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Live a Fulfilling Life: Recognising stress overload

Life is full of new experiences and discoveries, deadlines and demands. This way of life can cause feelings of anxiety and stress. Stress isn’t always bad, however.

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Cancer victim’s Christmas wish is to come home to die

THE family of Monique Woods, a 43-year-old Bahamian left bedridden by cancer in a Chicago area hospital, is seeking the public’s assistance in raising $20,000 to airlift her back to Nassau, allowing her to die “at home surrounded by those she loves.”

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Become the healthiest, happiest version of yourself: Positive thinking and medication

According to medicinenet.com, it is “a remarkable phenomenon in which a placebo – a fake treatment, an inactive substance like sugar, distilled water, or saline solution – can sometimes improve a patient’s condition simply because the person has the expectation that it will be helpful. The more a person believes they are going to benefit from a treatment, the more likely it is that they will experience a benefit.”

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Live a fulfilling life: Should you stop eating red meat?

Should you reduce your intake of beef, lamb, bacon and sausage? According to a new study, the answer is...maybe.

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Bowling teams all set for the big lanes

OVER the next few weeks, bowling will be in the spotlight for the Bahamas with the island nation preparing for three teams to compete internationally. The first team, according to federation public relations officer Clayton Gardiner, begins their ‘a

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COVID alcohol bar cuts Brewery revenue 48%

Commonwealth Brewery has disclosed that the COVID-19-related bar on alcohol sales slashed its 2020 second quarter revenues by 48 percent year-over-year, dropping it to a $3.16m first half net loss.

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Corruption ‘almost a culture’ in Bahamas

The Democratic National Alliance’s (DNA) leader yesterday said he was “amazed” that government MPs and their leadings supporters appeared to be justifying corruption, which has “almost become a culture” in the Bahamas.

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The war zone of the colon

IT is the filth in our system that kills us. Unless you clean out your bowels you will never reach vibrant health.

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Become the healthiest, happiest version of yourself: Health – whole and holy:

How do you define health? Is it a measure of your physique or absence of disease?

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HEALTH, WHOLE AND HOLY: Even if you eat a burger, you’re still on track

You are trying to eat well – salads, vegetables, fruits, nuts and seeds, protein, minimally processed foods and complex carbohydrates.

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Become the healthiest, happiest version of yourself: Recovery after surgery and illness

While you are recovering from illness, your body is working extra hard to repair and rebuild itself.

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Live a Fulfilling Life: Taking a ‘time out’

For some of you, giving to everyone and everything else before yourself is a daily habit. Many times we find ourselves with health issues, stress imbalances or failing relationships and do not realise that a likely cause is that for too long you have attributed a disproportionate amount of time, attention and energy to ‘other things’.

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The stories we tell ourselves

The causes of troubled relationships are created from the stories we tell ourselves. We experience a troublesome event, have an emotional response, and then create a story to explain it or alleviate our pain. Over time we repeat the story until it becomes a script we follow.

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Live a Fulfilling Life: A New Year

A new year usually sparks ideas for change. You’ve been through 365 days of feeling happy about some things, disappointed, frustrated, lonely, unhealthy, and unfulfilled about others. Each year we tend to take account of how we want our lives to be different. So now, in 2016, what will you resolve to change?

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Live a Fulfilling Life: The energetics of food

“Let medicine be your food and food be your medicine,” said Hippocrates, the man with the reputation of being the father of Western medicine.

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Chamber revives Business awards

After a one-year hiatus, the Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce (GBCC) has announced the return of the Business Excellence Recognition Awards.

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Living a Fulfilling Life: Six tips to banish cellulite

Cellulite is one of those things that either you accept is a beautiful part of the human body or you dislike it and do all you can to banish it. Here are a few things I’ve learned about cellulite and effective ways to reduce its appearance.

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Live a Fulfilling Life: What’s your vision?

Life can be challenging. There are ways to handle situations which make the difficulties seem like less of an issue. How do you manage everyday things that cause drama, sadness, tension and stress?

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Live a Fulfilling Life: Three best ways to improve your health

Preventative medicine experts say that the single most important thing you can do to improve the nation’s health is simple – stay healthy.

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Live a Fulfilling Life: Mind Silence

Some people think that the mind is the brain, but it is not.