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10 Ways Country Life Can Be Your Best Personal Trainer

Long before people started paying monthly fees to work out at a gym, country folk were keeping in shape the old fashioned way: through hard work.

How a Digital Detox Could Change Your Life

Taking a break from technology might sound interesting and scary at the same time. With devices so ingrained in our daily lives, many people...

Want to be healthier? Live near trees, studies say

We look at 5 scientifically-proven ways trees help prevent health problems and even reverse chronic diseases in adults and children.

The many ways country living benefits your health

When we started writing about the draws of country life one year ago, we had no idea how much health would play a role in the story.

5 wild medicinal herbs of the South every survivalist should know

The Southern U.S. is an epicenter for wild medicinal herbs. We interview author Mark Warren about his favorite five wild medicinal herbs of the...

How earthing could change your health

What is earthing? Our health writer explains the practice that scientific and medical studies are showing could change your health for good.

Lacto-fermentation: Even better than canning?

Canning has made a crazy comeback.

Embracing the light: How the sun is good for you

Did you know sunshine fights disease and promotes spectacular health? It's time to embrace the light!

Country living = Spectacular immune systems

Health writer Kristen Boye looks at the latest scientific studies showing how rural living builds powerful immunity in people.

The benefits of well water

One often under-appreciated health perk of rural living is unlimited access to a cleaner, more natural source of water: well water.