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5 Simple Ways to Boost Your Immune System This Winter

5 Simple Ways to Boost Your Immune System This Winter

During the winter months our immune system seems to take a hit. And this winter, with Covid-19 being a huge concern, guarding against colds and boosting the immune system is more important than ever. What can you do? Below, find five easy things to improve your immune function. 1. Have a Spa Day Researchers at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles have found that people who get massages experience higher levels of lymphocytes which defend the body from disease. As the American Psychological Association points out, this could be due to decreasing stress levels which helps you stay healthy and boost...

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Why We’re in the Business of CBD

Why We’re in the Business of CBD

When I decided to get into the business of CBD and develop the B GREAT brand, I made it my mission to deliver products that were completely transparent, from the ingredients listed on the product label to the manufacturing practices that set us apart from the rest. With so many CBD companies out there making hugely exaggerated claims about what their products could do, I knew consumers craved a product they could trust. To understand why I founded the B GREAT brand, I’d like to share my own personal journey and the values on which the B GREAT mission was...

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What You Need to Know About Inflammation

What You Need to Know About Inflammation

What is Inflammation? Ever had a bug bite? A twisted ankle? Then you already know what inflammation feels like. The pain, heat, redness, and swelling are the classic signs that inflammation is happening. Under the surface, your body is ramping up its immune response and releasing a whole menagerie of cells and cell signals. Whether it’s the surface of your skin, the gut, or blood vessels, whenever cells get damaged they send out a distress call. The first responders on-site are usually the neutrophils, immune cells that clean up debris, dead tissue, and microbes from whatever triggered the damage. The...

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How to Maintain Focus During Endless Virtual Meetings (and while WFH)

How to Maintain Focus During Endless Virtual Meetings (and while WFH)

The COVID-19 pandemic has introduced many of us to working from home. At first, virtual meetings can be exciting and liberating (who doesn’t like not having to dress for work!?), but if you’re anything like us, the novelty has definitely worn off. There’s the challenge of setting a background, finding a flattering angle, and making sure you’ve located the mute button, let alone actively listening and contributing to the discussion at hand. If you’re one of the 50% of employeesglobally who regularly works outside the office for 2.5 or more days a week, video conferencing is not just the new...

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