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8/28/2013 Why self-compassion is essential for wellbeing
Many of us find it easy to be supportive and understanding towards others, but research shows it’s how kindly we treat ourselves that determines how well we maintain our health and wellbeing.
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8/2/2013 The importance of bone health
Did you know that your bones are actually made up of living, growing tissue? Even when we stop growing taller, our bodies continue to make new bone to replace old weakened bone. However as we grow older, we may make less bone than we lose, which can lead to osteoporosis and low bone mass.
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7/22/2013 What kids can teach us about daydreaming
Although daydreaming may seem like a waste of time, many scientists now believe that a wandering mind may be an essential element to creativity.
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7/22/2013 Five ways to speed up recovery after exercise
Rest and recovery time is an important part of any workout. It allows your muscles and other tissues time to replenish energy stores and repair themselves, so you can maintain your strength and fitness.
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6/3/2013 Staying naturally sweet
If you’re looking to indulge your sweet tooth with a natural alternative, here are some ways to keep your food naturally sweet.
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5/9/2013 Stay healthy while travelling
Whether it’s a work trip, weekend away with friends or a family vacation over summer, trying to maintain your health and fitness when you’re travelling can be difficult.
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4/29/2013 Unplug and relax on a digital detox
Research from Pew Internet has found that American adults consider their phone an essential utility that they would have trouble functioning without.
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4/3/2013 Why gratitude leads to joy
For centuries, writers and philosophers have referred to gratitude as a virtue—an excellence of character. However, research now suggests that giving thanks regularly may be the key to becoming a happier, more joyful person.
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4/3/2013 The health benefits of music
Although many of us like to escape the stress of daily life by listening to or playing music, it turns out it can do more than just keep us entertained...
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3/28/2013 The beauty of bees
Domestic honey bee colony numbers have been declining over the past few decades, mostly due to habitat loss, pest invasion, pollution, over-harvesting and disease. Bees are an important part of our natural ecosystem, supporting our health and wellbeing in a number of ways.
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