Store shelves are drowning is books and magazines dedicated to the care and maintenance of your body. Your abs, your thighs – even your heart – get special attention. But what about your mind?
Why does it seem like the brain, y... Read more
An estimated 18 million adults use herbs in some form, and the sale of these products continues to increase.
Herbal supplements, which come from plants that have medicinal properties, claim to cure, treat, or prevent disease.&n... Read more
We've all seen the flashy cans of energy drinks crowding the shelves at gas stations and grocery stores. From students to sports stars, it seems like everyone has used an energy supplement to up their game at some point. But what exactly puts the... Read more
Friendships seem to be front and center throughout childhood and early adulthood, but once careers get into full swing and families start to grow, female friendships often take a back seat to other priorities. Nurturing good friendships is hugely imp... Read more
When you work out, a few things probably run through your mind: changing your body composition, burning calories, building more muscle and strengthening your cardiovascular system. But did you know that there is one body part that most of us neglect... Read more
I was sorry to see that Shirley Temple passed away as she was 85, but I do remember watching her movies in the 1950's when I was a child. They'd be on TV on Saturday afternoon.
My older half sister was named, Shirlene, after her. My other old... Read more
I thought I would toss this out and see what kind of feedback you Sparkers can give me. I am kind of worried, but maybe this is normal for my age. I am only 41, but I seem to forget everything. Three times in the past week I have done things and h... Read more
When I donate used items such as clothing to Goodwill or other charities,I always post a list of each item as it goes in the collected bags and then tape the list to said bag and the next morning when I set the bags out,I collect the list and keep... Read more
Keep Your Brain SharpStraining your brain to remember someone’s name or where you left your wallet? Forgetting things can be a pesky problem, but it can get serious without the proper attention. Thankfully, a few simple tricks are all it takes... Read more
Celery is often wrongly touted as an example of a negative calorie food. People like to believe low calorie foods like celery take more calories to digest them than they contain so they have no influence on weight. Unfortunately, there is no such thi... Read more
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