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Obesity linked to ‘worse memory’

People who are obese have a worse memory than their thinner friends, a small study shows. Tests on 50 people showed being overweight was linked to worse “episodic memory” or the ability to remember past experiences. The study in the Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology argues that a less vivid memory of recent meals may lead to overeating. However, other ...

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LifeSense with Terry Mante – Forgive yourself  

Everbody makes mistakes. Without mistakes, we would not be called humans. We would be regarded as angels. Mistakes have the power to trap us and to stagnate our progress. They also can make us retrogress. They can also make us lose our sense of confidence and respect. Regardless of the negative effects of mistakes, it is practically impossible to live ...

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‘Elevator’ guide to dressing like a gentleman

There’s no shortage of advice when it comes to men’s fashion. And there’s obviously no real consensus. You’ve got Mark Zuckerberg showing off his closet that enables him to “focus on more important decisions” in life. And on the other end of the spectrum, you’ve got people creating charts to help color-coordinate suits with every conceivable color and style of shoes. ...

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Short men make better boyfriends and husbands

Last year, Ann Friedman called on women everywhere to overthrow “the last acceptable dating prejudice” and give short men a chance. At 6’2”, she can’t restrict her dating pool to taller men, and she’s discovered that short men aren’t—shockingly—that bad: In fact, she writes, if a man is willing to go out with a taller woman, there’s a good chance he’s also ...

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The 50 things you need to do for a relationship to last

Burn your blueprint. Rid yourself of whatever fantasies you harbor about the bliss of coupled life. They’re not helping. There is no script, so don’t be disappointed when your fairytale gets hijacked. Forgive. Didn’t Jesus say something about forgiving someone not just seven times but seventy times seven? That would be 490 times….which should last you through your first 6 ...

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Don’t compete for recognition – LifeSense with Terry Mante

In my high school days at St. Peter’s in the Eastern Region of Ghana, one of the things we cherished as students was the headmaster’s ‘golden’ handshake. This was a public acknowledgement of those who excelled in the preceding academic term. At the beginning of every term, the headmaster would conduct a grand assembly of all students and give a speech ...

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Parents: 12 reasons you should spend time with your kids

Dear 21st Century parent, you are busy working hard for your child/children, but remember being a parent is more than paying bills and taking care of material needs. In fact, the greatest responsibility of a parent is to give time. This is why: 1. Time equals love. You cannot say you love someone yet don’t make time for them. 2. ...

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Why modern relationships are falling apart so easily today

Why are relationships so hard today? Why do we fail at love every time, despite trying so hard? Why have humans suddenly become so inept at making relationships last? Have we forgotten how to love? Or worse, forgotten what love is? We’re not prepared. We’re not prepared for the sacrifices, for the compromises, for the unconditional love. We’re not ready ...

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Vlisco unveils latest collection ‘Woven Wisdom’

Vlisco’s has unveiled their latest collection for the first season of the year, 2016 called the ‘WOVEN WISDOM’. Vlisco’s designers found inspiration for this collection in the rich, multi-layered world of textiles, zooming in to capture all the intricate details whilst getting up close and personal with techniques like knitting and weaving, to create these exceptional designs.  They have carefully examined ...

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Breastfeeding could save global economy $300 billion – Survey

Breastfeeding more babies for longer could save the global economy some $300 billion in a single year, simply by yielding smarter and higher-earning offspring, researchers said Friday. It would also prevent more than 800,000 child deaths, and about 20,000 breast cancer deaths every year. “Breastfeeding saves lives and money in all countries, rich and poor alike,” said Cesar Victora from ...

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