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Keeping a Sharp View: 6 Ways to Protect Your Eyesight
While we generally regard modern technology as a good thing that has advanced our civilization, it does its fair share of damage. Our eyes, in particular, are being stressed almost constantly with the prevalence of...
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How To Recognize and Break an Amazon Addiction
Does Amazon shopping consume a significant portion of your week? Do you hide unnecessary Amazon purchases from your family members? Are you spending more than you can afford in Amazon purchases? Chances are you have an Amazon...
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Hand-Holding Benefits: 6 Reasons to Hold Hands With Someone Today
People need love and validation. Hand-holding benefits us in that it satisfies this basic need. On top of that, our hands communicate accurate and unambiguous information with others through touch, owing to their extensive sensory...
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The Spiritual Benefits of Physical Labor
Spirituality may mean many things to many people, but generally, one who is on a spiritual path is seeking a more noble or meaningful existence; wishing to be a better person and have a closer...
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Fates Reversed Instantly When Kindness Prevails
Sometimes, one may suddenly and unexpectedly recover from a serious illness, and we think of it as a chance occurrence; but in traditional Chinese culture, nothing happens “by chance” — there is always a reason...
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Reflection, Gratitude, and a Happy New Year
Welcome to Tea with Erping. Confucius once said, “By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.” ...
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Opium Poppy: The Flower That Revolutionized Medicine, But Fueled the Opioid Epidemic
Recognizable by their delicate, vivid blossoms, poppies are a flowering plant of the Papaveraceae subfamily. Poppies grow all over the world, from the freezing tundra to scorching hot deserts. They can be found in fields,...
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Walking for Wellness: How You Can Benefit From Regular Walks
Besides being the most straightforward and least expensive form of travel, walking serves as one of the most effective types of exercise to improve and preserve one's fitness. Walking is often referred to as "a...
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Aloe Vera: One of Nature’s Most Potent Healing Plants
Aloe vera is a well-known and heavily-studied succulent plant. For centuries, it has been known as  a "wonder plant,'' and applied medicinally for a wide range of conditions, ranging from obesity to burns to dermatitis,...