Archive for December 2011


Worth the Wait

December 28th, 2011 — 6:53am

In a fast-paced society such as ours, people don’t like to wait. In fact, waiting in lines and sitting in traffic cause people stress on a daily basis. But the marketing staff at the Cooper Fitness Center found a way to defy human nature and make the idea of waiting actually seem appealing. Continue reading »

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Creative Thinking

December 21st, 2011 — 6:06am

In these days of downsizing, organizations are seeking value for their dollar when it comes to employee-development activities. With this in mind, Cooper Fitness Center devised a way to save corporations money while turning a profit for itself. Through its Teamwork program, Cooper provided a cost-effective program for club members, corporations and nonprofit organizations that promotes teambuilding, group interaction and physical agility. Continue reading »

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Fruits, Vegetables and Colorectal Cancer What’s the Connection. Part 2

December 14th, 2011 — 12:48pm

Complicating factors the ACS listed include:

  • The complexity of the diet in terms of biochemical components.
  • There are more than 100 types of cancers with a variety of possible causes.
  • It is difficult to do controlled studies on human populations Continue reading »

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Fruits, Vegetables and Colorectal Cancer What’s the Connection. Part 1

December 14th, 2011 — 12:39pm

Scientists estimate that about one-third of the more than 500,000 cancer deaths that occur in the United States each year may be attributable to dietary factors. It is often suggested, therefore, that individuals can reduce their risk of getting cancer by increasing or decreasing their consumption of certain foods. Continue reading »

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Reclaiming The Sacred In Childhood Spiritual Parenting, Part 2

December 9th, 2011 — 6:14am

The answer to this question, in part, has to do with our own lives. If we rarely take time to nurture our own spirits, than it is unlikely that we’ll be able to pass this skill on to our children. Many parents neglect the spiritual practices that they had developed once the hectic pace of raising a family kicks in. The objective should be to continue and not abandon the inner work that we did on ourselves before we had children. If anything, our inner focus should be increased. Children are incredibly intuitive beings and will absorb our tensions whether we recognize it or not. Continue reading »

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Massage A Hands-On Approach to Feeling Good. Part 2

December 2nd, 2011 — 10:16am

Choosing the Right Therapy and Therapist
With all of the choices available, how can you tell which method is right for you? Fortunately, you don’t have to become an expert on the topic of massage to get the right therapy for your specific problem.

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Massage A Hands-On Approach to Feeling Good. Part 1

December 2nd, 2011 — 10:07am

Nothing can compare to the human touch when it comes to pain relief and stress reduction. No longer considered a luxury for the elite, massage therapies and bodywork have become powerful tools for physical rehabilitation and have proven beneficial in the treatment of many conditions such as arthritis, bursitis and back pain. Continue reading »

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Reclaiming The Sacred In Childhood Spiritual Parenting, Part 1

December 2nd, 2011 — 3:10am

Imagine a culture that valued a child’s inner life as much as their outer accomplishments. Imagine rewarding our children with trophies, first place ribbons, and end of season picnics for simply acquiring greater self awareness. This may sound ridiculous to you, but think about it for a minute. Do we encourage our children to develop their inner world? Do we praise them for their creativity or ability to simply “be present” with another without structure or electronic interference? Achievements in the sports and academic areas are certainly valuable, but let’s make sure that our kids are also developing the fine art of being fully present with themselves and others. Continue reading »

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