Discover How Volunteers Make Recovery Fun at The Burke Rehabilitation Hospital

The Burke Rehabilitation Hospital – Where Getting Better Gets Even Better

, August 13, 2019

Human beings are composite creatures made up of much more than atoms and molecules configured into a particular shape. The staff at Burke know that recovery is about a lot more than making patients' bodies work better. Their success lies in large part in addressing the emotional, psychological, and spiritual aspects of patients' recovery.

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Self-Expression for Psychological Health

One More Reason Why Bandanas Are Good for You

, July 23, 2019

In our modern Western society, we are inundated with media messages and bombarded with images about how we should act, look, and think. As a result, many people are seduced into a kind of faux self-expression. They think that self-expression simply consists in going against the grain – flouting societal norms in the most outlandish or subtle way possible. Although that can be self-expression, it usually isn't true self-expression.

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The Not-So-Secret Ingredient of Our Success

Why Customers Keep Coming Back to Wholesale For Everyone

, July 17, 2019

Wholesale For Everyone is an online store where you do not need coupons and special deals and promo codes and the like. You don't need all that when you can get significant, daily, round-the-clock discounts on all items all the time – along with free shipping (with exclusive membership). Above all, we value our customers. That's why we always strive to provide superior customer service and to give back by supporting worthy causes when we can

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The 3 Keys to Effective Weight Loss and Increased Muscle Mass

Discover the 3 Essential Ingredients for Losing Fat and Gaining Muscle

, July 10, 2019

Now, metabolic rate isn't the whole story for weight loss and is determined in part by factors out of your control, such as age, sex, genetics, and body size. In addition to exercising and working out, you also need to do the small, easy things that will up your metabolic rate. Even small steps and seemingly insignificant adjustment can have a cumulative metabolic effect to result in weight loss and health benefits over time.

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Refusing to Throw a Life Away – Hope for Shelter Dogs

Getting Dogs Back on the Adoption List with Baby Steps

, July 03, 2019

A few weeks ago, we told you about Ashley Gibson and the great work she does with McKamey Animal Center in our blog post titled "Hope and Bandanas for Shelter Dogs at McKamey." Today, we've got an update for you. But, first, to set the stage, here's a little from that previous post . . .

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One Easy Way to Make More Money with Greater Passive Interest Income

Make Money the Easy Way with Passive Income From Higher Savings Interest

, June 26, 2019

One huge obstacle to making any real effort at saving is the typical low interest rates banks and credit unions and other financial institutions offer on savings accounts. There's just not much incentive to save. My bank, for example, has an APY (or annual percentage yield) of just slightly more than half a percent, 0.55%. Half a percent is pitiful enough, but it gets much worse . .

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Read the Remarkable Story of Young Lives Restored at Sozo Missions

Sozo Missions – Providing Hope and Love for At-Risk Teens

, June 20, 2019

Former gang member Dwayne Parker is the founder and director of the inner-city outreach Sozo Missions. His goal is to help kids coming out of juvenile prison and foster care, as well as to give the needed guidance to others to keep them from going down that road. Dwayne and his staff and volunteers work primarily with elementary and middle-school kids, providing love and meals to the kids. His staff spend one-on-one time with kids and provide ongoing support, visiting them in their homes and even attending their graduations.

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The 2 Essential Steps for Better Health and Longer Life

2 Simple Things You Can Do to Be Healthier and Live Longer

, June 13, 2019

Once again your mother was right . . . when she told you not to put bad stuff into your body. You know, things like cigarette smoke, drugs, too much alcohol, and junk food – which you probably did anyway when you were young, but try to avoid now that you're older and wiser. Why would you want to keep consuming substances that are toxic, capable of inducing adverse reactions ranging from headaches to ADD to even seizures? You likely wouldn't if you knew what they were and how bad for you they really are.

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The Original American Sport – Monmouth Furnace Vintage Base Ball

Old-School Base Ball From New Jersey

, June 08, 2019

Vintage base ball players do it mostly for a love of the sport in its purer, closer-to-original form. And also because it's loads of fun. But a lot of the men (and women, of course) who get involved in these re-enactments are also keen history buffs who simply want to bring a little of our past into the present and be involved in it, much Civil War re-enacters.

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The Chisholm Trail and Abilene, Kansas – Keeping Our Past Alive

One Woman's Efforts to Make the Past Present - Bringing the Chisholm Trail Back to Abilene, Kansas

, June 03, 2019

Now, thanks to people like Deb Sanders – owner/operator (along with her husband) of the Windmill Inn – we're being reminded of and learning a lot more about the role this state played in a romantic part of our past and in providing steaks and roasts to all those hungry folks back East. From her involvement with Abilene's Convention & Visitors Bureau, Deb realized that the Chisholm Trail, with all its fascinating local history, could be and should be another big tourist draw.

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