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4 Secrets To Staying Peaceful During Stressful Times

by Danielle Fagan | Robert Burton said, “A quiet mind cureth all.” Being able to find inner peace is one of the greatest skills anyone can acquire. A tranquil mind helps us to appreciate the good times, weather the bad, and be present for every moment in between.  But on some days… it’s tough. The car doesn’t start, your kids are ...

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How To Change Your Attitude When You’re Stuck In A Situation

by Mark DeNicola | When we find ourselves stuck in a situation that just doesn’t sit well with us, whether it be a relationship, job, or social outing, the best solution can often be to remove ourselves from it. It may be difficult to do so, but in the long-run we certainly do ourselves and anyone else it impacts a favour ...

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Next Time You Brush Your Teeth Try This

by Joe Martino | When is the last time you recalled what it felt like to brush your teeth? Did you pay attention to what was happening? Brushing your teeth is an action that we do (or should do) every day, yet it has become so habitual that we don’t remember what it feels like or what we are paying attention ...

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10 Things That Human Beings Have Trouble Letting Go Of & How To Help

by Andrew Martin | In the 6th century, Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius was imprisoned, to be sentenced to death by torture. Such rulings were not uncommon during this period. However, Boethius was a well-educated son of an aristocratic family from the late Roman Empire. He was a scholar, a highly regarded statesman, and popular figure in Roman society. As politics go, there ...

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Here Are The Reasons To Avoid Farmed Salmon

by Andrew Martin | Alexandra Bryant Morton is an independent biologist who settled in Kwikwasut’inuxw Haxwa’mis First Nation in British Columbia, Canada to study wild orca (killer whales) in 1984. Morton made her home in Echo Bay – a community without roads, electricity or stores. In 1987 salmon farms moved into the region. At first Morton thought they were a good ...

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6 Top Tips To Stop Eating When Bored

By John Davenport | Eating when you are bored? If it’s any consolation, take heart from the fact that you are not alone. Thousands of people do it. Emotional eating is when people turn to food to plug a gaping void in their life. In general, this void may be caused by agony, stress, loneliness, sadness, anxiety, frustration or boredom. When ...

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How Humanity Has Enslaved Itself

by Andrew Barker | Most people won’t believe they are enslaved, though some believe they are enslaved by the ruling elite. But when we look deeper into this predicament, we may be able to see that we are in fact enslaved or trapped by our own minds. Man is a slave. He is not born as a slave, he is born free. ...

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The Self-Esteem Diet: Simple Daily Guidelines

by Kimberley Record | I was inspired recently to write up a different kind of diet. As a nutritionist and health coach, I’m passionate about eating nourishing foods and living a healthy active lifestyle. But there have been times in my life, and it still happens occasionally, when my commitment weakens and I could easily slip into bad habits if I ...

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How Your Digestion Controls Your Immune System

by Lisa Kilgour | You are 90% bacteria. Let that sink in for a second… Just think: for every cell in your body, you have 9 cells of bacteria living in and on your body. It can be a little creepy if you think about it too much. Most of your bacteria is living inside your intestinal tract, otherwise known as ...

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Effective Steps to Overcoming Binge Eating

By Chris Martin | Binge eating affects about one in every 50 people in the United States. But even though it is the most common eating disorder in the U.S., it does not receive as much publicity as similar maladies, like bulimia, anorexia, and depression. As a result, there is still quite a social stigma attached to binge eating, leaving many ...

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