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    • Stop Saying This if You Want to Live a Happier Life. I Guarantee.

      Stop Saying This if You Want to Live a Happier Life. I Guarantee.


      - 42 days ago, 14 Apr 19, 10:43am -
    • The Artist’s Demise: New World Orders for a Creative Being

      The Artist’s Demise: New World Orders for a Creative Being

      Untitled Transformative   Delirium, mid-afternoon: laughing vase, dead flowers, empty chairs, blank walls.   Photographs on the floor, open books on my lap.   Chopsticks again, tonight…   Blanket over the table. Washing paper containers. Recycl…
      - 42 days ago, 14 Apr 19, 10:42am -
    • I am Not Afraid

      I am Not Afraid

      I AM NOT AFRAID I am not afraid to clearly let you know when your actions are devoid of courage and fuelled by fear. I am not afraid to ask that there be more love, more truth, more realness in the space between us and the world around us. I am not a…
      - 42 days ago, 14 Apr 19, 10:42am -
    • Being a Wild Woman doesn’t mean I’m Hard to Love.

      Being a Wild Woman doesn’t mean I’m Hard to Love.

      I have reigned in the wild woman, because the world said, “No one will ever be able to handle her.” But f*ck that, because my love is real, ferocious, and forever. I will sit with the greatest suffering—yours and
      - 42 days ago, 14 Apr 19, 10:32am -
    • Loneliness

      Loneliness

      Loneliness Loneliness can creep up on you and take you by surprise. One day dining alone becomes a chore, the constant seeking for connection when others are busy with work, family, friends, Beloved’s, life. Loneliness is like a cancer that seeps i…
      - 42 days ago, 14 Apr 19, 9:25am -
    • “A Real Doll?” tackles unrealistic image/life expectations taught to our children.

      “A Real Doll?” tackles unrealistic image/life expectations taught to our children.

        Decades ago, I received a Dolly Parton doll on Christmas morning. There she was in my stocking, paper- white skin, long blonde hair, wearing a red and silver jumpsuit, holding a guitar. I played with her, never focusing on her most famous physical…
      - 42 days ago, 14 Apr 19, 8:14am -
    • Life is a Ferris Wheel

      Life is a Ferris Wheel

      Round and around The Ferris Wheel goes. Carrying in each individual pod the collective Dreams of many. Gyrating to the programmed speed, in a predictable clockwise momentum. Revolving on its axis, like the Earth around the Sun, like the Bees performi…
      - 42 days ago, 14 Apr 19, 8:13am -
    • Excuse Me While I Have A Moment: How Allowing Yourself To Be Human Earns You Superhero Status

      Excuse Me While I Have A Moment: How Allowing Yourself To Be Human Earns You Superhero Status

      “You are so strong.” “I don’t know how you do it.” “You’re amazing.” “You are my superhero.” “Oh my god you have so much patience I could never do that.” “How do you stay so happy and kind?” “Oh my god you’ve been thro…
      - 42 days ago, 14 Apr 19, 7:52am -
    • Burnout an inducer of a lifetime change in my life for good!

      Burnout an inducer of a lifetime change in my life for good!

      What is Burnout? What does burnout feel like? Have you ever experienced burnout? Or, are you scared of them? No, I am not here to tell the signs of Burnout… nor am I here to tell you how to find out if you have the symptoms… Rather, I am here to…
      - 42 days ago, 14 Apr 19, 5:50am -
    • Nexus Junction (Poem) examining the aspects and impacts of A.I., Machinery and humanity

      Nexus Junction (Poem) examining the aspects and impacts of A.I., Machinery and humanity

      Nexus Junction A new technology in essence Accessibility for everybody, the Harsh reality is availability to A financially blessed few There’s no spinal misalignment A process designed through Malignancy that’s refined and Then finalised. A hybri…
      - 42 days ago, 14 Apr 19, 1:43am -

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    • The utter bliss of bikepacking in the backcountry

      The utter bliss of bikepacking in the backcountry

      We called our trip the TransGabriel Challenge: three days, 78 miles and 18,000 feet of climbing by bike on dirt and gravel roads across L.A.’s San Gabriel Mountains. We pulled 50-pound trailers packed with tents, sleeping bags and gallon jugs of wa…
      - 2 days ago, 24 May 19, 10:00am -
    • Treadmill classes are calling: Bring on the sweat, rain or shine

      Treadmill classes are calling: Bring on the sweat, rain or shine

      Los Angeles has has so many great places to run outdoors. So why are so many people paying to run indoors? That piece of gym equipment that everyone loves to hate is now at the center of one of the hottest boutique fitness trends: treadmill running c…
      - 2 days ago, 23 May 19, 1:00pm -
    • Katie Arnold is running for her life

