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7 Tips for Eating Healthy During the Holidays

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I checked my watch: it was 8:35pm, and dinner wasn’t anywhere in sight. The Evite emphatically said promptly at 7:30, which became an inside joke since our hostess was notorious for running late. I arrived at the dinner prepared. My friend did not. As she quaffed a second glass of pinot noir, I watched her […]

How to Achieve Mindfulness in 10 Minutes a Day

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Do you want to have less stress, focus more, and improve your health in only 10 minutes a day? If so, you may want to give mindfulness training a try. Studies have shown that people who practice mindfulness experience positive changes in many areas of their lives, including improved self-esteem, ability to focus, and reduced […]

8 Steps to Solve Family Problems


Be honest —if today was the last day of your life, would you regret an unresolved fight or issue with a family member? In a study on the top regrets people have, one study found that the second biggest regret participants had dealt with family issues. It’s easy to let anger overtake you and cause […]

Success and Failure: What’s the Difference?

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What’s the difference between success and failure? Lots of people may think there’s a world of difference between the two. But the reality is that they’re much closer than you think. That’s because in order to succeed big, you need to risk failing big. And often, you need to fail over and over again if […]

Brown Rice vs. White Rice: The Ultimate Showdown


You’ve likely heard about the rumor going around: brown rice is better for you than white rice. Many health-conscious folks have replaced their white rice for brown rice, and you might feel tempted to also. But wait! Have you done the research? This calls for an ultimate showdown. Wait, hold on–what’s the difference between them, […]

How to Stay Motivated and Achieve Your Goal

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Have you ever wondered how you can stay motivated? Do you get frustrated with yourself when you set a goal and go after it for a short time and then conveniently forget about it? Most people do not keep their resolutions, or any goal they set for themselves, because they don’t know how to make […]

5 Big Benefits of Drinking Water


Water. It’s important. Yeah, yeah. Eight glasses a day. I get it. Actually, that’s just a myth. Scientists aren’t even sure how that myth started! However, don’t put down your water bottle just yet. The University of Rochester suggests that a healthy woman drink 9 glasses of liquids, while a healthy man drinks 13. These liquids […]

Top 7 Regrets People Have in Life


What will your regrets be when you’re on your deathbed? This is easily one of the most scary, sad questions you can possibly ask yourself, but it’s a common one. After all, we want to live our lives to the fullest, and at the end, we don’t want to look back and wish there was […]

5 Aphrodisiac Foods That Will Get You in the Mood

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Nutritional science has begun to discover that food and sex go hand in hand. In a recent study, the testicles of mice that were fed yogurt were 5 times larger than those of mice not fed yogurt, and 15% larger than those of mice fed junk food. We now know that endocrine, hormonal and, circulatory […]

7 Tips to Achieve Your Dreams


What is your dream? Everyone has that one dream that they’ve always held close to their heart. Perhaps you’ve always wanted to open your own restaurant, or you’ve wanted to start a new business. But have you taken any steps to achieve your dream? And if so, how many steps have you taken? Most people haven’t […]

Set Your Goals: The First Step to Success

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“What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” ~Henry David Thoreau Do you have an important goal you’re working toward right now? If not, you should change that…today. You see, goals are incredibly important in life. Whether you want to be healthier, happier, or […]

5 Steps to Find Your Values in Life (And Why You Need to Follow Them)

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Values are those often talked about, even more often abused things by mediocre corporations but rarely understood parts of our personal DNA and early nurturing.  Those things that collectively define who we are as a human being. Knowing and sticking to your values can keep you healthy, happy and successful…and doing otherwise can lead to […]

Credit Score 101: Everything You Need to Know


Learn How Your Credit Score Works and How You Can Improve it Your credit score is one of the most important digits in your life. A high score is an asset for your personal finances and career; a low score, meanwhile, can land you in serious debt and even legal trouble.  Photo by: Anthrocopy    […]

Four of the World’s Healthiest Foods

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High in vitamins and minerals, antioxidants, and essential fatty acids, the world’s healthiest foods can also surprisingly be some of the tastiest. We’ve taken 4 of the best, and used our imagination to bring you some lip smacking ideas to make the most of what nature has to offer. We certainly don’t claim that the […]

Why Genes Don’t Determine Whether You’ll Get Cancer

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For years, genealogists have looked to genes as the be-all and end-all in the fight against cancer. They are, however, only one piece of a highly complex puzzle. Recent research shows that genes must be activated by concrete causes; they are not mystical beings that control our health destinies by themselves. Genes are thus something […]

6 Ways to Become Happy


More often than not, do you feel truly happy? If your answer is no, that’s something we need to fix. Um, yeah. Fix all of my life problems? I’ll get on that right away. I’m going to ignore your delightful sarcasm and make a disclaimer here: your life will never be perfect in the strictest […]

How You Can Boost Energy Naturally by Eating the Right Foods

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Do you get tired every afternoon? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Fat and carb-heavy lunches, combined with little rest and long to-do lists can lead to heavy eyelids for even the most energetic of us. We spoke with “Rogue Nutritionist” Jonny Bowden about foods that boost energy naturally. He gave us his top three foods […]

Pro Baller R.A. Dickey Gives Back and Does Good

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Toronto Blue Jays’ pitcher R.A. Dickey seems to have everything going his way. After winning the Cy Young Award while playing for the 4th-place New York Mets, the 38–year old knuckleballer finds himself on the new-look Toronto Blue Jays. But instead of using his time off playing golf, Dickey has dedicated his last 2 off-seasons […]

Most Inspirational Presidents in American History

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While every American President has faced a unique set of challenges and opportunities during their administration, some have done a better job than others at inspiring the nation and the world. In honor of President’s Day we’ve put together a list of the most inspirational Presidents who have worked to bring the country together. From […]

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