LINK LOVE: Superfoods Infographic, Tips for Healthy Sun Exposure, Decluttering, and More

We’ve gathered some of our favorite healthy-living links that we came across on the Web this week.

Welcome back to LINK LOVE! Every Friday, we highlight some of the most interesting healthy-living tidbits we’ve gathered from around the Web, and this week we’ve found a ton of great ones. We cover fitness, nutrition, quality of life, and health and wellness — and some “just-for-fun” stuff, too! Come across something you think we’d love? Tweet it at us, post it to our Facebook page or email us at experiencelife@experiencelife.com with the subject “LINK LOVE.”

This week we’ve pulled together some inspiring information from MindBodyGreen, Becoming Minimalist, and Dr. Frank Lipman. Enjoy!

FITNESS

 

91-Year-Old to Run Sunday’s San Diego Marathon

Image from Runner’s World.

Harriette Thompson has been training for this Sunday’s Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Marathon. Thompson runs loops around a small lake in Charlotte, NC.  Her first marathon was at the age of 76, and since then has generated more than $90,000 on behalf of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Team. Runnersworld.com states: “When Thompson crosses the finish line just outside of Petco Park, she will not only be the oldest finisher in the history of the race, she’ll also likely break her age-group record.”

More on Running: Yes, You Can Do a 5K, The Trail-Running Workout, Giving Back: Girls on the Run

HEALTH & WELLNESS

 

4 Timely Tips for Healthy Sun Exposure

Image from Dr. Frank Lipman.

Dr. Frank Lipman has some great tips this week to help you safely and smartly enjoy the sun! in this post he’ll teach you how to sunbathe smartly, fight sunburns, soak in vitamin D and ease yourself into sun exposure.

More on Skin: Skin Deep, Bumping Up Against Skin Problems, How Exercise Keeps the Skin Young

NUTRITION

 

The Ultimate Guide To Superfoods (Infographic)

Image from MindBodyGreen.

This week MindBodyGreen posted a fun, interactive infographic all about superfoods. Learn what superfoods are, and how they can help you stay the healthiest version of yourself. Whether it be salmon, blueberries or quinoa, we think you’ll find something you love on this list!

More on Superfoods: Pumpkin Seeds, Cauliflower, Avocado

QUALITY OF LIFE

 

3 Ways Mindfulness Reduces Depression

Image from Mariana Pacho Lopez / Empalagarmedemar / Moment Select #133549403 /gettyimages.com found on a Mindful.org.

Image from Mariana Pacho Lopez / Empalagarmedemar / Moment Select #133549403 /gettyimages.com found on Mindful.org.

Mindful Magazine’s Emily Nauman posts that “60 percent of people who experience a single episode of depression are likely to experience a second. Ninety percent of people who go through three episodes of depression are likely to have a fourth.” Nauman also gives us some hope through Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy. Through this therapy, researchers from the UK did studies to find out why MBCT worked. Nauman writes on the 3 themes that emerged from this.

More on Depression: A Path Out of Depression, Depression and Inflammation

10 Decluttering Principles to Help Anyone Clear the Clutter

Looking for ways to simplify your life? These 10 principles will help you to start decluttering your home — creating a more spacious, breathable and manageable space. Tip 1: Stop the Flow of Stuff Coming In.

More on Decluttering: 3 Spaces to Declutter Now, The Emotional Toll of Clutter, Order Out of Chaos: Declutter the Bedroom

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