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Are You Deaf? Know These 4 Practical Ways to Protect Your Sense of Hearing

Posted by on October 20, 2009 at 2:17 am

“Honey” where are we going for dinner tonight? The man continues to walk, not knowing that someone was talking to him. “Hey! I am talking to you! Are you deaf? Why are you ignoring me?” The next moment, he realizes that she has stomped off in anger as there wasn’t any form of reaction from him. The rest is history as you recapped yourself chasing after your girlfriend, coaxing and comforting her. Continue reading "Are You Deaf? Know These 4 Practical Ways to Protect Your Sense of Hearing"

Fruit Juice – The myths, the facts and tips.

Posted by on June 3, 2009 at 3:22 am

“Ouch! Arghh! Finally you heave a sign of relief! However, you felt a sharp pain while you were trying to release your stool. The next thing you noticed, there were tiny traces of reddish substance believed to be blood, that could be seen in the faeces you had excreted. Recalling the food you ate for the day, you couldn’t seem to remember any that provides clues to the existence of  the substance. However, you could feel the burning sensation and acute pain when cleaning yourself. You suspected tears around your anus. Those were the details you gave to your doctor during your visit to the clinic. One of the most common questions normally asked by the doctor would be, “do you consume fruits?” The model answer given by most people would be “yes” since everyone of us know that fruits are healthy and known for their rich anti-oxidants in fighting against deadly diseases such as cancer, preventing cell damage and anti-aging properties. But again some people may think that drinking fruit juice everyday is the same as consuming fruits. This assumption has caused misinformation and many people are confused between facts and myths. Are you one of them? Continue reading "Fruit Juice – The myths, the facts and tips."

Cultivate Good Nutrition Habits For a Better Health With the Help of These 12 Tips

Posted by on May 20, 2009 at 9:58 am

Most of us are living a busy and hectic life, working hard for our dreams and goals. However, with the constant stress and hectic schedule on a daily basis, the majority of us tend to neglect our nutrition intake and the types of food we eat daily, and end up cultivating bad eating habits. Depending on the eating habits taught to us by our parents during childhood, some of us may even be eating incorrectly without knowing it. The real key to smart eating is actually to cultivate good habits. Continue reading "Cultivate Good Nutrition Habits For a Better Health With the Help of These 12 Tips"

Saving Your Heart

Posted by on May 16, 2009 at 1:30 am

Slogging when you are tired can cause your heart to be strained. Research has revealed that tired people experience bigger spikes in blood pressure compared to those who are well rested. This is because they increase their effort to compensate for their diminished capability. When a person is already fatigued but still forces himself to work harder, there is tremendous mental stress which will raise the blood pressure and stress out the heart. Continue reading "Saving Your Heart"

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Overcome Your Mental Barriers And Start Running

Posted by on May 15, 2009 at 12:47 pm

One of the most inexpensive sports to pick up is running. We see people running at all times of the day. Regardless of the weather, running fanatics could still be seen everywhere. They never fail to keep up with their passion regardless of any negative situation they might encounter. The question is, why run? It’s a difficult question to answer. There is a Man In Thoughtsprimal connection with movement and the need for an unleashing of tension after a stressful day at the workplace. Running is regarded as an outlet to release our tension by many. It aids in clearing up our minds. However, it’s not about avoiding and running away from reality. It’s about finding that special moment, that special space within us to calm down and think about what we truly want to achieve. It’s about moving out of our comfort zones and find out what’s worthwhile for our efforts. It’s about taking a break and returning more refreshed and clear headed. However, i must agree that it is no mean feat to keep the motivation level high and going strong consistently. Who has the energy to think of exercise after an entire day of endless meetings, meeting deadlines for projects and proposals and not to mention about the pressure you have to withstand from your loud-mouthed bosses? It takes much more than sheer determination to keep going and not give up. Continue reading "Overcome Your Mental Barriers And Start Running"