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  1. iebo

    What's good for sore muscles?

    I've spent the last 3 days moving. It was a very physical task and my body is really sore. What are some good remedies you know about for sore muscles?
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    in a funk

    I've been feeling kind of down lately. Maybe its the heat, maybe its too much working, maybe its the monotony of my existence. Whatever it is I can't seem to shake this funk I've been in for a while. I'm trying to take some time off and play some games, but I'm not really enjoying them. I'm...
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    do you ever have days where you just can't be bothered

    Do you ever have days when you just can't be bothered to do the things that you should be doing? I've been spending all day watching movies. I can't really be bothered to work. How do you get over being in a funk, and not wanting to do what needs to be done?
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    Do we use entertainment to avoid difficult situations?

    I know that sometimes when I am facing a difficult situation, instead of facing it head on and working through it I might turn to watching some television or playing a game. I do this so I can avoid the problem altogether, and I don't think its a very helpful habit. Oftentimes when we avoid our...
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    Working too much leads to burnout

    Too many people work so much that they end up feeling jaded and burnt out. Especially when it seems all those hours of work aren't changing their circumstances, or they're only working that much for fear of losing their job if they don't. Burning out can lead to depression, a sense of...
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    48 percent of Americans fear another Great Depression

    According to a CNN poll, 48 percent of Americans now fear another Great Depression, the kind experienced in the 1930s. Living in constant anxiety over your finances or your job security is a huge health risk, both mentally and physically. People feel shame when they can't pay their bills, or...
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    Do you read labels?

    So I was at the grocery store today, and I picked up some juice, and looked at the label. It said it had Rebiana in it. I don't know what that is, do you? It reminded me of how important it is to read the labels on the foods we buy.
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    Nature is healing

    I always find that if I am distressed about something, I can go for a walk or a bike ride down the nature trails and I feel better. I believe that being out in nature is healing to the body, mind, and soul, because it's where we are supposed to be. We are not supposed to be cramped up in our...
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    I need to get rid of lots of stuff

    I believe that living in a cluttered environment can really affect a person's well-being, as it can lead to disorganization and self-image problems. Over the years I have collected a lot of things I don't need or even want, often as a result of others pushing them on to me. I used to have a...
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    How do I get over my family's influence?

    For the first twenty years of my life I lived in a pretty dysfunctional environment. My dad was a workaholic and my mom is clinically crazy. My parents were basically together because neither of them had any self-esteem or value. Whether you favor nature or nurture, I got pretty screwed up. I've...