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8 Habits Your Body Loves

Would you like to be healthy and full of delightful energy? Do you dream of looking hotter than the noonday sun? This sounds like an infomercial pitch, but it's really a pitch proposing a handful of s…

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Not Motivated to Exercise? Blame Your Brain

If you can’t find the time or motivation to exercise, blame your brain. Scientists from Seattle Children’s Research Institute have pinpointed the area of the brain that motivates people to exercise…

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What’s The Exercise Sweet Spot? More Isn’t Better for Everyone

Too much exercise can be as risky as too little exercise for patients who already suffered a heart attack, according to new research by the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory…

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Change at the Speed of Point O

Disease, illiteracy, climate change. Hunger, poverty, pollution. You name the challenge, and you’ll probably find at least one organization working to address it. Many of these organizations have e…

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7 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Your Knees

Your knees are a precious pair indeed; the joints on which hinges your ability to walk and bend comfortably late into life. Do knees have to creak, ache and stiffen as you age? Not a given! With re…

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5 Holistic Tools to Help You Sleep Better

More than a quarter of Americans find it difficult to sleep at night, says a report published in The Lancet. If you have trouble staying awake during daytime, find yourself nodding off while driving, …

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Salad Dressing and Dip With Bone-Building Nutrients

Building strong bones isn’t just a matter of popping calcium supplements.  It’s important to eat a diet rich in many essential nutrients to build strong bones, including:  boron, calcium, manganese, m…

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The Incredible Rewards of Waking Up Early — And How To Do it

A long time ago, I came across the expression "videotaped sunrise." It stayed in my mind. Thinking about it, I realized that I had—possibly like many others on the planet—seen more sunrises on the tel…

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How to Be Happier Within 5 Working Days

Why wait to be happy until the weekend hits or the next vacation beckons? It's possible to feel happy Monday through Friday. Let me chalk out a simple Happiness Plan for you. It is almost ridiculou…

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A Simple Yoga Pose That Boosts Self-Confidence

Do you get the jitters before going up on stage? Nervous before walking into an important meeting? I have to confess I feel a pang of insecurity when required to speak before a gathering. To overc…

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