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2013-01-16 23:04:21

Party supply company offers practical steps to accomplish 2013 goals Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 16, 2013 A New Year brings on new opportunities and goals. However, most are no better off than they were the year before. On average, only 63% of people still keep up with their New Year´s resolutions after only two months. The problem with sticking to a goal is people are going about accomplishing them in the wrong way. In order to fulfill all those New Year´s resolutions, Windy...

2013-01-15 07:17:02

NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- New Year resolutions are known for their fleeting nature; people sincerely promise to lose weight, eat healthier, and perform a plethora of other lifestyle changes when the clock strikes twelve as the last calendar year comes to an end, but many of these resolutions fizzle out before the third month of the year is even underway. For this reason, people have long searched for motivational tools that can inspire them to stay focused on their goals...

Facebook Has Physical And Mental Effects
2013-01-15 04:20:55

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online New research finds that social network users tend to have inflated self-esteem due to the number of "likes" and other positive comments received from close friends. This, in turn, can reduce self-control both on and offline, said the researchers from the University of Pittsburgh and Columbia Business School. Social network users focused on close friends also report having higher body-mass indexes and higher levels of...

Dopamine Therapy Instilling Improved Mobility, Creativeness In Parkinson’s Patients
2013-01-14 11:44:18

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Health experts around the world are talking about a remarkable phenomenon seen in Parkinson´s patients that was first noticed by researchers at Tel Aviv University´s Sackler Faculty of Medicine over the holidays. Professor Rivka Inzelberg said patients she treated at Sheba Medical Center clinic had skipped bringing the usual presents of chocolate, flowers and knick-knacks in over the holiday season and had instead...

2013-01-03 08:23:53

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev., Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raising children in the United States can be challenging in many ways, but can you imagine raising an American child in a foreign country? "An increasing number of American children are being raised in foreign countries as their parents are being sent abroad by their businesses or government agencies or they are people who want to see the world," said Julia Simens, parenting expert and author of Emotional Resilience for the Expat Child....

2013-01-03 05:00:49

Traumatic events like job loss, foreclosure, failure, illness, a falling out with a loved one or divorce are difficult and depressing for anyone. These tips from Dr. O'Reilly will help anyone increase mental toughness. Springfield, MO (PRWEB) January 02, 2013 It was a tough year, but 2013 can be your best year ever. Traumatic events like job loss, foreclosure, failure, illness, a falling out with a loved one or divorce are difficult and depressing for anyone. Clinical psychologist Dr. Nancy...

2013-01-01 05:02:22

Grow Through It (http://www.growthroughit.org) is a new online storytelling community created as a forum for those who have experienced any of life´s challenges, rebounded from the adversity, and want to share their unique stories with others. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 31, 2012 In every life and throughout life, there are setbacks, challenges and personal losses that require us to go through and grow through them. These may include: losing a job, a family member, not getting in to...

2012-12-27 05:01:11

More than 35 million meals added since campaign start in June 2011. Minneapolis (PRWEB) December 26, 2012 Hunger-Free Minnesota (http://www.hungerfreemn.org) announced that its data-driven initiatives have contributed 35.6 million meals to those who are hungry in Minnesota since its launch in the June of 2011. The campaign, which includes corporate and nonprofit partners and agencies statewide, is one-third of the way toward its three-year goal of filling the 100 million missing meal gap....

2012-12-24 15:17:26

Scientists at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have identified two molecules that play an important role in the survival and production of nerve cells in the brain, including nerve cells that produce dopamine. The discovery, which is published in the journal Nature Chemical Biology, may be significant in the long term for the treatment of several diseases, such as Parkinson's disease. The same scientists have previously shown that receptors known as "liver X receptors" or LXR, are necessary...

2012-12-22 05:04:36

Government and private enterprise group shapes future of global food programs San Diego, Calif. (PRWEB) December 21, 2012 PCI (Project Concern International) CEO George Guimaraes has been elected chair of the Alliance for Global Food Security (AGFS). The mission of the AGFS is to address hunger, malnutrition and food insecurity through the effective and accountable use of funds, food aid and other resources. The Alliance works to assure that food security-related policies, including food...