VANWIVES: LOCAL COUPLE DITCHES 9-5 FOR A LIFESTYLE OF ADVENTURE

Jazmyn and Crystal are a Barrie couple who are traveling full-time in a converted Sprinter Van with their two Australian Sheppards Bella & Izzy. With their Youtube channel and Instagram account, the couple has been documenting their travels to provide a window into their adventurous lifestyle. They post videos every week showcasing the beautiful places they visit. View this post on Instagram Enjoying our final days on Canadian soil! We have been gearing up to put many many kms on this van…🌞🌞🌞 📷 @valerieminv A post shared by Jaz & Crystal 🌈 |…

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Massachusetts Passed A New Education Funding Plan. Now What?

Massachusetts’ public school funding formula has changed for the first time since 1993, thanks to a new law passed by the state legislature that adds $1.5 billion to schools, and aims for more equity across the state. How will that money get spent? Former Education Secretary Paul Reville joined Boston Public Radio to break down what happens next. “This will have particular effect in our poorest communities in the commonwealth,” he said. “But just having more money doesn’t necessarily mean you’re going to do a good job. It’s how you spend the money that’s…

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Lifestyle Brands Like Stasher Offer Us A Cleaner More Beautiful World

Stasher shows us a clean beautiful plastic free lifestyle to aspire to. CREDIT: STASHER Some people equate environmental sustainability with having less, with giving something up or of going without. But entrepreneurs like Kat Nouri, CEO and Founder of Stasher, a company that makes airtight, reusable silicone bags, see sustainability differently. “Business has the power to be a champion for society and the environment,” says Nouri. Instead of negatively framing the issue as living with less, think of a sustainable lifestyle as having more free time, more mental peace and…

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Ford’s Electric Mustang, A Gadget-Stealing Hack, and More News

Thieves are scanning and Ford is planning, but first, a cartoon about subscription dreams. Here’s the news you need to know, in two minutes or less. Want to receive this two-minute roundup as an email every weekday? Sign up here!   Today’s News How Ford created the Mach-E, its fully electric Mustang SUV Yes, you read that right: Ford made a fully electric … Mustang … SUV. It’s called the Mach-E, and will roll out next year. The SUV shares some of the distinguishing looks of a Mustang, and the GT model comes…

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Diet and lifestyle key for a good heart

CHENNAI : The heart is a vital organ as it pumps blood, and delivers oxygen and other nutrients throughout the body. Hence maintaining a good, healthy heart is important. Certain foods will increase cholesterol levels in the blood, increase blood pressure and this will have an impact on heart diseases. FOODS TO INCLUDESoluble fiber: Helps lower blood cholesterol levels, reduces risk of heart disease. Sources include fresh fruits and vegetables, beans and lentils.Tea: Contains catechins and flavonoids, which helps maintain healthy blood vessels. Green tea is rich in antioxidants. Dark…

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H&M’s CEO talks about a ‘terrible’ threat to the fashion industry

The growing trend of sustainable shopping is spurring change in the fashion world, and the head of fashion giant Hennes & Mauritz AB, or H&M, called the shift a “social” threat. H&M CEO Karl-Johan Persson, the third in his family to hold the helm of the fast-fashion company, told Bloomberg that he was concerned about protests that encourage consumers to “‘stop doing things, stop consuming, stop flying.’” “Yes, that may lead to a small environmental impact, but it will have terrible social consequences,” Persson said. Fashion has taken heat in recent years for…

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Wondering what is the secret to having a healthy lifestyle? A good night’s sleep is the answer

Wondering what is the secret to having a healthy lifestyle? A good night’s sleep is the answer.(Unsplash) India has emerged as the country with a highly sedentary lifestyle among 18 countries including the US, the UK, Japan, Ireland and others. Indians walk an average of 6,533 steps daily, according to a report by Fitbit. According to the report, Hong Kong is the most active. Indians also get the least amount of nightly sleep on an average after Japan at 7 hours 1 minute, 48 minutes lesser than the average nightly sleep of…

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How do you start a conversation about mental health with someone who is depressed?

 War photographer Jacob Simkin, one of the subjects of the Australian documentary Happy Sad Man, suffers from post-traumatic stress and moral injury syndrome. Photograph: Proud Mother Pictures Jacob Simkin believes in humanity. But while documenting the fallout from airstrikes and artillery barrages in north-eastern Syria, he says this optimism has created a war inside him. The Melbourne-raised photographer is more at home in chaos than in peace. Simkin has also covered conflict in Somalia, Pakistan and Afghanistan over the past 15 years, and has taught activists how to shoot video…

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Is a healthy lifestyle the prescription for osteoporosis?

It has been estimated that more than 200 million people are suffering from osteoporosis worldwide. According to the International Osteoporosis Foundation, worldwide, 1 in 3 women over 50 years and 1 in 5 men of the same age will experience osteoporotic fractures in their lifetime. In India, around 36 million people are currently living with osteoporosis, majorly undiagnosed until the person has a fracture. Every fracture is a sign of another impending one. We’ve come a long way in the we treat osteoporosis. As recently as 1970, there were hardly any therapy options…

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What Breaks a Fast? Foods, Drinks, and Supplements

Fasting is becoming a popular lifestyle choice. Fasts don’t last forever, though, and between fasting periods you will add foods back into your routine — thus breaking your fast. It’s important to do this carefully, and certain foods are better than others. Additionally, some foods, beverages, and even supplements can unintentionally break your fast, while others don’t have much impact. This article covers which foods, beverages, and supplements are less likely to affect fasting periods and which are best when you’re ready to break a fast. Share on Pinterest  …

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