Andrea R.

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She Turned 2 Simple Ingredients Into a Cure For Cancer, Then the Government Shut Her Down

Dr. Johanna Budwig was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Medicine six times, meaning that we should treat her work with respect. During her career …

Nutrition

6 Things Christians Should Stop Saying To People Who Doubt

And what to focus on instead.<p>I couldn’t tell you exactly when I started losing my faith. I can only describe it like this: It’s something like standing near the ocean and watching the sun glistening on the water, only to realize much later that the tide has gone out.<p>That’s exactly where my …

We've Already Used Up Earth's Resources For 2016 -- And It's Only August

Our ecological debt gets worse every year, Earth Overshoot Day data shows.<p>We’ve failed again.<p>It’s less than eight months into 2016 and the ominous day is already nearly upon us: Earth Overshoot Day, previously known as Ecological Debt Day, is a reminder of the enormous toll we take on the Earth.<p>The …

Sustainability

5 Proven Ways Posture Can Help Improve Mental Health

We’ve always heard our parents telling us to sit up straight, to walk tall, and to have proper posture. But, why is it that good posture is so …

Mental Health

​The mysterious eye condition of 'visual snow'​

It can cause television-like static or trails of light in the vision, but the disorder baffles the experts – so much so that a handful of doctors and patients are fighting to prove it really exists<p>Visual snow is a poetic name for a strange visual anomaly. Those affected find their vision is busied …

Anxiety of What Other People Think of You

Struggling to keep up with appearances because of anxiety? Deep rooted anxiety that stems from your past can easily ruin your present moment experience. It's what happened to me when I decided to leave my past behind, only to find myself stuck in a whirlwind of emotions that kept dragging me down. …

Mental Health

A Nobel prize nominee’s step-by-step guide to improving emotional intelligence

• It is highly correlated with stellar work performance. Studies show emotional competencies to be twice as important as cognitive competencies for doing outstanding work, even among engineers.<br>• Emotionally intelligent leaders and managers are far more effective than leaders or managers low on …

Emotional Intelligence

The daily pain of having extreme perception

When a gentle glow feels like a spotlight and everyday sounds hurt your ears, life can get anxious and painful. But there may be an upside to being a highly sensitive person.<p>At the age of six, Jack Craven started telling his mother he wanted to die. “God made a mistake when he made me,” he would …

4 Powerful Ways to Show Your Spouse You STILL Choose Them EVERY Day

Once upon a time, your spouse was your FAVORITE person on Earth. His or her every thought, word and deed captivated you ... so much so that you pledged your undying devotion to each other "until death do us part."<p>Flash forward a few years (and perhaps a few kids) later and suddenly your spouse …

The Hidden Parts of Partner Abuse: A Message to Controlling Partners

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and at the start of this month, I provided a day-long training for community leaders on Intimate Partner Abuse. One of the powerful parts of the day was the testimonial shared with me by one of the community leaders. He approached me during the break to …

Spirituality

Are You the Victim of Verbal Abuse Without Even Knowing It?

It's more than just shouting.<p><i>This article was written by Jennifer Garam and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention.<p>Sure, Dad has a bad temper and Mom has her moods. But when do stormy temperaments cross the line into verbal abuse? Because verbal abuse isn't as clear-cut as other types—like physical …

This Woman Read 500 Self-Help Books So You Don't Have To

All the lessons of a bookshelf's worth of reading boiled down to five simple lessons.<p>These days, no one suffers from a shortage of reading material. From great online content to endless book recommendations and must-read lists, most of us struggle to fit in all the reading we want to do rather than …

24 Things You Need to Do to Heal Your Life From Anxiety

1. The opposite of addiction isn't sobriety, it's connection. The same is true for anxiety. Anxiety is being disconnected from the present moment, other people, or yourself. Usually all three. You must reconnect with your life.<p>2. You must give yourself permission to want what you really want. There …

What Procrastination Does To Your Happiness?

The same old motivational secrets don’t really motivate you after you’ve read them for the tenth time, do they?<p>How about a unique spin on …

Time Management

8 New Self-help Books That Actually Help

1<p>If you want to be better with money<p><b>Read:</b> <i>The Index Card</i> by Helaine Olen and Harold Pollack<p>A financial journalist and a college professor team up to …

Personal Care Recipes With Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has been used since ancient times for its remarkable effects on skin and hair. It is rich in carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals, which …

Coconut

A Simple Trick to Feel Less Anxious & More Confident

<b>“Nothing in the affairs of men is worthy of great anxiety.” ~Plato</b><p>A few weeks ago, I was standing in front of a mirror in the women’s bathroom at …

Public Speaking