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 · 4 min read

9 Walking Mistakes You Didn’t Know You Were Making

Walking is a simple yet highly effective form of exercise that provides numerous health benefits. Whether it’s a leisurely stroll or a brisk power walk, incorporating walking into your daily routine can improve cardiovascular fitness, strengthen muscles, aid in weight management, reduce stress, and boost overall mental well-being. However, despite its many advantages, people often […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 3 min read

Teacher uses LEGO to explain math to children. Brilliant!

When I was a kid, math was always my least favorite subject. I found it difficult to grasp how things worked and it became frustrating. So of course I got excited when I found out that Alycia Zimmerman, a 3rd-grade teacher from New York, created a way to use LEGO math to teach students. By […]

Cody Medina

Cody Medina

Environmental Activist

 · 3 min read

How One Mother’s Trip To A Rest Stop Nearly Became A Child Abduction Case

Children are an important part of our lives and they provide us with an insurmountable amount of laughter, joy, and love. The last thing anyone wants to think about is your child being abducted, but it’s a harsh reality that occurs frequently in the US. In 2016 alone, there were 179 AMBER Alerts issued involving […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

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The 10 Best Natural Hangover Cures

We’ve all been there – a night of drinking with friends, followed by a morning of regret and a pounding headache. Hangovers can be brutal, but natural remedies can help alleviate the symptoms and prevent them from ruining your day. Here are the 10 best natural hangover cures. Best Hangover Cures Before we get into […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 4 min read

Overthinking Is Bad For Your Health. It’s Time to Get Out of Your Own Head

Overthinking can be a debilitating habit that affects millions of people, leading to negative impacts on mental health and overall well-being. Research indicates that a significant percentage of individuals, particularly young adults, and middle-aged individuals, engage in chronic overthinking.1 While it may seem like a productive way to approach problem-solving, this behavior can often hinder […]

Sean Cate

Sean Cate

Freelance Writer

 · 6 min read

Does the Peppermint Oil Trick Work for Removing Ticks?

Diseases such as Lyme Disease or Powassan Disease, when administered through a tick bite, can be passed into your body within 24 hours, or in the case of Powassan Disease, 15 minutes, and can result in permanent disability. This makes it crucial to remove all ticks as quickly as possible. Peppermint Essential Oil: The Fake […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 5 min read

How to blur your house on Google Street View (and why you should)

With Google Street View, users can virtually stroll through the streets of just about every city, town, suburb, and countryside in the world. During a time when there are travel restrictions around the world, this provides an alternative way to “visit” another country. While many may see Google Street View as useful, or at the […]

Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

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9/11 Survivors and Responders facing Health Issues 23 years later

This year we will recognize the 23rd anniversary of the national tragedy that occurred on September 11th, 2001. Most Americans remember where they were when they heard the news or turned on their television set to watch the coverage. For those first responders and police officers who were on call that day, they remember getting […]

Maria Sykes

Maria Sykes

The Hearty Soul Team

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95 Percent of Baby Foods Tested in the United States Revealed Toxic Metals

According to a report published by Healthy Babies Bright Futures (HBBF), 95 percent of baby foods tested in the United States contain toxic heavy metals. HBBF is a group composed of non-profit organizations, scientists, and donors, and their goal is to reduce babies’ exposure to toxic chemicals in their first 1,000 days of development [2]. […]

Jenn Ryan

Jenn Ryan

Freelance Health & Wellness Writer

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Flesh Eating Bacteria Not Just in the Water

This year, has already seen a multi-state outbreak of gastrointestinal illnesses caused by infected oyster imports. But the same pathogenic bacteria that can make seafood enthusiasts ill could also be found at your local beach. What is Vibrio Vulnificus? Vibrio are a type of bacteria normally found in saltwater and brackish water. There are over 20 […]

Maria Sykes

Maria Sykes

The Hearty Soul Team

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Scientists Discover New Cause For Type 2 Diabetes

Over half a billion people worldwide suffer from type 2 diabetes, a condition characterized by the body’s inability to use insulin effectively. Despite extensive research, the exact mechanisms behind this breakdown have remained elusive. Recent discoveries by researchers at Case Western Reserve University, however, may shed new light on this complex disease.1 The Role of […]

Sean Cate

Sean Cate

Freelance Writer