Category: Lifestyle

Food, drink, home, hobbies etc.

0 Gifts to Avoid: 15 Cautionary Tales – Jane Boyd

Gifts to Avoid: 15 Cautionary Tales – Jane Boyd

Jane gives some tongue-in-cheek advice on gift giving this holiday. For some of us, gift giving is a minefield. Buying Christmas, birthdays and anniversary presents is fraught with dangers which can leave your loved one distressed, disappointed and disillusioned and you deprived, disfigured and divorced. So, for you ...

0 HAPPY THANKSGIVING

HAPPY THANKSGIVING

A Little Bit of History … Thanksgiving is a national holiday in the United States, celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November. Originating as a harvest festival, Thanksgiving has been celebrated, intermittently, since 1789. Abraham Lincoln was President when Thanksgiving was declared a federal holiday in 1863. ...

0 My Life With Autoimmune Diseases

My Life With Autoimmune Diseases

I have always been an energetic, positive person all my life. I never turned down an opportunity to live life to the fullest. Being in the teaching profession, my entire life was geared around fun-filled days playing and chasing after my students. I had no problem getting in on a soccer game or playing tag with my ...

0 The Key to a Healthier Life at any Weight

The Key to a Healthier Life at any Weight

As we have been exploring in the last couple of weeks, the attitude of academics across a number of fields is changing with regard to the links between weight and health. From the work of scholars such as Sandra Aamodt and Linda Bacon we have learned that people of all weights have an equal chance of staying healthy ...

0 Weight and Health – The Current Research

Weight and Health – The Current Research

Scientific thought relating to weight and health has remained mostly the same for decades. Modern society has a view of obesity as being an inherently damaging and negative thing. People who are obese deal with a variety of health problems more frequently than those who are of a “normal weight”. In addition to these ...

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