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Health Tip – Sept. 19 – Fresh Air and Sufficient Lighting For Energy

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Staying confined in a room which is poorly lit and severely deprived of fresh air, makes one dull. There should be cross ventilation so that fresh air comes into the room. Fresh air, especially early in the morning is good for health and improves the energy levels significantly. Taking short breaks from work or studies […]

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Word of the Day – Sept. 19 – Metonymy

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Noun: Metonymy (muh-TAH-nuh-mee) Definition: A figure of speech consisting of the use of the name of one thing for that of another of which it is an attribute or with which it is associated. Sample sentence: American journalists employ metonymy whenever they say “the White House” in place of “the president and his administration.”

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Health Tip – Sept. 18 – Feeling Tired?

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If you follow a healthy lifestyle and still feel tired, you should rule out all possible medical causes of tiredness. Most often, tiredness springs out from an illness, hormonal imbalance, pregnancy, vitamin deficiency, work and family problems, lack of sleep or boredom. Anti-depressant medicines can also cause tiredness. Seek medical advice if you are constantly […]

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Word of the Day – Sept. 18 – Caveat

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Noun: Caveat (KAV-ee-aht) Definition: 1. A warning enjoining one from certain acts or practices. 2. An explanation to prevent misinterpretation. 3. A modifying or cautionary detail to be considered when evaluating, interpreting, or doing something. 4. A legal warning to a judicial officer to suspend a proceeding until the opposition has a hearing. Sample sentence: […]

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Health Tip – Sept. 17 – Health and Happiness – Five Tips to Embrace

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1. Slow and deep breathing is a good counter to stressful situations. Practice it. 2. Surround yourself with positive energy and a strong social circle. Good vibes translates into good moods. 3. Engage in social work. Do things for the less-privileged. 4. Work on your looks, but don’t get obsessed. Pamper yourself occasionally. 5. Believe […]

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Word of the Day – Sept. 17 -Valetudinarian

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Noun: Valetudinarion (val-uh-too-duh-NAIR-ee-un) Definition: A person of a weak or sickly constitution; especially, one whose chief concern is his or her ill health. Sample sentence: America is not a hospice nation for the valetudinarian type, but a launching pad for those with the grit to roll up their sleeves, spit on their hands and hitch […]

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Word of the Day – Sept. 16 – Orchidaceous

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Adjective: Orchidaceous (or-kuh-DAY-shus) Definition: 1. Of, relating to, or resembling the orchids. 2. Showy, ostentatious. Sample sentence: The actress attended the premiere wearing an orchidaceous creation by a renowned fashion designer.

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Health Tip – Sept. 16 – Heart Health and Kids

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You may be surprised to know that a healthy heart starts in childhood. We now know that early heart disease can be found in children who have poor diets and a sedentary lifestyle. This is why it is so important to teach children healthy habits that will promote a healthy heart and overall well-being. Kids […]

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Word of the Day – Sept. 13 – Inscrutable

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Adjective: Inscrutable (in-SKROO-tuh-bul) Definition: Not readily investigated, interpreted or understood: mysterious. Sample sentence: The umpire’s inscrutable expression gave no hint as to what his ruling would be.

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Health Tip – Sept. 13 – How to Be Fun, Have Fun and Stay Young

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Feel like your life has done a number on your fun factor? You’re not alone. Deadlines, bills, and crazy-busy schedules keep most of us from cutting loose and getting silly. All work and no play isn’t just dull. It negates something that’s hardwired into the human psyche, say “play experts.” Find something that makes you […]

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