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A SENSE-ble Look at Healthy Living: Smell

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“Memories, imagination, old sentiments, and associations are more readily reached through the sense of smell than through any other channel.” — Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. The science is very direct behind why this fourth sense is so powerful, bringing forth … Continue reading

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A SENSE-ble Look at Healthy Living: Taste

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The third sense we can use for a sensible look at healthy living is taste. I’ve been looking forward to sharing this sense with you, since it’s something I believe you can sink your teeth into. Discussing the sense of … Continue reading

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A SENSE-ble Look at Healthy Living: Proprioception

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Before we go any further, I need to remind you that even though I’m sharing my personal investigation of eighteen human senses, please use your common sense. I’m not offering medical advice but just attempting to use topics to think … Continue reading

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A SENSE-ble Look at Healthy Living: Sight

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To do something sensibly means taking a rational and practical approach to a situation. Making this move requires information. However, where can you get the facts you need to be sensible? The answer lies in our senses. When asked how … Continue reading

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Deadlines

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No matter what we do in life, we are all faced with some type of deadline. April has a famous deadline. If you don’t file your income taxes, you’ll be subject to a major hassle. Other deadlines such as projects … Continue reading

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Are You Committed to Commitment?

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Do you consider yourself a person that gives it your all? Are you fully devoted when performing a task or taking on a challenge? Are you ready for any situation life throws at you? Are you willing to put in … Continue reading

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The Measure of Success

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How do you measure your success? Management consultant Peter Drucker once said, “You can’t manage what you can’t measure.” Some aspects of success are easy to manage and measure. Wealth, a good job, and social status are some that quickly … Continue reading

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