Substitutes for Powdered Milk

One of the most commonly cited harmful effects of milk powder is the presence of oxidized cholesterol. However, there aren’t any notable clinical studies that clearly identify how much of a health risk this is or isn’t. This is a subject of enough controversy. Here is a list of some healthy substitutes for powdered milk…

Memory and Trauma

Trauma (and, more precisely, the stress that usually accompanies trauma) has identifiable effects on the hippocampus, impairing both the neuronal structure and the function of this brain region. As a direct consequence, stress (especially uncontrollable stressors) impairs various forms of memory. Experience of stress (through its impact on the hippocampus) causes stressful events to be recorded…

Tips to Stay Motivated to Lose Weight

It can be tough to stay motivated when it comes to weight-loss and fitness goals. Why else do so many people make the same New Year’s resolutions year after year? If motivation flits in and out of your life, don’t worry—there are ways to make it a constant companion rather than a fickle friend. Here…

Adult Bullying

Bullying is any type of intimidating behaviour that leaves another person fearful, such as the threat of physical violence. It can also be a veiled threat of job loss or another negative consequence. Blocking someone from obtaining something important to them, or making them believe they’ll lose something that means a lot to them, are…

Lifestyle Changes For Weight Loss

Specific dietary and other lifestyle behaviors may affect the success of the straightforward-sounding strategy “eat less and exercise more” for preventing long-term weight gain. Different lifestyle behaviors have often been evaluated separately, thus limiting relative comparisons or the quantification of combined effects. Here are few of the lifestyle changes you can try for weight loss…

Rules To Live By

I hear this or some version of “things move too fast” every day. It’s no wonder. Just a scant five or seven years ago we had a choice: to plug in, or to refrain. Today, most feel they don’t have a choice. We’ve grown new appendages in the name of “i” gadgets or other connected…

Power of Intention

Sometimes stepping out of one’s comfort zone can amount to a huge phase shift in life, like taking a new job or starting a relationship. Other times the act can be as simple as forgoing a daily routine to do something new and different like socializing with coworkers after hours or finally taking the step…

Self Doubt – Kill It

Self-doubt is paralyzing. It will cripple you and prevent you from taking action or moving forward. To render someone ineffective, you don’t have to get them to change the core of their beliefs you just have to get them to doubt the validity of their beliefs. Do you want to be crippled like this? Sadly,…

You Need To Fall In Love With Yourself

The problem is, we forget to love ourselves. We cannot expect someone to commit to us if we are not devoted to ourselves. We cannot hope for someone to support us if we don’t have faith in ourselves. We cannot wish for security and laughter and jealous fights if we do not believe that we…

A Productive Morning Routine

What if you could manufacture a perfect day? One of those ah-so-amazing days when you have the “productive touch” (similar to the midas touch but instead of turning things into gold, you open a can of to do-list destroying whoop-ass). Crafting a morning routine is a personal thing. First of all, you can’t do everything. Morning…