Guest Post: 12 More Natural Solutions to Alleviate Stress

Posted on Friday, April 23rd, 2010

Cross-posted Stress is the intensity of how you believe you can cope with an identified threat. It isn’t your actual ability to cope but your perception of your ability to cope. Stress becomes a problem when you think you can’t cope well with a perceived threat. Mild stress can be used to inspire you, build […]


How One Way of Dealing with Stress Could Wind Up Stressing You Out

Posted on Friday, January 29th, 2010

Stress is a normal part of life, but experience too much of it for too long, it starts to take a toll on your health.   julianrod/Flickr So we look for ways of managing it. We seek coping mechanisms, some of which can make us more stress-hardy (e.g., yoga, deep breathing, positive self-talk), and some […]


Little Evidence Tamiflu Works & Other News of Note

Posted on Friday, December 11th, 2009

British Researchers: Little Evidence Tamiflu Works (PhysOrg) Researchers at the Cochrane Review, an international nonprofit that reviews health information, looked at previously published papers on Tamiflu as used for seasonal flu. They found insufficient data to prove whether the antiviral reduces complications like pneumonia in otherwise healthy people but concluded the drug shortens flu symptoms […]


Ten Essential Actions for Meaningful Living

Posted on Friday, December 4th, 2009

A guest post by Christopher F. Brown, LCSW, MBA, adapted from the book The Art of Meaningful Living by Brown and artist John Palmer   Are you living your meaningful life, or is it buried under hundreds of different disappointments and lost dreams? Meaningful living is choosing your passions over your fears. It is accepting […]


20 Health & Wellness Articles Worth Checking Out

Posted on Friday, September 18th, 2009

Every day, we check the web for health and wellness news and articles that we think may be of interest to you and the rest of our readers. Inevitably, we wind up with much more material than we can possibly write about yet find worth sharing with you. So, without further ado, here are 20 […]


Medication Madness

Posted on Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009

Normally on Wednesdays, we post video, but this week, we’re linking you to some really excellent audio from Madness Radio: “Sane Medication Policy with Robert Whitaker.” Has society’s embrace of psychiatric medications led to recovery — or chronic disability? What would honest medical policy and treatment standards be if they were free of pharmaceutical company […]


Drinks That Eat Your Teeth and Other News of Note

Posted on Friday, April 17th, 2009

Sports Drink Consumption Can Cause Tooth Erosion, Study Finds (ScienceDaily) In a recent study, the researchers found that prolonged consumption of sports drinks may be linked to a condition known as erosive tooth wear, in which acids eat away the tooth’s smooth hard enamel coating and trickle into the bonelike material underneath, causing the tooth […]



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