Interesting Articles


7 Tips to Start 2014 on a Fabulously Positive Note By Chris Freytag for Mind Body Green.  Original Article Here.   Have you ever heard the Erma Bombeck quote: “Worry is like a rocking chair? It gives you something to do, but it doesn’t get you anywhere.” It’s so true. If you tend to brood a lot and think of what’s not going right in your life and what could go wrong, I have some good news for you: You can...

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HOW TO CHOOSE GRATITUDE OVER STRESS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON by Suzanne Handleron* for greatist.com Original article here It seems as if the holiday season, that time-honored mixed bag of pleasure and pain, is being shoved in our faces by advertisers earlier and earlier each year — bringing with it a flood of emotional baggage many of us would prefer to leave behind. If you harbor memories of Thanksgiving, Christmas, Kwanza, Hanukkah, or...

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Do you think that eating bread or pasta is the best way to meet your daily fiber needs?  Well, think again!  Here is a list of some surprising high-fiber foods that we found on The Greatist. THE 16 MOST SURPRISING HIGH-FIBER FOODS Posted by Nick English on theGreatist.com Despite its popular association with trips to the restroom, fiber is no joke. The benefits of an efficient bowel aside, a high-fiber diet can also reduce the risk of...

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New studies suggest that eating large amounts of soy’s estrogen-mimicking compounds might reduce fertility in women, trigger early puberty and disrupt development of fetuses and children. By Lindsey Konkel and Environmental Health News & Scientific American  Seeking healthful foods, Americans are eating more soy than ever. But recent research with animals shows that consuming large amounts could have harmful effects on female...

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By Dr. Mercola (from the Mercola.com website) Learning how to say no could easily be described as one of the best-kept secrets to happiness. If you become overburdened with commitments, it’s virtually impossible to find the time to devote to the things that matter most to you. And, spreading yourself too thin, whether for work or pleasure, is a surefire recipe for burnout. Saying no is a single strategy that can have endless benefits...

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An updated estimate says it could be at least 210,000 patients a year, more than twice the number in a frequently quoted Institute of Medicine report From the article on Scientific American, By Marshall Allen and ProPublica photo source It seems that every time researchers estimate how often a medical mistake contributes to a hospital patient’s death, the numbers come out worse. In 1999, the Institute of Medicine published the...

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