by Helen Lamanna, AdvisorAnalyst.com
Here are this week's reading diversions for your personal enlightenment. Have a splendid weekend!
10 Ways to Wake Up Happy | Reader's Digest
You were up too late watching that show that was just too good to turn off (we've all been there), and now morning has come way too early. Here’s how to wake up on the right side of the bed and start your day with a sunny disposition.
Think you can spot an introvert in a crowd? Think again. Although the stereotypical introvert may be the one at the party who's hanging out alone by the food table fiddling with an iPhone, the "social butterfly" can just as easily have an introverted personality.
Women with a history of kidney stones had a modestly increased risk of coronary heart disease, two large prospective cohort studies showed.
Too many days are wasted comparing ourselves to others and wishing to be someone or something we aren’t. Every one of us has our own strengths and weaknesses, and it is only when you accept everything you are, and aren’t, that you will truly find the happiness and fulfillment you seek.
A single avocado has 975 milligrams of potassium, while a banana, well-known for being loaded with potassium, delivers just half that, with 487 milligrams per large fruit.
Some of us might just shrug this off, but the consequences of ignoring high blood pressure and the effect it can have on your body can be devastating. Even more so, considering how preventable it is.
"High blood pressure puts extra strain on your heart and blood vessels," Katharine says frankly. "This can cause them to become weaker or damaged over time; the higher your blood pressure, the higher your risk of serious health problems in the future. Unfortunately, the consequences can be severe, and are often fatal.