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20 5-Star Mexican Recipes to Make Esta Noche

Your Mexican food experience should not be limited to tacos on the go and chips and salsa… and margaritas. Mexican spices and flavors have endless potential when paired with fish, chicken, pork or even shrimp. We’re talking five-star deliciousness, chica. Check out these 20 gourmet Mexican recipes …

Staying Healthy Is as Simple as ABC

Many of us find it tempting to completely overhaul our routines this time of year -- only to wonder what happened to our resolve a few weeks later. Someone once told me you can only be <i>really</i> good about a <i>few</i> things -- and this is what I've learned by applying that principle...<p><b>Find something that</b> …

Take the Difficulty Out of Your Relationships

Most of us want to be in a functioning relationship.<p>It takes more than hope or thinking Prince or Princess Charming will rescue us. It takes some work. Getting clear on exactly what that work is may be the most important part of clarity needed to have what we want.<p>Relationships are known to be some …

New Year's Resolutions: 6 Ways to Achieve Lasting Change

Despite the burning desire for chocolate, extramarital sex, blackjack, cocaine, alcohol, cigarettes, and the like that usually shows up somewhere around Jan. 3, New Year's resolutions can play a significant role in establishing and maintaining positive behavioral change. However, as nearly everyone …

5 Important Reasons to Stop Ignoring Your Mental Health

When we come down with a cold, most of us don't hesitate to pop a pill or visit the doctor. But if we can't seem to shake our endless worries or that nagging sense of hopelessness, we plug along as though nothing is wrong. Hence the dire state of mental health in the U.S., where roughly one in four …

How Not To Talk To Your Adult Child About Money

<b>By Linda Bernstein, Next Avenue Contributor</b><p>In hindsight, I realize I never should have said it. Especially on Facebook, where I’m “friends” with my kids, their cousins, their second cousins and some of their friends. My transgression: I made a passing comment about how young people today seem to …

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How To Stop Stressing Yourself Out

Here’s your bit of trivia knowledge for the day. The term stress was first used for something you feel by Dr. Hans Seyle in the 1930s, describing the physiological responses in the body in situations that people judged to be “stress-ful.” At a conference he attended nearer the end of his career, an …

Does revenge help anyone?

Victims need to tell their stories, feel heard — and sometimes get even. That instinct doesn’t usually help<p>In 2002, Lee Boyd Malvo and John Allen Muhammad, known as the D.C. Snipers, terrorized the citizens of six states and Washington, D.C., by shooting and murdering ten people as part of an …

A Meditation For Promoting Peace Within Ourselves

Today, I’m pleased to present a guest post by Brenda Bentley, a therapist and mindfulness teacher.<p>She’s also author of the book <i>Eat, Guilt, Repent,</i> …

Adorable Alert: Cow & Gate Pushes The Cute Envelope In New Spot

A bunch of cute kids messing around in a recording studio turns into an impromptu performance of an ’80s classic.<p>Hats off to the owners of Angel Recording Studios in north London for allowing in 90 toddlers to play with assorted musical instruments and an audio recording kit during a two-day shoot …

How Your Attitude Can Determine Your Life

We all hear about amazing people who have overcome great obstacles in their lives. No one ever said life was going to be easy, yet how challenging it …

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Balanced Life -- 6 Tips for Battling Loneliness.

Every Wednesday is Tip Day.<p>This Wednesday: <b>six tips for battling loneliness</b>.<p>The more I've learned about happiness, the more I've come to believe that loneliness is a terrible, common, and important obstacle to consider.<p>A while back, after reading John Cacioppo's fascinating book Loneliness, I posted …

Why Do We Fear An Empty Mind?

<i>"Man finds nothing so intolerable as to be in a state of complete rest, without passions, without occupation, without diversion, without effort. Then he feels his nullity, loneliness, inadequacy, dependence, helplessness, emptiness." --Blaise Pascal</i><p>Why is it so hard for us to tolerate emptiness in …

10 Secrets of Super Happy Couples

What do happy couples do right? We found 10 surprisingly quirky relationship tips to help you have a happy marriage or relationship<p>This just in from the love lab: Surprisingly quirky—and scientifically proven—ways to maintain a great relationship.<p><b>Pretend you just met.</b>Whether you've been together …

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Vaccines Not Linked To Autism. Again.

One of the key pillars of the “vaccines cause autism” argument is that with the increase in the number of childhood vaccines on the schedule over the years, autism prevalence has increased, as well. I’ve frequently pointed out that the immune system doesn’t count the number of shots. It counts …

N Korea 'readies' rockets to strike US bases

North Korea's leader has responded to America's use of nuclear-capable B-2 bombers in joint South Korean military<br>drills with more angry rhetoric, saying his rocket forces are ready to attack US positions.<p>The North's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) news agency said on Friday that Kim …