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21 Healthy Habits for 2014

It's New Year's Eve! Instead of another doomed-to-fail resolution, what if we commit to starting healthy habits in 2014? Here are a few ideas to get you going! I think the reason that so many of our …

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Drinking More Water Could Save You From a Heart Attack

There is a blackboard wall in my house, where I jot down my daily health goals. "Drink 8 glasses of water today" is frequently listed there, because I know I donít drink enough of it. After reading th…

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5 Good (And Bad) Habits Of Really Smart People

Our culture loves to idolize smart, successful people. Although I might argue that society's real heroes can be found in classrooms and farm fields, we need these brilliant outliers to shake things up…

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Do High Expectations Sabotage Your Happiness?

March 1, 2013. I've been teaching class on Friday nights for 10 years now, which is hard to believe because the time has flown by. The reason I keep teaching on Friday is that, more than any other day…

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3 Health Habits to Teach Your Children

It is never too late to replace old habits with new ones, but ideally, good health habits should begin early in life. If youíre a parent to young children, encourage them to follow these three simple …

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12 Ways To Break Your Bad Relationship Habits

Do you have bad relationship habits? Of course you do. Who doesn't? That's why we asked over 100 YourTango Experts the following question: What are the most effective ways to overcome toxic relationsh…

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Old Habits Die Hard

I grabbed "Kundalini Rising" and went downstairs to read while my family slept in. The morning sun poured into the back of the house for the first time in days. I tended the cats, …

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Resolve to Quit Smoking the Natural Way

Congratulations for making the decision to quit smoking this year! It is not an easy feat, and while herbs donít offer a magic solution for kicking the habit, they can certainly aid your effort to sto…

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How to Break a Bad Habit

Let's be honest -- everyone has at least one bad habit that they've been meaning to change. But we usually keep it because it comes so naturally to us. At its core, a bad habit is a behavior that we'v…

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Help for Making New Habits

Every habit is a cooperative venture between body and mind. Generally speaking, the mind leads the venture and body follows as a silent partner. It is attention, or awareness, that touches the sleepin…

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We do have to pay for water, we live in the city and have city water, not a well so we have to pay e…