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Get the Giggles! Laughter Has Awesome Power

When was the last time you had a really good belly laugh? The kind of laugh that is so hardy you felt like you just did about 50 sit-ups? How about laughing so hard that you snorted or shot milk out of your nose? How about no sound coming out at all, and you looked like ...

Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome in Pets

Both dogs and cats can suffer from cognitive dysfunction syndrome (CDS). It is sometimes referred to as doggie or kitty Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. The cause of CDS is not known at this time. It is thought to be similar to human aging, where brain function is affected ...

Radical Gratitude: A Way of Life, Not a Moment in Time

Many of us have had blissful moments where we are suddenly and simply washed over with grace and gratitude. Maybe it comes when we are sipping a hot mug of tea after a particularly long day. We are overcome with a sense of gratitude for all the blessings in ...

Demystifying Addiction: How to Mitigate Common Risk Factors

Addiction is so common in our society that most people have battled it themselves, or have someone close to them who has struggled with it. While addictions to drugs—both prescription and illicit—and alcohol are most commonly talked about, addiction can ...

Rethink Happiness: Insights on Life, Love and Money

Happiness defines our quality of life and is no small matter. The quest for happiness drives every action of our life from womb to tomb. It is the goal of all goals.  Unhappiness is the beginning of the effort to seek happiness. Even the simple effort of itching causing ...

Natural Strategies for Staying Sharp: How a Healthy Brain Avoids Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer’s

From students to seniors, having a sharp mind is greatly valuable. Thoughts, experiences and senses drive our mental state in a process called cognition.Our cognition involves memory and learning—allowing for the successful completion of everyday tasks, making ...