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How to achieve lasting wellness: Embrace Self Love

A common misperception among those who strive for better health and happiness is that once you reach a certain goal, such as a lean body or a romantic relationship, you will be satisfied and all your frustrations will disappear. But what about…

Why you should Encourage your kids to be their authentic Selves

What makes children the best they can be?  You may be surprised by the answer. It isn’t birth order, educational opportunities or extra curricular involvement. According to a nine-decade study at Harvard University, the best way to raise…
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Holding on to Negative Thoughts? Throw them Away!

Did you ever wish that you could take all of your negative thoughts and feelings and put them in the garbage? Well, a new study from Ohio State University says that you can! Certain psychological therapies already ask patients to write down…
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Surprise! How to Spice up your Marriage

Excitement and passion can only last so long in a marriage or long-term relationship. Or can it? According to a recent New York Times article, newlywed couples enjoy a huge boost in happiness that lasts only two years, on average. The reason?…

High Fructose Corn Syrup linked to Type 2 Diabetes!

The health debate about high fructose corn syrup continues with a new study. New research correlates the consumption of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) with Type 2 Diabetes. Researchers looked at the amounts of HFCS consumed in 42 different…
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How to Let Loose and be Bad for a Change

Amid all the arrangements, obligations, and pressures for perfection this holiday season, do you ever find yourself fantasizing about a blissful escape from responsibility? Wouldn’t it be nice to skip the shopping and treat yourself…
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When healing others, remember to heal yourself too!

Taking care of a terminally ill family member or friend can be exhausting, both physically and mentally. A recent article in the New York Times detailed doctors’ lack of mental and emotional self-care when it comes to treating terminally…
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5 Simple Ways to Focus on Your Relationships this Holiday Season

Healthy relationships are one of the key primary foods in life. It’s vital to look beyond nourishing our physical body, and focus on that which nourishes our heart and soul. From friendships and marriages to siblings and co-workers,…
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7 Awesome Reasons to Enjoy a Cup of Tea!

While many Americans tend to favor coffee as their hot beverage of choice, tea is the second most popular drink worldwide, preceded only by water. Culturally engrained into the daily lives of people in Asia, Europe, and the Middle…