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How Healthy is Your Family’s Emotional Well-Being?

During the summer while children are out of school, families are spending more time together.†† Take this survey to check your family's emotional well-being. Track the numbers that correspond to yo…

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Self-Love Formulas are BS

Does anyone else cringe upon hearing statements like, "You need to love yourself before you can XYZ (land a job, a relationship, lasting inner peace)"? I do, and I call bullshit. Sure, liking yo…

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Religious Figures: Why Dressing the Part Doesn’t Prove You’re Holy

Many years ago Debís mother said to her: Just because someoneís wearing a robe doesnít make him or her any more spiritual than you are. So what is it that makes us stand and bow our heads when…

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The Cost of Financial Stress

The news of the day still reminds us of economic troubles across the land. Meanwhile, millions who struggle beneath the weight of financial burdens press on with their lives, many living paycheck to p…

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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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right, thank you! i always get sick after being on a flight, seriously, every single time.

"Tested on mice models with aggressive melanoma and ovarian cancer". Those are human cancers, mice h…

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sure ..they don`t belong in our house but in the wild.

Haven't seen any Mexican avocados in this little corner of the globe, but if ever I do I'll give the…