Daily Archives: April 27, 2017

This $15 Product Makes Even the Most Unwearable Shoes Comfortable

This article originally appeared on RealSimple.com.  Getting a new pair of shoes has always been a bittersweet occasion for me. Once the joy of finding that perfect pair—and the tiny, happy rush of the purchase—has worn off, I’m left to grapple with the comfort conundrum: those awful initial wears before your new shoes are broken… Read More »

For a Mid-Day Energy Boost, Choose the Stairs Over Soda

This article originally appeared on RealSimple.com.  The next time you feel a 3 p.m. slump coming on, skip the vending machine and head to the stairwell instead. According to a brilliant new study, 10 minutes of stair-walking is better for energy levels and work motivation than the amount of caffeine in a can of soda.… Read More »

12 Secrets of People Who’ve Lived to 100

Duranord Veillard, 110 New York resident Duranord Veillard, 108, starts each day with oatmeal, fruit, and a cup of tea and ends with fish and vegetables. According to USA Today, Veillard has always done five to seven pushups every morning, even now. He celebrated his latest birthday in February with his wife of 82 years,… Read More »

Which Sleep Style Is Healthiest?

The best: Back position Good for: Preventing neck and back pain, reducing acid reflux, minimizing wrinkles, maintaining perky breastsBad for: Snoring The scoop: Sleeping on your back makes it easy for your head, neck, and spine to maintain a neutral position. You’re not forcing any extra curves into your back, says Steven Diamant, a chiropractor… Read More »