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The Best Apps to Keep You Focused & Productive

The internet is a glorious thing. But, we all know it has at least one dark side—it is a huge productivity suck. Maybe you open up your browser and innocently stroll over to YouTube or Pinterest or Facebook to check out what’s new. Three bleary-eyed hours later, you’re lying on your back in the bottom […]

7 Habits That Could Be Making Your Anxiety Worse

Habits are hard. The good ones are hard to get into—and the bad ones are hard to break—and as we grow up and mature and start to feel the stresses of life, we can become reliant on certain kinds of behaviors and habits to make life easier for ourselves.

Unfortunately, these behaviors could be the stepping […]

The Mole Guide: What Does a Cancerous Mole Look Like?

Whether you are a sun worshipper or a casual tanner, it is important to check your moles for signs of skin cancer.

Skin cancer can develop if skin is exposed to harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays. These can damage skin cells and, in the worst cases, cause mutation. These mutated cells may proliferate as cancers, and are […]

The Food that May Halt Brain Disease and Cancer

The exotic names of olives—Moroccan, Kalamata, nicoise, picholine and Manzanilla—sound almost as good as these varieties of olives taste. But taste is only one of the reasons to enjoy them. Olives and olive oil have long been considered part of a heart-healthy or weight loss diet, but a new research shows that these foods may […]

8 Ways to Fall Asleep Faster

Tossing and turning? You’re in good company…or at least restless company. A recent Consumer Reports survey found that 27 percent of people have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep most nights.

Sixty-eight percent struggle with sleep at least one night a week. And though we’re spending more and more on sleep aids every year ($41 billion […]

What fruit has been shown to slow cognitive decline?

Blueberries: A 2012 study suggested that eating at least one serving of blueberries a week slowed cognitive decline by several years. One possible explanation as to why came from a 2013 study in mice, which found that berries might protect the brain by clearing toxic proteinsthat accumulate there.

Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/07/12/blueberry-health-facts-benefits_n_5568690.html

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“Tech Neck”: The Fix Is in the Foundation

Freeze. Don’t move a muscle. As you read these words, notice the placement of your head – are you leaning into the page or the screen? What about your shoulders – are you hunched over a magazine or electronic device? Do a quick self-assessment: How does your current posture compare with ideal posture?

If you’re like […]

6 Foods to Boost Your Mood

Can you eat your way to a better mood? More and more scientific research is saying so. Maintaining a healthy and balanced diet is important for your general health, so why should it be any different for your mental health? From depression-fighting seeds to anxiety-zapping greens, read about the best nutrients for your mood.

1.Sesame Seeds
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8 Surprising (And Easy) Memory Boosters

The key to remembering where you put your keys? It could be as easy as these simple tweaks to your daily routine.

Practice good posture
Go thank Mom for nagging you to sit up straight—standing and sitting up straight and tilting your chin up boosts blood and oxygen flow to the brain by up to 40 […]

How to Get Rid of Post-Flight Soreness Fast

Do big travel days at the airport leave you feeling horrible? Does your lower back start to cry while your butt muscles tingle with impending numbness after hours on a plane? Do your shoulders ache from hauling around your carry-on all day?

Hopping on an airplane doesn’t have to hurt. While airlines certainly don’t offer the […]