OCD: What it’s like to truly live with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Do you know anyone who suffers from OCD? (not self diagnosed bc they like things clean, I’m talking about *for real* legit OCD)? Ever wonder why they have mood swings, get irritated so quickly, have a hard time making new plans that interfere with their accustomed routine, or have a difficult time communicating how they feel? Wonder why they fidget or blink a lot?

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Staying Healthy on the Vacation: Simple Guide to Staying on Track

If you’re trying to get in that one last vacation or trip before summer is over, then dieting is the last thing that should be on your mind.  Vacations are about relaxing and enjoying yourself, taking a break and bringing balance back into your life.  You don’t need to take all your kettlebells and 1/3 of the Wholefoods produce department with you in order to stay on track or keep you health at optimal levels.  Stressing about it does more harm than eating diner french fries would, so chill out.

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The Pro-Anti-Vaccine Story: Why I’m for Vaccines, but Against Government Mandates – and Why You Should Be Too

 

Last week I’m reading and flipping through new articles on my Flipboard and come across a Forbes article vaccine-imageabout Dr. Sears. Before I opened it, I thought to myself… man I bet this is going to be bad. I was right. Not because I know everything about Dr. Sears or his legal problems regarding his written vaccine exemptions for patients in California right now, but because I know that Forbes lays in the same bed as large pharmaceutical companies who employ contributors for the publication. This is a known fact, a few simple googles will provide you with this information.

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Weight Loss: Approaching the Challenge as a Symptom, Not a Fitness Goal

Weight loss is such a perpetually growing concern that has been the source of investigation since the 1960’s.  But after web slide 3decades of every diet plan, cleanse product, fat burning supplement, shakes, bars, celebrity fitness gurus, and every new pop-up “medical weight loss” center… the problem continues to climb.  Why?  Because none of that crap works!  It’s a commercialized system preying on the desperation of its public consumers, and when you buy a fat burning supplement, all you’re getting is a well-advertised bottle of tree dust with a photoshopped image of a sponsored fitness competitor (who probably doesn’t even take that supplement) that will make you crap your pants.

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