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Thoughts on Lamar Odom and "Herbal Viagra"

Posted by David Guinther on

Basketball is my favorite sport. I like all levels of basketball: college, professional, Olympic, even high school. Here in New York City, high school basketball is big, and as a result, we praise any high school kid who is really good at the sport and follow their career. One such player is Lamar Odom, who was a high school phenomenon at Christ the King high school in Queens, New York during the late ‘90s. He went on to have respectable a 10-year career on the NBA, although he may be better known to the masses as Khloe Kardashian’s ex-husband. Three...

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Healthy Aging: Exercise Matters Greatly!

Posted by David Guinther on

Dr. Geo wants to share his perspective on the unarguable benefits of exercise and general fitness with this excerpt from his upcoming book: We are simply not made to sit for long periods. We are built to move. Humans need to exercise, plain and simple. It does not matter what exercise you choose as long as you do something. However, the key is to get out of your comfort zone and challenge yourself. You may already be familiar with many of the common benefits of regular exercise—lower stress, weight loss, better sleep, and a plenty of other advantages. However, in...

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Smoking is Not Logical, So Quit Today

Posted by David Guinther on

If you have not heard the news, Leonard Nimoy died a few days ago (27 Feb 2015) in his home at the age of 83. He was best known for his portrayal of Mr. Spock in the Star Trek TV series and related films. According to his wife, Susan Bay Nimoy, his death was caused by end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Nimoy’s condition consisted of blockages in his lungs (hence, “obstructive pulmonary”) that he himself attributed to a smoking habit. In healthy lungs, oxygen-rich air flows through the lungs’ bronchial tubes into thousands of tiny tubes called bronchioles; it continues...

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Your Resolution Solution for the New Year

Posted by David Guinther on

It is easy to be cynical about New Year’s resolutions, but in our experience few if any great accomplishments or people have cynicism as a characteristic. Mr. Happy men have no interest in being cynical.Studies have shown that only one in five people actually achieve their resolutions to diet or improve their relationships (Norcross & Vangarelli, 1988). But achieving a resolution is not as unlikely as it seems. It does not take a special kind of person to make a resolution a reality, but it does take a special kind of mindset. What makes this mindset unique is that it’s...

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Tips on Stress Reduction

Posted by David Guinther on

Stress Reduction is one of the keys to a leading a Mr. Happy life. For your consideration, here are 7 simple suggestions to simply mull over: Give up all hope for a better past. Regrets and grudges are a waste of your here and now. As is worrying about an uncertain future. It is how you take advantage of and use your here and now that will determine your future. Act accordingly. Apparently not everyone is in your hurry. Yes, I’m talking to you. Traffic is traffic, and it is not our job to teach the world how to drive. And that is...

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