This chilling viral video will make you rethink your relationship to your smartphone.

via Moby / YouTube If we stop for a moment and look around, it’s easy to see that we are in the midst of a technological revolution. If someone went into a coma 20 years ago and woke up today, they’d be shocked at the number of people walking around with their heads stuck in their phones. Smartphones have completely changed how we interact with one another as well as the world around us. But when the dust settles, will they have improved humanity for the better? Or will we have traded authentic interactions for endless distractions? A cartoon posted by the WAKE UP page on Facebook is going viral for showing the dark side of this technological revolution. It …

Woman’s viral Instagram post proves that being healthy is not about a number on a scale.

via Shutterstock This is Fitness blogger and Instagrammer Mackenzie Puricelli. View this post on Instagram Fitness is a way of life to me. It is about creating a lifestyle that YOU can maintain forever 💫 This is what I tell each of my clients. “We are not doing a 8 week challenge here, we are setting a goal that is maintainable and finding a way to fit exercise and nutrition into YOUR life.” You can either let fitness consume you or light up your life ✨💙 It’s your choice and there’s plenty of ways to go about making it an element of your life rather than something that controls your daily life. Today my heart is full of love and …

12 medical professionals shared their most memorable anti-vaxxer stories and you won’t stop face-palming.

Kinderwunsch Wunschkinder / Flickr It’s one thing to have to see anti-vaxxer posts from people you know on Facebook. But if you’re a doctor that spent the best part of a decade in school studying medicine, and are told by an anti-vaxxer that they know more than you, it has to be infuriating. A 2015 Pew Research study found that 83% of Americans think the measles vaccine is safe, while 9% think it’s not. Another 7% are not sure. But when you look at the polls that include parents of minors, the numbers get worse, 13% believe that the measles vaccine is unsafe. People hold these views even though there isn’t a shred of evidence that shows vaccinations cause autism. …

This teens simple lifestyle change helped him lose over 100 pounds.

Photo by Via Tsuji / Flickr When people decide they are going to lose weight they often put themselves on strict, complicated diets. Some start calculating every carb and calorie others limit themselves to just a few foods. The cabbage-and-bananas diet comes to mind. Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

A former anti-vaxxer just admitted she was wrong. Now some enraged parents are coming after her.

Pennsylvanian mom Abbey Clint grew up in a household that didn’t believe in vaccinations or any other type of medicine a doctor might recommend for that matter. For example, there wasn’t anything for pain management in the house that wasn’t “all-natural.” Clint believes the avoidance of traditional medicine originated from her mother’s intense distrust of doctors. “I am thankful that I don’t need to be an expert on vaccines in order to be a mom and make common sense decisions for my family,” Clint told Upworthy. “It’s easy to get drawn into the emotional rhetoric of the antivaxx theories, but their whole pile of evidence is predicated upon a conspiracy theory that doesn’t hold water.” So, unsurprisingly, Clint grew into …