03 Sep '11, 2pm

3 Beautiful Ways to Sleep Under the Stars | Care2 Healthy Living

3 Beautiful Ways to Sleep Under the Stars | Care2 Healthy Living

In late summer, my friend Jenny wraps up in a down comforter and sleeps on her deck. Hot August and September days make her upstairs bedroom unbearable–even after the sun’s gone down–so she retreats to her “sleeping porch.” There, she enjoys the starry sky, the cool air and birdsong at dawn. Our Colorado climate–dry and without bugs–is conducive to outdoor sleeping, but it’s possible anywhere. If you can find a way to spend a night or two outside–before it’s too late–you won’t regret it. Sleep, Dine or Entertain Penny Livingston-Stark and James Stark slept outdoors most of spring, summer, and fall in their bale (pronounced “balay”), a Balinese structure that raises their bed above the ground and puts a natural roof over their heads, in northern California. “The joy of sleeping outdoors,” says Penny, “is hearing the owls at night and awakening to the predawn chorus. Sometim...

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How to Love Your Body

How to Love Your Body

care2.com 03 Sep '11, 1pm

Editor’s Note from Bess Coble , All Things Healing Editor of Exercise/Fitness : This is part of our ongoing “Body Image an...

Friendly Romance | Care2 Healthy Living: I am a recovering codependent. One of the greatest tools for my recover...

Friendly Romance | Care2 Healthy Living: I am a...

care2.com 02 Sep '11, 5am

I am a recovering codependent . One of the greatest tools for my recovery in this area is to pay attention to the romance ...

Stress Messes With Your Memory | Care2 Healthy Living

Stress Messes With Your Memory | Care2 Healthy ...

care2.com 03 Sep '11, 2am

Researchers are just now beginning to uncover the thorny relationship between mental pressure and recall –and their findin...

Cat Hair Loss - Why Do Cats Lose Hair? | Care2 Healthy Living

Cat Hair Loss - Why Do Cats Lose Hair? | Care2 ...

care2.com 03 Sep '11, 4pm

By Kathy Blumenstock, Animal Planet Not-so-newsflash: Cats shed ! Year-round, nonstop, long- and short-haired cats alike l...

Moroccan Chickpea Spread Recipe | Care2 Healthy Living

Moroccan Chickpea Spread Recipe | Care2 Healthy...

care2.com 02 Sep '11, 3pm

They say good things come to those who wait and I guess it’s true. I’ve been thinking about making this spread since my fr...

11 Great Ways to Reuse Cork

11 Great Ways to Reuse Cork

care2.com 01 Sep '11, 1am

By Sheila Shaigany, Planet Green Contrary to popular opinion, cork is not endangered. In fact, it’s renewable and helps th...

Is there more to love than sex and romance? | Care2 Healthy Living: For most of us, the search for the ideal par...

Is there more to love than sex and romance? | C...

care2.com 04 Sep '11, 10pm

For most of us, the search for the ideal partner has become an obsession: the principle goal in our quest for love. Yet ou...

Could You Be Happier? | Care2 Healthy Living

Could You Be Happier? | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 31 Aug '11, 5pm

By Erica Sofrina, Motivational Speaker, Teacher and Author Did you know that 40 percent of your capacity for happiness is ...

The Haunting of Sexual Abuse | Care2 Healthy Living: healthy living: more than 10000 ways to enhance your life

The Haunting of Sexual Abuse | Care2 Healthy Li...

care2.com 31 Aug '11, 4pm

I recently had the opportunity to be alone. By myself. No family. Just me and the house. Wow. What a treat. And then I wen...

Green Your Purse | Care2 Healthy Living

Green Your Purse | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 15 Sep '11, 3pm

On Tuesday, I posted an article on all natural lip balm , which inspired me to think about all the other things we women c...

7 Tips For Eating to Look Younger That Actually Work | Care2 Healthy Living

7 Tips For Eating to Look Younger That Actually...

care2.com 04 Sep '11, 12am

The day I turned 25 years old I headed straight to the store and bought loads of different ultra pricey skin creams. I was...

6 High Style Dog Houses | Care2 Healthy Living

6 High Style Dog Houses | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 01 Sep '11, 10pm

Let’s not fool ourselves – Fido doesn’t care about the looks of his dog house. These dog houses are styled for people, peo...

Conservative Bashes Vegans | Care2 Healthy Living

Conservative Bashes Vegans | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 06 Sep '11, 3pm

A recent blog post from the conservative website First Things makes a point of blaming veganism, and therefore vegans, for...