Beyond Is the Glass Half-Empty or Half-Full
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  We have always espoused to our children about how important having a positive attitude can be. Reminding them of this often from the toddler years all the way through to exams and competitive situations. Often quoting the famous, Charles Swindoll quote:   “…life is 10% what ha

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5 Things To Do If Lacking Sleep
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5 Things To Do If Lacking Sleep

The best thing to do to avoid feeling sluggish in the middle of the day is to make sure you get seven to eight hours of sleep every night.  But, we all know occasionally that doesn’t happen, so here are 5 simple things you can do to provide a pick me up on a sluggish [...]

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Fresh Foods are Better than Supplements
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Fresh Foods are Better than Supplements

We constantly see billboards, newspaper advertisements and television commercials offering the “easy button” for a healthier lifestyle.  Our society seems to be obsessed with finding the easiest way to do everything.  Dr. Oz and Oprah are regularly reviewing and suggesting the latest

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Lack of Sleep Is Bad for Your Health
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Lack of Sleep Is Bad for Your Health

There has been much buzz recently about the need for sleep.  Just look at the amount of ads on TV and online for drugs to help you to sleep.  Perhaps this is because sleep deprivation, sleep apnea and insomnia are on the rise.  Organizations have been created specifically to study this and

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The Link Between a Healthy Marriage and a Healthier You
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There have been several multi-national studies with couples of varying ages that continually show a link between a healthy marriage and good health.  From the benefits to your marriage by exercising together to the reality of your longevity connected to a healthy marriage.   A new BYU r

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Easy, Healthy Breakfast Kids Will Love
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Unless you wake up at 5:00AM to prepare a healthy, tasty breakfast for your children before they go to school, you are probably in the same rut as the majority of American families of sugary cereals or processed microwaveable concoctions.  We fell into that family “rut”; sugar-laced cere

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Facts About 6 Unhealthy Foods for You
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We like to read from multiple sources to get healthy lifestyle advice, not limiting ourselves to the Zone Plan.  Dr. Soram often provides good advice.  His look is a bit unconventional since we live in the US, but what he says is basic and sensible. Below we provide a summary of his advice

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Diet as a Noun not a Verb
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We have always eaten fairly healthy.  We have never been fanatical, but we’ve been practical - no Cheetos or Oreos, always vegetables with lunch and dinner, avoid fast food etc.  So based on our decent eating along with semi-regular exercise, our weight and physical shape has remained som

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10 Healthy Snacks You Should Always Have in Your Fridge
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Especially for those of us who work from home, the refrigerator is a very tempting monster in the kitchen. It’s mid-morning and you feel like your breakfast was yesterday. Your tummy is growling and begging to be fed. Or the late night news is on and you just need a little something to hold

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