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The two-minute plan for feeling better

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(Via Very Short List Twenty years ago, University of Texas psychologist James Pennebaker concluded that students who wrote about their most meaningful personal experiences for 15 minutes a day several days in a row felt better, had healthier blood work, and got higher grades in school. But a new study from the University of Missouri shows that a few minutes of writing will also suffice. Researchers asked 49 college students to take two minutes on two consecutive days and write about something they found to be emotionally significant. The participants…read more


Eco cleaning products in your cupboard

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[Via Popgadget: Personal Tech for Women] If you’ve been gradually going green in your house, buying eco-friendly products as they become more available in supermarkets, you might not be aware that there are common household products you probably already have in your kitchen that can do most cleaning jobs: baking soda, salt, lemons, Castile soap, and white distilled vinegar (was there ever a product more versatile than baking soda?). Read more at Revolution Health.