One of my all time favorite American heroes is Benjamin Franklin. Although not a perfect person by any means, with his historic profile showing a rather hefty man for his time, which we now call obese, Franklin was a known problem solver and a visionary beyond his time as well as a dedicated patriot. Read more
Not only young girls are curious about their cycles. Myths about such things as not being unable to perm your hair, feeling fat, craving chocolate, not being able to swim, not being able to participate in gym class and not feeling like being intimate that have been going around female circles for years. Let’s learn the truth about some of these myths. Read more
It’s a well known fact that everyone should exercise. This universal truth is even more important in this day and age when most of us lead sedentary lifestyles. A lot of jobs involve sitting or standing for 8 hours, and most of us don’t even walk to our workplace as we drive or use public transport. Read more
Another year is ending and the night of the great decisions is slowly approaching. The 31st of December has always been, and will always be the best time to start making plans for the better and brighter future. Without exception, every January, those who smoke are determined to give up on this filthy habit. However, as most of them have failed to go through with this decision countless times, why not take into consideration a slightly different approach? Read more
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We have seen a big boom in smoking cessation products over the last few years. There has been the patches of course, prescriptions and the controversy that surrounded the e-cigarettes that are now on the market. While smoking a person has less energy, a more negative outlook on life and are less happy with themselves as they would be other wise. Being in a lower frame of mine we could be more apt to eat and drink things that aren’t good for us. On the other hand, after quitting a person feels more energetic, more apt to get out and get more accomplished and are less apt to eat and drinks things that aren’t good for us. Read more
How would it be to live until you were 120 years old and in the best of health?
Extending the human life span has been something that scientists worldwide have been investigating for a very long time. Recently an article in The New Zealand Herald announced the upcoming series of tests of a anti-aging drug that will be done on humans. These tests are set to begin as early as next year. Read more
Let’s begin with a comfortable opening statement. You and I are no different and I will treat you as if I’m talking to myself. I will respect you without knowing you, and in return please read what I have to say. Read more
We all have days when we are in very high spirits and days when we feel at rock bottom. Rarely because of a specific cause, and mostly for no tangible reason. In this article I describe the emotions we go through in each phase, why swings happen, how to bring it under our control and make the best of these blessed high phases. Read more
Sleeping too little has long been connected with many poor health conditions. The remedy was thought to be encouraging longer periods of sleep. However, it appears from some reasonably large samples and group studies, that too much sleep can have harmful effects. The data suggests that both too much and too little sleep, as measured by the best performing group, was problematic. Read more