Kerry Baer Sprick

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The to-do list method that actually works

I'm pretty sure there is no new information you could come up with as it relates to productivity and procrastination. Just about anything I could tell you has been written about at some point by someone, and in many cases, at many points by many someones.<p>So with that in mind – knowing that you've …

Most Contaminated Fish and What to Eat Instead

The 5 Fish That Are Most Contaminated—And 5 You Should Eat Instead<p>Having sushi tonight? Before you order, read our guide<p>From a nutritional standpoint, seafood is a pretty safe bet: It's packed with protein and good-for-you monounsaturated fats. Unfortunately, though, some types of also contain …

Rise in Weight Linked to Cognitive Decline in Older Adults

Obesity could cause shrinkage in a brain area critical to long-term memory.<p>An expanding waistline may lead to a shriveled brain, new research suggests.<p>In a long-term study of people in their early 60s, a brain region called the hippocampus shrank close to 2 percent a year in those who were obese—a …

Man eats sugar-heavy diet for 60 days, receives shocking diagnosis

Following in the footsteps of Morgan Spurlock, who ate only McDonald’s food for one month in the film <i>Super Size Me</i>, an Australian man has undergone a sugar-heavy diet for 60 days to explore the ingredient’s impact on his health.<p>In the upcoming <i>That Sugar Film</i>, Damon Gameau, a filmmaker and TV actor, …

Stable to the Core

Creating stability by working on stabilization training in combination with core work will enhance one's proprioception or the brain's ability to know where the body's limbs are in space. Because balance and stability decline with age, it is crucial to train them both for life. Balance and …

Career Curveballs: How I Learned to Tame the Ego

<i>This post is part of a series in which LinkedIn Influencers share how they turned setbacks into success. Read all their stories here.</i><p>The worst …

Had a Rough Week? Do THIS Over the Weekend

#FitnessFriday has a quick mood fix.<p>Click Images/Shutterstock<p>Sometimes your friend says something bitchy behind your back. Sometimes your boss yells at you. Sometimes a stranger bumps you and you spill coffee all over your new sundress. Sometimes the week just plain sucks.<p>Luckily, in times like …

Are butter, cheese and meat that bad?

"To eat, or not to eat?" For many people these days, that really is the question.<p>For the past four decades, we've been told to stay away from red meat, dairy and cheese -- foods high in saturated fats -- because saturated fat is bad for the heart.<p>But investigative reporter Nina Teicholz says that …

World's 10 bestselling prescription drugs made $75bn last year

The world's 10 bestselling prescription drugs raked in $75.6bn of sales last year, led by Humira and other treatments for rheumatoid arthritis and autoimmune diseases.<p>The majority are now biologics – created by biological processes, rather than being chemically synthesised – with immunotherapy and …

Chiropractic is good for your whole body

Many people think about chiropractic as a great way to naturally treat back pain and symptoms (and it is!), but did you know that chiropractic …

My DIY Beauty on Flipboard

By erinjkthum | Do-it-yourself beauty recipes<p>Simple & Soothing DIY Body Butter<p>I’ve been getting carried away lately, making fancy cleansing balms and …

DIY Floral Lip Balm & Sugar Scrub

[pinit]<br>Hi everyone! After a short break, I’m back with another easy DIY for you! There are so many DIY posts for homemade beauty products out there, …

You? An Expert? Really?

A business coach I admire recently wrote that calling oneself an expert in one's field is, well, unattractive. Quickly (and perhaps impulsively), I immediately removed the words "relationship expert" from all of my business materials. I certainly didn't want to be the jerky self-promoter this coach …

Can an Anti-Inflammatory Diet Help You Lose Weight? | Women's Health

“Consuming processed food causes your body to build up inflammation, which is an immune response your system experiences when it senses toxins,” says best-selling author Joy Bauer, R.D, nutrition and health expert for the Today Show. “Natural foods don’t trigger this inflammatory response, so …

Just Change One Thing

It's the end of the year and time to take stock. How was last year for you? Did you make any New Year's resolutions last year? Did you stick to them?<p>Here is where so many of us get off track and give up. We try and change too many things at once. It is noble, but it tends to cause one to end up …

Happiness for the Holidays? Try an Experiment

The holidays, officially a time of good cheer, have become instead a byword for stress, overeating, running up bills, and enduring one's relatives. This falls in line with the last two posts on happiness and our dubious relationship to it. It's hard to find to define a greater goal in life than …

Happiness