August 2013 Blog Posts (7)

The Dangers of Tolerating or Accepting What You Cannot Change (and the Surprising Alternative)

Years ago, there was a major campaign in schools teaching children to tolerate the difference of others. It was an attempt to create a more comfortable and conducive environment for children of all cultures and ethnic backgrounds to coexist peacefully. I suppose some good came of it but still kids had difficulty…

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Added by Janet Pfeiffer on August 28, 2013 at 10:06am — No Comments

See Why You Need C

You know it. You probably don’t know how much you need it.

Vitamin C is a potent water soluble vitamin which is best known as an immune supporter, free radical fighter and all around disease fighter. It is, but it is also so much more.

Thanks to the latest research, we can add these to the list of benefits of Vitamin C:

  • Boosts exercise capacity. In short, Vitamin C helps to reduce heart rate. This can be very beneficial for those engaged in very…
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Added by Dr. David Orman on August 21, 2013 at 3:54pm — No Comments

Pet Peeves: The Things That Anger Us the Most

I frequently receive emails from people upset about something in their life that is not going according to their plans.  They scrutinize the behaviors of others and complain because people are not doing what they are supposed to be doing according to their standards. Some of the most frequent complaints I hear…

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Added by Janet Pfeiffer on August 21, 2013 at 10:23am — No Comments

Say What You Mean Without Being Mean

 (Excerpt from BUILT TOUGH? )



I often meet people who refer to themselves as tough. My perception, at times, is quite the opposite: I see them as mean-spirited. What exactly does it…

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Added by Janet Pfeiffer on August 14, 2013 at 8:24am — No Comments

Another Reason for Cinnamon

I have written about the benefits of cinnamon many times. Here is a partial list . . . . .

  • Cancer PreventionIn a study published by researchers at the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Maryland, cinnamon reduced the proliferation of leukemia and lymphoma cancer cells.
  • Anti-ClottingIt has an anti-clotting effect on the blood.…
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Added by Dr. David Orman on August 13, 2013 at 1:28pm — No Comments

Separation, No More

Tic Tac Toe boards always get me into trouble.

What I mean by that is when I compartmentalize my life, placing energetic boundaries and defining  what is acceptable here is not there, nothing good follows.

For example, I am a martial artist. That is my deepest passion in my life. Take everything else (outside of family of course) and if I am left with this, I am happy. Very, very, very happy.

I am also an athlete. I run marathons and back in my younger days, was…

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Added by Dr. David Orman on August 12, 2013 at 4:05pm — No Comments

M & M's: Motive and Method

People often ask me if they should say something to someone or make a particular life decision. My response to them is, "Why would you and how are you planning to?"



Motive (intent) is a key factor in determining the validity of any decision. "No one likes my…

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Added by Janet Pfeiffer on August 7, 2013 at 8:14am — No Comments

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