to avoid hydrogenated oils, high fructose corn syrup and MSG, but those aren’t the only common food additives you might want to avoid. Research indicates that carrageenan can do some major damage to your body, from disrupting your digestive […]

Virus Protection Alert: 4 Popular Foods That Can Tear Down Your Immune System

Virus Protection: 4 “Healthy” Foods That Can Actually Tear Down Your Immune System (WellnessPursuits.com) – “Healthy” is one of today’s biggest buzzwords. It’s healthy this and healthy that wherever we look, and nowhere is the word “healthy” used more often than when it comes to food. But does that really mean it’s good for you, […]

Want a Happy Life? – 3 Things To Avoid

Want a Happy Life? - 3 Things To Avoid
Want a Happy Life? – 3 Astonishing Things To Avoid (WellnessPursuits.com) – Wow. Sounds pretty negative. Actually this may be the most positive thing you read today. This may be just the thing you’ve been needing so you quit shooting yourself in the foot. Hey, nobody does everything wrong all the time. You’re probably pretty […]

7 Symptoms Of Inflammatory Diseases

7 Symptoms Of Inflammatory Diseases
7 Symptoms of Inflammatory Diseases (WellnessPursuits.com) – We have heard over and over that we need to reduce internal inflammation to improve our immune system. What we may not realize is that unless we eliminate the cause(s), we will likely develop life threatening chronic diseases. Signs and Symptoms That You Have Inflammation: Chronic joint pain […]

Tired All The Time? – This Could Be Why…

Tired All The Time? - This Could Be Why...
Feeling Tired All The Time? (WellnessPursuits.com) – Sure, I’m healthy, but I’ve still been pretty tired almost every day — even after a good night’s sleep. I finally had it, so I went in search of answers. I had to first eliminate the possibility that I had a medical condition that might be causing it, […]

6 Brain Aging Foods To Avoid

6 Brain Aging Foods To Avoid
Alert: 6 Brain Aging Foods To Avoid (WellnessPursuits.com) – We generally choose the foods we eat based on taste, appearance and their health-providing qualities. In addition, we often consider foods to support heart health, liver and kidney function, weight loss, glowing skin, good digestion, and try to avoid those that might cause cancer, diabetes, etc. […]

A Lasting Relationship Has These 3 Essential Things

A Lasting Relationship Has These 3 Essential Things
Lasting Relationships Need These 3 Essential Things (WellnessPursuits.com) – The health of any of our relationships is measured by how well we meet each other’s needs. According to Psychology Today, there are three universal relationship needs: Companionship Affection Emotional support If any one of these important keys are missing, the relationship may suffer. Meeting your […]

Symptoms of 10 Hidden Health Conditions

Symptoms of 10 Hidden Health Conditions
Symptoms of 10 Hidden Health Conditions (WellnessPursuits.com) – Common illnesses tend to be just that – common, with the same signs and symptoms we’re usually really good at recognizing. Some illnesses, on the other hand, can be symptom-free in their early stages. And worse? Their symptoms might even mimic other conditions, leading you down a […]

Why You Need More Vitamin D

The Anti-Aging Power of Vitamin D
Why You Need More Vitamin D (WellnessPursuits.com) – Vitamin D can play an important role in keeping you youthful by boosting the immune system, reducing inflammation and protecting against some forms of cancer. Vitamin D also helps keep bones healthy and assists in the absorption of calcium. Here we are in difficult times. Are you […]

Say These 5 Things Instead of “Sorry”

Say These 5 Things Instead of “Sorry” (WellnessPursuits.com) – Many of us utter, “I’m sorry,” when someone bumps into us, then use the same phrase when we upset a loved one. While it’s important to express remorse when we hurt or harm someone, an apology isn’t always necessary — or effective. Consider these alternatives next […]

How to Regain a Sense of Happiness After Difficult Times

How to Regain a Sense of Happiness After Difficult Times
How to Regain Happiness After Difficult Times (WellnessPursuits.com) – Happiness is precious. We all live a somewhat tumultuous life where both good and bad things happen. When those difficult times hit, we weather them as best we can and eventually strive to regain a sense of happiness. Sometimes it seems hard to do. Like now. […]

This Sea Salt is Contaminated with Plastic

Sea Salt Contaminated With Plastic - Is Yours?
[ALERT]: This Sea Salt Contains Plastic (WellnessPursuits.com) The bottom line is that there is a very high likelihood there are micro plastic particles in your fancy sea salt. Considered a healthier alternative to table salt, sea salt is derived through evaporative means. Producers collect seawater and evaporate it until only the salt is left (at […]

7 Habits of Unhappy People

7 Habits of Unhappy People (WellnessPursuits.com) – It’s time for a truth bomb. Even the happiest people we know have had some pretty awful things happen to them. The difference between our happy friend and those who seem to be in a foul mood all the time isn’t a lack of experience. So what exactly […]

7 COVID Complications That May Be Long Term

7 COVID Complications That May Be Long Term (WellnessPursuits.com) – Most of us who contract COVID-19 will be asymptomatic or experience a mild form of the illness. But a small percentage of us will become very sick from the virus, increasing our risk of long-term health issues that may never truly resolve and alter our […]

These 3 Shower Habits Can Cause Skin Breakouts

3 Shower Habits That Cause Adult Acne
These 3 Shower Habits Can Cause Skin Breakouts (WellnessPursuits.com) – Gone are the days in which acne is a problem suffered only by teenagers. Adults everywhere are suffering from skin breakouts in unprecedented ways. Effecting a reported 40-50 Million Americans, acne is the most common skin disorder in the US. What if we told you […]

Why Drink Warm Lemon Water? — 12 Surprising Benefits

Why Drink Warm Lemon Water?---12 Surprising Benefits
Why Drink Warm Lemon Water?– 12 Surprising Benefits (WellnessPursuits.com) – With Covid-19 continuing to spread, these are difficult times for our world. It’s pretty clear that it’s more and more important that we rely on ourselves to make good decisions about our health. Water is a pretty basic topic, but it’s essential for us to […]

You Need a Nap (Here’s Why)

You Need a Nap (Here’s Why) (WellnessPursuits.com) – Napping is a habit most of us left behind in kindergarten, but if word got out how good it is for us, we might be ready to reclaim it as adults. Put that latte down and find out why a nap is one of the best things […]

End Mood Swings With This Remarkable Plant

End Mood Swings With This Remarkable Plant
End Mood Swings With This Remarkable Plant (WellnessPursuits.com) – Try as we might to avoid them, mood swings can put a damper on even the best of days. Life happens. Stress and lack of sleep can wear down our defenses, even resilient ones. This leads to irritability, anxiety and depression. We all need a little […]

5 Clues You Have An Old Soul

5 Signs You Have a Reincarnated Soul
5 Clues You Have An Old Soul (WellnessPursuits.com) – Do you ever feel as if maybe you’ve lived years before in a past life? Even though your personal beliefs may immediately contradict the idea of reincarnation, some experts believe that certain personality traits may signal you have a reincarnated soul. Are you familiar with any […]

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