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Opinion: How Not to Lose Weight

I have had to lose weight only once in my life.  I had quit smoking during a pregnancy and ballooned right up, gaining over 60 pounds from my pre-pregnancy weight.  After the baby was born, I lost 8 pounds; he was an 8 l...
The real reason people work out may have nothing to do with health.

The Real Reason People Work Out

It’s time for a bit of truth on the reason people work out.  We tell ourselves that we break a sweat for our hearts, and lungs.  Maybe it’s to protect the joints, or to shed pounds, but let’s be real:  the reason people ...
Rivals can help to boost performance and encourage bonds.

Rivals Could Actually Be Good For You

We all know that having friends can be healthy for us, but rivals can help to boost performance in a big way.  Being harshly criticized can cause you to lack in performance, but a new study shows that when people receive...
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Music and Healing Stories

Recently I published an article talking about the effects of music on all of us.  There is so much to get out there about this.  If this will lead one person to find peace and tranquelity for even five minutes, it is wor...
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Music and the power of healing

Can music have the power to heal?  As I am sitting here listening to Louis Armstrong, “What a Wonderful World”, I can’t help but to think about the terrible things that are happening. The horrific Bosto...
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The Benefits of Vitamin D – Exposed

Vitamin D is of great importance for the human body, generally because it absorbs calcium and maintains a normal growth of our bones. Vitamin D should be consumed throughout the ages, not just when we are at young age. A...