Sunday , February 25 2018

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KIDS' BRAINS GROW BIGGER

WHAT MAKES YOUR KIDS’ BRAINS GROW BIGGER

It is important to know how to practice love in your kids’ lives in a way that helps them to lead a balanced happy life. The last decade of research supports that love is the most significant variable in our children’s well- being. As a matter of fact, the more you show love to your children with a kiss, a hug, more of the nurturing type of communication and being interested in them, the bigger their brains grow. Beyond the basic needs of food and housing, nurturing and love build the pathway for our children’s survival and happiness. Studies show that talking to our children about how and what they think increases emotional understanding, social relatedness and verbal ability. We, …

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BREAFAST IS IMPORTANT

THIS IS WHY BREAFAST IS IMPORTANT

Good breakfast can help you maintain a healthy weight, give you strength and help you concentrate. It is quite right that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Not only is it linked to many health benefits, including improved performance and weight control, but also breakfast gives you energy to start a new day. According to studies, eating a healthy breakfast can give you improved concentration in the classroom or the boardroom and more strength to engage in physical activity as well as lower cholesterol levels. Breakfast is important for every one, but particularly for children and adolescents. It has been shown that children who eat breakfast have better concentration, eye- hand coordination and perform better in the …

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SECRETS OF GENUINELY HAPPY PEOPLE

SOME SECRETS OF GENUINELY HAPPY PEOPLE

As happiness is a choice, you can make the choice to be happy every day. Happy people face challenges just like anyone else, but they constantly challenge themselves to live the happy life they know they deserve. You do not need to be told that life is not all roses and it often brings you down, but during these moments genuinely happy people work on getting happy. They look like they have it all together because they discovered the secrets of true happiness that lie within them. You must be wondering why they are happy all the time and here are the reasons: – They embrace the sadness and tears and allow themselves to just be. To be honest, no …

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TIPS TO GET GOOD GRADES

SOME IMPORTANT TIPS TO GET GOOD GRADES

Getting good grades is not only for geeks or nerds; not taking school seriously may affect your whole future. Those who want to get the best jobs and make the most of themselves pay special attention to success in school. Whether it is a calendar on your wall, a to-do list you make at the end of the day or a day planner you carry on your backpack, it can help you stay organized and keep track of when assignments are due. Every day check your planner or calendar to see what needs to be done and what is on the horizon for the next few days. Organize your desk/ locker to help your mind stay clutter- free because your …

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SIGNS OF TOXIC PEOPLE & HOW TO DEAL WITH THEM

SIGNS OF TOXIC PEOPLE & HOW TO DEAL WITH THEM

Further to our talk about the signs of toxic people: – They cannot stand the thought that they might be wrong; they need to be right all the time. They argue their point of view till you give up out of exhaustion, no matter how tiny the issue is. It does not matter what you may feel or think or what the truth is. Their need to be right dominates common sense and even truth; they may even take their fight to the legal system, wasting time and huge costs happily, often over trivial matters. They are bitter and determined adversaries, so if you ever cross a toxic person, be prepared for a fight. In their quest to be seen …

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TIPS ON HOW TO GET HIGH GRADES

MORE TIPS ON HOW TO GET HIGH GRADES, PART II

For most courses, most of what is on homework and tests are discussed in the class. Take good notes, copy the diagram your teacher draws on the board to remember the information and if there is something you need to find easily, use highlighters. If you want to be more creative with your notes, use colored pens which are fun to write with, but use them only for sections that you feel are important. Wasting nights over books and feeling like you have gotten nothing out of it is the worst thing to do, instead put all important ideas from your textbook in your notes and go over it till you feel like you remember the material well. It is …

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TIPS ON HOW TO DEAL WITH SOMEONE YOU DON’T LIKE

MORE TIPS ON HOW TO DEAL WITH SOMEONE YOU DON’T LIKE

– Watch how the other person behaves with other people; if their behavior with others is similar to their behavior with you, then it is part of their personality and you probably do not need to take their actions personally. – Observe how others interact with the person in question; see how they deal with that person so you can know, without having to experiment yourself, what works and does not. By viewing the situation objectively, you can get a new and helpful perspective to deal with that person more easily. – Look for that person’s positive qualities that could be buried under layers of unpleasantness and focus on these positives so you might better appreciate the other person. By …

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SIGNS OF TOXIC PEOPLE & HOW TO HANDLE THEM

