Monthly Archives: November 2010

What’s Your Mindfulness Quotient?

You know the impor­tance of prop­er men­tal atti­tude to achiev­ing your goals and enjoy­ing life at the same time. But find­ing the prop­er­ly-nuanced bal­ance between focus and relax­ation is the spir­i­tu­al chal­lenge we all face. Here’s help to face the day… Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Keep Your Brain as Sharp as a Samurai Sword

Pro­pri­o­cep­tion is the sub­strate of cog­ni­tion. Haven’t a clue what I’m talk­ing about? This arti­cle will enlight­en you. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Mattress Shopping – Insights from My Trials

Don’t go crazy when shop­ping for a new mat­tress — read this first. It will help point you in the right direc­tion. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Headache Facts You Need to Know

Researchers are try­ing to devel­op cat­e­gories and sub-cat­e­gories of headache in order to bet­ter under­stand the headache phe­nom­e­non. But most peo­ple with headaches share a few fac­tors in com­mon. Work on those com­mon fac­tors are see how effec­tive­ly you can wipe out your headache Con­tin­ue read­ing

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A Hidden Source of Low Back Pain

You can’t usu­al­ly find the source of low back pain on an Xray or MRI. That’s because your con­nec­tive tis­sues — a pri­ma­ry cul­prit in low back pain — don’t show up on these imag­ing tests. But don’t despair — you can still fix the prob­lem. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Hip or Knee Replacement? Not So Fast…

Hip and knee replace­ments have become two of the most com­mon ortho­pe­dic surg­eries. They’re prac­ti­cal­ly a rite of pas­sage in the 50–60-70 year old set. Do they make sense? Are there alter­na­tives? Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Medical Screening Tests Older Men Should Consider

I’m all in favor of avoid­ing doc­tor vis­its, but as you age there are a few med­ical tests that become essen­tial. Here’s a list of the most impor­tant ones. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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The Myth of Deep Breathing

Peo­ple assume that “deep breath­ing” is a good thing. But the sit­u­a­tion is more com­pli­cat­ed than that… Con­tin­ue read­ing

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