Archive for February, 2013
 

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How-To

How To Be A Better Listener

Posted February 22, 2013 by Anna

Sometimes the key to a better relationship is as simple as communicating with your partner. Most of us have no problem expressing our frustrations or venting about our jobs, but often we forget to truly listen when our partner is expressing the same things to us. If you learn to be a better listener, you’ll […]

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How-To

How To Survive a Snow Storm in Your Car

Posted February 21, 2013 by Anna

When Old Man Winter rears his ugly head, few are safe from his icy breath and chilling embrace. Undoubtedly, the best place to be during a winter snowstorm is huddled up in a blanket by your fireplace or television wearing your favourite pair or slippers and a cozy housecoat. For those among us who are […]

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Research Shows Multivitamins Can Reduce Stress

Posted February 19, 2013 by Anna

You already know many of the reasons why popping a daily multivitamin is good for you—it can improve everything from the health of your hair, to your skin, to your immune system. According to research published in Psychosomatic Medicine, now there’s a new reason you should ensure you take your vitamins daily—it can lower your […]

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Food

Grill for the Better: How to Grill Healthier

Posted February 18, 2013 by Anna

There’s nothing that satisfies hunger quite like a perfectly charred piece of meat, but there are certain precautions you should take to ensure you are cooking your meat in the healthiest and safest way possible. Otherwise, you could experience some negative side effects from that fresh-off-the-grill dinner. As scary as it sounds, if grilled improperly, […]

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Doing Good Deeds May Increase Your Lifespan

Posted February 15, 2013 by Anna

There’s a new reason you should take up volunteering besides trying to impress that girl at the soup kitchen. A recent study published in the American Journal of Public Health suggests that people who help others are less likely to die after experiencing stressful life events. There is previous research that shows how stressful events, […]

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