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When You Are Doing Something Meaningful, Your Brain Works Better

  Now there is medical proof that the more you are self motivated when learning something, the better your brain works.   Published October 22, 2014 in Neuron, researchers found that having your own internal motivation, in the form of curiosity, not only allows your brain to have enhanced memory and function. Being curious about learning something enhanced the study participants absorption and ability to master the information they were curious to learn and even enhanced their ability to remember non-related information alongside it. Researchers could literally see the brain enhance function on MRI when the subject was highly curious …

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Hand Sanitizers Linked To Thyroid Cancer — Here’s Your Safer Alternative

Thyroid disorders affect 20 million Americans alone… and metabolic and growth issues affect countless more. How many of you use hand sanitizers at least occasionally to clean your hands? Turns out, this is a problem for our thyroid glands. And not just for women… …in fact, the hormone disruption that hand sanitizers have on our bodies is three times more devastating to men!   We’ve known for a long time that the chemicals in hand sanitizers are unhealthy, and also drying and irritating to skin. Unfortunately a new study now links them to cancer… raising (even tripling!) your risk of …

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The Energy of Menopause

I’m excited to sneak in a quick video for you today… ignore the ratty hair and the horrible angle (dang, do you have to see right up my nose???) I propped my phone up on a potted plant in my bedroom to get this video done quickly while the kids were happy playing. One of these days, one of them… I promise, I will actually blow dry my hair and wear something nice and put concealer on top of my random face splotches so you can stare at something other then my under eye circles and PMS pimples while I …

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