M is for Momentum
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The Periodic Table of TOPS: Mo is for Momentum

There are times when things may come to a stop. In order to get them moving again, a catalyst may need to be introduced. This happens with chemical reactions. The element, Molybdenum (Mo) occurs in nature and serves a cofactor of enzymes used in the metabolism of fats and carbohydrates.  In the Periodic Table of TOPS, Mo symbolizes Momentum. Momentum…

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Sc is for Scale
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The Periodic Table of TOPS: Sc is for Scale

In nature, Sc symbolizes scandium, and is used in aluminum bats, golf equipment, bicycle frames and fishing rods. Various forms of this element can be used to help speed up germination of seeds.  For the Periodic Table of TOPS, Sc symbolizes the Scale. I try to connect the natural element with the TOPS element. Referencing items that help with exercise,…

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F is for Food
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The Periodic Table of TOPS: F is for Food

The building blocks of the Periodic Table of TOPS continue to be put in place. The order does not matter, as they are all important. Turning to the original table, F symbolizes Fluorine. I find it remarkable that fluorine compounds have many uses, ranging from steelmaking to dental care.  In the Periodic Table of TOPS, F symbolizes Food, which also…

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the element of Individuality
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The Periodic Table of TOPS: I is for Individuality

I know now not to judge others on how they choose to work their weight-loss plan. My role is to support and learn from them. Losing weight is challenging but not impossible. Understanding how all the elements in The Periodic Table of TOPS need to fall in place should provide comfort for those difficult times. Iodine in chemistry is signified…

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The Periodic Table of TOPS: H is for Health

… And so, let the construction begin. Building something new is challenging, exciting, and scary at the same time. Elements of the original Periodic Table are arranged by seven rows and eighteen columns. Rows depict periods of similar structures, and columns focus on groups or families of elements. Since this is going to be a table of TOPS elements that…

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A SENSE-ble Look at Healthy Living: Tension

I’ve been feeling a little bit nervous and tense lately. I’m really not sure why, and then I realized that this sense-ble look at a healthier lifestyle with eighteen senses was concluding soon. How ironic that the sixteenth sense turns out to be the sense of tension. Now, I’m sure the tension I feel on my belt after this holiday…

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