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by In James Allen's timeless masterpiece, “As A Man Thinketh," he describes fear like this: “Thoughts of fear have been known to kill a man as speedily as a bullet, and they are continually killing thousands of people just as surely though less rapidly. The people who live in fear of disease are the people who get it. Anxiety quickly demoralizes the whole body, and lays it open to the entrance of disease;...
by Follow these tips to maximize your chances of getting through the 2014 holiday flu season without catching a nasty bug. Based on data collected by the CDC between 1983 and 2014, the peak of the flu season is typically in February, but it can also peak as early as October or as late as April. While no single method will provide fool-proof protection, using as many of these tips as possible will give...
by In today's fast-paced, complicated and ever-changing society there is no longer any room for uninvolved and unaffected bystanders. Are there people, though, who stand on the sidelines merely watching life go by? Yes, these people, either for the sake of playing it "safe" or because they simply lack the intellectual capacity to realistically assess their place in the world, think that they can, by...
by “Eat this, but not that, and you will lose weight." “Do this exercise, and your body will transform." “Follow this meal plan to reach your goal." Anyone who is unhappy with their body, and has ever gone to a class at the gym, picked up a magazine, or had a conversation with friends, has at some point heard someone say something like one of these statements. In this diet obsessed culture we live in,...
by Ongoing research proving the dangers of a sedentary lifestyle has raised awareness that sitting too many hours regularly can adversely influence health and longevity. Dr. James Levine, M.D., PhD., is an endocrinologist at the Mayo Clinic. He is also a research professor determined to reduce the epidemic of obesity and the diseases it causes in the United States. Dr. Levine's position is that humans...
by An affair is often thought of as a death blow to a marriage –the worst thing that could possibly happen to the relationship, from which there can be no recovery. The truth is that a couple can still save their marriage after one partner has committed adultery, if both parties choose to do so. This choice is naturally harder for the spouse who has been cheated on. The emotional pain of “victims" of...
by Happiness is not something that just magically happens for some people but not for others. The way you view yourself, others, and the world around you is the key your own happiness. If you genuinely want to be happy more often than you are, you CAN make changes necessary to bring about that peace. Although everyone has bad periods in their lives that can last from hours to even months at a time, those...
by Are you aware the daily diet of an average American child or adolescent (ages two to eighteen) consists of 40% '“empty" calories from sugar and unhealthy fats? About half those calories come from sodas and fruit drinks loaded with sugar, full-fat dairy desserts and foods such as pizza and fast-food burgers. For so many of us growing up, breakfast equated to sugar cereals which were marketed heavily...
by It's that time of year. Halloween has just passed, the once abundant supply of Snickers bars, lollipops and Tootsie Rolls now nothing more than empty wrappers and the eclectic mixture of smells in a pillowcase. Now we have Thanksgiving, Christmas and a season's worth of birthdays to contend with as we try to navigate our way to a healthier body. However, lurking under all of these obvious triggers...
by Being "fit" means we need to focus just as much on what's happening on the inside as the outside of our bodies. We are exposed to THOUSANDS of toxic chemicals daily from the time we wake up in our flame retardant bed, shower in our chlorinated water, cook in our non-stick pans, wash our face, our clothes, our dishes in chemicals, eat fruits and veggies with pesticides...the list goes on and on and...