How Stress Affects Gut Health (and What to Do About It)

Stress is physical. It’s caused by physical phenomena in the material world. It manifests as a physiological response using physical hormones and neurotransmitters and other chemical messengers in the body. It changes biomarkers, neurochemistry, behavior, appetites, and our perception of the world around us. Stress can make us fly off the handle at something that…

Here’s Where You Can Buy Reusable Face Masks

  There’s no denying that we’re still going through strange times. Many museums, restaurants, bars, and other non-essential businesses are still closed or only open with limited capacity and restrictions throughout much of the United States. Most of us have been staying home as much as possible, trying to exercise social distancing to keep ourselves…

WHO’S AROUND UNDERGROUND?

BY ZACH MORTICE New tools give landscape designers a better view of what’s thriving and what’s just surviving in the soil. FROM THE FEBRUARY 2021 ISSUE OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE MAGAZINE.   Republic Square in Austin, Texas, is one of the city’s most historic, sensitive, and heavily trafficked public green spaces. In the heart of downtown,…

How to Balance Your Life and Budget: 12 Tips to Stay Organized

Life’s a juggling act. You could be building your career, spending time on hobbies, and making time for those you love all at once. Finding a healthy way to navigate all three can be a hard code to crack. Often, one aspect of your life ends up taking more resources than the rest. While hustling…

Melatonin For Children? A Guide for Parents

Pediatricians  frequently recommend melatonin for children with sleep problems, or parents might try it themselves. However, the proper use of melatonin is frequently misunderstood. Here is a guide for parents and pediatricians to decide if a child should try it, and to understand how it should be used. A common thread I find in children…

8 Ways Your Houston Tenants Can Baby Proof Your Rental

If you own single family residential rental properties, young families can be an excellent target market for tenants. They’re often looking for a stable place to live and may stick around for a year or two. But with young families come young kids. And it’s in your best interest to let your tenants baby proof…

What Tom Brady Eats in a Typical Day (And What You Can Learn From It)

Few people have had a more profound impact on modern-day football than Tom Brady. While he may stir up a lot of emotion from football fans, there’s no denying Tom is one of the best quarterbacks of all time. He’s 43, has played in nine Super Bowls (leading his team to victory in six), and…

Vegan Peanut Butter Fudge

This vegan peanut butter fudge calls for just four ingredients and only takes a few minutes to make. It’s naturally gluten-free, grain-free, and dairy-free and has a paleo option. It can also be made with butter. It’s sweetened with maple syrup, which gives it a slightly caramel-like texture! I originally posted this recipe a few…

How to apply for awards & stand out like a pro

Even if you prefer to stay out of the spotlight and let your web design work speak for you, a relevant award can bring with it a number of benefits. Anyone who makes a living in the digital space should, at some point, look at how to apply for awards for their business. In order…