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5 Restful Ways to Fall Asleep Fast

5 Restful Ways to Fall Asleep Fast

Published 01 September, 2009 | Sleep Problems

We all know that caffeine and nicotine stimulate and should be avoided for at least three hours before bedtime, but there are other kinds of stimulants just as hazardous to a good night's kip.

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Public Speaking Techniques Tested at the Front Line

Public Speaking Techniques Tested at the Front Line

Published 31 August, 2009 | Communication Skills

A great speech should feel like you and the audience are discovering things together. As if you are making connections there and then from a solid base of knowledge. It needs to feel spontaneous, not like a pre-recorded playback.

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Stop Migraine Headaches

Stop Migraine Headaches

Published 09 August, 2009 | Pain Relief

What was happening to me? One moment I was feeling fine among high school classmates gathered around the piano as another boy played; the next, I was nauseous, seeing flashing lights, and feeling like a number twelve boot had been solidly placed, at great speed, into the side of my head.

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5 Pain Management Guidelines

5 Pain Management Guidelines

Published 04 August, 2009 | Pain Relief

The taxi driver loved to talk. On dropping me outside my hotel in Glasgow, he graciously opened the door for me. One second, comfort; the next, the sort of all-encompassing pain that, in my opinion, should not directly follow an exchange of cash. He'd slammed my hand in his door.

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How to Stop Biting Your Nails without Painting Them with Poison

How to Stop Biting Your Nails without Painting Them with Poison

Published 04 August, 2009 | Bad Habits

Uncontrolled nail biting - that horrible soreness and knowing it looks pretty awful - can be exasperating, but there are things you can do. First off, become aware of what triggers the nail biting. Is it boredom, stress, tiredness, anger, loneliness, hunger?

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