Kombucha Tea Benefits and Dangers

Kombucha Tea Benefits and Dangers

What’s interesting about Kombucha tea is that it is often referred to as “Kombucha Mushroom” or “Manchurian Mushroom.” This is ironic because the word Kombucha translates to “tea made from kombu seaweed.” What’s even more ironic is that Kombucha is not made from...
Weathering the Storm

Weathering the Storm

This is a guest post by Lauren Kelly, who posted the original article on her blog. This essay has been featured on the Optimal Living Daily podcast – Episode 981. Tough Times Sometimes, no matter how strong it shines, the sun’s rays can’t seep through the...
Eat More to Lose Body Fat? Getting Past Your Plateau

Eat More to Lose Body Fat? Getting Past Your Plateau

You’ve been working so hard and staying so consistent but still aren’t achieving the goals you’ve set for yourself of losing body fat. This can be discouraging. First, I want you take this moment to remember how far you’ve come. But let’s see if I can help you get...
When Things Fall Apart into Mythology

When Things Fall Apart into Mythology

This is a guest post by Cameran Rowe, who submitted the following essay as an assignment in Dr. Chris Patti’s course at Appalachian State University. Life seems to be a never ending story we convince ourselves of and as I blink back into consciousness I remember this...
Kids on F.I.R.E.

Kids on F.I.R.E.

I told my teens about F.I.R.E. They shrugged and said, “Sure, that makes sense.” By: Christopher Pascale Having only found content about FI, house hacking, F.I.R.E., and the rest in March of this year, I don’t know much. It started with a Mr. Money Mustache clip,...