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When it comes to dating, it's the same whether you are twelve years old going to a pizza place or over fifty and finally meeting the person you discovered online face-to-face for the first time. The nerves are working overtime, you wonder if they will like you, you hope you really do have lots in common with one another. As more and more people use senior dating sites to find true love, it's becoming even more crucial to write an online dating profile that will stand out from all the others. While many people spend only a few minutes filling out the profile, those who put in some extra... more ...
You spend one third of your life sleeping. This time is critical to your overall health. This is because your body does most of its healing and repairing while you are sleeping. Your choice of sleeping positions can drastically affect how easily you fall asleep and how good you feel when you wake up. The following article will discuss the pros and cons of various sleeping positions.       Sleeping on your side   Pros: A popular position for many people is to curl up in the fetal position and sleep on their side. However, some people prefer to sleep on their side with... more ...
Hong Kong's Kowloon Walled City is a tourist park today, but few can truly remember all of the events that occurred within those walls. Kowloon's walled city developed over a few decades in the early 20th century, when it was a place that refugees could turn in the midst of much political upheaval, war, and poverty on the streets. It became a sort of lawless city, where the police forces never entered.     How Was it Built? Construction of the city was done by handymen and carpenters who sometimes learned on the job. No regulations occurred for the buildings; if someone w... more ...
Sometimes it seems that we're constantly hearing about what we should and shouldn't eat. One day we hear that a food cuts our risk of heart problems, the next that it increases the risk of a stroke. It can be hard to know what we should be eating - we all know that on the whole, we need to eat more fruits and vegetables and less sugar and fat but what about other foods? What foods should be in your diet but aren't? Read on to find out.     Walnuts Due to containing high levels of Alpha-Linolenic Acid (a type of Omega 3 fat), walnuts are thought to help boost your mood... more ...
While in the 80's and the 90's it was very hard for retired and older people to meet new people, today it is a completely different picture. Now, also people in their best years have several exciting new options to meet other singles. The most popular and convenient way to make new acquaintances is to register with an online dating site or singles community, that specially caters to people over 50, an exclusive site like 50plus-Club. After joining a dating site, members are asked to create an online profile, which includes posting a nice photo and filling out some questions. Since a g... more ...
If you check the ingredients list of the food you buy, it's likely you'll have heard of palm oil, but yo probably know little about it or the serious environmental damage it is causing to orangutans and their habitat.   About Palm Oil Palm oil is a form of edible vegetable oil made from the fruits of certain palm trees, which are pressed to extract the oil. Demand is soaring and Greenpeace say that by 2050, demand for palm oil will be triple the levels seen in 2000. The substance is commonly used in food (over 70% of palm oil is thought to end up in food), including many commo... more ...
While our personal health may seem to relate mostly to personal choices and everyday activities, it is also greatly affected by our living environment, available clinical care and state health policies. The US spends the most on health care, but this does not translate into better care for everyone. The US still has one of the highest inequalities in health compared to other developed countries.   While the huge increase in obesity rates over the last two decades has grabbed all the news headlines, the overall health of Americans might be turning a corner. America's Health Rankings ... more ...
As the New Year approaches, it's traditional to make resolutions. It's also somewhat of a tradition for many people to break their resolutions early in the year. However, if you are truly sincere in your desire to make a change, we want to encourage you to try your best. If you've been having trouble adhering to your plans in previous years, try these six easy ways to keep your New Year's resolutions.     Set Realistic Goals First, it's important that you set realistic goals for yourself. If it's been years since you've gotten off the couch and done an... more ...
In your fifties or sixties, you will clearly feel a lack of enthusiasm, which can happen for various reasons. For some, it is loneliness; and for others, it could be related to health concerns. However, you need not stop enjoying yourself. For several people, life starts in their fifties; all you need to do is change your outlook towards situations. Here are the top 10 things you should do every day to improve your life:   1. Feel the Nature After years of working and dedicating your time to kids and their well-being, it is time for you to relax now. Go for a morning walk in the park ... more ...
Making a new start? If you want to turn your resolution into reality it is helpful to consider some factors influencing attraction. The advice from relationship experts is to look for friends rather than partners. If you are over 50 it is likely that you have a wealth of experiences and interests. Why not use some of these to guide your search for new friends?     We like familiar faces Psychologists studying attraction have consistently found that we are drawn to people we interact with frequently. The more often interact, the more likely is the development of strong positive f... more ...