What Exactly is Health?

What is health? How do we improve it? Why should we improve it? These are questions we don’t think about too much until we become “unhealthy”. By thinking about it this way, most people see health as the absence of illness, injury, or pain. But health isn’t just about the absence of bad things happening […]

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How To Setup Google Alerts & Your Google Reader

I just found a great article about setting up Google Alerts… Google has so many wonderful products, especially for bloggers who want to either find more related stuff on the web or learn how to do better SEO. Someone recently just told me they found my site by using Google Alerts and I thought to […]

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Reaching Y’s in the Road

Decisions Some we make without much thought, others we think about so much that we never decide. Some are easy, and some are tough. Some can even be considered impossible. Yet in all of this we must make the decisions we are faced with. That is what makes us human. Sometimes we are forced to […]

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Quick & Dirty List of Personal Finance Blogs

As you can probably tell, I’ve been on a personal finance kick lately. I think the general trend you will see here is me switching back and forth between my three themes. Personal Development, Finance, and Health. I bet you will see a lot of health related stuff on here around New Year’s. In any […]

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How to Overcome Our 3 Biggest Enemies in Life

We have many enemies in our lifetime that try to keep us from our best. People oppose us. The environment opposes us. Time, circumstance, and chance all oppose us on occassion. Yet, consistently, we find that the biggest enemy to our success in life is ourselves. These may or may not be YOUR biggest enemies, […]

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Let This Recession Make You Richer

*This is a guest post by Daphne @ Joyful Days. The last recession, which in my part of the world happened around 2002, was worse for me than the current one, even though all the statistics say this one is worse. The reason this time is much easier for me is that I learnt enough […]

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Chronic Inflammation is the Real Killer

Time magazine did a report entitled Inflammation: The Secret Killer back in 2004 that showed how inflammation is linked to many diseases ranging from heart disease to cancer to Alzheimer’s. Inflammation is a response by the body to remove harmful particles such as pathogens or damaged cells from the body and heal the area that […]

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Personal Finance Challenge #27: Mind Over Matter

The phrase “mind over matter” has often been used in self development circles to help us realize that the mind can be more powerful than the body or any other physical thing. Believing in the phrase can help people gain the confidence to achieve things they never thought possible. Mark Twain stated it more humorously […]

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Time is Money (Or… Money is Time)

How do you receive money? For the most part, people receive money by spending time on a business or in their job. Thus, a certain amount of time spent translates into a certain amount of money. In all considerations of money matters we must think about its relation to time first. Besides doing work worth […]

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My Sense of Entitlement

You know, I just had to write one more post before education week. I apologize ahead of time to my international readers because this will mostly be a U.S. centric post, but I do believe it will have some good points you can use. So read on… In America, we have this saying that many […]

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