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Silence Please!

The fact that people make (or have to make) themselves constantly available via cell phones and social media increases the risk of “burnout,” commonly defined as physical or mental collapse by overwork or stress, experts warn. The pressure of always being within reach can affect how our brains function. Over time, this may lead to lasting damages. To counteract this, we need regular breaks and time out to recover.

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Health and Happiness

There is abundant evidence that our mental state also influences all aspects of our physical wellbeing. Besides, the point of being healthy is to enjoy life more. As I have written repeatedly before: Healthy people have more fun. If fun isn’t happening, then true health probably isn’t either. In other words, for good health, happiness matters.

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For Healthy Aging, Less Is More

Several recently published studies on aging all seem to lead to the same conclusion: when it comes to diet and lifestyle choices, older adults are well advised to practice moderation. Whether it concerns weight management, physical activity, or alcohol and tobacco use, health experts urge people to consider their limitations and changing needs as they approach their senior years.

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The Calm Years

Much has been written in recent years about the blessings of life after work and parenting. Aging baby boomers were told that the best was still to come if they only kept dreaming big. What was traditionally considered a time of well-deserved rest and leisure now became “the power years,” where people could finally realize their true potential. But clearly not everyone has bought into this concept. There is a new yearning for rest among today’s older adults, although not quite in the same way their predecessors envisioned it.

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Five Ways to Never Get Stressed Again

Everybody gets stressed and knows the feeling intimately at times, but very few people think about what stress actually is. Stress is a thought. That’s it. No more, no less. If that’s true, then we have complete control over stress, because it’s not something that happens to us but something that happens in us.

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Balancing Your Hormones Naturally

Hormones affect many processes in the body, including growth and development, metabolism, sexual function and reproduction, and also mood. If your hormones are off, it can make you feel exhausted, moody, grouchy, and completely out of sorts. Here are five tips for achieving naturally better hormonal balance.

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Nutritional Health Most Valued Among the Young and Affluent

You would have thought, “the older, the wiser.” But when it comes to diet and lifestyle choices, today’s young people seem to be doing better than any living generation before them. As surveys show, consumers in their 20s and early 30s have the greatest interest in the nutritional quality of their food as well as how it is produced and how it impacts the environment.

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