Debbie Griffiths

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Eating to Extend Fertility?

<b>Sunflower Seeds</b><br>Take down a handful three times a week. Rich in zinc, the little suckers can help balance the reproductive hormones that lead to high-quality human eggs.<p><b>Cinnamon</b><br>The spice has insulin-reducing powers and may help increase your ovulation rate. Sprinkle it into your smoothies.<p><b>Eggs</b><br>Eat …

My Decision to Become a Life Coach

About six months ago, I decided to take the plunge and get certified in life coaching. I wasn't even exactly sure what it was or why I wanted to do it, but it seemed like it could help me grow up and start to understand myself. I always enjoyed therapy, and figured the courses could be a way for me …

Emotions Chart

Brighter hues indicated an increased sensation in a specific region, while darker colors meant people felt little to no physical response. Check out the map of emotions and bodily reactions below:<p>Since the experiment's subject base included people from different countries, these findings suggest …

Easy Mind Tricks To Keep Food In Check

<i>From Mother Nature Network's Melissa Breyer:</i><p>The formula for losing weight couldn’t be simpler: Consume fewer calories than you require, which means eat less and/or exercise more. To lose a pound of fat there needs to be a deficit of roughly 3,500 calories; so, for example, burning an extra 500 …

16 Scientifically-Backed Ways To Boost Your Happiness Almost Instantly (INFOGRAPHIC)

Whether you have five minutes to relax or a year to focus on building lasting habits, here are 16 scientifically-backed ways to boost your happiness levels.<p><b>Smile.</b> A 2011 study showed that thinking about something positive that makes you smile can actually make you happier (fake smiles don't do the …

7 Ways to Get Happy This New Year

Happy New Year!<p>So is it going to be one or not? A <i>happy</i> year? Sometimes happiness is counter-intuitive. At 40 years old, I have come to realize that I can drift toward unhappiness. There's a lot that plays into this for me. I'm a melancholy personality (INTP) with a chemical propensity to …

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Mindfulness Stops Negativity From Sticking to You Like Glue

Did you ever get into a heated argument with someone over a meaningless issue, only to find that encounter constantly replaying itself in your head, as if it's stuck to you like glue? You don't want to think of the other person, yet now there's no getting away from them; you're stuck with them. …

Chris Kresser: Your Personal Paleo Code

<i>The following is an excerpt from</i> Your Personal Paleo Code <i>by Chris Kresser published Dec. 31, 2013 (Little, Brown and Company).</i><p>Agriculture: The Worst …

Gwyneth Paltrow detox cleanse

Sounds great, right? But unfortunately, some nutrition experts warn that following this plan can sacrifice your health. "Eating only 300 calories per day makes it almost impossible for you to take in the vitamins and minerals your body needs on a daily basis, which can over time weaken the immune …

How to Go With the Ebb and Flow of Relationships

Relationships ebb and flow, like the waves of the sea. They swell with intimacy, passion, and energy and then naturally wane through periodic episodes of separateness, quietness and space. Attachment and connection, followed by detachment and disconnection. Up and down, back and forth, give and …

Mindfulness Meditation Can Help Relieve Anxiety And Depression

People are increasingly turning to mindfulness mediation to manage health issues, and meditation classes are being offered through schools and hospitals.<p>But doctors have questioned whether this ancient Eastern practice really offers measurable health benefits. A fresh review of the evidence should …

13 Wholesome Recipes for the Mid-Holiday Detox

Give yourself a pat on the back. You've made in through Thanksgiving, the ultimate food-centric holiday, with hopefully minimal cooking disasters, quibbles about politics, and general family drama. But now you've got a new problem: it's called a food hangover, and it's mental as well as physical. …

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