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Posted 5/25/15 at 7:32 AM | Claire John

10 Things You Don’t Know About Dry Skin

About Dry Skin

Dry skin is often a problem that people don't take seriously, but the truth is that it can have several negative effects on the skin and overall appearance. Common dry skin is also called xerosis that is a very common problem that can be caused by several different things. You can have dry skin in any part of the body including the face, abdomen, arms and legs. The pattern differs from one person to another and the cause of the problem as well. The severity also varies along with the treatment for the problem. To know how to treat it, here are important facts you need to know about your skin.

1. Dry skin can be simply due to taking hot showers frequently
During cold weather having a hot and steamy shower feels amazing. However, it dries out both your skin and hair that can cause problems. Instead of taking hot showers, use lukewarm temperature instead to avoid drying your skin. If you have to get one, make sure to use the appropriate moisturizer for your face and body afterward. FULL POST

Posted 5/22/15 at 6:20 AM | Claire John

Instantly Ageless Review: Is It Good For Your Skin?


Instantly Ageless Overview
Instantly Ageless is your solution to the appearing signs of anti-aging. It is a powerful serum that can instantly diminish fine lines and wrinkles which makes you look old. You are sure to look younger with this product because it has been tested and specially made to make you younger with better looking skin. Unlike other anti-aging products that produces positive effects after how many days or weeks, with the Instantly Ageless solution, you are able to realize the results a few minutes after applying it. It is coined to work like a Botox but without injecting it. You can experience all of its benefits in just $80 dollars per box with 50 pieces of 15 mL sachets. Or have the box with 25 vials which also costs around $80. So, if you want those wrinkles to go away and look younger, this product is the right choice for you.

This exquisite product is specially made by Jeunesse Global, a global company which specializes in health and skin care products. They look to give and promote to their customers a healthy lifestyle through their supplements and a better looking you through their beauty enhancement products like the Instantly Ageless. FULL POST

Posted 5/20/15 at 12:55 AM | Sylvie Simms

Eating Disorders in the USA

http://www.rebeccashouse.org/infographics/eating-disorders-in-the-usa

Millions of people in the United States suffer from different forms of eating disorders. The reasons behind these eating disorders vary, resulting from such conditions as low self-esteem and confidence, body image issues, and even fear of different foods. Although the reasons behind these eating disorders vary, the result is the same. People suffering from eating disorders tend to “starve” their body of the necessary nutrients to live a healthy lifestyle. This can result in poor health and even death for some. Continue reading the following infographic to learn more about this common eating disorders.

Posted 5/15/15 at 4:25 AM | Sylvie Simms

What Is Cord Blood Used For?

http://americordblood.com/cord-blood-blogs/2015/05/14/what-is-cord-blood-used-for/

Stem cells from a newborn baby’s umbilical cord blood may be used to treat a wide variety of diseases, such as leukemia, sickle cell anemia, multiple myeloma, and lymphoma. In fact, clinical trials are underway to analyze the effectiveness of stem cells in treating more diseases, such as breast cancer, multiple sclerosis, diabetes type I, cystic fibrosis, and more.

Posted 5/7/15 at 3:23 PM | Christian Post Guest Voices

10 Ways to Stay Motivated to Lose Weight

1. Wear Clothes That Fit that You Feel Good In

We’re supposed to lose weight, but I want you to find clothes that fit? That you feel good in?

Yep.

Here’s why: many of us are sure we won’t feel good in our bodies until we lose the weight. But once we’ve gained weight nothing really fits anymore. We don’t want to go out and buy clothes because that would be like giving in–like admitting that we’re not going to lose. And so we put on the yoga pants and the sweat pants and we feel horrible about ourselves but we feel like we deserve it.

No. You deserve to feel wonderful! God gave you your body and He judges the inside, not the outside. He loves you; you’re allowed to love yourself, too! And I’m convinced that women who love their bodies and that feel wonderful will have an easier time losing weight and exercising than those who try to punish themselves. FULL POST

Posted 5/7/15 at 11:56 AM | Sunny Shell

My Life Is A Mist, So I Live For Eternity

www.BibleScreen.com

We can spend our time thinking and worrying about the things in this life that are passing away just as quickly as we are, or we can spend our time seeing this life in the view of the next; and make decisions based on eternity rather than on the here and now.

Like many of you (I'm sure) I have some stressful situations that I have to deal with from time to time, and not all are related to my health. Sometimes it's family issues, sometimes it's difficult issues with friends within our church and outside our church, and sometimes it's issues with my own selfish desires...okay, mostly it's issues with my own selfish desires.

But regardless of the stressor, I must remain steadfast in the Word of God and in worship and prayer, lest I become consumed with my desire to find immediate relief for my stress, and forget there are other hurting souls near me. Today was one of those days. FULL POST

Posted 5/6/15 at 7:30 AM | Sylvie Simms

Breast Cancer in the USA

http://www.metismdpro.com/breast-cancer-in-the-usa

The statistics for breast cancer in the U.S. reveal just how many families this disease impacts each year. The American Cancer Society estimates that 12% of U.S. women will develop invasive breast cancer at some point in their lifetime.

Posted 4/28/15 at 9:11 PM | selwyn perry

The Biological Clock

The word biological would suggest to me that there is a logic in nature that, like a clock, has a rhythm and a pace that is regular and timely. If that is so then how is life meant to be lived? Are we to live like a clock, watching every minute or second that ticks? Are we to regard ourselves as machines, that like a clock, keep ticking over irrespective of how we live? No but like a clock that has a maker who regulates it and sets the time, so we have a Maker who has made our biological clock to correspond with the sun and planetary clock but more importantly to mind and spirit.

We are not machines. Nor is the biological clock a machine. The biological clock is not regulated or set like a timepiece but has a psychosomatic nature. It cannot be separated from the mind for it is a mind related substance. The proof of that is something you can test for yourself at any time and be fully convinced that the body is not a machine.

If you know what a thing is then you also know what a thing isn’t. This is just as true of the biological clock as it is of a timepiece. Both have things in common but they are very different from each other. A timepiece has no emotions, no thoughts and no will to determine its own time or being. Not so the biological clock. Check this out for yourself. When you feel embarrassed do you not blush? What is blushing but the dilation of tiny blood capillaries in your skin that respond to the feeling of embarrassment. When you are afraid does not your heart beat faster? Check it out and you will see that it does. Have you ever had a lump in your throat or a headache? Every cell of your body is responsive to your mind automatically through what is called the autonomic nervous system. Through the autonomic nervous system your thoughts and emotions can actually produce biological and psychological disorders. FULL POST

Posted 4/10/15 at 12:21 AM | Sylvie Simms

What Is ADHD?

http://www.life-enthusiast.com/health-news/what-is-adhd/

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) affects 11% of children between the ages of four and seventeen in the U.S. These children’s symptoms include having trouble paying attention in school and difficulty in controlling hyperactive behavior. Having difficulty staying focused and failing to listen closely to details can adversely affect their scholastic performance. The tendency toward impulsive behavior can lead to problems with behavior and social interactions in a classroom setting. Statistically, boys are more likely to have ADHD than girls. In fact, 20% of all boys in the U.S. will be diagnosed with ADHD before entering high school.

Posted 4/6/15 at 12:26 AM | Sylvie Simms

Holistic Health Benefits of a Holistic Nutrition Diet

http://www.naturalhealthcollege.org/holistic-health-benefits-of-a-holistic-nutrition-diet-infographic.php

From supporting the immune system to relieving stress, holistic nutrition makes you feel great physically and spiritually. A holistic diet harmonizes all aspects of your well-being including your heart, mind, and body.

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