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Cold flare ups and pressure in the inner ear

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Health Symptom posted by someone: Does anyone know anything about ear problems? My mom has suffered for a month and was not getting better. She has had cold after cold and the pressure is still in her ear. The doctors have given her antibotics,and there is still no improvement. It is driving her nuts it feels like she’s [...]

Why Tragedy Happens to Good People

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When we see tragedy or bad things happen to good people, it can really shake our beliefs about life. One wonders, what’s the point in it all- if ‘life’s a bitch….then we all die.’ Today I noticed the sad life story of Keenu Reeves being posted and shared in around in Freethinkers Club’s Facebook photo: [...]

Why do I have cough, dry throat and stingy watery eyes?

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A question posed by someone: What’s happening to me? For the past 4-5 days my throat has been really dry and I felt like coughing all the time. And I did cough all the time, like a really bad smoker kind of cough. And my eyes sting and are watery. What is this? Also do [...]

Before you quit the gym, read this

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Last year, I quit the gym after convincing myself that I don’t like the noise level, the sweat smell, sticky machine handles (from the previous sweat soaked hand),  the rap music and cramped classes. And I saw no point of paying for the high gym membership and then forcing myself to go there to workout amidst [...]

Leg soreness and numbness? – Mind Body Connection

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Symptoms: I began a full-time job about two months ago, and since then I have had trouble with my leg. I’m not a diabetic as I know of. The problem is with my left leg in the upper part of my outer thigh ( the part above the knee and below the hips) I stand on my [...]

8 Tricks to Improve Beauty

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Many people develop unhealthy eating and even exercise habits in pursuit of beauty. A lot of money is wasted on make-up, spas and dressing in order to be more beautiful and desirable. Not to mention the money at slimming centers and gyms (okay, I totally agree to exercise in order to be healthy but it [...]

A millionaire who gave up everything to lead a simple life

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In my previous article Work Life Balance Gets More Difficult Once You are on the Top, I’ve written how difficult it gets to achieve that elusive work-life balance the higher you climb the corporate ladder. Today, I want to share about a story that I’ve read in the Woman’s Weekly March 2012 (Malaysian edition). Karl Rabeder [...]

Work Life Balance Gets More Difficult Once You are on the Top

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The “work-life balance” is a very popular buzz word nowadays. As mentioned by Adam Tanner in his article Stricking a Balance (published in The Star on 29 March 2012), it gets harder to accomplish that balance the higher you climb up in the corporate ladder.  The higher you go, the more responsibilities and deliverables you [...]

Of the tired heart and unable to quit smoking

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Happy New Year to all. Before the end of the year, we have started planning our new year resolutions, and updating in the new diary or planner that we have bought. Come new year, it’s time to act on those resolutions. Like the end of every year, many would find that they have not managed [...]