Health in the Self

What is health? Is health the absence of disease? Is health a birth right or simply luck? According to Ayuveda, India’s ancient art of healing, the meaning of health is a single word: Swastha. Swa = self + Stha = established. Thus a person is healthy when ‘”established in the self.” Immunity is much more…

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Why Is Food Better Than Melatonin?

I won’t keep you in suspense: the answer is “fewer side effects.” But I’m getting ahead of myself. Melatonin could be called the sleep hormone. The pineal gland secretes it, darkness stimulates its production, and light inhibits it. When it’s released, melatonin binds to hormone receptors that regulate the body’s internal clock and circadian rhythms.…

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End-Time Locusts May Have Arrived!

Description of end-time locusts from John and Joel: V. 9. Breastplates like iron. Reminds us of the helicopter / machine description that many see. A steel – plated vehicle impenetrable by normal weapons. Have we not seen all this on the movies of horror? No not really, but we get a little inkling from them.…

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Ways to Quiet a Squeaky Hamster Wheel

Ways to quiet a squeaky hamster wheel. About a month ago, I realised that one of my silent spinner hamster wheels was not as silent as before. Squeaking sounds came from the wheel as my roborovski hamster was running on the wheel. I was puzzled because I spent a few more bucks buying a silent…

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Important Functions of a Business Plan

Today all entrepreneurs or small business owners know and respect the importance of a business plan. But to most of them the benefit it has for their company after it has been used for an investment remains hidden. Therefore, it is important as it plays an important part in the growth and development of your…

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Lexus GS 450h Hybrid Extended Review

The first thing to realize about Lexus's GS 450h hybrid is that the vehicle was not solely designed to be a fuel-efficient hybrid. The fact of the matter is that as a Lexus, this line is expected to consistently develop more impressive and sophisticated vehicles, being it gas-powered or hybrid. This is no exception, as…

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Paradise Road

With my mother’s illness came a demonstration of darkness visible at the roots of it all that I couldn’t explain away. I shifted the sand through my fingers. I counted my toes. I thought about people who lived though awesome, magnificent, terrifying blizzards and tornadoes on the other side of the world that I was…

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Plant Fertilizers: Importance of Micronutrients

Even if you haven’t been growing plants or maintaining your home garden for a long time, the chances are that you’ve still heard of macronutrients. The most important of these are of course NPK or Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Potassium. These are the building blocks upon which you build your garden but they aren’t the ‘be…

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How to Stop Being Late in the Morning

If you’re not a morning person then that’s often the excuse that you’ll use if you’re regularly late for anything that happens before noon. But, deep down, that’s all it is: an excuse. We’ve had alarm clocks for long enough now that you should know how they work and be able to set one. Ideally…

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Tips on Touring Mount Isa QLD

As we drive into Mount Isa, the world's largest city, named so due to the city limits extending over 40,000 sq klms and the main street being 188klms long, the first thing that grabs our attention is the tall mining stack that is 266m high. (873ft) Mount Isa mines for copper, lead, silver and zinc.…

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Sailing Costa Rica

I have sailed my whole life in fact growing up on Cape Cod it is practically a law for a kid in his teens to own a sailboat. In fact I recall my dad helping buy my first sunfish. I gave him the first thousand bucks I had saved in life working summers and he…

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Solving Water and Corrosion Issues With LED Boat Lights

The number one issue confronting boaters when installing and maintaining exterior lighting is the effect the marine environment has on metal and electrical devices. Every boater knows the problems salt water can create, and metals and electrical components not well designed or properly protected can be destroyed in short order once exposed to corrosive salt…

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A Few Myths of Public Speaking

I took an informal poll recently among some speakers to determine what people tended to think were the hard and fast rules of public speaking – and see if any of those rules turned out to be myths. From the time I first knew what public speaking was, it seemed there were a few statements…

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