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3/11/2014 How reading can reduce stress
Getting stuck into a good book can do more than just spark your imagination and expand your vocabulary. It seems it may also improve your health and wellbeing in a number of ways.
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3/4/2014 Beating the Afternoon Slump
For many people, mid-afternoon is the time when energy and concentration levels plummet. But it doesn’t mean you have to write off the rest of the afternoon. Here are some ways to give yourself an ene...
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12/6/2013 20 natural gift ideas
Looking for unique Christmas gifts that are affordable, sustainable and healthy? We’ve got you covered.
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11/8/2013 Making the joy of vacations last
Taking time off work is an important way for us to relax and recharge our batteries, but the positive effects soon wear off. How can we make them last?
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10/24/2013 No tricks to this treat
The fall days have settled in, burnt orange leaves carpet the footpaths and jumpers have crept into the wardrobe. With Halloween just around the corner, everyone has one thing on their mind - pumpkins...
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6/12/2013 How to ‘slow down’ time
Although you may feel like there is never enough time in the day, research suggests that we can make time feel like it is going more slowly, simply by changing our daily habits. Here are some ways to ...
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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 happ...
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3/8/2013 5 tips to de-clutter this spring
Psychologist Dr. Sherrie Bourg Carter suggests that a messy home can leave us feeling anxious, helpless and overwhelmed. Luckily, it’s one of the easiest sources of anxiety to fix...
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2/27/2013 3 reasons to make sleep a priority
We all know that when we sleep our body repairs itself, but very few of us know about the other amazing benefits of getting the right amount of shut-eye...
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2/18/2013 5 lessons in longevity
Dan Buettner is an internationally-recognized researcher and US National Geographic Fellow, who has studied the world’s oldest and happiest individuals to find out their secrets to living a long and h...
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2/18/2013 Helping kids connect with nature
For many adults of an earlier generation, memories of childhood are often filled with the outdoors, jumping in local streams, climbing trees in the backyard and family camping trips. Fast-forward to t...
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10/5/2012 Have more fun and live longer
We’ve all experienced it: a traffic jam that causes road rage to bubble to the surface; the pressures of deadlines and long hours at work; the challenges of juggling family and friends with work and o...
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