      Katie Arnold is running for her life

      Everything about Katie Arnold’s debut memoir suggests it’s about running, starting with the title, “Running Home.” But only a few pages in, you realize it’s more about finding your way than just racking up miles. Perhaps that’s why this c…
      - 10 days ago, 16 May 19, 10:00am -
    • The Mother’s Day gifts fit moms really want (no peonies, please)

      The Mother’s Day gifts fit moms really want (no peonies, please)

      Consider this a plea from all of us active moms: Please, please, please, no more pajamas, perfume or peonies for Mother’s Day. Instead, we’d rather have clothes, gear and goods that we can use in our happy place — on the trail, SUP board or ten…
      - 25 days ago, 1 May 19, 11:30am -
    • Pop-up outdoor roller skating rinks are coming to L.A. this summer

      Pop-up outdoor roller skating rinks are coming to L.A. this summer

      Swimming in El Segundo, spinning in Manhattan Beach, roller-skating in Valencia … and a newly opened spot in Venice for when you’ve worked out enough. Here are a few ideas for feeling good: The latest addition to the newly opened El Segundo Aquat…
      - 25 days ago, 1 May 19, 10:00am -
    • A food revolution is coming for those fed up with ‘toxic food culture’

      A food revolution is coming for those fed up with ‘toxic food culture’

      From a food summit for anyone to an exclusive retreat in Malibu, from foraging in the woods to yoga in the desert, an upcoming clutch of wellness happenings offers something for everyone. Seeking a luxurious staycation? In early May, private training…
      - 29 days ago, 27 Apr 19, 11:00am -
    • Can’t Kondo? Declutter your way for your own sanity

      Can’t Kondo? Declutter your way for your own sanity

      For anyone who’s struggled to keep up with Marie Kondo’s “life-changing magic” of tidying up, author Gretchen Rubin has some words of comfort: Relax. There’s no single best way to get your house in order. Different methods work well for dif…
      - 39 days ago, 17 Apr 19, 11:00am -
    • Keto? Whole30? Paleo? Lunchtime meals deliver

      Keto? Whole30? Paleo? Lunchtime meals deliver

      Brown-bagging healthful lunches is a lot easier when they’re prepped, packed and ready to pull out of the refrigerator. And companies are increasingly delivering that convenience to those on specific meal plans — Whole30, keto, paleo, vegan — f…
      - 40 days ago, 16 Apr 19, 11:00am -
    • 5 ways to upgrade your walk: our favorite new fitness gear

      5 ways to upgrade your walk: our favorite new fitness gear

      Going out for a leisurely stroll doesn't really require more than an old pair of tennis shoes, but if you're after some real fitness, you might consider an upgrade. Here's a few things that can transform walking into a motivating, data-rich, all-body…
      - 46 days ago, 9 Apr 19, 3:55pm -
    • We’ve got fitness inspiration from Halle Berry’s trainer

      We’ve got fitness inspiration from Halle Berry’s trainer

      In most of Peter Lee Thomas’ conversations, the question invariably sneaks in: What’s it like training Oscar-winner Halle Berry? “People want to know how she gets into that kind of shape,” said Thomas of the 52-year-old actress who seems to a…
      - 50 days ago, 6 Apr 19, 11:00am -

