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7 Ways You Can Boost Your Brain Power

Are you doomed to slower reflexes and poor memory as you age? Science doesn’t seem to think so… Every person’s brain, like their body, is uniquely different. Not everyone is subject to the slowing down of mental faculties that tends to come with aging. The Benefits of Brain Exercises Like every muscle, the brain needs…

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Is it time to take a break from technology?

“Just turn off your phone!” “Why can’t you just switch it off?” “Can’t we just talk to each other?” Perhaps you have been on the receiving end of these warnings. You may have even rolled your eyes when you heard them. I mean, can you imagine living without technology? It opens up possibilities for communication…

Health and Nutrition

Your Gut Health Matters

I think Hippocrates had his head screwed on right and so I’m going to take his point of view on gut health seriously. Of course it is a bit of an over exaggeration to say that ALL disease begins in the gut, but your gastrointestinal system still plays a BIG role in your health. The…

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Phu Quoc: an inexpensive and tranquil island retreat

  The past four Christmases have been anything but traditional. Quite different from the family gatherings I had growing up. Since my husband and I have been traveling and living in Asia, we’ve had to make the most of the festive seasons away from home. Christmas in South Korea… With our first year abroad being…

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4 Podcasts I can’t get enough of

When my husband started listening to podcasts a couple years ago I just thought it was a regression of technology. My thoughts were: “Are hipsters now trying to bring back old school radio?”. No judgement on hipsters or their love for old-school stuff. I couldn’t be bothered because whatever he was intently listening to, I…