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Today’s Solutions: July 14, 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.

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...

5 cold vegan soups to chill yo

5 cold vegan soups to chill you out this summer

BY THE OPTIMIST DAILY EDITORIAL STAFF What better way to cool off from the extreme temperatures this summer than by treating yourself to a refreshingly cold vegan soup? Whenever you want to beat the heat while being conscious of what is contributing to the dramatic rise in temperatures (an Read More...

A free grocery store opens in

A free grocery store opens in San Francisco neighborhood to combat food insecurity

BY THE OPTIMIST DAILY EDITORIAL STAFF In a game-changing step for food security in San Francisco, a new free grocery shop has opened in the Bayview district, intending to fill low-income families' pantries without cost. The District 10 Community Market, the city's first of its kind, held a grand Read More...