Whether you need to lose 20 pounds or 100, hopping on that scale and discovering that you've lost 10 percent of your total goal can have powerful benefits, both mentally and physically. Here are 10 reasons why:
1. Ten percent is an achievable first goal. Instead of fretting about all the weight you want to lose, which can make your task seem insurmountable, try focusing on a small chunk at first. According to many life coaches, setting short-term... Read More
I'm a Pig. Well, that's what my parents told me. You see, because I was born in the Chinese Zodiac's twelfth year -- the Year of the Pig -- I'm classified as a Pig. In fact, I automatically inherit certain qualities which are attributed to all Pigs: honesty, tolerance and a peaceful, patient happiness. And while Pigs are known to be intelligent and wise, we also can be shy and a bit gullible.
The Chinese Zodiac is just one of the many colorful... Read More
by Richard van Beek
Researchers are actually telling us to eat dark chocolate for heart health. How is this possible? Up until now, we've always thought chocolate was bad for us!
It turns out that dark chocolate made from unprocessed cocoa contains high amounts of flavonoids and... Read More
By Robert Benson
Do dogs provide health benefits? Believe it or not, they do! Did you know that owning a dog and pet ownership in general, can help a person in many ways? Owning a pet can improve your mental wellness, reduce your visits to the doctor, improve your cardiovascular health and allow for faster... Read More
The weight loss drug Alli also called Xenical, bounded onto the weight loss drug market being touted as the "miracle drug" of all weight loss drugs. It was the first of its kind to be marketed over the counter, that doesn't require a prescription. Alli earned major buzz in the media, received a star's sendoff, with an advertising budget well in excess of $125 million, and racked up an estimated $250 million in sales, in its first year, alone. ... Read More
by Master Jon Sim
The use of water feature has been widely applied in Feng Shui practice. It is believed to be able to create wealth and good fortune by many. But this is however not true. Water does not in any way represent wealth, abundance and prosperity. By the law of nature, "Qi" is carried and dispersed by the wind and preserve... Read More
By Arlene Pellicane
The New Year is around the corner. With the change in the calendar year comes the promise of things to come. What changes would you like to see in your life in the upcoming year? Would you like to be richer in your relationships and your pocketbook? Thinner around the waistline? Wiser... Read More
By Alexander Tretjakov
I was talking to someone recently and the topic of our conversation ended up about how efficient we are in our day to day activities. It is a very interesting subject matter. I have heard numerous theories about this. Here are a few tips that I think could be valuable:
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Weight loss is a lifestyle. You live in a world that tells you to lose weight -- while tempting you to gain more. To maintain successful weight loss, you must address the mental issues, not just the physical.
Weight loss is work. "Get-thin-quick" schemes are as unreliable as "get-rich-quick" schemes. As the old adage goes, "Anything in life worth having is worth working for." You are worth working for.
Weight... Read More
Open your spice cabinet and you will find a pharmacopoeia of ancient wisdom. You may also find yourself on the way to the hospital. Herbal medicine is not something to embark upon uninformed. Self-medication, in any form, can be risky. At the same time, there are many herbs and spices that you can use to spice up your life, your diet and your health.
We all know that knowledge is power. When taking herbal supplements, you need knowledge... Read More