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10 Things You Need to Know About Protein Power

You need protein to build muscle, manage your metabolism, and support tissue repair. But how much? What kind? And can you get too much? We answer your top-12 questions about protein. When it …

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What A Tree Tells Us About Finding Happiness

Not a day goes by that I don’t count my blessings to have certain people in my life who have led me to happiness. For many years, I have been stuck in negative beliefs about myself that have pulled me…

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Back Pain? Say It Ain’t Pso!

Stretching. So many muscles, so little time! We all know to stretch our quads, calves, and our hammies before embarking on any exercise routine. We elongate our calves, loosen our necks and shoulders.…

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The Right Way to Stretch

Curious as to just how important it is for you to stretch and which stretches work best? Watch this for a quick tip!…

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Can You Hula-Hoop Your Way To A Healthy Body?

If you've ever attended an outdoor concert or music festival, you've probably seen them: women and girls (and some guys) twirling to the music with large, colorful hula-hoops. Aside from playing with …

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The Real Will Never Stop Existing

Four conditions must exist if you want to find reality: Contentment, Inquiry, Self-awareness, Strength. Four ordinary, somewhat innocuous words. Contentment. This is the quality of restfulness in…

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Fat Is Like Quicksand

I want to exercise. Seriously, I do. I want to in the way that makes me get up and put on workout clothes every single morning because TODAY, if nothing else happens, there will be yoga or a hike …

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The Power Nap: Tips and Benefits

Name your top 5 guilty pleasures (we're lumping every delicious, fat- or  carb-loaded goody into one naughty pleasure). Isn't napping one of them? Honestly, there's nothing like a solid 20-30 minute c…

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20 Ways to Build Resilience

I just met with a group of doctors under the wise and beautiful guidance of Dr. Rachel Naomi Remen, author of Kitchen Table Wisdom. We meet monthly to talk about Finding Meaning in Medicine, a …

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The Concentrated Strength of Patience

“Patience is not passive; on the contrary, it is active; it is concentrated strength.” - Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton As a child walking to school, I irritated my fellow walkers with my quick pace and s…

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