7 Tips for a Long and Happy Life

Learn the secrets of ikigai from Japan’s village of longevity.

There, in the north of the island, is a community that dramatically outlives people from other regions of the world and manages to have far fewer incidents of chronic illness (including dementia), for the portion of its population that is advanced in age. So, what is their secret? Authors Héctor Garcia and Francesc Miralles traveled to Ogimi, determined to find out from the centenarians themselves.

Discover the Outdoors You’ve Never Noticed

Awaken your senses with 3 simple exercises.

Reading Tristan Gooley's new book, How to Read Nature changed my morning walks with my dog. Gooley’s pithy writing and unique observations woke me up, jostled me out of my pre-coffee fuzziness. As we stroll through the riverpark outside our apartment, my senses are awake to nature all around me.

A Guide to Cruelty-Free Laundry

Fight stains—and animal testing—with these planet-friendly products.

If you’re new to cruelty-free shopping, you may be a little hesitant to give up your tried-and-true laundry detergents. After all, can something all-natural or nearly 100 percent plant-based really stand up to kids, pets, and red wine stains?

Why You Should Juice—Period

5 juicing recipe cures for common menstrual symptoms.

Most people these days don’t believe in magic elixirs. I mean, how crazy is it to expect a drink to do much, right? But it’s not really that crazy. After all, we often expect pills to help alleviate our pain and allergies, stop or even reverse hair loss, aid in calming our nerves and putting us to sleep, and much, much more, so why not a drink?

Recipe: Zesty Zucchini Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

A simple, no-cook recipe that boasts a tangy and refreshing taste best appreciated during the warm summer months.

Have you exhausted all recipe possibilities when it comes to cooking with the summer squash your garden keeps producing? Take that zucchini and use it in this quick and delicious salad recipe which can replace any standard side staple (cole slaw, perhaps?) at your next backyard barbecue.

Daily Meditation

Start even if you don’t know how.

Wendy Tremayne

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