Kenneth Beirne

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How my year of tidying up changed my life and my family

I’ll be honest, when you walk into my (tiny, suburban) cottage, the first thing that strikes you isn’t, ‘Wow, look at this stark minimalist paradise!’ or even ‘Where are all the things?’ and certainly not ‘What do you mean they have a toddler?!’ Yet I am now a certifiable decluttering freak, having …

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Pear-shaped vs. apple trumps body mass index as a measure of risk

You're carrying a spare tire around your midsection. But your body mass index hasn't even broken the "overweight" barrier of 25, and lies well below the cut point for obesity.<p>No need to worry, right?<p>Wrong, says a new study, which has found that among adults 18 to 90 across the BMI continuum, having …

Anna Hansen’s final meal | Last bites

It’s a final feast of garden delights Down Under for the chef patron of The Modern Pantry restaurants<p><b>I’d have this meal on my uncle’s balcony overlooking the Cut in Nelson</b>, New Zealand, where all the big ships come in. It’s a house I spent a lot of time in as a teenager. There’s a wooden deck with …

7 Simple Practices That Will Help You Beat Everyday Anxiety

Neglecting your mental health is a silent killer that will cripple your quality of life. Increased stress, anxiety, and frustration can even lead to …

Mindfulness

Experiment Tests If Teacher-Student Relationship Helps Performance

A study measured the performance of kindergartners who either had close or distant relationships with their teachers. It found that students reminded of close relationships solved problems faster.<p>Transcript<p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:<p>Let's take a minute to explore the relationships between students and …

A daily dose of aspirin appears to cut the risk of a common type of cancer

Colorectal cancer is one of the most common types of cancer, and researchers say they have found a way to reduce one's risk of it by up to 45% – by taking aspirin, Advil, Motrin, Aleve or certain other painkillers.<p>A new study finds that people who took 75 to 150 milligrams of aspirin every day for …