Tag Archives: computer

Social Media Addiction

July 7, 2013

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by Dr. Larry Wilson — Social networking sites such as Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter and dozens of others allow people to stay in touch as never before. However, some people spend so much time on these sites that it begins to interfere with their lives. Psychologists are referring to this as a social networking compulsion or […]

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We have vampires and wall warts in our houses

May 16, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco — Households across the world are now infested with vampires. That is what energy experts call those things with two sharp teeth that dig into a wall socket and suck juice, every hour of the year. Most people assume that when they turn off the television set, it stops drawing power, […]

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Happiness, a state of mind

March 3, 2013

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by Patricia Rutledge, Ph.D. —  An epidemic of boredom surges through the nation. Teens and young adults are most prone to this self-perpetuating condition, but therapists are finding many adults lingering in the realm of boredom, too jaded to seek excitement or happiness — giving up. As a whole, we have seen and experienced all […]

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Journals, journals, journals

January 28, 2013

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by Doreene Clement —  Sharing the experience of keeping a journal or diary is a wonderful way to understand how someone else has benefited from the power of journaling. Reading about someone’s journaling experience reveals what journaling has meant to them, the results it has provided, and what they have learned about themselves or the […]

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Is your computer getting you down?

October 15, 2012

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by Dr. Michael Geiger —  If you are one of many people who have complained of tired, itchy, burning or red eyes, blurriness, headaches, fatigue, or tightness in the neck and shoulder muscles, it could be because of your computer. Some heavy computer users even develop nearsightedness and a need to change eyeglass prescriptions yearly. […]

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Protect your eyes

September 4, 2012

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The following recommendations will help keep productivity up and discomfort down while surfing the Web, editing a document, sending an email while on the job or working around the home. • Give it a rest. Follow the 20-20-20 rule — at least every 20 minutes, take a 20-second break and look at something 20 feet […]

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Rolfing™ and forward, rounded shoulders

February 25, 2012

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by Deanna Melnychuk —  Does this describe your posture — forward, rounded shoulders? Our culture seems to be producing children and young adults with this condition, which they will often take into their adult lives, creating misalignments in their body structures. Backpacks carried to school by 6-year-olds may not be heavy. However, take a look […]

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Health news you can use

February 24, 2012

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A review of 30 years of research has suggested that vegetarians may be at higher risk for heart disease. by Dr. Alan Christianson —  New research shows that vegans and vegetarians may be at higher risk for heart disease; how perchlorate affects the thyroid gland; how low-carbohydrate diets affect diabetes; that low fat may not […]

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Are cell phones hazardous to your health?

February 23, 2012

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by Ann Louise Gittleman —  The debate over cell phone use has taken a dramatic turn, especially in light of studies showing the increase in specific kinds of rare tumors. In late May 2011, the World Health Organization listed mobile phone use in the same “carcinogenic hazard” category as lead, engine exhaust and chloroform. In […]

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