Michelle

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How Sleep Apnea Causes Biochemical Havoc in Your Brain

New research shows how sleep apnea throws vital brain chemicals out of balance.<p>If you suffer from sleep apnea, you’re probably already familiar with …

How to Indulge in the Many Personalities of Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is a portmanteaux of geographic personalities, an overstuffed valise of seductive charismas and tropic endowments. If geography is destiny, then Puerto Rico atones for the ill-tempers of other parts of the world, and instead is blessed with an island-wide jocund, incited, in part, by …

12 Cool Psychology Tricks That Will Make Your Life Easier

Here are some useful psychology tricks which can help you improve your communication skills and make your life easier in some way.<p><b>To find out if a</b> …

Here’s why megapixels don’t matter on your smartphone camera

In technology as in life, bigger is usually better. The iPhone 6s Plus's main selling point is that its screen is nearly an inch larger than the iPhone 6s. A terabyte hard drive is obviously better than a gigabyte hard drive. No one advertises that their headphones are quieter than the …

A guide to making the most of your 401(k)

If you are saving for retirement — and you should be — there’s a good chance that money is going into a 401(k) plan.<p>The plans have become the primary vehicle for retirement saving in recent years, fueled by a decline in the number of pensions and uncertainty over the future funding of Social …

Retirement

Every 25-year-old in America needs to see this chart right now

In its 2016 Guide to Retirement, J.P. Morgan Asset Management included a powerful illustration of how compounding returns lead to huge differences between investors who start out young and those who wait until later in their careers before seriously saving.<p>JPMorgan shows outcomes for four …

Investing

Slow Cooked Leg of Lamb With Rosemary and Garlic

Lamb is succulent and tender when it is slow cooked in a slow cooker. You will love the melt-in-the-mouth meat that falls off the bone. My recipe is …

11 Reasons Why Virgin Coconut Oil Should be on Your Travel Packing Essentials List

Since discovering the natural miracle (repeat, <i>miracle</i>) that is raw organic virgin coconut oil, my life has changed for the better. I've thrown away more than half of the health and beauty products that once sat on my bathroom shelves, and my hair and skin have never felt or looked better.<p>As well as …

Not ready to retire, but not finding work

A friend recently called to tell me he had been laid off from a company where he worked for more than a decade. He’s 60 years old and not ready to retire, either financially or emotionally.<p>He is, however, prepared for the reality of the situation. He recognizes that he has a tough road ahead. He …

Retirement

A Taste of Charleston: What To Do, Drink, and Eat in 48 Hours

<i>As the plane was lifting from the ground of The Holy City I could still taste the memory of the life-changing biscuits and gravy...</i><p>Upon leaving, I was astounded by the city of Charleston and already fantasizing about returning. The weekend was one filled with southern hospitality and food that I'll …

7 Annoying Air Travel Problems and Solutions

<b>1. You missed your connecting flight</b><p>If you book all of your flights through one airline, there’s a better chance that airline will accommodate you, …