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Do You Take Your Yoga Mindset Off the Mat?

by Jeni James of Tadasana Travel, Contributor to Yoga on AllThingsHealing.com The vibration that comes along with astral sequences asks us what we value in our lives? What qualities, people, and po…

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Living With a Misspell-ability

Hereís an ironic, little secret: Iím a writer who canít spell. While I havenít been officially tested, itís safe to say Iíd struggle to make it through my sonís fourth grade spelling test. Speaking of…

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When Do Babies Start to Make Sounds?

Believe it or not, your four-month-old baby already understands the tools that comprise language. Of course, your infant's speech development and language development will take time, but his or her ba…

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22 Surprising & Weird Word Origins (Slideshow)

Do you think that etymology is boring? If so, well... this may convince you otherwise. The English language has a long and strange history, with Germanic roots that were heavily influenced by waves…

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When Do Babies Start Talking?

Ten month olds may start using 'mama' and 'dada' in speech. Introduce color and numbers by speaking to them. To develop their speech more, name objects at which they point. Also respond to their babbl…

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Telling the Truth About What Is Here

One of the most powerful phrases in human language is "I am here." It is powerful because it is utterly simple and profoundly true. Anything that is said or thought afterward is just an addition to …

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Why We Lie

By Cat Thompson, Experience Life Can you identify someone in your life who uses language carelessly, who agrees to things readily but then never seems to be able to show up for his or her agreement…

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Listen to the Stories You Tell Yourself

One of our most impressive powers as human beings is our power of language. We use language as we speak externally to others and as we speak internally to ourselves. Part and parcel of that power ar…

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The Rhyme and Reason Behind Babytalk: The Viral Video Edition

One bit of contemporary technological terminology that fails to garner in me that knee-jerk, double-click reaction is the term "viral video." Add cute babies to the billing and I am still resolutely u…

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Apes Found to Have Regional Accents

A group of researchers has discovered that crested gibbon apes have regional accents. The scientists studied the singing of over 400 crested gibbons in 24 different locations in Asia. The gibbons stu…

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