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Month: September 2015

10 Everyday Habits To Make You A Calmer Person

10 Everyday Habits To Make You A Calmer Person

by Jacqueline Stone      March 5, 2015   Have you ever taken the time to observe a naturally calm person? They’re a sight to behold — the way they glide through the day with ease, not rushed and exuding quiet confidence. I imagine you envy them as I do. Truly calm people are a rare and exotic species that you can learn a lot from. Learn their common behaviors and attitudes, and you too can become an expert in responding…

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8 Nutritious and Delicious Foods You Should Be Eating

8 Nutritious and Delicious Foods You Should Be Eating

These are key superfoods that should be a part of a healthy diet. By David Zinczenko / Huffington     September 22, 2015 Spinach It may be green and leafy, but spinach is no nutritional wallflower, and you know from reading Eat This, Not That!. This noted muscle builder is a rich source of plant-based omega-3s and folate, which help reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, and osteoporosis. Bonus: Folate also increases blood flow to the nether regions, helping…

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Here’s How To Cut High School Suicide Attempts 23%

Here’s How To Cut High School Suicide Attempts 23%

Regular exercise for high school students can reduce suicide by 23%, a new study finds. Exercise had a beneficial effect on both suicidal thoughts and suicide attempts. The study is the first to show that exercise can help students who are being bullied. Dr Jeremy Sibold, who led the research, said: “I was surprised that it was that significant and that positive effects of exercise extended to kids actually trying to harm themselves. Even if one kid is protected because…

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What Is The Magic Sleep Number?

What Is The Magic Sleep Number?

SEPTEMBER 16, 2015     Stuart Quan, MD, Contributing Editor Bill Clinton (ex-President). Tracy Morgan (comedian). Cindy Lynn Baldwin (motor vehicle driver). What do these seemingly unrelated individuals have in common? The answer is that each either suffered from sleep deprivation or was victimized by someone who was sleep-deprived. There is no doubt that all of us have gotten too little sleep at some point in our lives. For some of us, it is an isolated occurrence precipitated by a…

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Marijuana Prohibition Can do More Harm Than Good, Doctors Tell Federal Parties

Marijuana Prohibition Can do More Harm Than Good, Doctors Tell Federal Parties

Put public health 1st in pot policies, addiction doctors suggest CBC News     Posted: Sep 21, 2015 If Canada’s new government chooses to legalize marijuana beyond medical use then it should get into the business of controlling its supply and sale to prevent the rise of a “Big Cannabis,” addiction specialists say. Cannabis policy could be an issue ahead of October’s federal election. The governing Conservative party favours the status quo, the competing Liberals seek to legalize, regulate and…

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10 "Rules" To Live By To Get Healthier

10 "Rules" To Live By To Get Healthier

When it comes to living a healthy lifestyle, consistency is key. If you want to stop feeling lethargic and overweight, you have to stop being lazy. Sorry to be blunt. It’s all about creating a consistent lifestyle that promotes healthy eating and movement throughout the day! I’m a personal trainer, but I am not always a perfect eater. I love pizza — I love bacon on my pizza. When I indulge, I make sure that two out of the three…

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10 Confucius Quotes That Can Change Your Life

10 Confucius Quotes That Can Change Your Life

March 18, 2015  1. “Never impose on others what you would not choose for yourself.” Remember to follow the “Golden Rule!” 2. “Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.” Ignorance is the greatest cause of suffering. Enlightenment is our liberation. 3. “I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.” Another saying I love: 1000 repetitions answers all questions. 4. “Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.” You really have…

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10 Relaxation Techniques That Zap Stress Fast

10 Relaxation Techniques That Zap Stress Fast

By Jeannette Moninger       WebMD Feature Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava, MD Relax. You deserve it, it’s good for you, and it takes less time than you think. You don’t need a spa weekend or a retreat. Each of these stress-relieving tips can get you from OMG to om in less than 15 minutes. 1. Meditate A few minutes of practice per day can help ease anxiety. “Research suggests that daily meditation may alter the brain’s neural pathways,…

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Organic Food, Farms to be Celebrated Across Country During National Organic Week

Organic Food, Farms to be Celebrated Across Country During National Organic Week

LOIS ABRAHAM, THE CANADIAN PRESS    SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2015  TORONTO – National Organic Week is a chance for Canadians to learn more about how organic agriculture affects the environment. The event, billed as the largest celebration of organic food, farming and products across the country, is set for Sept. 19-27. There will be farm and garden tours, workshops and tastings of organic food and drink. Local health food stores will be hosting activities. Organic food is grown without pesticides,…

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The Importance of Cultivating Patience

The Importance of Cultivating Patience

Patience: the one trait that can be used to easily differentiate between a child and an adult. Impatience is almost entirely expected of kids isn’t it? Are we there yet? I want this toy NOW! Immediate gratification was what they liked and expected. Unfortunately, we see this same trait in some adults today as well. I want to make some fast money NOW! I want to lose this weight NOW! I want the perfect life NOW! What these types of…

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