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Is This Common Habit Wrecking Your Health?

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Is This Common Habit Wrecking Your Health?
Have you ever settled onto your couch to watch one episode of your favorite television show before bed, only to find yourself still sitting there hours later? Then you know how enjoyable (and addicting) binge watching shows can be. With more streaming services crafting shows specifically for binge watching, experts are weighing in on the health risks associated with consecutive hours...

These Morning Habits Can Destroy Your Whole Day

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These Morning Habits Can Destroy Your Whole Day
You’ve probably read up on habits that can jump start your day, but do you know which ones can tank it before it even begins? Productivity guru Thomas Frank has this one figured out, and he wants you to know about the eight worst morning habits of all. This is the reality check we all need (although maybe not the one we...

The Real Reason People Pick Toxic Partners

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The Real Reason People Pick Toxic Partners
Do you ever wonder why some people are drawn to partners who aren’t good for them (or worse yet, harm and abuse them)? According to the video below, it might not be just incidental bad luck or luck of the draw after all. Instead, it’s far more likely to be rooted in childhood experiences. https://youtu.be/Hvysy11716g Let’s say you grew up with a...

Eat These Foods to Live a Longer, Happier Life 

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Eat These Foods to Live a Longer, Happier Life 
You are what you eat. That isn’t just a saying; it’s a true scientific fact. Eat a healthy, nutritious diet and your body will have the fuel it needs to get through the day and stay well. Indulge a little too much in things like saturated fat, sugar, and salt, and you make it harder for your body to overcome...

Is Your Phone Making You Fat?

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Is Your Phone Making You Fat?
Something very strange happened. The dryer shrunk my comfy, bedraggled, 10-year-old jeans. And, on the very same day, the bathroom scale broke --- like I’ve gained 10 pounds, as if! Obviously, it’s all a conspiracy. Someone or something is out to get me. I bet it’s my phone! It’s always looking at me funny. Joking aside, most Americans --- not just...

The Most Effective Energy Drink On Earth (Hint: It Isn’t Red Bull)

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The Most Effective "Energy Drink" On Earth (Hint: It Isn’t Red Bull)
When you’re feeling worn down but don’t have time to stop for a rest, what’s the first thing you do? Do you grab a canned energy drink, filled with caffeine and sugars, just to keep going? Sure, it’s great when you need a quick pick-me-up, but there’s an energy drink that’s even more effective in the long run.... WATER. Now, you might...

This Daily Habit Might Harm Your Brain

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This Daily Habit Changes Your Brain
Statistics show that 100% of people between 18 and 29 years old do it. You probably even do it! If I had to place a bet, I’d bet that you do it multiple times per day… It’s called texting. And while it’s convenient and fun, it turns out it also negatively affect your brain, including how you think. Check this out: https://youtu.be/K5UzBOiuqec So, here’s...

Why Most People Have “Failure” All Wrong

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Why Most People Have "Failure" All Wrong
What do you do when you fail? Do you wallow, or do you learn and grow from it? If it’s the former, you may have failure all wrong. Failure isn’t a negative thing. It’s a growth experience, a tool that can help you get to where you want to go. Not convinced? Take a few minutes to watch this video: https://youtu.be/6_93xq8gea8 You...

Can You Reprogram Your Brain for Success?

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Can You Reprogram Your Brain for Success?
I’ll admit it… I struggle with success. Actually, I’ll go one step further and say that I struggle with consistency and achieving even a modicum of self-sufficiency. I never understood why. Then I watched this TED talk by Carrie Green: https://youtu.be/MmfikLimeQ8 Is it true? Could my brain be what’s standing between me and success? Turns out that may be exactly what’s going...

10 Foods You Should Never Refrigerate

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Our first instinct when we get home from the grocery store is to get everything put away so we can finally sit down and relax. Sometimes, depending on how stressful the shopping experience was, this means putting perishables in the fridge before throwing ourselves on the couch for a few minutes. The problem? Some of us are refrigerating foods...

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When You’re Going Through Hell, Keep Going --- and Watch This

Going Through Hell? Keep Going — and Watch This

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Life can be a ruthless teacher. When it becomes too overwhelming and you feel like you’re going through hell, you may even start to...