1. Having a good attitude is a choice. As such, a person's state of mind is what that individual makes it. An attitude is nothing more than a habit of thought that is acquired, rather than instinctively. In that regard, individuals can determine only what they will think about or how they will act in response to their circumstances or events. In other words, individuals choose their own attitude - good or bad. A positive attitude typically goes hand-in-hand with...
1. LACK OF CERTAINTY. No one knows for sure what causes multiple sclerosis (MS), a chronic disease that affects the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves. What is known for certain is that the immune system of people with MS erodes the myelin sheath that covers and protects certain nerves, which interferes with communication between the brain and specific parts of the body. Unfortunately, no single test for diagnosing MS exists.
1. NOT THE SAME. Some people believe that stretching and warming up are more or less the same. They're not. Warming up is designed to prepare an individual for the demands of the physical activity that follows. As such, a few minutes of engaging in low-intensity whole-body exercise (e.g., jogging in place) can be an appropriate warm-up. Warming up should always precede stretching because stretching cold muscles can result in an injury to the affected musculature.
1. DEFINING MOMENT. Truth be known, happiness defies having a precise definition. What most people agree on with regard to happiness is that it is personal, as well as a great thing. As such, it can be argued that happiness lies in the way an individual lives and looks at the world.
1. THE NUMBERS DON'T LIE. Caffeine is a naturally occurring mild chemical stimulant that exists in a variety of foodstuff, including coffee, tea, chocolate, and cola drinks. Without question, the average individual consumes a copious amount of caffeine annually. Just in the United States, for example, more than a million metric tons of coffee and three billion pounds of chocolate are ingested each year. As such, caffeine in one form or another is America's most popular drug by far.
Wintertime doesn't just mean cold and flu season. There are other health and medical issues that people deal with through all the months of the year.