Archive for September, 2013

The One Simple Key to Losing Weight Easily and Permanently

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The One Simple Key to Losing Weight Easily and Permanently

Losing weight, especially when you get older, is a tremendous challenge. Judging by the number of ads on TV and the internet, and the amount of money spent on diet books, programs, supplements, and the like, losing weight is both an important goal and incredible struggle for most people. I have tried a lot of […]

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5 Essential Style Tips for Women and Men

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5 Essential Style Tips for Women and Men

When you go out on a Saturday night with your spouse or significant other you have a great opportunity to show him or her that you care about and respect them, and probably more importantly, yourself, by looking well-dressed and groomed, current, and attractive. It’s so easy to decide not to bother. If you are […]

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What Is an Index Fund?

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What Is an Index Fund?

Let’s start with the most fundamental question first: what is a mutual fund? A mutual fund is a type of investment that is made up of a pool of funds collected from many investors for the purpose of investing in securities such as stocks, bonds, and other assets. One of the main advantages of a […]

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5 Key Reasons to Do Stretching Exercises

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5 Key Reasons to Do Stretching Exercises

Everyone is so busy, even many retirees (especially Type A retirees!), that even those who are die-hard exercisers often neglect to do stretching. I know when I was working I rarely found time to stretch. Of what I call the “Big 4” pillars of diet & exercise—nutrition, cardiorespiratory exercise, resistance/weight training, and stretching—stretching is the […]

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A Lesson on Unconditional Love

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A Lesson on Unconditional Love

A lot of people make fun of volunteering. Let’s face it—it’s an easy target. Because I volunteer at a hospital, I get called a “candy striper” often, especially by older family and friends who remember this term. I once saw a T-shirt that was actually pretty funny that said “Stop me before I volunteer again!” […]

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