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Simple Strategies for Sticking with Your Health Goals

While health and fitness resolutions are noble goals, it is not easy to stick with them, as life can get in the way of healthy choices. While it can be challenging to stick with your goals, there are a few changes you can make that can help you stay strong and meet your goals.

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What is the best way to deal with a sex addiction?

Countless individuals and couples for that matter battle an issue that many find too embarrassing to discuss. As a result, the problem can fester and even ultimately cause major rifts in relationships with significant others, family members, friends and more. Sex addiction is a problem that occurs more often than one might think, leading to long-term consequences for those suffering from it.

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Top 10 Tips for Healthy Nails

Your nails are the reflection of your overall health, your hair too. Most vitamin deficiencies or poor diets will show in your hair and nails first.  The amount of TLC you put into your body and how many nutrients you consume makes all the difference with keeping the nails strong and beautiful. Here are a few tips for healthy nails:

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5 Ways to Beat an Addiction

For anyone dealing with an addiction, it is no easy feat to break the habit. Whether it is a serious addiction like drugs or alcohol or a smaller-scale addiction, like an addiction to a TV show,  breaking an addiction and abstaining from it permanently is incredibly difficult.

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What Your Teeth Say About Your Overall Health

Unhealthy and yellow teeth can be a deal breaker for many relationships. Taking good care of your mouth, teeth and gums doesn’t just show good hygiene—it also shows self-respect. But healthy hygiene may echo more things about your health than what you may have previously imagined. In fact, medical researchers use the condition of your teeth, gums and mouth as a messenger that assesses more vital areas of your body to predict or treat several health conditions.

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7 Items Every Home First Aid Kit Should Have

One of the ways a person can make their home safer is by being prepared for any issues that may arise. Having a first aid kit in the home ensures that a person will have all the necessary equipment that they need to deal with an emergency. Here are seven items every home’s first aid kit should have.

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How to Avoid Picking Up Germs at the Gym

Going to the gym is a common part of many people’s daily routine. A daily gym habit is a great way to stay in shape and maintain overall health. However, a lot of people have run into the issue of picking up illnesses while at the gym. It is important for every gym-goer to know the rules in order to avoid getting sick.

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Health and Safety in the Workplace

Does your employer have a health and safety committee? While health and safety is required at places of employment, procedures and regulations can sometimes be disregarded when not enough prevalence is put on the importance of it. A lot of people mistakenly think that nothing is going to happen to them at their workplace that will compromise their health or safety. 

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Green Plate Special. Save the Earth One Bite At a Time

A vegetarian diet helps heal the planet by conserving fossil fuels—it takes significantly more energy to produce meat products than to grow plant foods. We are all learning how critical it is to reduce our carbon “footprint.” We help the planet when we buy organic and locally-grown produce as well, since we reduce transportation impacts and help with soil conservation.

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How To Stay Healthy While Traveling

Traveling can be hard on the body’s health, due to change of environment and exposure to new germs. For those who travel often for work, it can be difficult to maintain your health while constantly on-the-go with business meetings, stressful trade shows, and other business events, especially if you are coming off a severe jet lag. Here are a few tips to staying healthy while traveling:

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Nutrition for Keeping Your Eyes Healthy

The link between good nutrition and healthy eyes and vision has long been established - in fact, recent research suggests this link may be more prominent than we had previously thought. Studies, both in the US and internationally, have suggested that regular ingestion of essential nutrients and antioxidants can reduce your risk of macular degeneration and cataracts, as well as alleviating or preventing numerous other eye-related diseases. 

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What to Do at Work to Stop Gaining Weight

Office life is not exactly the best of all opportunities for keeping in shape. Stress, machines full of unhealthy snacks and drinks, being glued to the office chair and the screen are terrible for our health, posture and well-being. Here are key tips to help you stop gaining weight at work and feeling great while on the job.

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Got Back Pain? Try Strength Training

Even if you don’t visit your local fitness center on a regular basis, there’s a good chance that strength training isn’t part of your regular exercise regimen. While everyone can benefit from making their muscles stronger, those who suffer from back pain might actually benefit the most from exercises designed to strengthen the core muscles. 

Bio-Yoga: The New Trend in Yoga Practice

Through your yoga practice, you are able to achieve a higher state of awareness. And this awareness is not only for your body, but also your body’s place in the surrounding environment. The synergy you feel with the universe during your practice is palpable — a mental, physical or spiritual connection of purity — which can be enhanced even further with the addition of plants.

