Wellness

by / on November 6, 2014 at 8:58 am / in Wellness

Live Life Like a 2-Minute Warning

An NFL game lasts 60 actual minutes televised over the course of about 3 hours. Did you ever think about the amount of time that the ball is actually in play during the game? Surprisingly, the average length of time that the ball is actually in play during the course of a single football game is 12 minutes, or only […]

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by / on November 4, 2014 at 12:58 pm / in Wellness

Overcoming Financial Inertia

The term “inertia” comes from the Latin word, iners, meaning idle or sluggish. The Principle of Inertia as described by Newton in his First Law of Motion is that an object not subject to any external force moves at a constant velocity. Thus, an object will continue moving at its current velocity until some force causes its speed or direction […]

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by / on October 16, 2014 at 9:05 am / in Wellness

Sleep Deprivation

Sleep deprivation can cause many harmful and potentially long term side effects. New parents and college students will probably agree with me when I say how much sleep is missed when you are not getting enough. Below are a few side effects that can come from lack of sleep: Short Term: Decreased performance and alertness Memory and cognitive impairment Stress […]

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by / on September 18, 2014 at 1:14 pm / in Wellness

Habits Are Human: How to Break the Bad Ones

A commentary by Nicole Cohen and Craig Weatherby (editor) in Food, Health and Eco News from Vital Choice What is a habit? Habits are tiny programs in our brains that run our lives. And those habits – the route you took to work, the evening cocktail, and the cuss word you dropped in front of a nun – have little […]

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by / on August 6, 2014 at 1:05 pm / in Wellness

Exercise Improves Brain Power

Aerobic exercise doesn’t just build muscle, it also builds mass in key brain areas and improves cognitive performance, according to Art Kramer of the University of Illinois. Kramer presented the results of his research into the relationship between physical fitness and cognition at the 2013 meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Boston. “Populations throughout the […]

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by / on July 31, 2014 at 5:02 pm / in Wellness

Man’s Best Friend

A fractal is a mathematical concept that displays self-similar behavior. It refers to detailed patterns repeating themselves over and over again. Fractals are not limited to geometric patterns, but can also describe events, our choices and the process of time. Take a head of broccoli for example. Each individual broccoli floret makes up the entire broccoli head, yet each floret […]

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by / on July 10, 2014 at 6:29 pm / in Wellness

Surrender your Citizenship in the Land of Technology

It’s bad enough that we’ll interrupt what we’re doing with those we love to do something that can leave us more stressed out. People are opting for screen time over the face-to-face company of friends and family. When would NOW be the right time to EXIT the land of technology for a single day? What would it take to surrender […]

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by / on July 10, 2014 at 6:27 pm / in Wellness

Going Gearless with EXIT Realty!

The first functioning mechanical gears to be discovered in a living organism were reported in Science by University of Cambridge zoologists. These working biological gears are found in the hind legs of the leafhopper. These insects, which mainly hop around on European climbing ivy are only a couple of millimeters in length, but with one mighty jump they can spring […]

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by / on July 10, 2014 at 6:26 pm / in Wellness

Count Sheep Like a Champion

Successful people understand that establishing great sleeping habits is critical to their success. That’s why bedtime routines are a ritual that is non-negotiable! Here are nine nightly habits you can develop to count sheep like a champion! 1. Read. Leaders are readers. Successful people consider reading before bed indispensable. Reading is the hallmark of a champion. 2. Meditate. Why medicate […]

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