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Take a ‘happy’ class for free

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Take a happiness class: Yes, you can learn happiness — and for free — from Yale University psychology professor Laurie Santos. Her wildly popular class is online. Try it: https://www....


How do you know you are happy?

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Sometimes recognizing that you are happy can take you by surprise. While many people spend time and money “looking” for happiness, we often don’t know what it will feel like when we find...


Make sure to laugh everyday

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"E. E." Cummings (October 14, 1894 – September 3, 1962), was an American poet, painter, essayist, author, and playwright. He wrote approximately 2,900 poems, two autobiographic...


Collagen Supplements for skin and bone health

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Collagen is the most abundant protein in your body. It is the major component of connective tissues that make up several body parts, including tendons, ligaments, skin, and muscles . ...


Take heat with a grain of salt

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It is usually a good idea to limit salt in our food, but during extremely hot days it is actually smart to salt your food a little extra - especially when exercising. Salt provides So...


Morning workouts more effective

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It is extremely important to exercise with caution during summer days with record heat. Most experts agree that an indoor workout is best when the temperatures rises above 90 degre...


Best proteins for building muscle

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On a gram for gram basis, animal proteins are more effective than plant proteins in supporting the maintenance of skeletal muscle mass with advancing age, shows research presented this w...


Say hello to your inner child

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If you spend any time at all with small children, you quickly realize that they are focused on a singular goal: having fun. As we grow older, we seem to place fun lower on the priori...


Pet Therapy

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Many dog and cat owners can attest to the fact that their four-legged family members are a constant source of joy, love and companionship. Scientists are proving that interacting wit...


Make today count

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Everyone has been affected by COVID19. There is no denying that our lives have changed as a result of the pandemic. For many, the need to resume a ‘normal’ life is great. Simple pleasure...


The Ayurvedic diet

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Based on the principles of Ayurvedic medicine, the Ayurvedic diet focuses on balancing different types of energy within your body, which is said to improve health. It’s also popular beca...


When did you last have a date?

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Dates are often overlooked in the produce section of the grocery store, but they offer incredible benefits that are worth noting. Dates can be enjoyed by themselves as a snack or as perf...


The At-Home Milk Jug Workout

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If you are looking for a way to start a weight training workout but don’t want to break your back or your budget, try this: Save two-gallon milk jugs, rinse them out and fill with water....


Why we remember certain words

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Thousands of words, big and small, are crammed inside our memory banks just waiting to be swiftly withdrawn and strung into sentences. In a recent study of epilepsy patients and healthy ...


Re-read a favorite book

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Whether you rush to buy the latest book or haven’t read one in years, picking up a book you have already read can be very enjoyable. Here are a couple of reasons why: They give us comfor...


Breaking free from toxicity

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It’s Independence Day and perhaps one of the most valuable investments you can make in yourself is to break free from toxic people, situations and environments. However, the firststep to...


Start your day with an affirmation

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Affirmations are positive thoughts and affirmative beliefs. They are usually in the first-person present tense (As in me, myself and I) They are repeated over and over to yourself. Recit...


Humming helps you in a number of ways

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Humming is a soothing form of sound medicine that infuses your body with many therapeutic benefits. It’s also an easy and fun way to enjoy a meditation practice. There are many benefits ...

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