– 66% of Americans who make New Year’s resolutions have aimed to get fit. Of those, 73% gave up prior to their goal. – 4 times: Average number of times people have given up on their fitness resolutions in the past. – Harris Interactive Poll (on behalf of Bodybuilding.com) Why is it so difficult for people to stick with their fitness goals? Many within the fitness community attribute these failures to a lack of discipline…"What Does Your Workout Style Reveal About Your Personality?"
“Most of us become overeaters when we’re feeling a lot of pressure. This happens thanks to your fight-or-flight response, a.k.a. survival mode – once your body reaches a certain stress level, it does what it feels it needs to do. In most cases, that means overeat.” – WebMD Most of us are aware of the mind-body connection, or how the innerworkings of our psyche can manifest into physical sensations and experiences. Weight gain related to…"Adrenal Fatigue: Is It Making You Gain Weight?"
Believe it or not, tiny microbes lining your gut actually play a huge part in your mental and neurological health. A groundbreaking study performed by UCLA researchers shows the strong connection between healthy gut bacteria and brain functioning. Regarding this study, Dr. Emeran Mayer, a professor of medicine (digestive diseases), physiology and psychiatry at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and the study’s senior author, stated: “There are studies showing that what we…"How To Treat Your ‘Second Brain’ For Anxiety and Depression"
Life is full of rich history. Every moment of our past has served as a single brick to build the lives we all live today. It’s important to honor our past and pass it on. Looking back on the past allows us to study the nature of ourselves and helps us recognize why we do what we do. It’s important not look too much into the past or keep your mind there for too long…"The Only 5 Reasons You Should Ever Look Back on Life"
The thyroid gland is one that not many people pay particular attention to. The brain, lungs, heart, liver and other vital organs generally demand more concern. However, the thyroid gland is one that is enormously important to our health. The gland is no longer than 2 inches and is located in the front of the throat, slightly below the Adam’s apple. It consists of two sides (lobes) that lie on both sides of the windpipe,…"10 Signs You Have a Thyroid Disorder"
It all started with a stuffy nose. Three-year-old Nolan Scully woke up one day with a stuffy nose but his mom, Ruth, wasn’t too concerned. All kids get colds now and then. But it kept getting worse. Nolan was snoring and having trouble breathing at night and the antibiotics, saline sprays, steam, and humidifiers doctors prescribed weren’t doing anything to help. Finally, a specialist noticed Nolan had swollen adenoids and recommended they, along with his…"4-Yr-Old Minutes From Death Wakes Up From Coma, Says 4 Words That Leave Mom In Tears…"
Back in 2013, Officer Rod Lee Bradway had heard screams coming from an apartment. So him, being a police officer, he ran inside to go and help. But, as he went into the building, he was shot. But, even though he lost his life, he was able to save the lives of the woman and her child. The fallen hero, Bradway, had a daughter named Sierra. She was a freshman at the time of her…"GIRL TAKES PROM PHOTOS AT DAD’S GRAVE, NOT KNOWING DATE HAS BIG SURPRISE"
Maurice Green was at dinner with his family when he noticed that their waiter seemed to be having a bad day. He decided he wanted to bless the young man and help encourage him. When the waiter came back to the table, Maurice asked him his name and how his day was going. The waiter said his name was Johnny and admitted that his day had been “kinda rough.” “I kinda sensed that,” Maurice told…"Man Gives Waiter $300 Tip, Then Young Man Says 7 Words That Leave Him Stunned"
A woman arrested on drug possession and trafficking charges may be the daughter of a Drug Enforcement Agency office. Texas authorities arrested 19-year-old Sarah Furay after they found marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine and ecstasy in her apartment, KCEN-TV reports. The probable cause statement for the incident said officers found 31.5 grams of packaged cocaine, 29 tablets of ecstasy, 126 grams of marijuana, 60 doses of a drug related to LSD and an unverified amount of methamphetamine.…"Teen Hit With Major Drug Trafficking Charges Let Off; Guess Who Her Dad Is"
ometimes when we see World War II veterans these days, so many years after the war ended, we forget everything they went through. The war was not easy for anyone involved. Many people lost their lives, and the ones who survived were left with scars – physical, mental, and emotional. Every so often, though, we get a reminder of what these brave men went through for us and what heroes they truly were. Such is…"WWII Vet Complains Of Pain In Hip. When Doctor Opens Him Up He Can’t Believe His Eyes"