Category: Lifestyle

  • Seven ways to beat stress

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    Exercise, put away your phone before bed and eat well … the best ways to give your body and mind a break 1. Identify the cause If you are having problems with tense muscles, overtiredness, headaches or migraines, it is quite possibly stress-related. Is it your job, relationship, living situation or something else? Problems can be […]

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  • Erectile dysfunction or performance anxiety? The truth behind a modern malaise

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    All men struggle to get an erection at some point in their lives, but more and more in their 20s and 30s are having problems. Are they panicking at the thought of sex? It was just as things were getting serious in the bathroom at a house party that an off-hand comment ruined the mood […]

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  • Canada is ready to open the door wide to legal marijuana

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    At least 111 legal pot shops are planning to open across the nation of 37 million people on the first day, according to an Associated Press survey. TORONTO — Tom Clarke has been dealing marijuana illegally in Canada for 30 years. He wrote in his high school yearbook that his dream was to open a […]

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  • Seven ways to build your physical stamina

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    Exercise is one of the best ways to make yourself feel better, but you also need the energy levels to do it. Here are some simple steps to take 1. Make sure you exercise It may seem counterintuitive, but exercising more when you are low on energy or stamina could actually help in the long […]

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  • 5 Tips for Parents as Their Teens Navigate Puberty

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    Some behaviors are normal, while some are concerning—here’s how to differentiate. Although parenthood is filled with many joys, it also has its stressful and difficult moments, too. For many parents, when their children go through puberty, it can be a particularly trying time. Puberty generally starts from ages 11-13. While they transition into adulthood, children […]

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  • 10 Things You Can Do Right Now To Discover What You’re Good At

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    For a long time, I believed there was nothing I was specifically good at doing. Sure, I knew I liked to read and that I was okay with a pen, but I didn’t have confidence in my ability to be better than most people at it. It wasn’t until fairly recently that I discovered that […]

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  • 9 Local Spots to Pick Your Own Pumpkin

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    Highland Orchards Along with a variety of apples, the pumpkins at Highland Orchards are perfect for picking. The orchard stretches fall beyond Halloween, so be sure to return for the Fall Food & Craft Beer Celebration for local arts and crafts, live music, fall foods and lots of local craft beers. 1000 Marshallton Thorndale Road, West Chester. […]

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  • 4 New Area Breweries and Pubs to Check out this Fall

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    Scattered throughout Philadelphia’s western suburbs, these suds-soaked spots promise top-notch imbibing. Bald Birds Brewing Company First-time brewpub owners Joe and Abby Feerrar “felt the Audubon area was somewhat short-listed with local breweries.” On Sept. 15, they debut their “rustic-industrial” converted 7,000 square-foot warehouse, which makes use of reclaimed wood, picnic tables and comfortable couch seating. […]

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  • Physical activity necessary to maintain heart-healthy lifestyle

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    Sedentary behaviors associated with major adverse cardiac events Exercise and physical activity are of vast global importance to prevent and control the increasing problem of heart disease and stroke, according to a review paper published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. This paper is part of an eight-part health promotion series where […]

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  • Thomasina Miers’ recipe for spiced lamb and aubergine fatteh

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    A glorious muddle of lamb, roasted aubergine, Middle Eastern spices and crisp chickpeas Last year I was at Breddo’s, an extremely good taqueria in London’s Soho, and found myself ordering the crab nachos. They were superb, and reminded me why deviations from “authentic” recipes are not always a bad thing. El pastor, an exquisite street-food […]

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