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Mental Wellness

Cashews to Beat the Blues

Maybe the pharmacy doesn't have to be the first place you stop when you're feeling down-in-the-dumps. A big helping of cashews may be just the ticket when you've got a mild case of the blues. What …

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Just Right or Perfectly Wrong?

Rachael smiles, remembering her plans to open her own florist shop three years ago. Excited by what she’d learned in just four months at Tom’s House of Flowers, she eagerly leaped for her dream. Sh…

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The Simple Workplace Exercise With Huge Benefits

Plenty has been said about the benefits of standing while you work, as well as the downfalls of sitting too much. However, not as much has been revealed about the benefits of walking while you work. …

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The Scary Truth Behind Why Stress is Deadlier for Women

From pay scales to physical strength, the measurable differences between men and women are often cited as the source of unique inequalities and gaps in opportunity experienced by each gender. But new …

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8 Ways to Spot A Witch (Circa 1692)

October is the month of vampires, ghouls, werewolves and witches. We celebrate these creatures of the night now, but once-upon-a-time they haunted the darkest recesses of our imaginations. In late 17t…

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7 Ways Your Pet Is Making You Sick — and How to Fix Them

Cats and dogs are wonderful for their companionship, affection and unconditional love, but as much as we hate to admit it, they're not always the easiest to live with. Behaviors like barking, pull…

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Top 5 Fears of Americans

What do Americans fear the most? A nationwide poll on the subject conducted by Chapman University has turned up some fascinating results about what we fear -- and what factors are likely to ratchet up…

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Depression-Busting Pumpkin Muffins (Paleo)

Well, I can’t eat muffins in an agitated manner. The butter would probably get on my cuffs. One should always eat muffins quite calmly. It is the only way to eat them. -Oscar Wilde , ”The Importance…

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The Best Butter Beans With Couscous

Sometimes simple is best. The butter beans are tender and creamy and the couscous is fluffy and delicate, served side by side. It’s simple but oh, so good! Butter Beans: 2 1/2 cups small butter be…

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Stop Comparing the Present with the Past

I drove past a church the other day en route to Santa Cruz and the sign they had out front displayed this message: “Don’t dwell on the past because you’re not going back there.” That says it all to me…

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The Colorado Rockies in Northern part has no snow but my politician says we don't cause climate chan…

If Faux Noise says it, I know to believe the opposite. Of course, it wouldn't surprise me if most…