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7 Reasons You Feel Like A Zombie In The Morning

A few nights ago I stayed up too late, even though I knew I had an early meeting in another town. When I woke up the next morning, I tried to brew a pot of coffee without pouring water into the reserv…

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Can Your Commitment To Health Handle Temptation?

Have you ever noticed how every single time you recommit to healthy living, you get sick? (By you, of course, I mean me. And maybe it's not every single time, but it feels like that right this minu…

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Is Your Crisis a Call for Meaning?

There seems to be a hole in the middle of everyday life, as if a rock had been thrown through a plate-glass window. But instead of being a physical hole, one could call this a “meaning hole,” an abse…

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Top 10 Ways To Stay Healthy This Winter

It seems that no matter how well I plan to take it easy during the holidays, I still end up feeling exhausted when they're over. Even though I managed to avoid the malls and holiday traffic all togeth…

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Mojo On! Retreat Into Your WHOLE Health

I’m so excited to be leading a workshop at Kripalu, a gorgeous retreat center in the Berkshires in Massachusetts in June, and for those who are considering signing up -- or even for those who will m…

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Staphylococcus is Murder: Is Food Poisoning a Criminal Offense?

Similar to the way one remembers their first kiss or, more aptly, their first automobile accident, one distinctly remembers their first case of food poisoning as if it were imprinted on their gut (and…

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Dog Colds: When They Require a Vet

Can dogs get colds? Surprisingly, weepy eyes and sniffles can strike both an owner and dog alike. By the Editors of MyPetHealthGuide.com Although people can power through uncomfortable sympt…

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Germ-Free Children: Freaking Out About the “Swine Flu”

Anyone who is up on their early 20th century world history is acquainted with the devastating 1918 Flu Pandemic (commonly known as the "Spanish Flu" and lasting from March 1918 until June of 1920) tha…

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Who Cares? Children as Caregivers

As a child, I had an ailing father who required a great deal of care with so many exigent physical disabilities and limitations that it was hard to keep up. And keeping up, along with caring for him, …

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What a lucky dog! 💕

I'll be going to the Care home to share some love with the women who I met when my mom was there for…

That's soooooo adorable, he looks so incredibly happy, the sweetie pie