Here are this week’s reading diversions for your personal enlightenment. Have a super weekend.
For those who are Orthodox Christian, Happy Easter to you!
Older adults who stay active could be shielding themselves from psychological distress such as depression, according to a new study.
Eating much more than that has been linked not only to obesity, but to high blood pressure, and elevated levels of fat and cholesterol in the blood.
When the job interviewer challenged the study participants, the non-narcissistic people backed down a little bit. But the narcissistic people actually became even more self-promotional, “as if they say ‘Oh, you’re going to challenge me? Then I’m not just great, I’m fantastic,'” study researcher Harms explained in the statement.
With the economy still keeping our wallets clamped shut, no one wants to feel duped at the checkout counter. Yet, savvy food marketers have managed to tap into all our concerns over food safety and purity, labeling their products with words in phrases that, at best, are pointless, and at worst, are illegal. Here are 10 of the most deceptive marketing claims out there that make processed foods and factory-farmed meats appear much healthier than they really are.
People who overuse antibiotics have lower levels of good bacteria in their guts, and those good bacteria have been found to help prevent everything from cancer to obesity. A number of studies on mice have found that mice fed antibiotics at levels comparable to those given to farm animals are much heavier than mice fed no antibiotics at all—which isn’t surprising, considering that antibiotics are often used to speed growth and fatten up animals for slaughter.
Canada recently announced it’s getting rid of the penny, and now the country’s mint is planning another trailblazing move in the history of coins: A glow-in-the-dark quarter.
Everyone forgets some things sometimes. But the person may have Alzheimer’s disease if you notice these kinds of lapses.
Easter preparations begin on Holy Thursday when the traditional Easter bread, tsoureki, is baked, and eggs are dyed red (red is the color of life as well as a representation of the blood of Christ). From ancient times, the egg has been a symbol of the renewal of life, and the message of the red eggs is victory over death. (More on the history of red eggs at Easter.)
Tsoureki (tsoo-REH-kee)is the traditional bread of Greek Easter. Tsoureki is a rich yeast bread flavored with orange and a delightful spice called Mahlab (also called Mahlepi) that is ground from the pits of wild cherries. You can find Mahlab online or at ethnic grocery stores specializing in Greek or Middle Eastern products.
1. With self love and acceptance comes real happiness. If you ask me, there is no greater gift you can give to yourself than the gift of self love.
“People are able to experience joy and happiness even when the crappiest things are happening,” he says. “It’s a good thing to know that that’s possible, or even permissible” when you’re grieving or in emotional pain. “Laugh as much as you can.”
Really? Constant Stress Makes You Sick – NYTimes.com
Chronic stress and illness are intertwined. It is well known that psychological stress raises the risk of heart disease, cold and flu, and even allergies.
Of all the stories, one of the most extraordinary is that of a 68-year-old Persian who wasn’t, it turns out, actually on the ill-fated vessel, but was supposed to be.
How to Reduce Seasonal Allergy Symptoms – Dr. Oz’s Advice – Oprah.com
Pollen can collect on your clothes, skin, and hair, and be tracked into your home, where it mixes with household dust. A shower and change of clothes will cut down on the irritants you inhale. Keeping windows closed and turning on the air-conditioning can also reduce allergy symptoms by filtering out pollen (just be sure to follow the manufacturer’s instructions for cleaning the filter).
The Encyclopedia Titanica also states that many women — for example, Bess Allison, Rosalie Ida Straus and Catherine Bourke, who all died in the sinking — not only chose to stay by their husband’s sides, they argued and fought against the crew members who were trying to put them into lifeboats.
Helen Lamanna is Managing Director, and co-founder of AdvisorAnalyst.com.
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Dec 19, 2014by Helen Lamanna, AdvisorAnalyst.com Here are this week’s reading diversions for your personal enligtenment. Have an excellent weekend! 8 Ways to Free Your Mind and Take Back Control of Your...
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