What's the best way to brew coffee? That’s like asking who your favorite child is. It’s an impossible question to answer without knowing what all of them have done when you aren’t looking. Just kidding… But the truth is, there are many coffee brewing options available that vary in the time they require, gadgets they involve, and flavor profiles they produce. The best coffee brewing method for you depends on your personal preferences. Whether you like your morning coffee routine to be mindless or more intricate, here’s a guide to some of the most popular brewing methods out there.
Meditation doesn’t stop distracting thoughts, or negative thoughts, or unhelpful thoughts. It doesn’t let me “control my thoughts,” whatever that would mean. Meditation is just an awareness tool. And mental awareness is the first step toward finding more self-determination to do what I really want. Real self-determination isn’t possible when you’re being ceaselessly pushed and pulled by little goblins in your head who readily manipulate your emotions but whose existence you won’t acknowledge.
Because of its proven benefits on everything from sleep to productivity, focus, mood, and stress reduction, meditation is quickly becoming the daily practice of Marines, pro-athletes and world-class performers in all fields. Although meditation is one of the fastest growing health trends, its fundamentals—what it is, what it does and how to do it —remain ill-defined. Learn the top three misconceptions about meditation so you can start your own practice with knowledge, confidence, and clear expectations.
Stress. It’s one of those joys in life we all experience, and simultaneously love to hate. In times of pressure—like before a work deadline or during the heat of competition—stress can push us to perform at our peak. But when not managed properly, it can build up over time and do some serious damage to our mental and physical health.
Most of us are missing out on some of the health benefits (and getting the best possible flavor) of coffee by not storing, preparing, brewing, and sourcing our coffee properly. Here are seven tips for how to brew coffee like a pro in your own home so you never have to pay $8 for a nonfatmochachocalatte at your local coffee shop again.
Learn nine surprising ingredients you can add to your morning cup o' Joe for better flavor and added health benefits without any of the deleterious effects of cream and sugar.
How much exercise is enough to simply be healthy, feel good, and live a long time? When it comes to physical activity, what if you could just do the bare minimum and still reap all the health benefits? In this article, we’ll cover exactly how much exercise is enough for general health and give you minimalist workout plans you can do anywhere, no matter how hectic your schedule!
Breaking out of the gym for more sun, fresh air, and fitness fun doesn’t need to be complicated. This article will give you some simple and practical outdoor exercise ideas to making working out in the great outdoors easy, enjoyable, and effective.
Not many people would argue that pure, unadulterated honey is one of the most delicious tastes in the world. But very few are aware of the benefits of honey on human health, which range from providing vitamins, minerals, and micronutrients to benefitting metabolic health and boosting the immune system. Learn the history of honey, how it has been used as a sacred food for thousands of years, its unique nutritional profile and variety of health benefits, as well as how honey matches up against other "healthy" sweeteners.
Although sugar has been seriously demonized in the modern health movement, this article is here to demystify sweeteners and debunk the notion that all sweeteners are bad. We will explore what sugar is, what makes a sweetener healthy or unhealthy, how to choose the healthiest sweetener, as well as how to use sugar mindfully to optimize health, performance, and generally enjoy your life!