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How to Improve Your Sleep

By Frances Mamiye Nov 07, 2017 10:50 AM
Do you get enough sleep at night? Are you sleeping at the proper time? Proper sleep is critical for stress management, weight control and ov...

The Antidote to Temptation

By Dr. Mark L. Houllif Oct 24, 2017 10:26 AM
Willpower is usually credited with one’s ability to remain on course in spite of the many distractions that challenge us from the peri...

Skinny with my Mini

By Mrs. Lily Ades Feb 22, 2017 01:59 PM
Working out while being a mom is, perhaps, the only activity more difficult than giving birth. If you’re a mother, you know exactly wh...

Forces of Habit

By Dr. Mark L. Houllif Feb 15, 2017 11:27 PM
A habit is a labor saving device. It saves us from having to constantly relearn those tasks we perform on a regular basis. This, of course, ...

The Trap That Sets Us Free

By Dr. Mark L. Houllif Feb 20, 2017 04:13 AM
Nothing can be both true and false at the same time. However, some individuals live under the yoke o...

Health: The What, Why and How of It

By Dr. Mark L. Houllif Feb 20, 2017 04:00 AM
Before we know how to achieve something we should know why it is worth achieving. And before we know...

The Anti-Aging Concept

By Dr. Mark L. Houllif Feb 20, 2017 02:42 AM
Until the earth stops revolving around the sun, we will age. How we conduct our lives, while stuck o...

Passion and Patience

By Dr. Mark L. Houllif Feb 20, 2017 02:36 AM
Success has requirements. I believe the two most important to be: passion and patience. Passion allo...

Obesity: A Deceptively Complex Subject

By Dr. Mark L. Houllif Feb 20, 2017 02:33 AM
Weight-loss and obesity is a deceptively complex subject. It is not just the “what and how of ...

From Famine to Costco

By Dr. Mark L. Houllif Feb 20, 2017 12:15 AM
Because much of human history has taken place in time of famine, the body, by necessity has successf...

Be on the Lookout! Vitamin D Deficiency

By Dr. Mark L. Houllif Feb 19, 2017 11:25 PM
Recent and emerging research places the sunshine vitamin in a whole new light. Not so long ago vitam...

Perfection

By Dr. Mark L. Houllif Feb 17, 2017 02:55 AM
Perfection is proclaimed when the eye of the beholder is unable to detect a flaw. Once detected, the...

The Whimsical Eater

By Dr. Mark L. Houllif Feb 17, 2017 02:15 AM
Freedom can only express itself within well-defined boundaries. We are most restricted when we rejec...

To Reach Up or To Reach Down?

By Dr. Mark L. Houllif Feb 16, 2017 06:31 AM
When confronted with a challenge, we, as humans have two choices: to reach up or to reach down. Men ...

Eating for a Better Sleep

By Nathalie Lati Feb 10, 2017 10:11 AM
You know that well rested feeling you get after getting a good night’s sleep? That feeling tha...

Mindful Eating

By Frances Mamiye Feb 07, 2017 08:23 AM
Think for a minute about all of the times you are rushing your meals throughout the day. Whe...

Burn Your Bridges

By Dr. Mark L. Houllif Jan 31, 2017 01:51 PM
Wise men have contingency plans, but resorting to old ineffective and destructive ways must never be...

Battle Cries and Lullabies

By Dr. Mark L. Houllif Oct 26, 2016 01:50 PM
We must be careful not to confuse health­coverage with healthcare, nor health­care with heal...

The Meaning of Life

By Dr. Mark L. Houllif Aug 30, 2016 02:09 PM
From nature’s point of view, the meaning of life is life itself. And we are all instinctively ...