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    Choosing The Right Mental Health Career Path

    Mental health is a booming field around the world and doesn’t look likely to slow down anytime soon. Indeed, when the Bureau of Labor Statistics released its ranking of the 20 fastest-growing occupations in the United States last year, the job that ranked highest (with a likely growth rate of 53 percent in the years leading up to 2022) was that of an industrial-organizational psychologist.

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    Your Body on Meditation Infographic

    Meditation is more than just sitting lotus style and working on your ohm for hours on end. Setting aside 10 minutes from your day and relaxing your mind can have lasting health benefits. From controlling emotional responses to improving bodily health - meditation can give you a new lease on life.

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  • Yoga Poses for Happy and Healthy Hips

    Not taking care of your hips can be detrimental to your health and create problems such as poor balance, lower back pain, misalignment in lumbar spine,. Incorporating 10 simple exercises into your daily routine can greatly reduce your risk of having hip problems.

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  • Five Reasons to Become a Morning Person

    For those who are not morning people, getting up early can be one of the hardest things to do. However, research has shown that those who get up before 7 a.m. are happier, healthier, and thinner than those who wake up later. If you are not even close to being a morning a person, here are five more reasons that might help you convert:

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  • Green and Clean Exercise Equipment Infographic

    If you attend the gym to maintain your health and fitness, you know that gym equipment can harbor thousands of germs, acting as a hotbed of bacteria that can be harmful to your health. In order to maintain your physical health and also protect yourself from infections and viruses, follow these guidelines to clean gym equipment and minimize your risk of getting sick.

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  • Starting a New Workout Routine When You Are Older

    There are some special considerations if you are starting a new workout routine when you are older. Because you are older your physical limitations need to be taken into consideration, as well as any existing medical problems that you may have or other special circumstances. 

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    Healthcare is changing drastically and everyone is trying to figure out what their new options are. 

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    Simple Strategies for Sticking with Your Health Goals

    While health and fitness resolutions are noble goals, it is not easy to stick with them, as life can get in the way of healthy choices. While it can be challenging to stick with your goals, there are a few changes you can make that can help you stay strong and meet your goals.

    Read more
  • nail health tips

    Top 10 Tips for Healthy Nails

    Your nails are the reflection of your overall health, your hair too. Most vitamin deficiencies or poor diets will show in your hair and nails first.  The amount of TLC you put into your body and how many nutrients you consume makes all the difference with keeping the nails strong and beautiful. Here are a few tips for healthy nails:

    Read more
  • fight addiction

    5 Ways to Beat an Addiction

    For anyone dealing with an addiction, it is no easy feat to break the habit. Whether it is a serious addiction like drugs or alcohol or a smaller-scale addiction, like an addiction to a TV show,  breaking an addiction and abstaining from it permanently is incredibly difficult.

    Read more

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  • how to treat sex addiction

    What is the best way to deal with a sex addiction?

    Countless individuals and couples for that matter battle an issue that many find too embarrassing to discuss. As a result, the problem can fester and even ultimately cause major rifts in relationships with significant others, family members, friends and more. Sex addiction is a problem that occurs more often than one might think, leading to long-term consequences for those suffering from it.

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    6 Ways to Fight Depression

    When dealing with depression, it can overwhelmingly feel as if there is nothing anyone can do to make you feel better. Being an illness, depression symptoms often make you feel a lack of home in your life, which can lead to low self-esteem, low energy, and low ambitions to do anything of consequence.

     

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    7 Ways to know If Your Yoga Retreat is Right

    If you've decided to go on a yoga retreat, you already know that there will be a few things you need to set in motion to turn that idea into a reality. There are so many places to go, and so many styles of yoga, and so many ways to teach it... how can you know what yoga retreat is the best for your personal needs? Here are few things to consider.

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    3 Steps for Relieving Stress with Soothing Home Decor

    Between rushing to work, worrying about bills, and taking care of the kids, our lives are busy and often stressful. Home should be a haven amidst the madness, and the ability to return to a relaxing, rejuvenating environment is crucial to our well-being. 

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    The Seven Chakras of Yoga

    The Sanskrit word Chakra literally translates to "wheel" and in Hinduism the entire body is considered to be made up of seven wheels or spirals of energy beginning from the base of the spine and moving upwards to the crown of the head. This is where the basic concept of the seven Chakras of yoga lies.

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