Wellness is an active process of becoming aware of and making choices toward a healthy and fulfilling life. Wellness is more than being free from illness, it is a dynamic process of change and growth. Wellness matters because everything we do and every emotion we feel relates to our well-being. In turn, our well-being directly affects our actions and emotions at home, work, or at an event. It is important for everyone to achieve optimal wellness in order to subdue stress, reduce the risk of illness, and ensure positive interactions. Our mission at LAStartups.com is to curate and create content that helps you, me, us in achieving optimal wellness every day, month, and/or year.

All the Important Information You Need To Get Vaccinated in LA

Daily new cases of COVID infections in LA County are at 414. About 5% of these cases are fatal and result in death. The age group with the highest infection rate is 30 to 49. Most laboratory-confirmed cases come from Los Angeles County, with some cases in Long Beach and Pasadena. The number of infections in the female population surpasses the number of males by 40,000. Combined, the total number...

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10 Best Mental Health Podcasts to Listen Right Now

2020 wasn’t a good year for everybody. With the pandemic forcing the government to control the number of social gatherings, psychological health risks are to be expected. The loneliness that comes with isolation and quarantine is a challenge most people would like to face together but the disease cannot simply allow things to go the way people want them to. So for today’s article, here’s a list of the best...

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4 Best High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) Apps To Get You Back In Shape Fast

Who says you need to get a gym membership to get in shape? The best thing about workout apps is that you can use them anytime, anywhere. And, with the pandemic, many gyms remain closed - these home workout apps are a great way to get you moving. Below are a few of our favorite workout apps that require minimal equipment, give you actual results, won't blow the bank.  Best...

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This Sensor Might Just Automate COVID-19 Detection

The SARS-CoV-2 RapidPlex is a promising piece of technology that might just be what we need to bring the pandemic to heel. Being a new strain of the virus, COVID-19 is posing major challenges to health experts worldwide. Curbing its spread is proving to be a major undertaking as we don’t know much about it yet. As a result, experts are grappling to control its transmission and outbreaks. Times may...

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Can Stress Make You Sick?

Prolonged periods of stress can cause a number of physical symptoms and illnesses. Symptoms can come on as soon as your level of stress increases and worsen as stress continues. This fact has been studied by numerous scientists and most would agree that while stress has its merits, it can also do harm to our health in the long run. Can Stress Make You Sick Common symptoms caused by stress include:...

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DrinkLyte Launches a New Functional Beverage to Rehydrate You After Drinking Alcohol

DrinkLyte has come up with the perfect one-two punch for those of you that have had a little too much booze.  This one-two punch is two functional beverages aimed at helping consumers rehydrate after alcohol consumption.  They've recently launched their "Party-at-Home" subscription so that you can always have their drinks on hand whenever you need it. The Party-at-Home pack comes with two MoonLyte drink mixes and two SunLyte drink mixes; customers can...

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4 Best At-Home Workout Routines

Exercise should unequivocally be an essential part of our daily life. It has long been proven that daily exercise not only keeps our body healthy but also lessens the occurrence of burnouts. However, not all can avail of gym memberships and personal trainers to keep themselves in shape. In addition to this, most people find it hard to insert an exercise regime in their fast-paced life. That is why at-home...

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Lambs Launches Radiation-Proof Underwear for Your Goods

Advanced tech in clothing is not a novel concept nowadays. From spacesuits to day to day workwear, a lot of garments are already specialized to address various needs and requirements of different wearers. Most of them are designed to provide protection against harmful elements or to survive harsh working environments while people go about their daily tasks. However, there are still a few more areas where we might need protection...

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Want Super Soft Toilet Paper for Your Bum? WhoGivesACrap Got You Covered

George Costanza may have thought that nothing else can be done to improve toilet paper but the startup Who Gives A Crap begs to disagree. Many of us may have initially agreed with George but after getting to know what Who Gives A Crap brings to the table, you’ll realize that there’s so much more about the TP industry that can still be improved. For starters, it’s said that it...

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Frame Launches Mental Health Marketplace to Connect You to The Perfect Therapist

Finding the right therapist is a very tricky task that can be a huge hurdle for those who are already struggling. Frame Therapy aims to get you through that phase without a hitch. Many people fail to get what they need from therapy sessions because the professional they turned to is not the right fit for them. When the connection and trust are just not there, progress can be hard...

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Carity Launches a Mental Health Platform for the Modern Day User

A new mental health app is now available just as the country struggles with a myriad of mental health issues while in quarantine. Founders Drew Katnik and Ray Truong are launching Carity, an app for people living with the challenges of mental health issues. Features include groups and resources organized by specific issues, realtime connection with other users, and access to licensed therapists. Carity is coming at a time when...

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How To Pick the Right Kind of Yoga Class for Your Mood

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the way we live our lives, as well as our social interactions and workout regimens. In the case of workout programs, ease of access has been and continues to be the primary issue. With gyms and fitness studios temporarily shuttered for safety reasons, workout classes are now done in online platforms. Zoom, YouTube, and Facebook live streaming are among the popular options for a wide...

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COVID-19: Should You Get Tested? Or Not?

When the pandemic first hit the United States, among the most challenging issues was the shortage of testing kits for the coronavirus. Such was the shortage that clinics and hospitals were forced to narrow down the eligible people to three categories: first, those who traveled to countries with a coronavirus outbreak; second, those who were exposed to positive cases; and third, those who showed symptoms of COVID-19. In recent months,...

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11 Health Benefits of Regular Cycling

Yes, cycling offers benefits for your physical health. But did you know that riding a bike offers a whole host of additional health benefits besides the physical exercise? It can enhance your brainpower, boost your self-esteem, and make you seem sexier too! These 10 health benefits of cycling will make you healthier, sexier, and live longer. 1. Weight Loss Shedding weight and losing excess fat is one of the most...

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Loneliness in Entrepreneurs – It’s Time to Do Something

Studies found that entrepreneurship can become a lonely endeavor. But the worst part is that it’s rarely discussed, with most people preferring to ignore them. Even though loneliness tends to make the world feel like it’s bleak and drained of color. Solitude isn’t the same as loneliness. The latter is the aching feeling of being alone while craving companionship, talking, and accountability. With this fast-paced world, loneliness is working its...

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17 Creative Ways To Cheer Someone Up

Life can get pretty rough sometimes, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic where people you know are getting laid off or have gotten the illness. There is nothing worse than seeing a friend or a loved one in pain.  If you have a friend who’s feeling down, the natural reaction is to try to cheer them up. But how exactly should you do that? Maybe you can tell a joke, but...

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How To Choose The Right Foam Roller

We’ve all heard how stress can be dangerous for our health. We have also learned from countless experts how a good massage can be a wonderful and terrific solution for stress relief. However, actually getting a massage from a professional masseur on a regular basis can be a bit impractical. It can be an expensive process, and you can’t just get a message the minute you need it. But then...

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8 Ways to Recalibrate the Body to Boost Energy

With daily CDC reports updates on the COVID-19 pandemic, uncertainties still remain on what life will look like and be like once stay at home and shelter in place orders are lifted. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in us. Learning to cope with stress will make you, the people you care about, and your community thrive together better. Ask yourself a few...

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