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No, There Is no Such Thing as ADHD

No, there is no such thing as ADHD. Somewhere along the line we have lost the understanding that kids come in all shapes and sizes. Some kids are …

Auricular Acupuncture Weight Loss Found Effective

Auricular acupuncture successfully treats obesity. A new study concludes that a special 5 point combination of auricular acupuncture points is …

Weight Loss

10 Things Your Tongue Can Tell You About Your Health, Based On Chinese Medicine

Believe it or not, your tongue can actually tell you quite a bit about your health. Sure, you're probably not staring at it in the mirror much, …

Nearly 40% of Cancer Deaths Are Preventable With Lifestyle Changes, Says Study

We can all reduce the risk.<p>We know that certain lifestyle choices can increase the risk of cancer, but a new study puts into perspective just how …

Here's why your attitude is more important than your intelligence

When it comes to success, it’s easy to think that people blessed with brains are inevitably going to leave the rest of us in the dust. But new …

Self-improvement

Save 50% of Your Time Struggling in the Toilet With This Cheap but Effective Stool

Gum infections tied to increased risk of stomach cancer precursor

(Reuters Health) - Gum infections may increase people’s risk for sores in the digestive tract that can lead to stomach cancer, a small study suggests.<p>…

Rohn: Change Begins With Choice

Any day we wish, we can discipline ourselves to make important changes in our lives. Any day we wish, we can open the book that will open our mind to …

Motivation

Scalp acupuncture helps autistic children with speech and social interaction, Hong Kong university study finds

Scalp acupuncture is an effective way of helping autistic children improve their speech and cope with their peers, a Hong Kong university has …

Autism

Drug firm founder pleads not guilty to opioid bribe scheme

BOSTON (AP) — A pharmaceutical company founder accused of leading a conspiracy to bribe doctors to prescribe a powerful opioid pain medication will …

How to Lower Your Blood Pressure

The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology have released new treatment guidelines that sharply lower the threshold for high blood pressure, also called hypertension. As a result, tens of millions of Americans now qualify for the diagnosis.<p>The new guidelines have raised a …

Diabetes

Half of US adults have high blood pressure in new guidelines

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — New guidelines lower the threshold for high blood pressure, adding 30 million Americans to those who have the condition, which …

Tony Robbins' workout routine is just 15 minutes long, but it's absolutely grueling and involves a 'torture machine'

When Tony Robbins prepares for one of his seminars, physical training is as important to creating an engaging experience as is nailing his material. Seminars like "Unleash the Power Within" consistently run past their scheduled daily endings, and Robbins will be on his feet — running, jumping, and …

Tony Robbins takes us on a private tour of his massive beachfront mansion in Fiji

While on a recent trip to Fiji, Tony Robbins took us on a private tour of his massive beachfront mansion.<p>Robbins recently hosted the winners of the …

Tony Robbins

Why Maintenance Sex Is So Important in Happy Marriages

Maintenance sex may not sound like the most titillating thing in the world, but it is crucial to the health of your relationship.<p>When we say maintenance sex, we mean having sex just to have it, even if you don’t feel like doing it. It means keeping the sex up to ensure both people in the …

Relationships

This 31-year-old Japanese journalist died holding a phone after working 159 hours of overtime in a month

A political journalist in Japan died from overwork, her employer has revealed four years after her death.<p>Miwa Sado died of congestive heart failure in 2013 after working 159 hours and 37 minutes of overtime in one month, her employer, the Japanese national broadcaster NHK, announced on Wednesday, …

Mindfulness matters: 4 ways to be more present in your life - TODAY.com

You may be hearing the word “mindfulness” a lot lately and wondering what it's about. Mindfulness simply means being grounded and present in your day-to-day. Instead of worrying about what’s going to happen or what’s already happened, you’re rooted in what’s actually happening.<p>Most people think …

Mindfulness

Eat Every Morning 1 Teaspoon Of Cinnamon Powder And See What Happens To Your Body In 45 Minutes! – Healthy Remedies

According to scientists, cinnamon should be a part of our daily diet due to the numerous health benefits. Cinnamon is a spice with rewarding aroma …

How to Make Yourself Easy to Do Business With

Good design can help companies avoid inflicting unnecessary pain and annoyance on their customers.<p>"Please listen carefully as our options have changed." That maddening automated admonition is a common, tiny instance of a common, huge problem. There are far too many companies that add irritants to …

Customers

Grit: 13 things mentally strong people won’t do

We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental strength is tested. It might be a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a …

Emotional Intelligence

The Weirdest and Wildest Treatments at 6 Spa Getaways Around the World

A relaxing massage, toning body wrap, and a soothing facial are probably the usual treatments you would expect at a visit to a luxury spa. But what …

Tai chi fights stress, getting popular with Millennials

<b>(CNN) —</b> Standing 6 feet 5 inches tall, Patrick York is a gentle giant.<p>The soft-spoken 26-year-old with a "Peace Love Tai Chi" T-shirt flowed into a grounded stance on a Long Beach, California, hilltop. He was among several dozen people taking a free tai chi class this warm July day.<p>"I do tai chi to …

Tai Chi

How to Become Happy and Positive When Life Gets Tough

The shortlist of easy ways you can take back control of your life.<p>No matter what you do for a living, the end goal -- really, the goal to life -- is to be happy. So how do you become happier? This varies by individual, of course, but there are some things you can do to become happier that are …

Happiness

The purpose of life isn’t to be happy—it’s to be fulfilled

The term “happy” was traditionally synonymous with good fortune.<p>It found its way into the English language around the 14th century, and it wasn’t something that people actively pursued. It was thought that you either stumbled onto it or you didn’t. It wasn’t until the 17th century that the word …

Happiness

8 Ways You Can Start Your Own Business While Working a Full-Time Job

Almost everyone wants to start their own business.For most people, owning a business means taking control of their future. There’s a lot of freedom …

Science Says Sleeping In a Cold Room Is Better for Your Health

Those who prefer to keep bedroom temperatures chilly while catching some shut eye may be on to something. According to an article written by Dr. …

Feeling Bad About Feeling Bad? Embrace Negative Emotions Instead, Study Says

Has anyone ever told you to “smile!” or “cheer up!” while you were trudging through a bad day? That's actually awful advice, according to new …