Preserving Dignity in the Elderly

It has been a little over six years since my mother had her first stroke. Two years later a subsequent stroke took her life. After that my (then 93 year-old) year old father moved into an assisted living facility and respiratory failure hypoxia has become his terminal diagnosis recently placing him in hospice care. My…

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Crafting Your 30-Second Pitch

As a parent-entrepreneur, I have many different roles: wife, mom, coach, boss, speaker, author, writer, coach, volunteer, mentor, homework checker, chauffeur, cheerleader, short-order cook … the list goes on . As a parent-entrepreneur, you understand. Really, what do not you do, right? However, a month or so ago, and someone asked me, "What do you…

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Square Dinner Plates

Look around you at meal times, at the breakfast table, at lunch time, whether at home or in a restaurant, and at dinner time. What do you notice? Yes, flat dishes all around. Notice that these items are concave or rectangular in shape, they are made of different kinds of ceramic materials and are of…

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Breathe Your Way to a Flatter Stomach

Next to a weak posture, a person's breathing pattern is the next dead give away to their fitness level. Fit people tend to breathe slower and easier. Unfit people tend to gasp and pant. When you watch animals or children playing, they will run themselves to exhaustion, stop, catch their breath and then run around…

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Cuba Is One Of Five Healthiest Countries in the World

"Healthy countries" is not the most popular information subject for mass media. Newspapers typically write about viruses, diseases or epidemics affecting the whole region at once. The American magazine "Foreign Policy" has published the rating of the five healthiest countries and explained its choice. Japan On the whole, the Japanese live longer than representatives of…

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Beautify Your Home With Venetian Blinds

A Venetian blind is a type of window blind that consists of horizontal slats which can be adjusted as per the light requirements of the room. There are numerous varieties of Venetian blinds available in the market and are able to serve a wide variety of your needs. Thus choosing a blind that suits your…

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