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6 Surprising Things That Affect Your Brain

Brain scientists in recent years have discovered a number of surprising ways that the brain influences our overall health, as well as how our behavior influences the health of our brain. And unlike in…

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5 Healthy Drinks to Squash Holiday Stress

The holidays are the most stressful time of the year for many of us, but donít let stress get you down! This should be a time for us to take a step back, inhale a deep lungful of oxygen, decompress, a…

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8 Ways to Sustain Your Energy

The weight of daily responsibilities and the burdens of chronic stress have produced an epidemic of adrenal fatigue. Adrenal fatigue -- or non-Addison's hypoadrenia, as it is known in some circles…

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Can Telling Lies Harm Your Body?

We all fabricate the truth or stretch facts. Okay, so most of us lie. A lot. What happens when we tell lies? Other than its predictable effects on the health of relationships, lying can also harm y…

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6 Easy Ways to Take Your Health Into Your Own Hands

Being healthy can be a cryptic concept. Does it mean going to the doctor yearly? Exercising? Eating your apple each day? Going gluten-free? It may be hard to navogate all of the information (and misin…

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Do You Drink Coffee Between 8 and 9 a.m.? Here is Why You Should Not.

If you are an early riser, you have reason to congratulate yourself. Waking up in the early hours of the morning†gives you dozens of vital health benefits. It helps you go to bed early and be more …

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6 Surprising (& Natural) Stress Relievers

Everyone gets stressed sometimes. Whether it be financial or personal, significant stress is an unfortunate aspect of modern living. But, too much stress can be a bad thing. Whether you have trouble s…

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Are Your Nut Butter Cravings Out of Control?

Too many times have I cracked open a half-full jar of almond butter, spoon firmly in hand, with the heroic intention of taking one small spoonful, only to spot my feet through the bottom glass mere mi…

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Top 7 Reasons We Feel Stressed Out

"I'm so stressed out." We've all said it, and felt the effects of living it. In our fast-paced, over-stimulated culture, we're constantly pushing our brains and bodies to the limit. Too little slee…

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6 Ways Fitness Makes You Successful

By Andrew Heffernan, Experience Life Itís 8:25 p.m.†and youíre working late. Again. The boss has gone home, along with most of your coworkers. But not you: youíre still chained to your desk, and …

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