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  • Positive and negative leanings are not necessarily oppositional
    How optimism and pessimism can be complementary forces
    The science driven trend to certify some temperaments as “good” or “healthy” and others as “bad” or “unhealthy” has been gaining momentum for some time. Research shows for instance that, on average,...
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    DIY at-home maneuver to get rid of vertigo
    One morning when Elizabeth woke up, she had a frightening experience. “When I sat up in bed and swung my legs off to stand up, I suddenly saw and felt my room and my bed sinking into a deep V.” Elizabeth lost her balance and fell ...
  • Love
    Will You Be Mine?
    Valentine’s Day, born of a commercial enterprise, is more than just a day to buy gifts for those we love or hope to love.Like many things springing forth into human consciousness, it is a day where it is acceptable, encouraged and expected...
  • Body equilibrium or balance is the ability to maintain the center of gravity of the body within the base of support.
    Balance: The mind-body-soul connection
    Balance is a lifetime achievement, a process of learning to navigate in the world that begins in infancy and continues into old age. Jean MassionHappiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony. Thomas MertonMind,...
  • Broken Rose
    Depression and balance in life
    Sometimes bad things happen. Trees fall. Floods happen. Health fails. When you are living in with a constant level of high stress, struggling through one calamity after another, it gets easy to lose sight of the positive.It can seem like all of...
  • Catching medicine ball improves balance, may prevent falls
    Playing catch with weighted medicine ball improves balance, could prevent falls
    Catching a weighted medicine ball as a form of exercise can increase balance and could aid in preventing falls in the elderly, according to a new study.When someone is thrown off balance by being bumped into or stumbling over something, normal...
  • Japanese physicians reveal how standing on one leg can save your life
    Japanese physicians reveal how standing on one leg can save your life
    People that are over 65 years of age that cannot balance on one leg for at least 20 seconds are at higher risks of already having brain damage that can lead to stroke, lowered cognitive ability, and increased potential for falls. Dr. Yasuharu...
  • Heartburn
    Ward off holiday heartburn with these tips
    The holidays are known for many sensational things: festive lights, wonderful music, family gatherings, gorgeous decorations, mistletoe – and the list goes on. On the other hand, it is also a time for seasonal stress, peculiar schedules and...
  • Angel with flowers
    Mind, body and spiritual upkeep
    Do you ever wonder why we must be conscientious of mind, body and spirit? Is this essential or is it just some new wave mindset?With a little research I was able to locate information on the website, Healing.about.com.It shares, “Well-Being...
  • A Challenge of Healthy Living
    The Healthy Balance of Friends
    If I could pick one sole quotation that has continued throughout this life's journey, and compelled me (sometimes wincing, sometimes laughing) to glimpse at the way I live, of what I consider to be a healthy life, it is this: "You are the...
  • The Legend of Korra: Book 4 Trailer, Final Season and Balance News
    The Legend of Korra: Book 4 news, 'Balance' trailer 3 years later, Toph mention
    The “Legend of Korra” is back at long last, and fellow fans of Korra and the gang were given a first look at Book 4 with a new trailer this week. A number of changes are introduced in this final season of the “Last Airbender...
  • Tree tunnel
    Autumnal equinox and balance
    Are you feeling sad as you say so long to summer? Fall arrived, welcomed or not, at 10:29 PM tonight. The website Almanac.com explains our Autumnal Equinox, “The word equinox comes from the Latin words for "equal night." The fall...
  • College freshmen
    5 pieces of advice for college freshmen
    My daughter is beginning her college career in a few days. I jokingly told her that my father graduated from the college of hard knocks. Actually, he never graduated from grade school, but he learned a lot of lessons the hard way. Hopefully, my...
  • money showing "In God We Trust"
    Key to your success
    Do you wonder why things do not seem to normally work out for you? Is there a pattern? There is a phrase in the counseling world called Center of Locus, which I’ve introduced before to you. Whether your locus of control exists inside or out,...
  • Master the crow pose
    Master the crow pose
    The crow pose is a balance learned in yoga. You can use the pose as your own fitness progress meter. Simply see how long you can hold it the very first time you are able to do the pose. Then time yourself each of the following times to see how...