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How to Manage Stress Naturally

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Do you want to learn how to manage stress? With all the demands of living in today’s world – responsibilities at work and at home, constant interruptions through technology, and relationships that can sap your energy – stressful living seems to be a way of life for many. But you can learn how to lower […]

How Sleep Habits Can Hurt Your Fat Loss

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Recently I was doing a radio interview and the host asked my number-one recommendation for fat loss. I’m pretty sure she thought I would say something like eat more protein or cut out sugary, processed foods. Maybe I would go off about a new study that showed gluten could contribute to fat gain and diabetes. […]

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 […]

How to Communicate Effectively

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When it comes to communication, most of us tend to think that if we’ve been misunderstood, it is the receiver of the information that is at fault for not understanding. But in reality, the responsibility is on the communicator – that’s you – to acknowledge that if something isn’t understood properly by someone else, it is […]

The Most Important Way to Maintain a Great Physique

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Low ‘C’…I see it all the time and it’s no different for men or women who happen to be struggling with their weight or just aren’t seeing the fitness improvements they want. Time and time again I hear it from my patients: “I’m just not making any progress and I’m doing everything right!”  “I mean, […]

The Power of Expectations

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I was 15 years old and sitting in a jail cell charged with armed robbery. Even at this young age, my life seemed destined for a quick and ugly end. Then a visit from a complete stranger started a chain of events that would transform my life forever… He was a teacher, and the father […]

10 Ways to Recharge Your Mind, Body, and Spirit

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Moving to the next chapter in our life, whether it’s a new relationship, new job, new home, or new body, can be an exciting time. The problem is that most of us still have a lot of “stuff” we’re thinking about from the past that can hold us back from the future we deserve. Before we […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Why Women Outperform Men in School

Teacher, Lorraine Lapthorne conducts her class in the Grade Two room at the Drouin State School, Drouin, Victoria

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 […]

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 […]

3 Steps to Write Your Resume

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Do you know that most recruiters and hiring managers spend only 15 to 30 seconds reviewing a resume, and that time is primarily spent looking for ways to disqualify the candidate? It’s no wonder many qualified candidates are passed over. Many resumes I receive as a recruiter are ineffective because they don’t accurately describe the […]

How to Survive a Plague: The War on AIDS in America

How to Survive a Plague

Imagine a world where your community is in the grip of a deadly new disease. This virus is mysterious, 100% fatal, and targets specific groups of people. Instead of receiving compassion from the government or neighboring communities, others ignore your plight or even react with anger towards the infected. This was the terrifying reality for […]

How To Be Healthy in the New Year

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The holiday season is wrapping up, and with that, the time of year when many of us decide to make New Year’s resolutions that we hope will help improve our lives in one way or another. And for many people, resolutions focus on improved health and fitness. According to a recent MSN and Impulse survey, […]

What Is Parental Divorce?

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Earlier this month, Inspiyr featured an article entitled “Your Mother was Right: Sit Down, Don’t Slouch, for Long Term Health.” As most of our readers must surely agree, the tagline is fitting; it’s one of the famous mottos of the modern mom, ranking up with favorites like “Eat Your Vegetables,” “Wash Your Hands before You […]

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