Facebook Use and Well-Being

Over a billion people on this globe have membership in Facebook--the largest social community of its kind on the planet. Researchers conducted a two week study in young people to determine how they feel moment-to-moment and how satisfied they are with their lives. The more people used Facebook during this period of time the lower…

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Novel Exercise Program Yields Benefits

Australian researchers have found in a radomized trial that embedding balance and strength movements into every day activities may help older people prevent falls and improve overall strength and balance. Those participants who employed these exercises in everyday life experienced 31% fewer falls when compared to the control group during the 12 month follow-up. Activities…

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The Challenge of Balance

Today we hear a lot about the dangers of cigarettes, too much fat, the wrong kinds of fat, excess sugar, too little sleep, too much sedentary living, etc., etc. We know these behaviors are bad for us! Could it be the cacophony of "nots" pushes us over the edge in the other direction sometimes?When we…

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