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Buddy System

Posted by Lloyd on October 31, 2012
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I am a sort of new Mother. I have a daughter going on 2 years in feb. I am not single, but I remember what it felt like when she was born. Continue reading…

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Starting & Maintaining an Exercise Program

Posted by Lloyd on September 26, 2012
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Now that I have you thoroughly concerned (I hope), I will try and help you develop the tools you need to make a lasting lifestyle change. Understand that this is not going to be a pep talk, we are going to deal with the real psychological, physical and behavioral issues that keep you from making changes in your life. Don’t worry, I will spare you the psychobabble. Continue reading…

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Healthy Holiday Eating

Posted by Lloyd on October 19, 2011
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With the holidays rolling in, the weight gain inevitably follows. However, this year it doesn’t have to. By watching what you eat, while still enjoying yourself, you can avoid the weight gain this holiday season. Learn the rules to keep your figure even while surrounded with holiday parties, cookies, and drinks. Continue reading…

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Manage Your Stress – Tips on Managing Stress 2

Posted by Lloyd on February 02, 2011
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Manage stress to get healthy
Anyone who has survived a heart attack must learn to beat stress to avoid another one. Sometimes stress has partly been the cause of heart disease. There is some evidence to indicate that high-energy, competitive people may suffer more from heart disease than more relaxed people. Interestingly, however, the task-oriented, competitive types are more successful than the carefree personalities at changing their lifestyle by quitting smoking and/or reducing fat in their diet.

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Manage Your Stress – Tips on Managing Stress 1

Posted by Lloyd on January 21, 2011
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“Grumpy old men” have triple the risk of heart disease”
Can anger harm the heart?
The answer is yes – at least if you’re an older white American male, according to an unusual study in the American Heart Association journal Circulation.

Scientists found a long-term (over seven years) link between anger and heart disease in a study of 1,305 men with an average age of 62. “Angry” men described themselves as “…irritable, hot-headed and sometimes feeling like swearing or smashing things”. Such men had a three-times-higher risk of heart disease than older men with the lowest anger levels. The study also shows that the greater the anger, the higher the risk of heart attack or chest pain. If you recognize yourself here, please try to control your anger. Not only could you live longer, you’ll be easier to live with.

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Have I Got A Surprise For You

Posted by Lloyd on March 30, 2010
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Boy, have I got a surprise for you! Does hearing this statement make you cringe, panic or feel like doing handsprings? The way you choose to react to happenings, including surprises may make a big difference in your health and wellness picture.

How do you react when you hear your spouse or friend say “have I got a surprise for you?” Depending on how the statement is made you can believe the surprise will be something you will enjoy or something that will upset you.

It is your emotional and mental processes that allow you to decide how you prepare for the announcement of the surprise. If you believe it to be a good surprise, you will be relaxed and ready to be in receipt of the news.
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