Running With IT Band Pain


One of the most common and frustrating injuries for runners is IT band syndrome or iliotibial band syndrome(ITBS). Running with IT band pain can be difficult or impossible depending on how severe it gets. If you are a runner that is having this problem then this post should tell you everything you need to know. […]

Suicide Prevention

Mental Health

This year, World Mental Health Day is focused on suicide awareness and prevention. Someone dies from suicide every 40 seconds and for every suicide there are 20 suicide attempts. Almost 800,000 people die yearly from suicide. It is a grave concern.

11 + 2 Lazy Weight Loss Hacks


You don’t have to spend hours in the gym or radically change your diet to lose weight. Sure, those things help a lot but here are some nice lazy weight loss hacks that don’t require much effort. The best thing is that these hacks can be started immediately. If you were to pick some of […]

What is PCOS?


The Basics PCOS is the abbreviation for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. It is very common and in the US, between 6% and 12% of women in their childbearing years, or around 5 million women, have PCOS. I am one of those women. PCOS is a hormonal imbalance that can cause issues with menstruation, infertility, and excess […]

Natural Remedies for Headaches


Ever since I was a young girl I have dealt with varying degrees of headaches. I remember my dad being concerned that I was somehow addicted to Tylenol because I asked for it so frequently. As I got older, I realized that I had to find some natural remedies for headaches. I was an unlucky one for whom traditional treatments didn’t do the trick.