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What Makes a Person Compassionate?

Compassion, both for ourselves and for others, is a key component of maintaining well-being as we age. A new study has uncovered which elements play a significant role in developing this deep sense of…

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Overlooked Superfood Lowers Cholesterol

"Eat your peas!" is a common refrain in many households at meal time.† That particular command may be rivaled by "Eat your beans!" thanks to new research compiled by a group of American and Canadian s…

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Natural Remedy as Effective as Allergy Medication

Spring has sprung and with the warm weather comes bountiful buds and blooms on the plants that surround us.† Spring also brings plant allergens that can disrupt our enjoyment of nature's rebirth.† For…

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6 Ways to Speed Recovery From Injuries

Injuries are hard to avoid. We work hard and play hard. We travel in fast moving vehicles and rely on others to pay attention and be careful. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Preventio…

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6 Super Spring Detox Foods

Living in a northern climate often means a long chilly break from fresh produce. By December, produce in the grocery store is looking questionable. By February, fruits and vegetables are low on flavor…

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Find Your Pressure Points

If†you bump your†knee, stub your toe, or whack your elbow, your first impulse†is to touch the spot that†hurts. That instinct ó the desire to soothe pain with touch ó is the essence†of acupressure. …

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15 Delicious Recipes with Turmeric

Turmeric is a versatile seasoning with lots of health benefits. Check out these delicious recipes with turmeric to get more of this vibrant yellow herb into your life! Turmeric is getting a lot of …

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Walk Your Way to a Bigger, Better Brain

We donít often think about taking our brain on a brisk walk or run but thatís the advice British researchers are offering after studying the potential benefits of exercise for staving off dementia. …

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Why Plant-Based Might Be the Healthiest Diet for Weight Control

We know that vegetarians tend to be slimmer, but there's a perception that veg diets may somehow be deficient in nutrients. So how's this for a simple study: researchers analyzed the diets of 13,000 p…

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How to Eat to Manage Your Mental Health

Robert Hedaya tried everything in mainstream psychiatry's toolbox to treat a patient with panic disorder, including cognitive behavioral therapy and a series of prescribed medications. She was still h…

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Now I'm crying and can't see what I'm writing, thank you, thank you, thank you!

Great ideas - I was aware of and used some of them but the others are pretty good.

It would be if Hobby Lobby, & the Catholic Church, have anything to say about it.

It looks as if Mr. G is in love, but Jellybean is more in like mode.

I do that a lot...smile, laugh...it makes me feel really good inside. 'Smile though your heart is…