Take the National Women’s Health Week Pledge

May 10th – 16th is National Women’s Health Week in America. Take the pledge; challenge yourself take steps to become your healthiest you. Visit the Office on Women’s Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services  http://www.womenshealth.gov/nwhw/pledge/  There you can select your age to receive targeted advice for what actions you …

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Why You Need to Awaken Your Inner Bookworm

As a kid I used to devour books like most kids can consume candy. Reading came easily and there was a certain satisfaction in the finishing and starting of a new book so quickly, or even in reading multiple books at a time. I could jump from one person’s memoir …

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Forget the Crossword Puzzle—the Proven Way to Boost Brain Health

You know what it’s like. And it’s not just about trying to find your keys. It’s about sitting there staring at your computer screen, trying to remember what you were going to do. Or forgetting that your oldest son had practice this afternoon, or that your best friend’s birthday was …

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7 Ways to Stop Being a Spectator in Life

1.) Stop Living in the Past Hindsight is always 20/20, and you better believe that will never stop being true. However, the only times you should be looking to your past is when you’re recalling an enjoyable memory or an important lesson learned. While there is no doubt you should …

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A Fit Vacation: 10 Resorts for a Fresh Start in 2015

Whether you are looking to keep up with your fitness regime while on vacation or simply need some balance to make room for your vacation’s overindulgence, Pursuitist has the round-up of some of our preferred private vacationing places both to be… and be active in St. Barths, Mustique and more. …

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How to Create a Quiet Atmosphere at Work and Home

After reading this article on the “7 Ways Noise Affects Your Health” on the Huffington Post, I had a bit of a rejoicing moment. Aha! I’m not crazy (well, I am, but not as crazy as I originally thought), noise really can affect one’s learning, multitasking abilities and productivity levels. …

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Signs that Therapy Might be For You

For anyone who has previously been through therapy you probably have positive things to say about it. Even if the outcome of therapy wasn’t what you were hoping for, (for example, marriage therapy or counseling can still result in divorce) it’s most likely something you can still say you learned …

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The Health Connection Between Pets and People

We had to put my family dog to rest last week. He was 14 years old (well in to old age) and it was simply his time. His health was in a state that if we had prolonged his life he would have been guaranteed to suffer a painful cardiac …

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Research Finds Sitting on your Butt Hurts Your Boobs

We wrote about the dangers of sitting not too long ago, but we stumbled across this piece from Cancer Fighters Thrive, and had to share with our readers. The article details the findings of a research study that determined the direct correlation and increased risk for breast cancer that occurs …

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Common Chemicals You Need to Nix

You know those products you only buy at the store every so often? Things like shampoo, hand soap, countertop cleaner and other personal care and home cleaning products. Am I the only one that suffers from running out of these items all at the same time? You might argue I …

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