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The Power of Giving [VIDEO]

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Have you ever had a moment where someone helped you up during a time in need? Did you show them your gratitude later on? When I first saw this video, it reminded me of my mother. When I was a baby, I suffered from frequent ear infections, and my mom once went to CVS to purchase […]

Infographic: Want to Lose Weight? Get Some Shut-Eye!

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Have you been trying to lose weight, but it’s just not working no matter how hard you try? If your answer is yes, let us ask you another question…how have you been sleeping? If you think those two questions aren’t connected, think again. If you aren’t getting enough shut-eye a night, or if your sleep […]

12 Daily Habits You Should Adopt to Improve Your Life

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Are you finding yourself stuck in the same daily grind—perhaps even in a rut? Life can be hectic, and we can forget to pay attention to ourselves—both our body and our mind. This is where daily habits come in! If you do something consistently enough, you’ll see results. It takes a bit of effort initially, […]

Why You Should Be Eating More Raw Food

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You may have heard the hype about raw food, read the celebrity interviews, flicked through the raw recipe books, or watched a few YouTube videos. But what makes raw foods different from any of the other latest diet fads, and why should you give it a shot? Unlike many of the other diet programs doing […]

Top 10 Best Commencement Speeches Ever Given

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Graduation speeches are supposed to be the last lesson students learn before embarking on their journey into the “real world”. So how can one person sum up everything they have learned in about twenty minutes? What advice can they possibly share with new grads that will prepare them for…well… the rest of their lives? In […]

How to Prevent Heart Disease in 3 Steps

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Living in a fast-paced world often leaves little time for making those drastic lifestyle changes that doctors recommend; after all, it’s difficult to plan a balanced meal when fast food chains offer quick and cheap alternatives, and it’s tough to get motivated to exercise with a schedule packed with work, family, and television. But it’s […]

4 Health Benefits of Eating Bamboo Shoots

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At the time of closing on the purchase of my first home, I was reminded by my real estate agent that the previous owners had planted bamboo along the backyard fence.  My agent was a motherly figure, whose commission was moments away, selflessly paused and reminded me of the work involved in controlling the bamboo […]

7 Ways to Get Motivated to Exercise

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A number of studies have corroborated the fact that exercise has a positive and significant effect on people with depression. The act of moving your body, and doing it consistently, helps to counteract negative emotions that get in the way of your happiness. That’s all well and good, you say. But if you’re feeling down […]

Is Wheat Bad For You? 7 Alarming Reasons Why

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Do you know someone with celiac disease—that is, an extreme sensitivity to gluten? I remember my first time meeting someone with celiac disease. As they gazed longingly at the pizza I was eating, I remember thinking, “Man, I’m so glad I don’t have that.” Never did I think that six years later, I’d have cut […]

4 Self Massage Techniques You Can Do Anywhere

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Picture this; your stress melting away, your aches and pains being eased, and your mind entering a relaxed state. Does it sound like the only way to get that feeling is to spend the day at an expensive spa? While spending time at a spa is a great way to relax and recharge, you can […]

Low Carb Diet Linked to Increased Metabolism

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All calories are the same, right? Perhaps not. Once you shed the pounds, the amount of carbohydrates, proteins and fats you chowed down on may effect whether or not you keep the weight off. In a seven-month experiment during which 21 overweight people had their diets strictly controlled down to each bite, researchers showed that a […]

5 Healthy Food Substitutions for Fat Loss

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As you’re tempted to reach for another gooey pecan pumpkin torte your pastry chef best friend lovingly made, you suddenly remember you have a must-attend office party next week where you’re sure to be photographed, and a pang of regret surges through your veins. Healthy eating during the holidays doesn’t mean deprivation or puritanically abstaining […]

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