15 Pictures to See Which Muscles You’re Stretching

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Our bodies were designed for movement, but while primitive man spent most of his day hunting, gathering, and moving about, modern man spends the vast majority of his waking hours sitting in front of a computer or television. Even if you’re the type that likes to work in daily exercise, chances aren’t you aren’t moving

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10 Best Books to Improve Your Health and Happiness

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We lead busy lives, with untold demands on our time. It’s easy to see why modern adults suffer so much stress, anxiety, sleeplessness, and health problems, but unfortunately, it’s also a self-fulfilling prophecy. We don’t have time to address the many problems that plague us, and so our problems are fated to continue or even

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A Basic Guide to Dietary Vitamins

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Many of the vitamins and nutrients our bodies need come from the foods we ingest. Unfortunately, even a healthy and balanced diet may not be enough to provide adequate quantities of key nutrients, which is why so many people add a daily vitamin supplement to their healthcare regimen. How do you know what you should

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7 Ways to Stop Anxiety

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There are many ways to describe anxiety. Some refer to it as butterflies in the stomach. Some call it sweating bullets. Nervous. Jittery. Restless. Overwrought. Whatever descriptors you use, however, anxiety can cause you to suffer in a variety of ways, including sweating, nausea, elevated heart rate, palpitations, insomnia, fatigue, irritability, inability to focus, muscle

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The 5 Foods You Shouldn’t Feed Your Dog

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Feeding the dog under the table is more than just a common trope in the movies, where impish children let the family pet clear their plate of unwanted vegetables. Giving human food to canines is a practice that goes on in many households, whether dogs are allowed to lick plates, eat scraps, or even share

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The 10 Things You Need While Working at Home

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There’s a lot to be said for working from home, whether you’re a remote employee that telecommutes or you work for yourself. The benefits include skipping the daily commute, working on your own schedule (so long as you meet deadlines), and planning your work day as you see fit. In some cases, you can even

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10 Yoga Tips to Help Stop Anxiety

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Generalized anxiety has become fairly common in this day and age, with all of us moving at Mach speed to squeeze too many obligations into every day. However, whether you suffer from a general feeling of anxiety most of the time or you’ve been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder, you’ll find that over time anxiety

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10 Uses for Essential Oils

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Natural, essential oils are derived from a variety of plants and they are best known for their strong fragrance, characteristic of the plants they represent. However, there’s a lot more to essential oils than scent – in fact, they’ve been used for thousands of years for a variety of purposes due to the many beneficial

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10 Things You Need to Throw Away Immediately for Better Health

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We live in a society that prizes affordable, convenient, and disposable goods. Unfortunately, this has led to a state of affairs that is hardly healthy for the average person. You may not realize it, but your home could be plagued by hidden dangers, many of them introduced by you and your relative ignorance of the

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8 Easy Yoga Poses to Relieve Sciatica Pain in 16 Minutes or Less

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The sciatic nerve is the longest in the body, extending from the base of the spine, down through the leg, all the way to the foot. Sciatica may be caused by the nerve becoming irritated or pinched, perhaps as a result of injury or illness of some kind, and the result is tingling, numbness, weakness,

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8 Fabulous Ways to Boost Your Energy Naturally

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Your parents always said you should enjoy your childhood years because you’d never have it so good again. Unfortunately, youth is wasted on the young, as are the warnings of those who are older, wiser, and more experienced. What your parents should have told you is that both your time and energy would go the

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10 Home Remedies for Hair Growth

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Whether your hair is frizzy and fried, you’re plagued by split ends, or you’re worried that your once-full head of hair has started to thin, it’s time to take a long, hard look at your hair care regimen and determine the best way to enhance your hair without the use of harsh chemicals or surgical

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Different Types of Skin Cancer: What to Look For

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Some refer to it as the “big C”. Others call it the beast. Whatever name you use for cancer, chances are you’d rather avoid the onset of this terrifying disease. Unfortunately, instances of a wide variety of cancers seem to be on the rise, even for those who have no family history. The good news

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The 15 Best Body-Weight Exercises

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Gym memberships come with ongoing expense, and you’ll have to pay a hefty price up front for home gym equipment, including weight sets, benches, and more. The good news is, neither is required for sculpting your physique. You might be surprised by what you can accomplish with exercises that use your own body weight. Here

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