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5 Money Lessons from Mistakes Moms Make

I learned a lot of valuable lessons from my mother (always do your homework, live within your means, and peanut butter and jelly sandwiches make everything better are among my favorites), but some of …

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6 Remedies to Keep You Regular

Bowel health is not what you would call a water cooler topic of conversation. Waste elimination is a private matter and often a private struggle for many people.† Professional opinions vary on how man…

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11 Natural Treatments For Depression

As an MD, Iíve watched too many of my colleagues yank out anti-depressant samples every time a patient starts to cry. So on behalf of physicians everywhere, let me apologize for our trigger-happy p…

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How One Trait Can Make You a Fabulous Leader

I recently learned that the leadership-training curriculum at Google places a heavy emphasis on self-awareness building. The thinking, of course, is that managers can only become effective influenc…

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Is Personality and Heart Rate Variability Predictors of Well-Being?

As many of you may know, I work for the Institute of HeartMath, where we do research on intuition, heart- brain interactions, interconnectedness and heart rate variability heart (HRV).† This article a…

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Googling Happiness Won’t Help. Here’s Why

In our crowded and competitive world this search for happiness is becoming ever more desperate and urgent. A recent article stated how there are more than ď75 million Google search results for the ter…

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Feeding the Field on Earth Day

What happens when you feel strongly about something?†HeartMath researchers repeatedly have identified mental and physical changes that study participants undergo as they experience positive and negat…

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5 Ways To Go Out Of Your Mind And Get Happy

You know what itís like when you get stressed, as if youíre going out of your mind: ďOh no, Iím losing it, Iím going crazy, I canít take any more.Ē And how the more thoughts you have like this the mor…

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Which Meditation Technique is Right for You?

For a breakdown of some of the meditation techniques listed below, and exactly how to do them, the above below gives a good outline (skip to 1:10). The data is in, and meditation works; not only d…

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Why Do You Do Good–For Ego or Humanity?

Iím on a plane headed toward a conference filled with spiritual self-help authors. They're committed to helping people live their best lives. At these events, I always hear people approach these cel…

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Depression afflicts everybody, kings and clowns. The problems we face will either defeat us or deve…

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