Breaking Unwanted Habits

By Audrey Stanton

How many times have you heard the phrase “We are creatures of habit”? We act without thinking, like brushing our teeth, tying our shoes and starting the car. Habits compound over time, because as the English philosopher Will Durant once said, “We are what we repeatedly do.”

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Ashwagandha – An Adaptogen

By Bytewrthy

The term “adaptogen” appears to have been coined in the 1950s by Russian researchers for medicinal botanicals which seemed to increase resistance to stress and which were used to enhance the mental and physical stamina of Russian troops during World War II.

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Solitude – Embracing the benefits

By Audrey Stanton

In the summer of 2016, my world came crashing down. After two loved ones left my life, I spent a lot of time with good friends who suddenly felt like strangers. They didn’t understand what I was going through, but how could they? Instead of enduring loneliness surrounded by people,...

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Skincare Shelf-Life

By Audrey Stanton

When was the last time you checked the expiration date of a skincare product? Maybe you have a vague idea of when each item was purchased, but that eyeliner in your cosmetic bag could possibly be from a few years ago. If this describes your beauty cabinet, you’re not alone.

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Hosiery, Pantyhose, Denier

By Bytewrthy

2 billion pairs of tights are produced each year and hosiery is serious business! Hosiery has practical use whether it’s for braving cold weather, for helping refine holiday bulges or to look inviting….Whatever the reason, it is important to understand the word denier!

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Art of Hairbrushing

By Wendy Gould & Bytewrthy

While the hairbrush was only patented in 1870 by Samuel Firey and later improved upon and modified into its modern form Lyda Newman in 1898, it’s clear that this essential grooming tool has been relied on through the ages.

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