Itâ€™s entrenched in our learning from a young age – work hard. Â If you want to succeed, put the hours in. Slog away. Â
But we need to rethink that a little. Â Your brain isnâ€™t a machine. Â Itâ€™s a brilliant, complex, organic organ. Rather than flog it like a mule, to get the best out of your brain, you need to treat like a thoroughbred racehorse. Â
Thousands of people every year are affected by breast cancer, either directly or indirectly. Â According to the Cancer Statistics Center, 255,180Â new cases are anticipated during 2017, which are projected to result in some 41,070 deaths from breast cancer across America before the year is out.
Can We Reduce Our Risk Factors?
Despite these statistics, deaths from breast cancer have been decreasing since 1989, largely due to better detection rates through screening, …
Posted by: Rhona Reid On October 19, 2017 12:00 pm
We recently looked at the plastics that we unknowingly drink when we crack open a fresh bottle of water or turn on the tap. Â America is the world leader in plastic fiber contamination, with a horrifying 94% of nationwide samples testing positive. Â India and Lebanon are the closest runners-up; but for now, the dubious honor of topping the plastic fiber contamination table belongs to us. Â
Yet another unpalatable fact about Americaâ€™s drinking water emerged upon publication of a report into the presence of microscopic plastic fibers in an astonishing 94 percent of samples tested.
Itâ€™s not just America that is swallowing untold quantities of plastics from industry, homes and manufacturing; around 80 percent of samples worldwide tested positive. Â If itâ€™s in our water, then itâ€™s in our food. Â If itâ€™s our food, …
Itâ€™s officially autumn and there is that whispery sense of approaching change in the air. Â But there are a few healthful things that many of us do in summer that we should definitely take forward with us into autumn! Â
Weâ€™ve rounded up 3 Healthful Habits that are good for us, no matter what the season!
Â Drink more water! Â Â We tend to drink more in the summer as a result of climbing temperatures. But even
Our thoughts are with all of those affected by Hurricane Harvey, and itâ€™s wonderful to see the heroic relief efforts of individuals and the large-scale aid that has been arriving since the Tropical storm hit. Â