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How Many Calories Do You Burn While Walking?

They say laughter is the best medicine when it comes to mental health, but what about physical health? Hippocrates believed walking is man’s best medicine, and if you’ve spent any amount of time at the local park, I’m sure you’ve witnessed people “taking their medicine.” Not only is walking inexpensive (unless you do it at […]

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19 Healthy Living Tips To Dramatically Upgrade Your Lifestyle

Sometimes one small lifestyle change can improve your health vastly over time. I know this from personal experience. After changing a few areas of my life, I was able to improve my focus, concentration and patience with others. For me, it was sleep. I used to stay up late—usually for no reason, just staring at […]

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8 Natural Remedies For Panic Attack Relief

My friend Susan was driving on a busy Atlanta highway when she was struck by what she was certain was a heart attack. Her heart started pounding out of her chest, her breathing was so constricted she was gasping for air, and she was pouring sweat. She managed to pull off the highway and call her […]

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24 Anxiety Symptoms In Women And How To Annihilate Them

My dear fellow females, I’m sorry to inform you of this, but . . . You are twice as likely to have an anxiety disorder in your lifetime as men. This is probably no surprise to you, and if you’ve dealt with anxiety before, just reading about your predisposition to it might make you feel, well, anxious. […]

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Weight Loss Motivation: 5 Kickass Ways To Shed The Pounds

When spring arrives, I’m always more motivated to lose weight. It’s not just that I wear fewer clothes as the weather gets warmer (although that should be motivation enough!), but also I feel more energized and motivated to be outside and get moving. Over the years, I’ve struggled with finding a way to lose weight […]

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Find Your Passion With Something You Hate

There’s something I used to hate that I now feel passionate about. I thought I would never even tolerate this something, much less feel passionate about it. Although I knew it would be good for me, and even though I tried to like it more times than I can count, I simply hated it. I […]

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The Mind Body Connection: 5 Practices For Self-Healing

You already know this, but it bears repeating: your mental and emotional state impacts your health. And your health impacts your mental and emotional outlook. They are interdependent, and if you support one, you are healing the other. If you neglect one, you are jeopardizing the other. In Western culture, we tend to neglect both. […]

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Rebounding: The Small Trampoline Exercise That’s Addictively Fun

I have a hard time finding an exercise routine  I actually enjoy. I love physical activity — walking, biking, hiking, dancing, etc. But a regular “exercise program” feels like work to me. This summer I agreed to join my 21-year-old daughter in a workout program called “Insanity.” The name itself should tell you everything. I […]

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The 4 Essential Variables for a Positive Life Outlook

Stop for a moment right now and think about how you feel physically and emotionally. Take a quick self-inventory. Are you tired? In pain? Energized? Do you feel calm and contented? Stressed or overwhelmed? Do you have any low-level anxiety or lingering sadness? Did you wake up this morning feeling good about the day ahead? […]

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