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How Texting Actually Affects Your Body

How much time do you spend texting? According to Pew Research Center, almost three quarters of cell phone users text on a regular basis. A typical 18-24 year old sends/receives an average of 50 texts …

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4 Incredible Reasons to Dance at Any Age

While not everyone may be as incredible as†Misty Copeland, everybody and anybody can benefit from giving dance a try. Whether you try ballet, tango, or just freestyle with your friends, dancing of any…

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What Position Is Best to Sleep in?

The position you assume during your sleeping hours can actually hugely affect your physical well-being. Sleeping really scrunched together can encourage shortened muscles and imbalances, while craning…

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4 Foundational Principles for Harmony in Your Home

I wish that someone had given me a blueprint for leading my best life years ago. I am thankful that I can share my more than 20 years of academic and experiential insights with you to help you design …

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10 Steps to Total Healing

Healing is†one of the most basic things our bodies do, but total healing is made complicated by bio-individuality, our mental states and our environments. I believe we can enhance our healing using mi…

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7 Ways Your Home Can Affect Your Mood

Home is where the heart is and it†can influence your sense of well-being†much more than you might have thought. Here are 7 aspects of your house which may deeply affect you in body, mind, or spirit, t…

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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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30 Uses for Coconut Oil

The term "superfood" has been bandied about quite a bit recently. But if there is one food that truly deserves the moniker, it's the mighty coconut. For decades, coconut oil was maligned for its hi…

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How to Detect Nutritional Deficiencies (Infographic)

It's tough making sure we get all our regular daily nutritional values in: five servings of fruits and veggies, plenty of water, protein, vitamins and minerals. Filling in the gaps and in-betweens of …

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12 Things You Never Knew About Sweat

Sweat. Itís just one of those strange, gross human phenomena that we donít give much thought to. You sweat buckets during hot yoga, you nervously sweat when youíre giving a speech, you feel beads of s…

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i have a couple of these plus some other plants. also have an air filter.

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Excellent tips. I like the one about including a person at the side. I have to figure out this shutt…

I eat all of these foods and love them. Thanks for sharing.