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Accentuate the Positive, Eliminate the Negative

When I was in the third or fourth grade, my elementary school music teacher Mr. Boyd taught my class a catchy little jingle.* I still remember after all these years: You’ve got to accentuate the positive Eliminate the negative Latch on to the affirmative Don’t mess with Mr. In-Between! You’ve …

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What to Know Before Becoming a Vegan

Are you thinking of trying out a plant-based diet? You’re not alone. Since 2014, veganism in the United States has increased more than 600 percent, a trend that’s also becoming popular worldwide. A vegan is a person who does not eat or use animal products. (A vegetarian allows consumption of …

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How Much Fiber Do Women Need in Their Diets

According to the USDA’s Dietary Guidelines for Americans, fiber is an important part of an overall healthy eating plan and most women are not eating enough fiber. There are many good sources of fiber including fortified cereal, many whole-grain breads, fruits, (especially berries), beans, dark green leafy vegetables, nuts and …

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6 Ways to Stop Overeating for Good

It can be hard to resist a second helping of dinner or a late night snack even though you know this type of overeating is keeping you from losing weight. You know you need to stop eating too much food, but willpower alone is often not enough. Thankfully there are …

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3 Fun Ways to Find Me-Time in a Busy World

“I just don’t have the time!” This has almost become a catchphrase today. We are all juggling a million things at once — family, career, finances, stress, anxiety – that the idea of having some alone-time just to relax by yourself can seem like an impossible dream. But finding me-time …

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These Health Foods Add Antioxidants to Your Diet

Foods with Antioxidants

Antioxidants are the talk of the season, and for good cause. These small substances are known to provide lasting effects in all the best ways when it comes to the human body. Antioxidants such as Vitamin E, Vitamin C and beta-carotene can be found in hundreds of foods; many of …

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The Stress-Reducing Power of Dogs

In addition to becoming a loving member of your family, dogs can also help reduce your stress.Most dog owners feel better when they’re around their furry friend, and studies have uncovered several ways in which their dog is improving their mental health. This article will cover four ways your canine …

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INSPIRATION…

Inspiration

I often think that I am being selfish when I have a “woe is me” day. I do acknowledge that I am entitled to them because while what happens to me may not be as severe as what happens to the guy next to me, it IS still happening to …

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