24LifeVol1Issue5

VOLUME 1, ISSUE 5
NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2015

Breakthrough

How to recognize and make a space for change in your life.

“Do you have the courage to bring forth the treasures that are hidden within you? The hunt to uncover those jewels — that’s creative living.”

– Elizabeth Gilbert, Author of “Big Magic”


Game Changers

The French Paradox

One of the great mysteries of health is known as the French Paradox, coined to explain why the French have low cardiovascular disease rates...

Good Oils, Bad Oils

If you love your fried chicken or French fries, don’t cook them in corn oil or sunflower oil. Use olive oil, coconut oil, butter...

Top Five Hangover Cures

With the festive season upon us, here’s what science says you can do to minimize the pain of a hangover. SPRITE. Yes, Sprite, the...

Time Management for the Holidays

Follow our tips from a time-management coach for the lead-up-to and over the festive period, so you get everything done and have a great...

Slow Aging

As science learns more about aging, it’s also discovering things that can slow it down. We list some of the most exciting recent findings...

A New Break For Dominic Purcell

Actor Dominic Purcell tells 24Life what normal is, even as his craft requires frequent transformation.

To Sleep or Else

The evidence continues to mount that a lack of sleep is catastrophic for our health. Research by Uppsala University and the Karolinska Institute in...

The Magic and the Mundane

Creativity is often considered the exclusive playground for artists, musicians and designers. We are either creative or we are not. We use the right...

Discover

Celebrating the Solstice

Solstice refers to the sun’s distance from the equator, and it happens twice a year. In the winter solstice, the sun reaches its most...

Mindset

Nothing Off-the-cuff

By any sports standards, Amy Acuff is already one of America’s greatest athletes. She’s been to five Olympic Games, and if she makes her...

On The Verge Of Breakthrough

That’s what pop culture tells us a breakthrough is supposed to be. But that moment is not one that the field of psychology singles...

Fiscal Fitness And Financial Abundance

Though it certainly doesn’t buy happiness, money is a tool and a resource that can bring many happy experiences. Yet, one of the most...

A Stronger, Smarter Brain

Jim kwik helps you stay “kwik-witted” through the winter season

In The Mindful Zone

The most widely accepted definition of mindfulness is paying attention to the present moment, deliberately and nonjudgmentally… From David Michie’s book "Why Mindfulness Is Better...

Movement

Know Where You’re At

Guessing how much time on the treadmill will work off the second helping of pumpkin pie — or how many calories were in that...

Sitting Combat

We’ve all heard the warnings that “sitting is the new smoking,” and probably think they’re an exaggeration. But there’s now overwhelming evidence that sitting...

Workout: Après-Ski Longevity

THE ISSUE Skiing means controlling our movement on slippery snow or ice. To accommodate this instability, our bodies tense up. Over time, tense muscles will...

Workout: The Holiday Express

The last month of the year is usually a party train coupled to an eat-fest and an end-of-fiscal-year deadline. And it’s easy to believe...

Nourishment

Fermented Food: What’s the Fuss?

It’s long been a staple in supermarkets, but that doesn’t mean that you’ve tried kombucha tea (or know what’s in it). It’s part of...

Guide To Meal Prep

"If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” This is particularly the case with food. If you’re trying to achieve a certain physique,...

Mind the Minerals

Have you ever thought about iron and copper and what they do in your body? There’s a lot of debate about what’s good and...

Fuel for Snow

Nutrition planning for snow sports is often overlooked, especially by the seasoned weekend warrior. But fueling properly is the difference between spending the daylight...

An Alternate Bulletproof Coffee

An alternative to the standard bulletproof coffee recipe is a smoothie without the butter, using only coconut oil and/or coconut cream, which are composed...

Regeneration

Catch Your Breath

Unintentionally, many of us have adopted poor habits of posture, movement and lack of awareness over the years, resulting in faulty breathing patterns. We’ve...

Ring In The New Year – Without The Hangover

Maybe you discovered the accidental benefit of celebrating with family or friends who don’t “party hearty.” Or the hangover routine has gotten old —...

Yoga As Medicine

We all take medicine to cure our illnesses, ease our aches and make us feel better overall, right? But, what about the pain of...

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