12 ‘SILENT KILLER’ HABITS THAT AFFECT YOUR HEALTH

Good health is a state of complete physical, social and mental well-being. It’s also the desire of many parents to see their children in good health all the days of their lives. Unfortunately, this has not been the case for many women. A good number of womenfolk suffer from a wide range of ill-health emanating from unhygienic lifestyles/habits and negative mental attitudes and also dispositions. Medically, it been proved that many of the illnesses people suffer, and how long they suffer a particular sickness, are closely linked to wrong negative attitudes of the mind. Such diseases or sicknesses which thrive on negative mental attitudes, medical experts term as psychosomatic diseases.… Read More

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Virtuous Ways of Standing Out from Others

Virtue is an accordance with moral principles; conformity of behavior or thought with the strictures of morality. It could also mean excellent morals, admirable character in an individual. Having virtues makes an individual standout from others. Specifically, each of the several qualities below is all important. Below are the virtues of excellence every individual should possess: Peace – enough to pass all understanding. Hope – enough to keep your heart looking forward. Strength – enough to battle obstacles and overcome them. Commitment – enough not to give up too soon. Faith – enough to hold on even in times of complex situations. Fun – enough to enjoy every aspect of… Read More

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Consequences of Impatience

“Time sure changes things“, an airliner passenger told his companion. He continued: “When I was a boy, I used to sit in a flat-bottom row-boat and fish in the lake down there below us. Every time a plane flew over, I’d look up and wish I were in it. Now I look down and wish I were fishing.” Being at the right place at the right times makes all the difference. How important is timing? Theodore Roosevelt said, “Nine-tenths of wisdom is being wise in time”. The fact that you’re reading this article shows that you want to grow – to get somewhere. Like most of us, you want to… Read More

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Finding Your Passion

God has put inside every person the potential to be passionate. One individual with passion is greater than the passive force of ninety-nine who only have interest. Too many people have only intrigue with their destiny. A quote from the holy Book says “Whatsoever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might”. Everyone loves something. We are shaped and motivated by what we love – it is our passion. If you ignore what you are passionate about, you ignore a part of the potential that God put inside of you. Stop and think about what grabs your attention, stirs your passion, rouses anger, unleashes strong words, and… Read More

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Dangers of Envying Others

Envy is the most ridiculous of ideas, because there is no single advantage to be gained from it. An old saying goes, “When you compare what you want with what you have, you will be unhappy. Instead, compare what you deserve with what you have, and you’ll discover happiness.”. “It’s not trying to keep up with the Joneses that cause so much trouble – it’s trying to pass them.” The only competition worthy of a wise man is himself. Nothing gets you behind faster than trying to keep up with people who are already there. If envy were a disease, most people would be sick. Frances Bacon observed that “Envy… Read More

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Controlling your Anger

“NEVER FLY INTO A RAGE UNLESS YOU ARE PREPARED FOR A ROUGH LANDING”. Anger falls one letter short of danger. People constantly blowing fuses are generally left in the dark because if you lose your head, how then can you expect to use it? A popular Filipino saying advises: “postpone today’s anger until tomorrow”.(then apply this rule the next day and the next). When you are upset, take a lesson from : always count down before blasting off. Seneca quipped, “The best cure for anger is delay”. Blowing your stack never fails to add to the air pollution. You must ask yourself these questions: How many great ideas have you… Read More

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Common Secrets to Ensuring a Good Health

Health can be defined as physical, mental, and social wellbeing, and as a resource for living a full life. It refers not only to the absence of disease, but the ability to recover and bounce back from illness and other problems. Some factors for good health include genetics, the environment, relationships, and education. Also, a healthful diet, exercise, screening for diseases, and coping strategies can all enhance a person’s health. Common secrets to help ensure a good health includes: Brushing your teeth twice daily keeps it from mouth odour, mouth infections and also keeps it healthy. Drinking purified/treated water (2 glasses at least) first thing every morning when you wake… Read More

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Exercising your Way to a Good Heart

The heart is one of the most vital organs of the body. It is a muscle that gets stronger and healthier if you lead an active life. And it’s not too late to start exercising to keep your heart functioning at its peak. People who don’t exercise are almost twice as likely to get heart disease as people who are active. Regular physical exercise can: Helps burn calories. Lowers your blood pressure. Reduce your low-density lipoprotein (LDL also known as the “bad”) cholesterol. Boost your high-density lipoprotein (HDL also known as the “good”) cholesterol. Reduce the risk of you having obesity, heart disease, type II diabetes, stroke and some types… Read More

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Child Development: Stages and Challenges

Children exhibit different character traits at various stages of their development. Research has shown that preteens tend to be keener to emulate their parents and are more receptive to instructions and guidance. In their adolescent age, however, they naturally want to show resistance. They become less submissive to their parents. They are inclined towards being independent of their parents. They may want to experiment with diverse lifestyles. They are influenced by different factors including the world system, peer group, school, biological transformation, demonic powers and society at large. Though many parents seem almost unaware of it, a battle is raging today to win the allegiance of our children. To assume,… Read More

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Healthy Benefits of Tumeric

Turmeric is the root-stalk of a tropical plant in the ginger family. This root has been in use for thousands of years in India and china as a spice, and medicine for certain conditions including heartburn, diarrhea, stomach bloating, colds, fibromyalgia, and depression. It is sometimes applied on the skin for ringworm and infected wounds as it’s said to have anti-bacterial properties. It is the spice responsible for the yellow curry. One of the main components of the spice is a substance called cur cumin which has potential healing properties. Cur cumin is a substance with powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. It has been scientifically proven that cur cumin could… Read More

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