Janet Burton

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Is your home making you unhappy? The quick fix interior tips to boost your mood

Two years ago, Victoria Harrison was unhappy; burnt out from her commute, stressed at work, not sleeping, and living on chocolate and coffee. When she looked at her friends, also successful 30-something professionals in their dream jobs, she noticed something similar.<p>“We were all tired but wired,” …

How to tone your legs: 5 exercises that bring the burn

Whether you’re outside or stuck at home, you can get a great workout by incorporating stairs into your routine. Using these exercises on a set of stairs will help tone and strengthen your legs and glutes.<p>These can be challenging moves, so if you feel they're a bit more intense than what you're used …

50+ Quick Dinners for When It's Too Hot to Cook

When the temperatures climb into the triple digits, cooking is the last thing on my mind. But since one can't subsist on watermelon and Popsicles …

Is your gut making you sick?

New research suggests that the range and quantity of microbes that live in our guts could have a powerful effect on a range of conditions including depression, MS and obesity<p>A gut full of diverse microbes – bacteria, viruses and fungi – is essential for a healthy mind and body. And evidence is …

12 Ideas For Decorating A Nonworking Fireplace

No fire? No problem.<p>These nonworking fireplaces spark major design creativity (no matches needed).

A financial planner shares her personal system for managing money

But we also ring up debt because we simply don't understand the flow of our income and expenses, so we can't accurately estimate how much money we have available to spend.<p>I've struggled with this myself. A few years ago, I put in place a "Money Flow" system to help my family track our spending.<p>You …

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10 Healthy Omelette Recipes

<i>Waking up to the aroma of a nice fluffy omelette stuffed with cheese throws us back to lazy Sunday mornings. Kick start your day with our 10 healthy</i> …

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An Hour After Breakfast, You're Hungry — What Gives?!

You woke up, ate breakfast, and went to work — but as soon as you head into that first meeting of the day, your tummy starts to grumble and your energy levels start to plummet. Needing to eat again so close after your first meal is not going to help you lose or maintain your weight, so WTH! If …

The (Don't Get Burned) Kitchen Remodeling Guide

How to get the kitchen you want at a price you can afford with advice from the pros at This Old House.

Kitchens

How to Use Backlighting for Portraits

Most photographers start shooting with the sun behind them. After all, it’s what many beginning photography books suggest. But, that’s really missing …

How to Dress For Your Body: Holiday Edition

Pinpointing your body shape will eliminate many a wild goose chase and deliver you onto the path to closet contentment.<p>Pinpointing your body shape will eliminate many a wild goose chase and deliver you onto the path to closet contentment this season. Whether you're aiming to define your boyish …

21 Genius Hacks for Fixing Ruined Clothes

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, easy tricks for salvaging those damaged goods you just can't seem to part with.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Stop your sweaters from shedding by sticking them in the freezer overnight.</b><p>If you have a cashmere or wool sweater that won't stop shedding, toss it in the freezer before each …

21 “Non-Spiritual” Things that make us Happy.

5. Keep our clothes off the floor. While a messy house, full of love, can be delightful, our environments reinforce our mental states, just as our …

7 Health Problems Improved By Sleep

What if the cure for what ails you was as simple as going to sleep?<p>We spend a lot of time talking about how dangerous it is to skimp on that good quality shut-eye. Sometimes we ignore the flip side of that equation: Sleep can work wonders.<p>No, it won't cure cancer or save you from a heart attack …

Ability To Keep A Beat Linked To Language Skills

By Tanya Lewis, Staff Writer<p>Published: 09/17/2013 05:20 PM EDT on LiveScience<p>People who can keep a rhythm well have more consistent brain responses to speech, a new study finds.<p>The ability of adolescents to keep a beat was mirrored in their brain activity while they were hearing spoken sounds, the …

A Myriad of Benefits Brewing?

Coffee, especially caffeinated coffee, may provide a myriad of health benefits, but the jury is still out. Drinking coffee in moderation is safe, but don't be fooled by sweetened beverages with coffee flavor. It's the coffee bean, not the cream and sugar, that may be good for you!<p>Why drink coffee? …

Dogs, Cats, Garden Snakes and Zebras: A Physician's Journey Into Health Fear

This experience underscored how scary it can be to get sick and that I may be a physician, but that I could turn into a patient at any time as I, like our patients at Visions, am human. But it also reminded me that, more often than not, everything is going to be just fine.<p>One of my favorite classes …

Lyme Disease

Some Dogs Think Better After Breakfast

Given the huge disparity between what nature intended canines to eat and what most pet food manufacturers provide, it's clear why pet dogs on commercial diets may perform better mentally after a morning carbohydrate "fix."<p>Research has established that children do better in cognitive exercises when …

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