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    • How to Help a Baby Recover from RSV
      By the time a child reaches the age of 2, he has probably had an RSV infection at least once, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Respiratory syncytial virus includes many of the symptoms of the common cold, but infants can e…
      - 15 Mar 13, 7:32pm -
    • How to Keep a Child From Spitting Out Medicine
      Few things in life are as frustrating and worrisome as watching your child spit out the medicine you gave her to help lower her fever, stop her terrible cough and just make her better. Most parents have been in the same situation, and it never ceases…
      - 14 Mar 13, 4:34pm -
    • Places for Troubled Kids Near Johnson County, Kansas
      Kids often face difficulties that are not easily solved at home. Johnson County is mostly suburban and is a part of the Kansas City metropolitan area. Within it are several places that aim to help troubled kids and their families. Each facility ha…
      - 12 Mar 13, 5:58pm -
    • Kidneys & B12
      Vitamin B-12 is a large molecule involved in many bodily processes, such as blood cell production and nervous system function. Your kidneys are involved in absorbing B-12 and other vitamins, which prevents them from escaping via urination. Diseased a…
      - 10 Mar 13, 4:38pm -
    • Selenium & Irregular Heartbeats
      Selenium is referred to as an essential trace mineral because it’s only needed by your body in small amounts on a regular basis. It works as an antioxidant and is needed for the healthy functioning of your thyroid gland and immune system. Chronic s…
      - 7 Mar 13, 3:23pm -
    • What Not to Wear for Men's Workouts
      A good workout includes lots of movement and cardio exercise. This means you'll be stretching, bending, twisting, getting warm and hopefully breaking a sweat. If you are starting an exercise program, know that there are clothes, shoes and accessori…
      - 6 Mar 13, 6:25pm -
    • Excessive Gas in Kids After Eating Yogurt
      Gas is uncomfortable for toddlers and preschoolers, and as a mom you'd probably do anything to make your little one feel better. Some gas is just a way of life and is likely a cause of bemusement for your child. However, excessive gas could be linked…
      - 28 Feb 13, 12:09pm -
    • What Kind of Swimsuit Should a Woman With Big Arms Wear?
      Swimsuit shopping can be an intimidating task for women with post-winter arms that have been hibernating beneath chunky sweaters. Once you find a style that flatters and takes the focus away from big arms, you'll no doubt be hitting the beach without…
      - 27 Feb 13, 6:26pm -
    • High Blood Pressure & Heart Problems in Women
      Heart attacks, strokes and congestive heart failure were once considered "men's diseases." But just as it does in men, cardiovascular disease claims the lives of more women than any other disease. Although many factors can heighten a woman’s risk…
      - 26 Feb 13, 2:33pm -
    • Hazards to Unvaccinated Children
      An immunization schedule is perhaps one of the most important health interventions in the last 100 years, according to the journal "Pediatrics." When parents follow the immunization schedule, they drastically reduce their child's risk of contracting…
      - 26 Feb 13, 12:39pm -
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      • First Mesothelioma Treatment in 15 Years Approved

        First Mesothelioma Treatment in 15 Years Approved

        The new device was approved under the Humanitarian Device Exemption, which was created to encourage innovation in rare diseases.
        - 1 day ago, 24 May 19, 2:47pm -
      • Summer of Mosquito Swarms a Possibility This Year

        Summer of Mosquito Swarms a Possibility This Year

        Mosquitoes could wreck your summer if you're not prepared and a warm, wet spring means the blood-suckers will be out in force.
        - 1 day ago, 24 May 19, 2:39pm -
      • Colon Cancer Screenings Rise When Medicaid Arrives

        Colon Cancer Screenings Rise When Medicaid Arrives

        American Cancer Society researchers analyzed CDC data and found that in states that were very early adopters of the Medicaid expansion, the rate of low-income adults ages 50-64 who were up to date with colon cancer screening rose from 42.3% in 2012 t…
        - 1 day ago, 24 May 19, 2:35pm -
      • Study: Roundup Linked to Human Liver Damage

        Study: Roundup Linked to Human Liver Damage

        A group of people who have liver disease also had elevated urine levels of glyphosate, the main weed-killing ingredient in Roundup, researchers found.
        - 1 day ago, 24 May 19, 1:51pm -
      • New Gene Variations for Type 2 Diabetes Found

        New Gene Variations for Type 2 Diabetes Found

        The genes identified in the study and the proteins they encode are potential targets for new diabetes medicines, and may help improve understanding and treatment of the disease, according to the study authors.
        - 2 days ago, 23 May 19, 5:30pm -
      • Does Bipolar Disorder Raise Risk of Parkinson's?

        Does Bipolar Disorder Raise Risk of Parkinson's?

        Those with bipolar who developed Parkinson's were nine years younger -- average age 64 -- than others who also developed Parkinson's, the study found.
        - 2 days ago, 23 May 19, 5:18pm -
      • Half-Price Version of Humalog Insulin Available

        Half-Price Version of Humalog Insulin Available

        The company's generic version of its Humalog U-100 is being sold under the chemical name insulin lispro,
        - 2 days ago, 23 May 19, 4:27pm -
      • That Selfie May Be Epic, But Not Worth Your Life

        That Selfie May Be Epic, But Not Worth Your Life

        Many in pursuit of the "epic selfie" have died -- a recent study found there were 259 deaths and 137 injuries or accidents around the world between 2011 and 2017, from just three deaths in 2011 to 93 in 2017.
        - 2 days ago, 23 May 19, 4:20pm -
      • 6 Brain Surgeries Later, This Med Student Is Excelling

        6 Brain Surgeries Later, This Med Student Is Excelling

        Claudia Martinez was a college student chasing her dream of becoming a doctor when a neurosurgeon gave her alarming advice: Get brain surgery as soon as possible for chiari malformation.
        - 2 days ago, 23 May 19, 4:12pm -
      • Many 'Dehumanize' People with Obesity

        Many 'Dehumanize' People with Obesity

        "The science is actually pretty straightforward; we know that feeling stigmatized because of your weight actually leads to weight increases," said study author Inge Kersbergen.
        - 2 days ago, 23 May 19, 4:00pm -
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