MORE SIGNS OF TOXIC PEOPLE & HOW TO HANDLE THEM, PART III

– Toxic people always blame others for their problems, for example they did not meet the deadline because of the manager who did not remind them of it. Whatever happens to them it will be someone else’s fault. – They never say a good word about others; a toxic person is happy to cross the fine line between gossip and bitching – they rarely say a nice word about anyone, and more likely they will say just as spiteful things about you when you turn your back. – They do not let go of bad things or experiences that happen to them because they thrive on negativity and drama. When bad things happen to normal people, they go through the …

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SECRETS OF GENUINELY HAPPY PEOPLE

MORE SECRETS OF GENUINELY HAPPY PEOPLE

– They have accepted their flaws and come to terms with who they are. Happy people realize it is all a part of what makes them special; they know there is no such thing as perfection, and thus they have stopped chasing it. – They avoid stressful situations and move away as quickly as possible. Whether it is through a creative outlet, meditation or getting away, genuinely happy people avoid stress in their lives. Their strategy is to concentrate on things that truly matter and stop little stresses from turning into something bigger and more serious. – They adopt healthy living and exercise because it makes them feel better, not just to look good. They like doing things that release …

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LUNG HEALTH & DIETARY FIBER – EAT WELL TO BREATHE WELL

LUNG HEALTH & DIETARY FIBER – EAT WELL TO BREATHE WELL

Research demonstrates that chance of developing lung disease might be reduced by a diet high in fiber. Lung disease is a major issue in the world at large; the third biggest killer on a global scale is COPD “chronic obstructive pulmonary disease”. However, ways to minimize lung risks are few, and the major recommendation to mitigate the risks is to stop smoking. Eating foods rich in fiber including fruits, vegetables and grains can keep us feeling full for longer helping us to maintain a healthy weight. Fiber has proven health benefits such as lowering cholesterol, regularizing bowel movement and reducing the risk of heart disease and diabetes. A study at the University of Nebraska Medical Center revealed that lungs of …

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IS FRYING WITH OLIVE OIL HEALTHIER FOR YOU

IS FRYING WITH OLIVE OIL HEALTHIER FOR YOU?

Frying food makes it tasty and delicious, that is why people love deep fried food, but deep frying is not the healthiest way for cooking. You may wonder if using a healthier oil, like olive oil, for deep frying can make fried foods good for you. Actually, if you want to increase the amount of beneficial olive oil in your diet, frying is not the way. Saturated fats contribute to clogged arteries and high cholesterol, while monounsaturated fats such as avocados and olive oil, and polyunsaturated fats such as canola and corn oil can help lower cholesterol and they do not clog arteries. Olive oil is the healthier substitute for butter, and it is consumed more by people in countries …

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HOW TO HANDLE TOXIC PEOPLE & BAD ATTITUDES

HOW TO HANDLE TOXIC PEOPLE & BAD ATTITUDES

Toxic people are everywhere; they are in cafes, at work and even in your family, waiting to wreak havoc in your life. You must be wondering how to spot a toxic person and how to minimize their bad influence. We have all run into them at one point or another, the difficult neighbor or the friend who has always a drama and wants you to get involved or the family member who wears you down whenever you see them. Toxicity is what all these people have in common – they are hard to spend time with and unpleasant. They do nothing to make your life any easier or more successful. They give you the run around as clients, hard- to- …

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HOW TO DEAL WITH SOMEONE YOU DON’T LIKE

HOW TO DEAL WITH SOMEONE YOU DON’T LIKE

No matter how hard you try to be understanding and respectful of others, at some point you will be confronted with people you do not like. It can be a real pain in the neck to deal with these people, but if you act with courtesy and maintain a constructive attitude, you will probably get past it without any serious troubles. When you deal with someone you do not like, rely on reason and logic rather than relying on emotions. You can prevent things from turning worse by deciding to make the best of a situation, as things are more likely to turn out worse if you let everything develop naturally. Focus on thinking positively and stay calm, when you …

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EARN SERIOUS MONEY THROUGH WORK-FROM-HOME JOBS

DO YOU KNOW YOU CAN EARN SERIOUS MONEY THROUGH WORK-FROM-HOME JOBS?

