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Brain Food for Happiness

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 * Compassion: Brain Food for Happiness * Did you know that compassion, the act of recognizing someone else’s suffering with the inclination to want to support them, creates important activity shifts in the brain that are associated with resiliency and well-being? I recently attended a talk at a fundraiser...

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3 Essentials of Happy and Healthy Relationships

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* 3 Essentials of Happy and Healthy Relationships * These are things that, when done over time, create the kinds of relationships you truly desire. Your loving spouse who shares everything with you, that best friend who connects with you like few others do, the people at work who...

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Acupuncture Can Treat High Blood Pressure

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* Acupuncture Can Treat High Blood Pressure * You might think that being jabbed with a needle and zapped with an electric shock would raise your blood pressure, but a groundbreaking study has shown that this ancient Chinese practice can help treat a modern health problem. One in...

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10 Stories to Nurture your Most Important Relationships

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10 Stories to Nurture your Most Important Relationships * During our last 10-day challenge, we explored the topic of nurturing our relationships. From self-love to romantic relationships and from family to community – it’s so very important to constantly expand the way we interact with and love...

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4 Ways Seniors Can Stay Mentally Sharp

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* 4 Ways Seniors Can Stay Mentally Sharp * Staying mentally sharp is a goal most seniors have. We all want to stay as independent as possible for as long as we can. However, while time is an enemy that works against us, (and something we have no...

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Can’t Sleep?

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Can’t Sleep? * "About 60 million people suffer from insomnia each year, which can lead to serious sleep deficits and problems." Insomnia is not related to the number of hours of sleep you receive each night but is related to the quality of sleep you receive. Many people...

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How to Achieve a Rich Mindset

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* How to Achieve a Rich Mindset * Rich people live in a world of abundance. Poor people live in a world of limitation.  * Answer the following questions as honestly as possible: Do you want a successful career or a close relationship with your family? Do you want to...

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Practices to Increase Your Mental Health

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* 4 Daily Practices to Increase Your Mental Health  * For more than 25 years I thought I was crazy. I would remind myself, “Some people are born to be crazy, and you’re one of them.” Only I hadn’t been born crazy; I’d survived a trauma at the...

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At the Heart of Happiness

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* At the Heart of Happiness * Before talking about the source of happiness, I think it is maybe useful to know something about the systems of our minds. Because pleasure and happiness are part of our minds; and sadness, painful experience—these are also part of our minds. * Usually,...

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Caffeine Packs a Punch — in a Really Good Way

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* Inside one little coffee bean is a powerhouse of awesome. Here are some pretty impressive things you might not know about caffeine: Memory Boost There is a reason college kids are the hottest target of the ever-increasing energy drink market with consumption steadily increasing since 1997 — it...

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Start Eating More Ginger

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* 4 Powerful Health Reasons To Start Eating More Ginger * Ginger is a powerful superfood that can increase brainpower, boost immunity … and maybe even fight cancer. * Spicy, sweet, and distinctively flavorful, ginger isn’t for the faint of heart. A shot of raw ginger juice is often so...

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A Positive Body Image

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 * For a Positive Body Image, Choose Self-Compassion over Self-Esteem * “Beauty is perfect in its imperfections, so you just have to go with the imperfections.” —Diane Von Furstenberg A new study by researchers at the University of Waterloo has touched on a somewhat taboo question: ‘What if women...

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Eat More Leafy Greens

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 * Five Easy Ways to Eat More Leafy Greens * Once you become a seasonal eater, a farm market shopper, a CSA member, or all three, greens will almost inevitably become part of your life. Everyone’s mad for greens these days, and it’s no wonder. Greens are recognized...

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How to Forgive

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* How to Forgive * Science shows learning to forgive can make you happier and healthier.  * Your mom told you to forgive. And most religions encourage forgiveness. Plus, it’s just a nice thing to do, right? People who genuinely forgive tend to be healthier and happier, science suggests. For example,...

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