27 Feb

10 Steps You Can Take to Protect the Environment Today

Source: Hyperbiotics Written By: Rachel Allen

While we're best known for our love of one particular type of ecosystem––the gut microbiome––we're huge proponents of ecosystems of all kinds, including the biggest, most diverse one we as humans are in contact with: the environment. Just like our bodies, the environment functions best when it's in balance. Unfortunately, we're not quite there. Issues like pollution, depletion of resources, the rise of consumerism, and the "throw away" culture have led to serious issues. That being said, the

20 Feb

Why feminism still matters to young people

Source: The Conversation Written By: Kristin Aune

It has been 100 years since women won the right to vote in Britain. More accurately, it’s 90 years since young women were able to vote; 2018 actually celebrates 100 years since suffrage was given to women over 30.

13 Feb

7 Ways to Express Your Love

Source: Psychology Today Written By: Diana Raab

Research has shown that giving and getting love is connected to happiness. “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” -Lao Tzu In honor of Valentine’s Day, I’d like to address the importance of nurturing loving relationships in your life. Similar to other feelings, expressing love takes practice; however, feeling and displaying love can result in a huge shift in our lives. It’s important to remember that love comes in many forms. We c

6 Feb

Cancer prevention: 7 tips to reduce your risk

Source: Mayo Clinic

You've probably heard conflicting reports about cancer prevention. Sometimes a specific cancer-prevention tip recommended in one study is advised against in another. Often, what's known about cancer prevention is still evolving. However, it's well-accepted that your chances of developing cancer are affected by the lifestyle choices you make. So if you're interested in preventing cancer, take comfort in the fact that simple lifestyle changes can make a difference. Consider these cancer-prev