A large number of the working class would love to work from home, as there is no traffic and no extraneous distractions to deal with; it sounds like a dream come true. But can you really make money working from home? Sure, you can make a steady cash flow from your home, if you just get in the right industry. This type of jobs that allow you to work from home includes: – Clinical regulatory affairs director: A clinical regulatory affairs director is tasked with planning, preparing and introducing products which have been clinically tested and approved to the markets. From your home, you will document the trial process and create the marketing documentation for the product being sent for …

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HEALTH BENEFITS OF BASIL

DO YOU KNOW THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF BASIL?

Basil, known as Saint Joseph’s Wort, is native to India and other Asian tropical areas. It is a herb belonging to the mint family, often used as a seasoning in cooking. This herb is commonly used in Italian cuisine as well as Thai, Vietnamese and Indonesian cuisine. The word “basil” is derived from the Greek word “basileus” that means “king”, and the French refer to basil as l’herbe royale (the royal herb). Basil is used in ayurvedic and Tamil medicines, which are considered a form of alternative medicine in the Indian subcontinent. Basil has different types that differ in smell and taste; the most commercially available kind used in Italian food is sweet basil that has a strong clove scent …

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INTROVERTS CAN BE IRRESISTIBLY ATTRACIVE

DO YOU KNOW THAT INTROVERTS CAN BE IRRESISTIBLY ATTRACIVE?

Introverts used to struggle in social situations and lack social confidence. They fear approaching big groups, and they are mostly perfectionists and people pleaser. If you are an introvert, you should discover more about yourself and find out how to use your strengths to your advantage. You can develop your own style to eliminate your fears of talking to new people. Your main goal should be to become confortable in your own skin and to know how to improve your social skills. Here below are a few ideas that can make introverts irresistibly attractive: – They are excellent at intimate connections; introverts do not have the energy to pursue deep interactions with many people; they tend to have deeper interactions …

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FATTY FOODS COULD DAMAGE YOUR BRAIN

BEWARE, FATTY FOODS COULD DAMAGE YOUR BRAIN

During a typical holiday get- together, people tend to consume a lot of calories and fat, but this overindulgence does not only take its toll on the waistline, but it also could wreak havoc on the brain. A study suggests that synapses (connections that aid communication between neurons or brain cells) in the brain could be destroyed by a high- fat diet, which may impair memory and learning. But luckily, the brain- damaging effects of a high- fat diet can be counteracted by switching to a low- fat diet for 2 months. Obesity has become a major health concern and high fat diets are a main contributor; obese people are at greater risk of type 2 diabetes, some types of …

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HEALTH BENEFITS OF PUMPKINS

ARE YOU FAMILIAR WITH THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF PUMPKINS?

Pumpkin is not only delicious but it is an underrated super food, and here are the reasons why: – It contains fiber; a cup of mashed pumpkin has up to 3g of fiber. First, having pumpkin in your diet consistently sets you up on the right path to get your fiber needs. Secondly, eating pumpkin helps you feel fuller for longer as it increases satiation by regulating blood sugar levels and slowing down digestion. – It helps you unwind and doze off to sleep; pumpkin is rich in the amino acid trytophan, which gets converted to serotonin or the feel good neurotransmitter, and this explains the post Thanksgiving sleepiness. – It can protect you from heart disease; a study over …

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PRODUCTIVE PEOPLE USED TO DO BEFORE BED

WHAT PRODUCTIVE PEOPLE USED TO DO BEFORE BED

Most productive people have certain habits that contribute to their success; they understand that their mental and physical health depends almost entirely on their habits before bed. Here are the most common things productive and successful people do: – They review whether the goals achieved are in line with their vision; they take notes to put the best in everything they do and they make plans to track their progress. It is important to review your day before going to sleep because it forces you to take action on your goals. – They write down their feelings and thoughts; writing lets it all out bringing the best out of you. They try to analyze why things went right or wrong …

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HOW TO BRING MORE PEACE OF MIND INTO YOUR LIFE

SUCCESS TOOLS PART VII: HOW TO BRING MORE PEACE OF MIND INTO YOUR LIFE

Peace of mind is a state of emotional and mental calmness without fears or worries. In this state, you experience a sense of freedom and happiness. You experience such peaceful moments at times when you are engaged in some kind of an interesting activity, for example when watching an entertaining TV program or movie, lying on the sand at the beach, being in the company of someone you love or in deep sleep as you are not aware of anything. These activities and similar ones replace the usual thoughts and worries with an experience of inner peace. The question is how to experience more peace of mind, especially at times of difficulties and ordeals. You may also wonder whether you …

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