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The King’s Dream and the Power of Words!

A king had a scary dream. He dreamt that all his teeth fell out, one after the other.<p>Very upset about this, he summoned his dream interpreter. The …

Family

How I learned to cope with chronic pain

Having tried everything to overcome the persistent after-effects of dengue fever I eventually had to reframe my attitude and learn to accept what I couldn’t change<p>In 2013, I contracted a virus that I thought was the flu. It ended up being dengue, sometimes referred to as “breakbone fever”. The …

It turns out, lying to people actually changes your brain

While lying doesn’t cause our noses to grow, much like <i>Pinocchio</i> would lead us to believe, something else in our body definitely changes when we tell …

26 Funny Jokes That Are Definitely You At The Doctor's Office

"I hate when I go to the Doctors office thinking I'm dying and they tell me I have a cold."

6 Simple Strategies for Being Happy Alone

Most American adults have spent a non-trivial amount of time being untethered to other people. Almost everyone has spent at least a few years being …

50 incredibly simple things to be grateful for even in the toughest times

Pause and remember — If you are reading this… You are blessed to be alive and today is a gift. Tomorrow is not guaranteed. Don’t hesitate to forgive, …

Positive Thinking

7 Practical Ways to Manage Your Chronic Pain

<i>Guest post by:</i> Molly Garner<p>Pain can be unbearable. However, pain is a type of language that the body uses to communicate when something is wrong. …

So many great things are happening. It’s all about what you choose...

So many great things are happening. It’s all about what you choose to focus on. Look at all your blessings. Life is constantly giving to you.<p>We’d …

The Encounter That Reminds Me Why I Love Down Syndrome Awareness Month

I love October!<p>First, we get to celebrate the birth of my daughter KC and the incredible blessing she is to our family. Second, it’s Down Syndrome …

Want to Perform at a Higher Level Without Doing More Work? Science Says Try This 1 Thing.

Get more done in less time.<p>Running a business can feel like a never-ending battle. You're constantly fighting and putting out fires. Crazy demands are made on your time, mind and stamina. It's not easy, and to succeed, you need to find your competitive edge.<p>Spare time is in short supply, so you …

Life starts all over again (216) – Be Yourself

I am thankful :)

i roll out the red carpet for this blog post from lydia! We swapped blogs for the week. check out my guest post there- Did You Know It Hurts So Bad …

Red Carpet

12 actions you need to do right now to be a better writer

You <b>can</b> be a better writer. So many posts offer you advice. Most of it you just look it, kind of file it away, and never return to it. That’s why I’m …

Living With Chronic Illness: Your Worth Isn't Dependent on What You Do

/ Sep 1, 2016<p>I recently spent 4 weeks in hospital. This morning, lying in bed, in severe pain and unable to move, I had a strange feeling of missing …

Everything you wanted to know about your body (but were afraid to ask)

Why does loud noise hurt? Do you lose weight if you break wind while on the bathroom scales? These are just some of the thousands of questions tackled by New Scientist, now collected in a new book<p>For more than two decades in the back pages of the <i>New Scientist</i><i>,</i> readers have posed questions on topics …

Human Anatomy

Paper reveals soda's controversial relationship with health groups

<b>(CNN) —</b> A provocative new research paper has unmasked how many health organizations received funding from the nation's two largest soda companies in recent years, and the findings have left researchers shocked.<p>The Coca-Cola Co. and PepsiCo recently sponsored at least 96 national health …

Painters

The Winding Road to Who We Become

I think a lot of us struggle making peace with where we are and where our lives have taken us. We look at our current situation, and then back at the …

What Future?

Uplifted by invitations,<br>cherish the extended<br>kindness – crushed by<br>the inevitable <i>no</i> that<br>follows – limitations<br>a sad reality – energy<br>restricted to one …

Happiness

Why you really should write your heart out (backed by science)

<b>Welcome to the 2nd week of the chronic illness challenge!</b><p><b>Can you believe that we are already halfway through?</b><p><b>So today’s awesome challenge is….</b><p><b>Write a</b> …

10 Amazing Health Tips According to Kelly Slater’s Instagram

Kelly Slater may be participating in a kava ceremony here. But the bottom line is, the guy’s big on diet and health, and deliberate about what he …

Wellness

Fitness trackers unlikely to make you healthier, say scientists

Wearable exercise trackers or pedometers do not increase activity levels enough to benefit health, scientists have concluded.<p>A study carried out by an international team of researchers tracked 800 people for a year to see what impact the devices, in this case a Fitbit Zip, had on their fitness …

This is how one mom turned her six heartbreaking pregnancy losses into rainbow art

Jessica Mahoney and her husband Kevin have dealt with the devastating loss of six pregnancies, but the couple was able to turn their pain into a …

Internet, smartphones can boost healthy lifestyle: Study

We have comes across studies and research papers that states that internet and smartphone use are signs of unhealthy lifestyle. However according to …

Everything that can go wrong with your health if you don’t get enough sleep

Three is almost never the magic number when it comes to sleep, despite what some presidential candidates, politicians and history’s so-called short …

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