Words – Doing trumps word play

Words – Doing trumps word play

Words. You may not think you are well versed in writing or speaking. But we have a way with words. You may not compete with Shakespeare, but in your own head, you are the master of words. Does the ability to use words come at a price? I would like to argue yes, so...

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Prayer or Meditation – Should you choose?

Prayer or Meditation – Should you choose?

Prayer or meditation? No, it is not a trick question. It is a serious question. Is there a difference? One argument put forth by Osho is that prayers are outwardly focused. At another force or being. Meditation is inwardly focused. To search within. So which one are...

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Forgetting – Can you tell yourself to forget?

Forgetting – Can you tell yourself to forget?

Forgetting is one of the most under rated skills among human beings. We are all taught to remember. Rewards are forthcoming when we do. Names, places, geography, algebra. People who ace recalling, excel. But forgetting is so vital to survival. Not every experience is...

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Alcohol – Its effect on SIRT1

Alcohol – Its effect on SIRT1

Alcohol use has been linked with detrimental effects on human health. One of the key effects seems to be in signalling of SIRT1 or sirtuin1. SIRT1 is a protein found in the human body. SIRT1 plays a role in the regulation of cholesterol and balance of fat. It also...

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Walking – Choose nature not urban settings

Walking – Choose nature not urban settings

Walking is an excellent form of exercise. Walking up to five miles eight kilometre's a day, is an excellent goal. When you last went, if you had the opportunity to walk in a garden, near a lake or in a forest, did you feel different? If you have and wondered why, dig...

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