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10 Lies We Tell Ourselves That Keep Us From Living Happy And SMART

I do my best with my writing here and on my blog SMART Living 365 to stay away from politics. That's not because I don't have an opinion, but my intention is to instead inspire and encourage us all to think and form our own opinions from a space of awareness, compassion and personal responsibility. Show More Summary

Hyperthyroidism: Too Much Of A Good Thing

By: Dr. Alan Christianson When someone you know is living with hypothyroidism, it can be tempting to think that if only the doctor would prescribe an extra helping of thyroid hormone, your friend or loved one would feel so much better and would enjoy life more. Show More Summary

Mental Illness: The New Cancer

My brother was a music student, outdoor leader, and president of his school's student union. Creative and ambitious, he dreamed of continuing our father's legacy by becoming a professional musician. Now he lives in a homeless shelter,...Show More Summary

Reinventing Codependency/Recovering From Self-Love Deficit Disorder

Codependency No More! How to Recover from Self-Love Deficit Disorder Ross Rosenberg has pioneered 15 principles that help his patients resolve their painful dysfunctional relationships patterns. Ross Rosenberg has pioneered 15 principles...Show More Summary

How To Find Your Eating 'Off-Switch'

Image: mbaldenkova via Adobe Stock Why you can't find your off-switch People often tell me: 'I don't have an off-switch!' 'I don't know when to stop eating!' 'Once I start, I can't stop eating - it's like I have no off-switch!' or 'I've never had an off-switch' It breaks my heart to hear this. Show More Summary

Tackling Obesity With a Secret Superfood Crop

Britain is waking up to its obesity issues. Currently in the UK, three in ten adults are overweight, and run a higher risk of developing diabetes, cancer and heart disease. To combat this, a string of initiatives have recently been launched by the UK government. Show More Summary

Focus On Her Pleasure

This is an excerpt from Conscious Men, written by John Gray and Arjuna Ardagh. When a man watches a woman, or even a couple, having sex on a screen and he masturbates, he will release huge amounts of dopamine, much more than he would with regular sex. Show More Summary

Are You On An Unintentional Diet?

My greatest passion is helping people who feel frustrated with their eating, or like they have to obsess or think about food all the time break free of that process, so they can eat what they like and trust their body and themselvesShow More Summary

Train (Your Brain) Like An Olympian

The 2016 Summer Olympic Games are just a few weeks away and our nation's greatest athletes are making their final push to prepare their minds and bodies to compete on the world's stage. We hear a lot about the physical and mental components...Show More Summary

Why Your Office Needs More Nature

By Jill Suttie A recent Gallop poll found that almost a third of American workers are disengaged and unhappy at their jobs. Could a dose of nature give them a boost? According to a newly published study, workers exposed to sunlight and...Show More Summary

The Three Letters That Change Everything

So here's a bit of random Deirdre trivia for you (which, I promise, will lead to a greater point). I can't cook. I'm not a good chopper, I'm not good at putting flavors together, and I'm impatient...which means I hike up the oven temperature to save time, leading to messes like this: I've staked my claim on the I-can't-cook thing for quite some time. Show More Summary

Motivation is Overvalued. Environment Often Matters More.

It can be tempting to blame failure on a lack of willpower or a scarcity of talent, and to attribute success to hard work, effort, and grit. To be sure, those things matter. What is interesting, however, is that if you examine how human behavior has been shaped over time, you discover that motivation (and even talent) is often overvalued. Show More Summary

What to Expect at Your First Therapy Session

For Teen Vogue, by Marissa Miller. Just be yourself. Going through a rough patch? Having a tough time with a friend or family member? Need some guidance in navigating a problem at school or in your home life? Then you should realizeShow More Summary

HIV Is At The Crossroads

When I was a young boy, I was an avid reader but only for particular types of books. For the most part, I primarily read biographies of intriguing American Civil Rights leaders or those of my favorite sports legends. Those types of biographies did not require much imagination. Show More Summary

Here's How to Survive Vacation, Without the Weight Gain

By Kelly Fitzpatrick for Life by Daily Burn Photo: Pond5 We know the deal: You've been good all year long, and now that you've finally earned that well-deserved PTO, you want to relax and enjoy all of your favorite foods — burgers, hot dogs and ice cream included. Show More Summary

5 Most Luxurious Bug Sprays to Try This Summer

For W magazine, by Jane Larkworthy. Photo: Courtesy of Integrity Botanicals Whether you're visiting a country with Zika virus is on your itinerary this summer or just hoping to fend off mosquitos on a glamping trip, here are 5 of the best insect repellants to buy now. Photo: Courtesy of Erbaviva 1. Show More Summary

5 Types Of People You Should Never Allow To Waste Your Time

It seems like instant coffee takes forever anymore. The microwave, the buttons. Who has time for that? And Minute Rice is out of the question. If you're like most people, you have three days' worth of stuff on your list for today that can only get done if you ignore eating, emergencies and hygiene. Show More Summary

Replacement Children: The Unconscious Script, An Interview With The Co-Author Rita Silverman

The loss of a child is the most unimaginable and devastating parental experience. What these parents thought their lives would look like is suddenly and catastrophically shattered forever. This loss goes against the natural order ofShow More Summary

Treating Drug Addiction With Drugs

The old saying goes that you have to fight fire with fire. Using that logic, health officials have increased the availability of an opioid to combat the rising tide of opiate addiction. On any given day, according to the U.S. Centers...Show More Summary

A Cancer Diagnosis And A Second Opinion

You have received a cancer diagnosis and find that you are shocked and scared. You meet with your medical doctor who provides you with a preliminary lineup of further testing and treatment. As you go through the testing process and wait...Show More Summary

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