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How to measure blood pressure and what the results mean

It’s important to check your blood pressure after a certain age, even if you don’t have any health problems. Blood pressure can rise silently and make serious damage to your blood vessels and organs. That’s why it’s called the silent killer. To be in control of hypertension you need to know how to measure blood pressure correctly and what those numbers mean.

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How to handle stressful situations in eight steps

Often it seems that we are overwhelmed by all the different requirements put in front of us. All the bills we have to pay, at work and at home there is always one more problem to solve. It seems that there is no rest in our modern lives. But the key to our mental sanity is in our hands. Getting to know stress and taking charge of stressful situations it is the first step to a happier life. Read what you can do to get stress under control in your life.

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Reducing digital overload in my life

In our article about how to incorporate a walking fitness plan in your life I mentioned that my family reintroduced small family walks after work. With these walks we got a couple more steps in our day but more importantly we got some time to our selves away from the relentless calling of the internet, all the gadgets and digital media. This got me thinking on the influence modern technology is having on us.

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