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7 Tips on Writing a Eulogy

by Diana Raab, Ph.D. It is inevitable that at one point in your life you will lose someone dear to you. If you are a writer, there is a good chance that you will be asked to write a eulogy. While the task is not always an easy one, it is a great honor to […]

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3 Important Questions About Brain Cancer

Brain Cancer has been in the news more than usual, probably spurred by the unfortunate death of Beau Biden, son of Vice President Joe Biden. He was only 46 years old. Have you ever wondered about Brain Cancer – how common it is, how can you tell if you have it, what are the survival […]

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Too Busy to Take a Holiday From Work?

By Susan Leigh  Did you know that 19 million days of annual leave remain untaken in the UK every year? And that figure doesn’t include the sole traders, small businesses and self-employed who regularly forgo holidays, feel they’re too busy to take a holiday for fear of missing out on sales, business opportunities or at […]

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What Everyone Needs to Know About Brain Supplements

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Information hits most of us like a tidal wave in our computerized society, leaving many feeling overwhelmed and confused as they try to determine what needs attention.  Demands on our time seem to be increasing as well, and the best way to sort through it all is by having mental clarity and focus (and being […]

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What Is the Connection Between Sugar, Insulin and Dementia?

Dementia is a subject that has become of more interest to many of us these days, as we see the devastation caused to our loved ones or in other families close to us.  As reported by the Alzheimer’s Association, the number of Americans that are living with Alzheimer’s is growing and only 33% of those […]

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Traveling the Road to Better Decisions

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by Dr. Froswa’ Booker-Drew Many people are not aware that one of my friends is incarcerated.  I remember when I first met her nearly 15 years ago.  She had a beautiful face with a pretty smile.  She was a great mother but her experiences were not the easiest.  Her relationships with men were difficult and […]

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Top 10 Tips for Health and Well-being (Part 2)

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by Julia Scalise, DN, PhD If you had the opportunity to read last month’s article, I hope that you are utilizing if not all, at least one or two of the suggestions to improve your physical well-being. If you haven’t read the article, I encourage you to do so. As I previously stated, simple and […]

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Fighting Stress — 5 Steps Towards Calm

by Susan Grotenhuis Remember the Seinfeld episode where Frank Costanza goes around yelling “Serenity now!” in a comical attempt to lower his blood pressure? Most of us have experienced that sort of stress, when even peaceful pursuits feel frustrating. It’s not surprising since world stress is on the rise. In Japan in the late 1980s, […]

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Seven Ways Women Can Transform Through Writing

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by Diana Raab, Ph.D. March is Women’s History month and writing is one way to preserve our legacy for future generations. Whether we write in journals, poetry, memoir or fiction, writing can be considered a gift to the future in addition to transforming ourselves in the present. Female writers such as Anais Nin, Virginia Woolf, […]

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