Nikki Argersinger

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So many days, I live on autopilot.<p>I go through the motions of each day as if the routine has been ingrained deep in the grooves of my brain: I have …

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How To Complete 101 Things in 1001 Days (and change your life in the process) | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Do you wish you could tackle all those things you’d like to do “someday”? I just completed 101 things in 1001 days, and, aside from having a blast …

7 Ways To Become The Best Version Of Yourself This Year | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Make 2014 your year with these 7 simple steps to become the healthiest and happiest version of yourself.<p><b>1. Love Your Morning Routine</b><p>Our mornings set …

How to Improve Your Social Skills in 2 Months

<b>Got this email from a reader yesterday, maybe you can relate:</b><p>“The things that are most difficult for me are: interacting with people/meeting new …

10 Great Tips To Make Your Life Easier And More Enjoyable

There are numerous benefits in simplifying your life. You will have more time to spend with friends and family, there will be less stress in your …

How Curiosity Diminishes Monotony

Creative people such as writers, musicians, directors, and designers like to talk about “the muse.” This entity hearkens back to Greek mythology to …

7 Ways to Clear Your Mind of Negative Thoughts

Negative thinking can be a habit of mind. Thoughts sink in and linger there until you take action to get rid of them.<p>When you first start thinking …

15 Quotes to Help You Smash Negative Thinking! | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Negative thinking is definitely one of the biggest problems a lot of us suffer from.<p>Ironically, the more you try to rationalize it, the more you tend …

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Diabetes remission possible with diet, exercise

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - One in nine people with diabetes saw their blood sugar levels dip back to a normal or “pre-diabetes” level after a year on an intensive diet and exercise program, in a new study.<p>Complete remission of type 2 diabetes is still very rare, researchers said. But they added …

Fried and grilled meat may raise risk of diabetes and dementia

Toxic chemicals found at high concentrations in fried and grilled meats may raise the risk of diabetes and dementia, researchers say.<p>US scientists found that rodents raised on a Western-style diet rich in compounds called glycotoxins showed early signs of diabetes, along with brain changes and …

What Calico Cats Can Teach Us About Obesity

House cats -- in all their notoriously lazy glory -- may actually help scientists figure out how to control obesity in humans.<p>Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco are looking to calico cats, known for their orange and black patchwork fur, to better understand “gene silencing”, …

Walmart to consumer product suppliers: The chemical phase-out starts now

<i>This post was co-authored by Sarah Vogel, and first appeared on the EDF + Business blog.</i><p>Today dozens of consumer product makers will get a letter …

This Chart Proves Just How Miserably America Is Failing On Climate Change

America is passing the buck when it comes to climate change.<p>The United States is the second-worst polluter in the world, after China, and its only "flagship" climate change law is more than 50 years old, according to the Globe Climate Legislation Study released Thursday. Meanwhile, 60 of the 66 …

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