Save money on health products and suck on a tree instead

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Health-related advertising by sports stars, all with an unquenchable thirst for more money and an unquenchable lack of knowledge about the products, is at a peak.

This is what washed-up cricketers, swimmers and footballers advertise on TV, radio and in newspapers:

Krill everything

Super krill oil, red krill oil, osteo krill oil, wild krill…

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Two ways to deal with a whole-life crisis

My feeling is that it’s a whole-life crisis, although midlife is ripe for it.

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Joe Bageant: A heck of a redneck writer

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There are writers and there are writers and then there’s Joe Bageant.

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Why we need a new attitude to cancer

All cells have finite life spans—they grow, live and die

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Why it’s time to get philosophical about menopause

 |  by  |  Health, Sage

Menopause has somehow come to be seen by doctors and their female patients as a “disorder”. Menopause, however, is a normal life condition.

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Dealing with dying

 |  by  |  Health, Sage

Death is not the end of the relationship.

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Influencers without influence

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But I’m not sure what an ‘influencer,’ actually does.

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How Meditation is Changing My Brain

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Twenty-two years ago I began experiencing suicidal thoughts.

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Is there such a thing as self-help?

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My experience with self-help books began nearly 20 years ago.

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How you can fool your brain into real change

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I can trick my brain and be a charismatic, talented, witty and stylish person.

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The Alchemy of Gratitude

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I felt warmed, grateful and much, much calmer.

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Unwind your life

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Unwinding helps you move gracefully towards how life can be.

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Sage advice

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Discovering you’re the Sage archetype appears pretty straight forward, right?

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rabbit in headlights

Bored to enlightenment (revisited)

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A year ago I wrote about boredom and how it could lead to wisdom.

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Ten signs your face is collapsing

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This circus also features a midlife sideshow that is less popular with the crowd.

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Neurotica: How to handle a million sociopaths on your doorstep

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In my newspaper last week was an excerpt from a book by a female sociopath. It was disturbing on multiple levels, especially the introductory bit that said, “Read on. You could be a sociopath too.”

Here’s a summary:

• She’s smart, beautifully dressed, charming and super manipulative.
• She’s a subtle flatterer who knows how…

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Live the life you want to read

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Authors often advise budding writers to write the book they’d want to read themselves.

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The A to Zen: The Dalia Lama’s inspiring list

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Judge your success by what you had to give up to get it.

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The Airport Guru’s going to San Francisco

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You may have noticed our obsession with airports.

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An inconspicuous sage: How Vernon Howard can help you find who you’re not

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Vernon Howard’s teaching says there is a way out of confusion.

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