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Master Your Reading by Recalling 10x More Than You Are Right Now

H​ow many books currently sit on your shelf that you thought, “That was valuable information, I might need to reference it later?” M​ost people read hundreds of books in their lifetime and yet recall very little. A​ll of the knowledge from those self-help, business, and biographies of great men and women sits somewhere in the dark recesses of your mind. …

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Avoid These 5 Daily Thought Habits to Become Happier and More Productive

Do you find the daily hamster wheel of life exhausting? Would you like to jump off of it? I​t’s possible to free yourself but not until your mind allows it. Y​our mental habits drain your battery. Most of us live in a constant state of needing a recharge. H​armful habits sap your energy and deplete your physical, mental, and emotional …

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How Do You Wish to Be Remembered? Write Your Own Eulogy to Become That Person

Imagine your friends and relatives gathered around your lifeless body as it lies in a casket. Considering our own death is difficult regardless of your philosophical or theological views. What do you want the story of your life to reveal about who you were? Who will say what? What will they recall? “A thousand times we die in one life. …

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How Nitric Oxide Helps Put the Brakes on the Aging Process

Do you feel like you’re getting older at an increasingly rapid pace? While it’s impossible to halt the aging process, there are things we can do to slow it down. What’s the most critical factor in your health and well-being? The typical issues that come to mind are heart health, body weight, blood sugar, blood pressure, and mental fitness. It’s …

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Sleepless in the Summer – How Extended Daylight Affects Our Health

Unless you live in the Northern Hemisphere, you’ll get less sleep for the next several months. The amount of light and darkness affects the timing and regulation of our sleep patterns. With increased daylight hours, our brains delay the production of the sleep hormone melatonin. Most of us stay up later but still wake up at the same time each …

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Happy 50th Birthday! Mother Nature Has a Few Gifts for You

Okay, maybe you’re not quite turning fifty, or perhaps you already unwrapped some of Mother Nature’s gifts of aging. Either way, she’s coming for you! Our youth is a time of strength and invincibility. Our bodies are lean, flexible, and resilient. We can stay out late, eat fast food, have an extra couple of beers, recover quickly, and for the …