the 'sand-in-your-toes' kind of happy
Advice from “The World’s Happiest Person”
Could there really be a “happiest person in America”?
After the research polling group Gallup created their Well-Being Index to understand elements of a happy life, the New York Times came to Gallup asking if there was one single happiest person.
This hypothetical profile, Gallup reported back, is a man: ”He’s a tall, Asian American, observant Jew who is at least 65 and married, has children, lives in … [more]
Everyone’s done it: drop food on the floor, pick it up, eat it, enjoy it. Oh–and, ignore the fact that it was on the floor…
Even I am subject to such behavior, especially if I drop food in my own home. Here in my kitchen, something about the floor and germs being my floor and germs, I feel less hesitation in eating dropped food.
Perhaps that should be a habit of the past, after I just read an … [more]
Channel the Inner You
Researchers at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas have recently reported unique findings for prostate cancer subjects.
The study, whose findings were published last month, examined various forms of support for prostate cancer subjects undergoing radical prostatectomy — which, while highly successful at eliminating cancer, is known to take an incredible toll both mentally and physically.
Specifically, researchers divided subjects into three groups:
- one third of the men received routine care through their hospital pre-
caution: wash hands after use!
HEALTH ALERT: Be sure to wash your hands after using public ATM services.
News broke this week that ATMs can be as dirty as public toilets. The study was based on heavy-traffic areas of England with germ and bacteria samples from ATM machines and public restrooms.
Read more and stay clean.… [more]
direct Vitamin D!
Headlines can be misleading — and recent news about how much Vitamin D we all need is a perfect case in point.
Here’s one headline from the Wall Street Journal: “Triple That Vitamin D Intake, Panel Prescribes.” And another from the New York Times: “Extra Calcium and Vitamin D Aren’t Necessary, Report Says.” While these are just a couple of headlines that may confuse readers, which would you trust?
First, one easy takeaway is that we should … [more]
Not the first, but certainly most recent: the New York Times’ T-magazine posted a new lifestyle article on the growing Kombucha trend.
What is Kombucha? Well, it is a strange fermented, effervescent tea concoction made through a process of 1) adding bacteria and sugar to black or green tea and 2) letting the mix ferment for several weeks.
Once before, in the mid 1990′s, Kombucha gathered a following heavy with do-it-yourself types who made the tea themselves. (Not … [more]
Aromatherapy headache relief for children
Is Headache ReLeaf Roll-On safe for children?
Yes, and that’s great news for the one in five American children and teenagers who suffer from regular or chronic headache or from migraine headaches.
Buy Now… [more]