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Mental Wellness

Selfie Danger: When Snapping Your Picture Goes Too Far

The global selfie craze has become dangerous, even deadly. • A polish couple recently plunged to their deaths after trying to take a selfie on a cliff in Portugal. Their 5 and 6-year olds watched t…

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Diet Drinks Linked to Hair Loss

A follower of my work recently contacted me through Facebook for help with her unexpected hair loss. I’d like to share her story because I suspect there are many other people experiencing the same pro…

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Shocking Link to Suicide Rates

In the wake of the tragic loss of Robin Williams, one of the great comedians of our time, and his suicide, it is important to examine why suicide rates are increasing with the hope that better underst…

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Energy Drinks Could Be More Dangerous Than You Think

Energy drinks have sexy names like Black Mamba, Full Throttle and Rock Star. College kids "chain drink" them like soda pop to cram for exams—some even wear t-shirts emblazoned with their favorite drin…

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3 Strange New Ways to Get a Better Night’s Sleep

Tossing and turning? Scientists have found a few surprising solutions.   1. Work Near a Window Need some help convincing your boss that you need a corner office? Bring up this study publ…

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Is Your Job Killing You? (Infographic)

This thought is daunting, but it's crucial to remember that our careers aren't the source of bad health; stress itself is. There are so many ways to reverse the damage of sitting all day, to de-stress…

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In Memory of Robin Williams and His Love of Gorillas

It's not only people that are mourning the tragic loss of Robin Williams this week. In 2001, Williams visited Koko, at The Gorilla Foundation. Prior to Williams' visit, Koko hadn't smiled in six month…

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Why Robin Williams’ Death is So Personal For All Of Us

With the news of Robins Williams' suicide, why are so many of us taking it personally? I always said that Julie Andrews would be the only celebrity I will weep for when she passes. Tonight I learn…

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Robin Williams’ Final Act Could Save Millions of Lives

He's played nearly every role in the books: a larger-than-life cartoon genie, a grown-up Peter Pan, a divorcee who resorts to cross-dressing to win his wife back, a quirky alien, an inspiring English …

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Back-to-School Anxiety: A Parent’s Guide

Back-to-School anxiety hits students of all ages. But you and your children don't have to suffer in silence. Dr. Victor Schwartz, associate professor of psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine and…

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Hello everyone in this forum, My life is back!!! After 8 years of marriage, my husband left me and l…

How sweet, Watching his day and watching him getting bigger. He is one lucky duck!!!

Some good ideas here, thanks.