Tips for Getting and Keeping Healthy Skin This Season

Winter Into Spring

The winter weather can take a toll on your skin. The cold, dry air can cause your skin to become itchy and irritated. Fortunately, there are things that you can do to keep your skin healthy all winter long.

Use Non-Foaming Cleansers

Foaming cleansers are great for cleansing your skin. However, they are not the best things to use during colder months. Foaming cleansers have a tendency to dry out your skin. That is why it is best to switch to a non-foaming cleanser for the winter season.

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Cary is an Oregon native with a flair for small business and healthy living. She's passionate about writing and enjoys hiking, reading, and cooking. When she isn't writing about health or business, she is playing with her rescue pitbull, Mazie. 

7 Small Towns Taking Big Steps to Get People Walking

by Jay Walljasper / YES! Magazine

These communities are helping residents take steps towards healthier lives by making walking a priority.

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YES! Magazine reframes the biggest problems of our time in terms of their solutions. Online and in print, we outline a path forward with in-depth analysis, tools for citizen engagement, and stories about real people working for a better world.

Zen Cheating

Many people drink alcohol, eat ice cream, and smoke cigarettes. All of these habits affect health negatively by reducing energy levels and taxing the body. What about these bad habits that die hard?

One way to rid yourself of a bad habit is by walking through—not away from—it by using a concept I call “Zen Cheating."

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Named one of the “Top 5 Trainers in Los Angeles" by Ranker.com, Sam Page is the owner of Sam Page Fitness (www.sampagefitness.com) and the force behind PeaceLoveLunges.com. He can quickly identify problem behaviors through motivational interviewing, and uses science, exercise physiology, and 10 years experience as a coach to produce red carpet results. 

A technology fanatic since his time at Apple, Sam was one of the first trainers to offer remote online guided training to people around the world using his app, PocketSAM. He continues to educate and inspire others with regular speaking engagements at wellness conferences across the country, and is a regular contributor to MensFitness.com, Passport, DNA, HIV Plus, and The Advocate. Sam is certified in Executive Protection, CPR/AED, and First Aid, and is active in the Buddhist, LGBT, and SMART Recovery communities in LA. In his free time, Sam enjoys documentaries, playing flag football, and hanging with his Yorkie, Max. He is founder of Athletes for Humanity.

Make Your Own Cold/Flu-Fighting Herbal Teas

It has begun. People around you are sneezing and sniffling. Moans and groans are heard as you pass by an achey soul on the street. Co-workers are drooping over their desks or maybe calling in sick. You may have already had a bout of your own with too many tissues and a desperate longing for bed.

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Andrew is the author of Frommer's global guide to volunteer vacations, "500 Places Where You Can Make a Difference" (Gold Medal Winner from Society of American Travel Writers: Best Guide Book 2010). He spent more than a decade on the editorial team of PASSPORT Magazine. He has volunteered and led teams on service projects around the world, and is honored to be on the boards of directors for the Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation (AARBF.org) and Mentor Artists Playwrights Project (mentorartists.org). Mersmann has been a featured speaker, interview guest, or moderator on several travel talks, from the New York Times Travel Show, Smithsonian Associates, and the 92nd Street Y-TriBeCa to Oprah and Friends, Animal House, and The Focus Group on satellite radio as well as on NY1 television. Past participant at the Clinton Global Initiative and judge for Condé Nast World Changers Conference, he blogs about volunteering and service travel at www.ChangeByDoing.com. As part of the evox television team, he is dedicated to audience engagement, so if you're not engaged, he needs to be thumped on the head (gently)...or at least told (nicely). Twitter: /ChangeByDoing

Can Sleep Wellness Replace Sleeping Pills?

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Sacred Sleep is a division of Pinto Barn. Pinto Barn is a collective of entrepreneurs and inspirational and educational thinkers and doers with a mission to create products and services that enable people to live whole lives. Our goal is to build a unique company that thrives at the intersection of profitability and social responsibility.

evoxLiving - Touching All Parts of Our Lives

holdingearth

People from all walks of life are growing their own food, recycling every last bit of their unneeded electronics, striving to use more earth-friendly personal products, and building their homes with more energy-efficient materials.

Small and large businesses are developing entire corporate social responsibility plans not only to reduce energy output but to also engage with and “give back” to their communities.

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Nikki Pava was recently named by Renewable Energy News and Cleantechies as one of the Top 10 Women in Sustainability.  She is the founder of Alegria Partners, a strategic marketing and sustainability initiatives development consulting firm. In 2007, Nikki co-founded EcoTuesday, a nationally-recognized networking organization that takes place in cities across the country. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for Women in Cleantech & Sustainability and is the National Editor of Going Organic Magazine. Nikki is an entrepreneur and a healthy living advocate who holds an MBA in Sustainable Business from the Presidio School of Management. Find her on Twitter: @nikkipava.

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Close up woman's face under spray of shower.
03/09/2017
Winter Into Spring The winter weather can take a toll on your skin. The cold, dry air can cause your skin to become itchy and irritated. Fortunately, there are things that you can do to keep your... read more
close up on feet walking up yellow edged steps
08/13/2015
by Jay Walljasper / YES! Magazine These communities are helping residents take steps towards healthier lives by making walking a priority. 1. Albert Lea, Minnesota (pop. 18,000... read more
11/13/2014
Many people drink alcohol, eat ice cream, and smoke cigarettes. All of these habits affect health negatively by reducing energy levels and taxing the body. What about these bad habits that die... read more
Watercolor Teapot
10/11/2014
It has begun. People around you are sneezing and sniffling. Moans and groans are heard as you pass by an achey soul on the street. Co-workers are drooping over their desks or maybe calling in... read more
12/08/2013
The Food and Drug Administration recently recommended that women lower their doses of sleeping aids containing zolpidem, such as Ambien, in order to reduce the risks of morning sleepiness and car... read more
holdingearth
05/08/2013
People from all walks of life are growing their own food, recycling every last bit of their unneeded electronics, striving to use more earth-friendly personal products, and building their homes... read more