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Making Peace with Being Single

It has been a year and 2 months since my breakup of a 5 year relationship. During these 14 months I have gone through  healthy steps of dealing with heartbreak: denial, blame, anger, crying, self-exploration, forgiveness, reasoning and healing. 401 more words

Daily Fitbit stats

My fitbit #Fitstats for 4/16/2014: 3,182 steps and 1.5 miles traveled. http://www.fitbit.com/user/26ZYL6

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Why do we Meditate?

What is the purpose of meditation? I’d like to say the idea of meditation is to free ourselves from the suffering that we create ourselves. The Buddha often said: I teach one thing – suffering and the way out of suffering. 152 more words

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Chimps Prefer Firm 'Mattress'

WEDNESDAY, April 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Like many people, chimpanzees are picky about their beds, a new study finds.

Specifically, these primate cousins prefer firm and stable types of wood to build beds or nests in trees, according to the study published April 16 in the journal PLoS One. 176 more words

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Apathy Might Signal Brain Shrinkage in Old Age: Study

By Amy Norton
HealthDay Reporter

WEDNESDAY, April 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Older adults who show signs of apathy tend to have a smaller brain volume than their peers with more vim and vigor, a new study suggests. 660 more words

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Key Brain 'Networks' May Differ in Autism, Study Suggests

By Kathleen Doheny
HealthDay Reporter

WEDNESDAY, April 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Differences in brain connectivity may help explain the social impairments common in those who have autism spectrum disorders, new research suggests. 607 more words

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How the Family Dog Can Help Kids With Autism

WEDNESDAY, April 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Children with autism may find the “unconditional” love of the family dog a real help, a small new study finds. 419 more words

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