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How Fast Food Signs Can Make You Overeat

When "fast foods" were first introduced to the world, the idea was simple: quick and cheap foods would allow people to eat a meal on-the-go and move on to complete their work. This, it was believed, w…

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5 Ways To Go Out Of Your Mind And Get Happy

You know what its like when you get stressed, as if youre going out of your mind: Oh no, Im losing it, Im going crazy, I cant take any more. And how the more thoughts you have like this the mor…

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One Thing You Should Avoid Doing an Hour Before Bedtime

Oh sleep! It is a gentle thing; Beloved from pole to pole, said British poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge. But sometimes, the gentle beloved eludes our eyes, leaving our body and mind feeling tired wh…

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Why Can Love Be So Painful? (And How To Heal And Move On)

When a relationship ends we feel hurt, lost and lonely, wondering what comes next. Fear arises because the unknown is in front of us, and the mind usually assumes the negative, saying things l…

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Eat 9 Walnuts a Day to Keep Stress at Bay

Walnuts are a wonder nut, that offer almost too many health benefits to count. Here is a quick list: Walnuts are a rich source of dietary fiber, antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids. These compound…

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National Stress Awareness Month

April is National Stress Awareness Month and most of us are experiencing increasing stress levels. We know we should reduce our level of stress, but it can seem too hard to do when were just tryin…

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6 Minutes of Daily Exercise Can Delay Memory Loss

How do you keep the brain sharp after the age of 50? Most advice on this seems to focus on keeping the mind active through puzzles, brain teasers, Sudoku, chess and such.But little is said about the …

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Why You Should Take Fewer Pictures on Your Next Trip

Clicking photographs during our travels is something many of us don't even think twice about. Setting sun going down on the sea in a glorious orange blob? Quick, click! Ancient script carved on an Egy…

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Is Stress a Contributing Factor to Alzheimer’s?

Although much remains to be learned about the causes of mental decline, it has been well documented recently that stress is an important contributing factor, including to the development of Alzheimer'…

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Can’t Sleep? Try Some ‘Pink Noise’ Tonight.

Most of us associate good, deep sleep with a silent bedroom. And yet, millions of people toss and turn in bed every night, despite switching off the light and turning off the noise. It is estimated t…

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There are vegans and then there are make-believe vegans. Check their shoes and belts for leather pr…

Good news! 49 more to go! Plus PR -- I wonder if the corporations will take this to the SCOTUS …

We just never get it+simply don't care as long as there's $$$$ to be made. So damn frustrating.

Great article, many things I don't do due to time, like vacuuming and dusting. On another note, peo…

FINALLY!!! A state that really CARES about its inhabitants!! Hopefully, in the NEAR future, ALL s…