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Why You Shouldn’t Procrastinate Reading This Post

Don’t procrastinate reading this post … it’s bad for your health. In a study published recently in the Journal of Behavioral Medicine, researchers had participants (some healthy and some with cardiov…

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Yoga for Gardeners: Recover from the Garden on the Mat

My husband and I gave our garden its yearly spring overhaul last weekend, and I am paying for it this week. All of that bending, lifting, and digging did a number on my poor body, and it's time to…

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7 Foods That Changed the World

How much do you think about what's on your plate? Sure, there are health, environmental, and price concerns to consider, but what about the reason your food is on your plate in the first place? When E…

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How Some Breweries Are Turning Rain Into Sustainable Beer

Blue skies and a chance of beer rain? An emerging trend in the beer world is using harvested water to create rainwater beer. A few handfuls of craft breweries in Portland, Oregon are going to be ha…

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4 Ways to Actually Enjoy Time Alone

For some people, venturing out into the world alone -- like eating at a restaurant or seeing a movie -- can be an awkward and embarrassing experience. It can seem that everywhere you turn, faces seem …

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The Weird Thing You Do After Shaking Hands (And Why)

Have a job interview coming up? You may want to hold off on reading this until after. A handshake—firm or limp? confident or sweaty?—can convey a lot about a person. But recently, scientists discov…

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7 Of the Most Picturesque Places On Earth

We've all had that moment: when you find yourself in a stunningly gorgeous place, and you just can't seem to think about anything else. From rainbow-colored rivers to scenic cliff sides, read on for s…

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6 Ways to Travel Healthier

It’s that time of year — the end of winter, the awkward transitional period when everything is muddy and lukewarm. It can make anyone seek warmer climes. If you are trying to incorporate some more tra…

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From Trash to Toys: 6 Creative Repurposing Projects

Question: How can you help reduce the load on our country's landfills while providing your children (or grandchildren) with toys that are fun, sturdy, and stimulating to their sense of creativity? Ans…

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Whiskey Is Healthy?

We all have that friend who consumes liberal amounts of red wine under the pretense, "Hey, it’s good for me." And yes, red wine has benefits, in moderation. One more time — IN MODERATION. But red w…

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Best luck with this situation! Who knows what is running through kitty's head? But I hope the situ…

I haven't eaten any bacon in a while.

Cats have a sixth sense. Maybe she senses that your husband doesn't really like her. They will gener…

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