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How To Develop a Successful Mindset to Achieve Your Diet and Health Goals

Studies have shown that more than half of the individuals give up on their diet and health goals because of the lack of motivation. This clearly reflects the need for a correct approach to be followed when it comes to stepping towards a healthy lifestyle. This article focuses on letting you know some effective ways that can help you develop …

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Tips on Stopping Smoking

Stopping smoking is one of the hardest things someone can face, however it can have huge benefits to do so. We commend those of you who embark upon this goal and want to share some tips. You may have tried multiple times before, however hopefully this time will be permanent. Having the Passion to Quit The most important thing is …

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Why to Get a Calming Blanket

A calming blanket may be just the thing you or your children need. You probably know how nice it feels on a cold winter day when you have several heavy blankets on you. It has a very calming, reassuring feel to it. The problem is however, it’s often not cold enough for that many blankets. Also, heavy blankets can be …

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Eight Proven Mental Health Advantages Of Weighted Vests And Blankets

If you are like a lot of people, you may have your doubts about whether a weighted blanket could have a significant impact on your well-being. As it turns out, however, these blankets provide real, proven benefits. Once you see how they can help, you may change your mind about how effective they are. 1. Less Anxiety Weighted blankets can …

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Benefits of the Float Tank / Sensory Deprivation Tanks

The latest rage in the health world seems to be something that was invented during the hippy era and dubbed as a sensory deprivation tank, which does not sound like it has anything to do with health, in fact it rather sounds sordid more than anything else. However, as it gain reputation among certain circles, the name was eventually revised …

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The Source of Problems behind Medical Conditions

Does this title sound like a significant discovery in the field of human medicine? Is it really true that we now know the reason for medical conditions? Many contemporary research studies have revealed something very promising—something relatively new. In the past few years, science has learned more about the influence of inflammation, which is the body’s response to infection, in …

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The Brain–Gut Connection

You’ve probably heard about the brain–body connection, but have you heard about the connection between your brain and your gut? My hope is that this article will provide you with some interesting information on this subject. The brain–gut connection is a scientific principle that serves as a link between neurology, the branch of medicine studying disorders of the nervous system, …

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Facing fear of cancer

“Cancer affects all of us, whether you’re a daughter,  mother, sister, friend, coworker, doctor, or patient.” –Jennifer Aniston “When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.” (–Franklin D. Roosevelt) Cancer runs in Linda’s family (not her real name) and she tested positive for the BRCA (BReast CAncer) 2 gene, indicating that she is at higher risk …

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Your Health is Your Business, Indeed

Do you agree with this statement, or do you believe that your health is your doctor’s business? You might say, “I’m not an MD—how can I be more knowledgeable about my health than my doctor, who has studied medicine for many years?” Well, let me tell you something: When it comes to your own body and your own health, you’re …

Achieving Good Health through Optimism

Is it possible that your health depends on your level of optimism? Yes, it is! How optimistic you are determines how healthy you are. We’ve known for many decades that you can’t separate your health from your emotions. You’ve often heard about the mind–body connection, and studies support the idea that a positive perspective can help you to live a …