Book Friday: Predictably Irrational

Predictably Irrational is a scientific but imminently readable and decidedly insightful look into why we do what we do every day…and why, even though we ‘know better,’ we may never change.

From: Getting Older Stinks

Clear your mind

When you need to clear your mind, there’s nothing like getting a breath of fresh air — literally!

Take a brisk walk or jog outside — maybe some music, no cell phone, just you. You don’t have to get off the beaten path. Even a circuit around your neighborhood will work. Tune out what’s going on around you (but still watch out for traffic!) and concentrate on the rhythm of your strides.

From: theknot.com

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Increase awareness of posture and ergonomics

Being aware of posture and ergonomics at work, at home, and at play is a vital step towards instilling good posture and ergonomic techniques.

This includes making conscious connections between episodes of back pain and specific situations where poor posture or ergonomics may be the root cause of the pain.

From: spine-health.com

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Proper massage

When you give a massage keep in mind to massage muscle – not skin, bone or organs, work large muscle groups, and use firm, even pressure, not hard, deep pressure.

From: sosuave.com

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Working a cocktail party

Never hold a glass in your right hand at a cocktail party. If your right hand is occupied, you won’t be ready to shake hands with people you meet.

From: bNet

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Book Friday: Geek Dad

Geek Dad: Awesomely Geeky Projects and Activities for Dads and Kids to Share’ is brimming with endlessly fun and futuristic tidbits on everything from gaming to gadgets, GeekDad helps every tech-savvy father unleash his inner kid-and bond with the next generation of brainiacs.

From: Getting Older Stinks

Key to compliments

The key to giving compliments is sincerity.

There is something about a fake compliment that is easy to spot, and is embarrassing for both giver and receiver.

From: videojug.com.com

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Posture and jogging

When jogging, keep your body as straight as possible.

Do not over arch your back nor stick your butt out because you may have back and hip pain. Stretch your body to your full height while you jog because this will help you keep a good jogging posture.

From: beginnerjoggingtips.com

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Your dampened immune system

Without adequate sleep, the immune system becomes weak, making you more vulnerable to colds, flu, and other infections and diseases. And if you get sick, it takes you longer to recover.

From: helpguide.org

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