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115 Flips | 4 Magazines | 14 Likes | 1 Following | 3 Followers | @Sam4s5e | Hello and welcome to my Flipboard! My name is Samantha and I am thrilled to be here sharing my magazine with you! To learn more about me and read my articles check out my own magazine Inspire to Shine! I am a blogger and I also practice Alternative Medicine. Here are my websites www.reiki-heals.squarespace.com and www.supermomblog.me

13 habits science shows will help you fall asleep faster and sleep better

But not sleeping, in addition to making you less efficient and more stressed, is terrible for your health.<p>Americans currently average 6.8 hours of sleep per night, down an hour from 1942. Four in 10 Americans don't even get the minimum of seven hours of sleep doctors recommend. That's a public …

Fort McMurray’s economic hit likely to be offset by rebuilding, analysts suggest

The Conference Board of Canada says the economic hit created by the Fort McMurray wildfires will largely be offset by the rebuilding activity that will happen later in the year.<p>In a paper released Tuesday, the board estimates that Alberta's Gross Domestic Product will take a 1-per-cent hit during …

Fort McMurray residents face long wait as fire crews 'still have a long way to go'

The entire population of Fort McMurray — 80,000 people who have fled a raging wildfire — now face a long wait before they can return to their homes …

Natural Disasters

When An Autism Diagnosis Comes In Adulthood

Earlier this year, <i>Weekend Edition</i> profiled three families and their experiences after a child was diagnosed with autism. At the time, we also asked listeners to share their own stories.<p>Among the responses were many from people who didn't get diagnosed until they were adults. Some had suspicions …

Autism

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Download WhatsApp for<p>Phones<p>Other platforms<p>Download WhatsApp for<p>Mac or Windows PC<p>Mac OS X 10.9 and higher. WhatsApp must be installed on your phone.<p>By …

Apps

4 Habits the World's Happiest People Have in Common

These daily activities create more room for joy in everyday life.<p>The results are in: the top three happiest countries are (drumroll, please) Denmark, …

Happiness

Researchers use Botox-like injection to treat sportspeople with knee pain

A painful knee condition that affects more than one in eight active people has been treated effectively with a new method involving botulinum toxin.

People who exercise at middle age might have bigger brains later on

<b>(CNN) —</b> Poor physical fitness in middle age might be associated with a smaller brain size later on, according to a study published in an online issue of Neurology.<p>Brains shrink as people age, and the atrophy is related to cognitive decline and increased risk for dementia, a researcher said, and …

Boston University

5 top training tips for a toned, healthy body

Although it is losing popularity, the myth that steady-state cardio in the so-called ‘fat burning range’ will give you a lean and toned physique still has a large following. There are plenty of fitness enthusiasts spending hours a week jogging or cycling at low intensity.<p>The truth is, steady-state …

Exercise, Socializing May Boost Protein That Protects Against Alzheimer's

A protein in the brain may hold a key to slowing progression of Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests.<p><b>By Steven Reinberg</b><i><br>HealthDay …

Dementia

Parents urged to get free sugar app to check products

<b>Parents are being urged to sign up for a free app which tells them the sugar content of food and drink.</b><p>The "sugar smart app", from Public Health England, works by scanning barcodes and revealing total sugar in cubes or grams.<p>Officials hope it will help combat tooth decay, obesity and type two …

How I've Succeeded in Creating a Work/Life Balance

5 Powerful Practices to Expand Your Awareness and Harmonize Your Brain

While the brain and consciousness are inextricably linked, groundbreaking research into the nature of consciousness is revealing that their …

5 Ways to Lose Weight Without Trying

All too often I talk to women who have had some success with diets, cleanses and detoxes. Yet inevitably, they all fell off the wagon at some point. Why?<p>Is it the dieter's fault? Or is it that the diet itself that failed?<p>I think it's the latter.<p>When I was trying to lose weight years ago, I did …

9 powerful habits to develop in 2016

Success is also subjective; if one chooses to live within one's means and owes no debts, he or she may consider him- or herself successful, whereas another may see success in the numbers in their bank account.<p>Regardless of the definition, when we think of successful people, what attributes …

The Number 1 Way to Tell if You're in a Healthy Relationship

New research uncovers the true secret of happy couples.<p>There are so many reasons why certain relationships just work—mutual admiration and trust, great sex, a shared obsession with <i>Game of Thrones</i>...But new research has found that one element in particular makes it more likely that you’ll stay with …

6 Popular Foods You Should Cut from Your Diet

<i>By Bill Bradley for GQ.</i><p>Anyone who cares about his health already knows to purge the cupboard of refined carbohydrates and added sugars--your white breads, your Tropicanas. And yet many of us live with a rising dread that we are accidentally ingesting terrible things that we don't even know are …

Justin Trudeau Gave Canadians Very High Hopes for Weed Legalization This Year

It's been a very good year for stoners in Canada.<p>It's been a very good year for stoners in Canada.<p>With the election of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Canada is the closest it's ever been to legalizing weed for recreational use. Toronto, the nation's most populous city, is experiencing an explosion …

Cannabis

15 Recipes We Made Over and Over (and Over) Again This Year

It comes as no surprise that we all have many, many recipes bookmarked in "to make" lists—we learn about new ones each day, we try some on photo shoots, and they get us all excited. Some we deem a fun romp, and some stick—like, permanently.<p>Here are some of the recipes you could very well find on …

17 Delicious Christmas Foods From Around The World

Gather around the Christmas tree with some Glühwein and KFC.<p>Christmas, in many countries, is a chance to gather with loved ones, exchange gifts, and — perhaps most pleasurably — indulge in long-awaited holiday foods. One healthcare site estimated that the average Christmas meal ranges from 1,400 …

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