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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.


      - 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…
      - 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…
      - 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
      - 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…
      - 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…
      - 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…
      - 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…
      - 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…
      - 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…
      - 14 Apr 19, 1:43am -

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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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      • newIs Melanoma Suspected? Get 2nd Opinion From Specialist, Study Says

        Is Melanoma Suspected? Get 2nd Opinion From Specialist, Study Says

        Getting a second opinion from a pathologist specially trained in skin lesions -- a dermatopathologist -- yields the most accurate results, the new study found.
        - 12 hours ago, 14 Oct 19, 3:42pm -
      • newVision Problems Strike More Than 2 Billion Globally

        Vision Problems Strike More Than 2 Billion Globally

        Untreated distance vision impairment in low- and middle-income regions is about four times higher than in high-income regions, and $14.3 billion (U.S. dollars) is needed to treat the 1 billion people with vision impairment or blindness due to catarac…
        - 12 hours ago, 14 Oct 19, 3:39pm -
      • newSuicide Attempts Rising Among Black Teens

        Suicide Attempts Rising Among Black Teens

        Researchers at New York University found that between 1991 and 2017, there was an increase in the number of black teenagers who said they'd attempted suicide in the past year.
        - 12 hours ago, 14 Oct 19, 3:35pm -
      • newFrequent Male Pot Use Linked to Early Miscarriages

        Frequent Male Pot Use Linked to Early Miscarriages

        The association between frequent pot use before conception and miscarriage persisted even after researchers restricted their analysis to couples in which the female partner didn't use marijuana.
        - 12 hours ago, 14 Oct 19, 3:31pm -
      • newGirl With Cerebral Palsy Takes 1st Unassisted Steps

        Girl With Cerebral Palsy Takes 1st Unassisted Steps

        A Texas mom is calling her young daughter her hero after the 6-year-old took her first steps without a walker or braces -- and video of the emotional moment has gone viral.
        - 14 hours ago, 14 Oct 19, 1:23pm -
      • Nurse Pens Powerful Post About Flu Shot

        Nurse Pens Powerful Post About Flu Shot

        A nurse’s Facebook post is going viral after she penned a powerful statement urging everyone to get a flu shot.
        - 3 days ago, 11 Oct 19, 4:50pm -
      • By Mid-Century, Heat Waves Could Cover Far Bigger Areas

        By Mid-Century, Heat Waves Could Cover Far Bigger Areas

        Previous research has predicted that the number and intensity of heat waves will increase, but this study is the first to examine changes in their potential physical size.
        - 4 days ago, 11 Oct 19, 2:14pm -
      • Pet Turtles Linked to Salmonella Outbreak: CDC

        Pet Turtles Linked to Salmonella Outbreak: CDC

        Seven people have been hospitalized, but no deaths have been reported, the CDC said in an update about the ongoing investigation.
        - 4 days ago, 10 Oct 19, 5:13pm -
      • NYC Sues Flavored Online E-Cigarette Sellers

        NYC Sues Flavored Online E-Cigarette Sellers

        The defendants created "a public nuisance" by selling e-cigarettes to people under 21 even though such sales have been illegal in the city since 2013, according to the lawsuit filed Tuesday, CNN reported.
        - 4 days ago, 10 Oct 19, 4:47pm -
      • Tying the Knot Is Tied to Longer Life Span, New Data Shows

        Tying the Knot Is Tied to Longer Life Span, New Data Shows

        The age-adjusted death rate for the married declined by 7% between 2010 and 2017, according to a new study from the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), part of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
        - 4 days ago, 10 Oct 19, 4:42pm -
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