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Is Perfectionism Ruining Your Health?

If you’re wondering if you’re a perfectionist, I’d say there’s a good chance you are. Or at least have perfectionist tendencies. I know I do. After all, who doesn’t want to be perfect? Who doesn’t want to be the one who gets the gold stars, the big wins, and the admiration? Perfectionism is one of […]

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Gua Sha: Lymphatic Massage for the Face and Body?

As a devoted fan of skincare, at-home spa treatments, and, most recently, face yoga, I’m always on the lookout for new ways to pamper myself. Thus, I couldn’t help but notice the recent uptick in beauty influencers raving about their Gua Sha stones, jade rollers, and similar facial massage tools. Besides the fact that the […]

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Tokyo Summer Olympics Gear You Can Buy Right Now

As the 2021 (née, 2020) Tokyo Summer Olympic Games finally get off to a subdued, pandemic-tempered start, all eyes will be on the elite athletes, and the cool outfits and gear they employ in their pursuit of gold. Though the Olympics originally were contested in Greece with the participants competing in the nude, the modern […]

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Peep Pit Viper’s New LXIX Apparel Line: Rad Yet Refined

This article was produced in partnership with Pit Viper  Grab the antivenom—Pit Viper strikes again. The fun-loving brand has been killing it with its impossibly rad, retro eyewear since 2012, all the while snake-charming the party crowd with irreverent stunts (watch Jim York jump a limo through an RV) and unconventional sweepstakes (did we ever […]

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Tangy Pork and Pineapple Kebabs

How to give any main dish a “wow” factor? Add a touch of sweetness to a savory dish. These grilled pork and pineapple kebabs are tangy and smoky with just the right amount of sweetness from fresh pineapple. You can serve these with just about any side dish for a BBQ meal that keeps you […]

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New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 139

Research of the Week While processed meat intake was linked to worse cognitive health, unprocessed meat intake was linked to better cognitive health (although they didn’t emphasize that last part in the conclusion). Babies born with higher levels of oxidized LDL in their cord blood have poorer pancreatic beta cell function. For learning to read, […]

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Ask a Health Coach: No Time for Self-Care?

Hey folks! In this week’s Ask a Health Coach, Erin is answering your questions about eating primally on the road, what to do when you feel like you’re forcing yourself to exercise, and the role coherent breathing plays in reducing anxiety. Got a question for Erin? Post it below or over in our Mark’s Daily […]

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Home Gym Setups at Different Price Points

One thing the pandemic made clear is that it’s a good idea to have a home gym. For most of the year in some places, gyms were closed. They still are if you’re unlucky. And even after they opened, a significant portion of the population doesn’t even want to set foot in one out of […]

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Help! I Can’t Stop Snacking!

The good news: After a rough year and a half, many people are finding their way back to something like “normal” (even if it’s a new normal). The bad news: We picked up some not-so-helpful habits during our time underground. You’re not alone if you’re emerging from your cocoon feeling a little worse for wear! […]