Today’s Solutions: July 22, 2024

Nutrition & Wellness

From learning about the health benefits of turmeric to staying up-to-date with the latest superfood trends, discover the best diet tips to improve your health.

Preparing for a smokier future

Preparing for a smokier future

BY THE OPTIMIST DAILY EDITORIAL TEAM In light of the extreme coast-to-coast heat hitting the United States and Canada, this week we're bringing back earlier articles with advice and guidance on how to stay cool and safe during heatwaves and wildfire season. Wildfire smoke is hazardous to our Read More...

woman trying to cool down in front of a blasting fan

It’s already a hotter-than-normal summer—Here’s how to handle heat stroke

BY THE OPTIMIST DAILY EDITORIAL TEAM In light of the extreme coast-to-coast heat hitting the United States and Canada, this week we're bringing back earlier articles with advice and guidance on how to stay cool and safe during heatwaves and wildfire season. We at The Optimist Daily believe Read More...

How to stop ‘stresslaxin

How to stop 'stresslaxing' and actually relax

BY THE OPTIMIST DAILY EDITORIAL TEAM Have you ever tried to relax but then wound up feeling more stressed? You are not alone. This paradoxical phenomenon, commonly referred to as 'stresslaxing,' occurs when attempting to unwind creates anxiety. Understanding why this occurs and how to prevent it Read More...

Expert tips and tricks to stop

Expert tips and tricks to stop your sunscreen from pilling

BY THE OPTIMIST DAILY EDITORIAL TEAM Sunscreen is a vital component of any skincare regimen, but it can occasionally pill, resulting in tiny flakes or granules on the skin. This can be irritating and may discourage regular use. Understanding why sunscreen pills and how to avoid them might help Read More...

Bid farewell to musty basemen

Bid farewell to musty basement smells for good

BY THE OPTIMIST DAILY EDITORIAL TEAM Musty basement odors can be unpleasant and uninviting, but most worryingly, they often indicate underlying moisture problems. Fortunately, identifying and removing the sources of these odors can transform your basement into a clean, inviting area. Here's how Read More...

What are sound baths? How anci

What are sound baths? How ancient practices can transform your modern life

BY THE OPTIMIST DAILY EDITORIAL STAFF Whether you're an experienced meditator or just starting out on your self-care path, including sound baths into your regimen could be the ideal method to relax and decrease anxiety. This ancient discipline, which makes use of sound waves from instruments Read More...

The leading role your gut micr

The leading role your gut microbes play in stress resilience

BY THE OPTIMIST DAILY EDITORIAL TEAM The gut microbiome—the rich ecology of bacteria that live within us—emerged as a key focus in the study of mental and neurological disorders. Recent research indicates a strong link between the gut and mental health, shedding light on how our gut Read More...

Air pollution down 40%: a loo

Air pollution down 40%: a look at a pedestrianized Paris

BY THE OPTIMIST DAILY EDITORIAL TEAM Paris will seem very different from how it did ten years ago when the Summer Olympics roll around this summer. Since 2014, Mayor Anne Hidalgo has led a substantial makeover in Paris aimed at reducing vehicle dependence and encouraging greener urban living. Read More...

Tackling the elder fraud epide

Tackling the elder fraud epidemic in America

BY THE OPTIMIST DAILY EDITORIAL STAFF According to the FBI, elder fraud has reached alarming levels, with Americans aged 60 and over losing more than $3 billion in scams by 2023. To put this astronomical figure in context, Taylor Swift's Eras Tour recently made headlines for being the first Read More...

Say goodbye to swampy feet: 6

Say goodbye to swampy feet: 6 effective ways to keep your feet dry this summer

BY THE OPTIMIST DAILY EDITORIAL STAFF Do you suffer from sweaty feet? Don't fear, you're not alone. Sweaty feet are a typical problem, particularly during the hot summer months. Each foot contains over 250,000 sweat glands, making it one of the most sweaty areas of the body. Warm weather, Read More...