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How Texting Actually Affects Your Body

How much time do you spend texting? According to Pew Research Center, almost three quarters of cell phone users text on a regular basis. A typical 18-24 year old sends/receives an average of 50 texts …

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Is Your To-Do List Stressing You Out?

Odds are, if you’re even a moderately busy person, you have a to-do list of one kind or another. If you are like most people, you might notice that some of the bulleted tasks get done... and o…

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4 Incredible Reasons to Dance at Any Age

While not everyone may be as incredible as Misty Copeland, everybody and anybody can benefit from giving dance a try. Whether you try ballet, tango, or just freestyle with your friends, dancing of any…

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Overwhelmed By Change? How Your Heart Can Help You Adjust

It is no secret that our world is changing very fast. As you face this period of accelerated change, do you feel you have the tools you need to deal with and adjust to what is happening? History sh…

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Key to Human Potential – Positive Emotions

The experience of positive emotions may be a key to helping us live up to our potential. Even though there is the daily impact of stress and negative emotions on us as human beings, there are also man…

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11 Natural Ways to Boost Energy (Without Caffeine)

For many of us, 3 o’clock in the afternoon is the low point in our days. The morning coffee has worn off, the end of the day is just beyond reach, and our willpower seems to disappear completely. Inst…

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6 Habits That Help Balance Blood Sugar

With so many Americans suffering from obesity and diabetes, it is becoming more important than ever to be aware of your food’s effect on your blood sugar levels. Having high or low blood sugar can lea…

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How Your Mind Affects Your Body

We are at last beginning to show that there is an intimate and dynamic relationship between what is going on with our feelings and thoughts, and what happens in the body. A Time Magazine special showe…

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8 Scary Ways Stress Impacts Your Health

Scientists are learning more and more about the impact that stress plays on your health. It's not just your mental health that can be hurt by both acute and chronic stress. Stress can take a major tol…

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What Position Is Best to Sleep in?

The position you assume during your sleeping hours can actually hugely affect your physical well-being. Sleeping really scrunched together can encourage shortened muscles and imbalances, while craning…

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