Archives for April 2014

Skip to the loo

Evidence over the past two decades has weighed in heavily on the pivotal role that a modern, sedentary lifestyle plays in obesity. My solution is to skip to the loo.

One of the reasons people these days are so unfit compared to just a generation or two ago is that we have become quite sedentary.

We spend our work days in front of a screen. We spend our leisure time in front of another screen. And too many channels on TV means more butt time and less foot time. We simply don’t move enough. [Read more…]

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There’s an app for that – top 12 Android tablet apps to make life easier

Yes, life can be hard. But there’s an app for that. In fact, here are twelve Android tablet apps to make your life easier.

There’s no doubt you’ve heard people say “There’s an app for that” – probably often enough to make you roll your eyes when you hear it.

While the saying may be somewhat dated, they’re not wrong. No matter what you happen to be doing, there is likely to be an app that can help you do it better, smarter or faster. [Read more…]

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The definition of happiness

There are so many ways to define happiness. Here are some definitions of happiness to inspire you.

Finding happiness is like finding yourself. You don’t find happiness, you make happiness.

You choose happiness.

Self-actualization is a process of discovering who you are, who you want to be and paving the way to happiness by doing what brings YOU the most meaning and contentment to your life over the long run.

This definition of happiness by David Leonhardt, The Happy Guy [Read more…]

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The ins and outs of life insurance riders

Insurance policies are among the most customizable of financial services, thanks to something called riders. Let’s take a look at some of the most common insurance riders.

As with any major financial decision, before you get life insurance, it’s a good idea to research all your options. While there are probably a gazillion life insurance policies to choose from, each offers different levels of coverage. 

After choosing the package closest to what you want, you can personalize your policy with a rider. [Read more…]

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