The Wellness Wire: Flu Season in Full Swing, Why Dudes Should Do Yoga, and More

Part of staying healthy is staying in the know and keeping up to date on what’s going on in the world around us. If you’re on the go and still want to keep up with what’s trending, we’re here to help! Here are the top links of the day in bite-size pieces.

10 Campaigns Helping To Save Our Planet (via Greatist)

Greatist Campaigns to Save the Planet

In this upcoming year, we should all vow to help make a difference in the world, even if it’s something small and simple. This article showcases ten campaigns that are all helping to protect and nurture our environment. These campaigns are each doing their part to help save our planet, and we should all join in and help out as well!

15 Greatest Uncle Phil Moments (via Buzzfeed)

uncle phil-fresh prince of bel air

Part of one of the best TV shows of the 90′s, James Avery (who played Uncle Phil and just recently passed away) was an outstanding actor and will be greatly missed. This article showcases his 15 best and most memorable moments on “The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air”.

Why Dudes Should Do Yoga (via Greatist)

Greatist Men Doing Yoga

While yoga is stereotyped as being only meant for women, however it has many great health benefits that men shouldn’t overlook. Yoga can increase stability and flexibility, increase sleep and relaxation, and even build strength and help prevent injuries. Still think it isn’t for men? Get over yourselves! Everyone should try yoga at least once or twice. It’s a great workout and has so many health benefits you’d be silly not to at least try it.

Flu Season Is In Full Swing (via University Herald)


Every year we dread flu season and anxiously anticipate its’ arrival. Ladies and gents…flu season has arrived and is here in full swing. Are you ready for it? Having your annual influenza vaccine can help prevent catching this sickness tremendously. If you haven’t gotten your vaccine this year, you should really get on that and get your flu shot ASAP (you’ll thank us later).

Archos Activity Tracker Wristband Launched (via Mashable)


Recently launched, this activity tracker wristband is capable of keeping track of your steps, calories, and history from days prior. You can compete against your friends with this tracker wristband and the battery is supposed to last for up to one full week.

What were your favorite links of the day?


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