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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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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 we’re just tryin…

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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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Science of Kindness – Increase Your Health

It is said kindness is its own reward; it is love in action. But did you also know that kindness is also joy fulfilled? We devote great effort and time to the pursuit of joy. Those who show kindnes…

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5 Ways Meditation Makes You Kinder

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness. The Dalai Lama When we were on our honeymoon we had the joy to sit with the Dalai Lama at his residence in McLeod Ganj, India. He held our hands…

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Effects of Stress on Memory and Cognitive Functions

Having a well-functioning memory is something we may think about more and more as we age. Memory and other cognitive processes can gradually diminish as many grow older, but research in the last sever…

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5 Lessons Your Dog Can Teach You About Success

Watch him lounging on the couch, snoozing in the sun, taking a leisurely stroll. This is not a vacation. It’s your dog’s enviable existence. There’s more to learn from the canine life than the value o…

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Paul McCartney, Richard Gere & Deepak Chopra Lead Us Toward Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a hot buzzword at the moment, furthered by TIME Magazine having The Mindful Revolution on its front cover. But what does mindfulness look like in practice? What difference does it make …

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A Simple Way to Lift Your Spirits When You Feel Low

"Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans," sang John Lennon. And when something beyond your control pulls you down, or someone hurts you, it is hard not to feel lonely and low…

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Kara Foran

Kara is an editor for Care2's Healthy Living. She's happiest when engaging with creative, bright and loving people--whether they are the stranger on... more

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