Browsing All Posts filed under »health«

and sick leave for all

August 28, 2007

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Including me. Sorry all, I will be back when I’m better. In the meanwhile, check out the blogs in the blogroll and/or click on the Oracle in the sidebar to get to a random post on this blog. c u l8r! P.S. I have no idea why this blog went from an average of 400 […]

blogsurfing: light on my feet

August 16, 2007

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I encourage you to check out this compelling weight-loss blog. You have got to respect her attitude, her honesty, and her commitment. With a specific goal, a positive, proactive attitude, tracking tools (like, say, a blog!) and access to health professonals, she is doing everything right to lay the groundwork for lifelong success. And she’s […]

stay hungry. stay foolish

August 2, 2007

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Universities rightly get a lot of crap for handing out honorary degrees to celebrities (Tom Selleck, anyone?) just to ramp up the glam factor of their graduation ceremonies so that the no-name honorary degree-getters will feel inspired to donate millions. But every now and again a celebrity comes up with something that’s pure gold. They’re […]

blogging services for recovery

July 30, 2007

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There are many reasons to blog: keeping in touch with friends, sharing your expertise, publishing your own stories without waiting for the publishing world’s permission, or chronicling your own journey, whether metaphorical or geographical. Those fighting chronic illnesses have many compelling reasons to blog. They can trace their reactions to different treatments, get their feelings […]

diary of a (hard) liver

July 26, 2007

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Here’s an intriguing article from the Times of London, the alcohol diary of a columnist who thought: Oh hey, I’m getting on, maybe I should start cutting down, just in case, you know. Then he found out how much he really had been drinking, day in and day out. Not a pretty picture: I had […]

site-specific stress

July 9, 2007

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Now, this is interesting…but also a bit of a well duh. According to a study released by the Social Issues Research Centre in Oxford, sites that load slowly and are hard to navigate caused classic signs of stress including sweating and an increase in heart rate. Now, theoretically this means you could get your aerobic […]

training heart rate zones

July 4, 2007

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We’ve covered resting heart rates, and you already know that when you work out, your heart rate increases. And you also know that when your heart rate increases too much, you need to slow it down. But what you may not know is, just exactly how hard your heart should be working in order for […]