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 firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “LINK LOVE.”
This week we’ve pulled together some inspiring information from Brain-Test.net, Mindful.org, and Dr. Frank Lipman. Enjoy!
Having sharp shoulder pain? Ann posts on Girls Gone Strong this week to help heal your body so you can get on with that workout!
HEALTH & WELLNESS
Maia James with Dr. Frank Lipman, blogs about the importance of detoxing your home of flame retardants, which can be found in furniture, household dust, your food, and electronics. This group of chemicals, writes James, are added by law to most the items we use daily. Recent legislation, however, no longer requires PBDEs. 4 easy ways to detox your home: Ditch the broom, keep foam enclosed, invest in safe mattresses and eat more plants. Don’t miss the Safe Mattress Guide!
This Infograpic from PositiveMed.com helps you detect areas you need to pump-up your nutrients. Use your hands, skin, legs, heart, nails, face skin, eyes, mouth and throat to help you move to a healthier place.
More on Nutrients: When Nutrients Go Missing
QUALITY OF LIFE
A new app created by Pace University and Inward Inc., will help iPhone users be more mindful about the text messages they send to others. Ideally this would help users be more aware of sending an emotionally-charged text and be more present.
JUST FOR FUN
EL‘s Casie Leigh Lukes took this quiz and scored a 53% left brain usage and a 47% right-brain usage. Take this fun quiz to see how you use your brain!