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Family Fitness Tips: 6 Ways to Get in Shape with Your Kids

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The school year is here and that means busier, bustling days. We interrupt our regularly unscheduled summer vacations of carefree bonding with kids and return to the structure of school programs and extra-curricular activities. It’s a sluggish notion to get back into the routine knowing there are few moments to spare for space, connection and […]

How to Sit the Right Way: Lessons Learned from a Toddler

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Do you know how to sit, without pain, at your desk, at home, or…wherever? Most people think they need expensive ergonomic equipment to have proper posture when sitting down. But you don’t need that, if you know how to sit the right way, by arranging your bones for optimal support of an aligned spine. How […]

3 Money Making Secrets of Rich People

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The rich are getting richer! New numbers show the top 1 percent took their biggest share since 1928 last year, and the share held by the top 10 percent of earners last year reached a record 48.2 percent. While the wealthiest people lost more than 36 percent in the Great Recession, their ability to make it all […]

How to Get in Shape in 5 Simple Steps

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Do you know how to get in shape so you can look great and feel great, too? With new workout products and exercise fads coming out every week, it can be hard to know what you should do to stay fit and healthy. There’s just too many choices…what should I do??? So one thing to […]

7 Benefits of Red Wine

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After a long day of work, when you finally kick off your shoes and lounge on the couch, do you like to enjoy a nice glass of red wine to help wind down? If so, here’s some good news for you: there are many excuses to enjoy every sip. Studies have suggested that in moderation, […]

Are These 5 “Healthy” Foods Making You Fat?

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Recently I was standing in line at my favorite coffee place with a friend who had earlier complained that despite her best efforts, she couldn’t lose weight. As I grabbed my hot green tea, I did a double take as I heard her order a low-fat apple cinnamon muffin and a “lite” soy latte. I […]

7 Surprising Causes of Back Pain

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Back pain affects an estimated 80 percent of Americans at some time in their lives. It’s not necessarily an injury or trauma, but the result of years of improper posture or strain on the spine that can cause chronic back pain, the kind of pain that requires physical therapy, chiropractic care or even surgery. The […]

5 Fascinating Reasons Why Laughing Is Awesome For Your Health

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You’ve probably heard people say that laughter is the best medicine…but is laughing really good for you? Norman Cousins thought so. In the 1960’s, after being diagnosed with arthritis, Cousins developed his own humor therapy program and found that laughter helped him to reduce his pain and inflammation to the point where he was able to […]

Watch Out for These Office Health Hazards

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Common Office Items Can Cause Health Problems Although office equipment and technology, like computers and desk chairs, are essential to the workplace, incorrect usage may have unexpected health implications. Repetitive motions at your desk can number in the thousands in a single workday. Meanwhile, the rest of your body maintains a static position sometimes for […]

Another Problem with Soy Milk That Could Be Harming Your Smile

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Many people drink soy milk because they believe it is healthier than cow’s milk. A new study, however, says otherwise. Soy milk, it seems, is damaging to your teeth. According to the study, bacteria found in the mouth produce five to six times more acid when they feed on soy milk rather than cow’s milk. […]

Tips to Be More Spiritual From Medium Gail Thackray

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You don’t have to tell us. We know already. You’ve got people. Lots of them. Friends, family, coworkers, your dentist. They’re all supporting you and wishing you lots of success in life. But guess what? Your team is bigger than you think. According to Gail Thackray, spiritual medium and healer, each one of us on […]

Why Women Outperform Men in School

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Former Harvard president Lawrence Summers once remarked that the lack of female scientists and engineers was due to “different availability of aptitude” rather than employer discrimination. His words carry greater irony with each passing year: women consistently outperform men in education at the high school and collegiate levels, and have been doing so for the […]

The Science Behind a Happy Relationship

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Are you in a happy relationship? It turns out there’s an actual science behind what makes happy couples, well…happy. So if you’re in a relationship that isn’t as happy as you’d like, start mimicking some of the behaviors that happy couples have, and you’ll be holding hands and falling in love with your partner all […]

How to Communicate with Coworkers in Different Generations

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Generations, like people, have personalities. Although there is danger in generalizing, it is important to understand the needs, motivations and value systems of each of the generations so you can work with well with people outside of your age-group. Veterans (1922–1944) The Veterans born before WWII have values that were shaped by The Great Depression, […]

Intermittent Fasting for Fat Loss? Not So Fast…

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If you’ve been even remotely involved in the nutrition or fitness community over the past few years, you at least know the term intermittent fasting (IF). Enthusiasts praise its pattern of orchestrated eating and abstaining for everything from improved immunity to mental clarity and, of course, fast fat loss. IF involves periods of alternately eating […]

3 Tips To Prevent Liver Disease

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Many words have been written regarding health, physical strength, conditioning, good diet, and exercise. Most of these posts and articles focus either on overall good practices or cardiovascular health. We collectively seem to ignore the liver, and I’m going to tell you why we need to start paying attention to this small organ that has […]

3 Ways to Get Stuff Done on Time

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Do you hate deadlines? Want to know how to make them more manageable? Making deadlines work for you is not as hard as it may seem. Whether you are a movie producer or accountant, everyone has deadlines they must contend with. By their nature deadlines can cause stress, worrying, and generally ruin your mood. So […]

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