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What are you doing now that’s Good for You - Good for Your Own Well-Being? We provide news and information from a wide variety of sources that's Good for You To Know About to take charge of your well-being. Our newsroom categories include: Health & Healing, Financial & Workplace Well-Being, Home & Family, Lifestyle & Relationships, Celebrity Healthstyles/Celebrity Causes, Environmental Well-Being, and stories about people making a positive difference in their own lives, as well as contributing to the well-being of others. Our Good for You Messages give you the opportunity to share something good, express thanks & gratitude, inspire & motivate or congratulate someone for a job well done. Check them out here: http://www.goodforyounetwork.com/messages Our mission: To make a positive difference in people’s lives by engaging and empowering them to Be the CEO of Your Own Well-Being - taking charge of their Health, Healing, Happiness, Prosperity & Peace of Mind - as well as contribute to the well-being of others.

08/08/2019

"Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you're going to live your life." -Joel Osteen

08/08/2019
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"People are 'zombieing out' with the TV, with their phones, with the computer and they may eat an entire meal and they're not even tasting it."

Molly Kimball, registered dietitian, goes on to say:

"I think that mindless eating is 'zoning out' and a huge factor for over-eating, because we don't have that emotional, psychological satisfaction from the food we eat."

Has this happened to you?

http://ow.ly/GQug50vh80W

08/07/2019

"Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that's real power." -Clint Eastwood

"He was having some trouble dealing with what happened. I explained to him that we could not live in fear & that people ...
08/07/2019
An 11-year-old started the 'El Paso Challenge' to help his community heal

"He was having some trouble dealing with what happened. I explained to him that we could not live in fear & that people in our community are caring & loving. I told him to try & think of something he could do to make El Paso a little better." Ruben's mom http://ow.ly/jWbw50vpEEE

Sixth-grader Ruben Martinez wants to hold up posters, pass out flyers and promote a challenge on Facebook he thinks will help his Texas community begin to heal from a devastating shooting that claimed the lives of 22 people and injured 24 others.

08/06/2019

“The longer you wait for your future, the shorter it will be.” —​Loesje

08/06/2019
Parents of a 2012 Aurora, Colorado, shooting victim travel the country to help others impacted by mass shootings

"I know you don't wanna get outta bed right now, but you're gonna live through this in spite of it. Just know that it's gonna take you a long time." Sandy Phillips & her husband Lonnie provide advice, caring and compassion to grieving family members
http://ow.ly/Inz350vovK3

Sandy and Lonnie Phillips have gone to the site of nearly every mass shooting since their daughter's death to support people affected by the tragedies, drawing from their own personal experiences

08/05/2019

“A wise man changes his mind but a fool never will.” —Spanish proverb

08/04/2019
Sherry Lansing, on life in Hollywood, and life since Hollywood

"If you take risks, you're going to be wrong as much as you're right. And that is the pain of life and the joy of life." Sherry Lansing, who started out as an actress & went on to become President of 20 Century Fox
http://ow.ly/ltIE50uXEJu

The producer, the first woman to head a major film studio, became a role model in a male-dominated industry, before – at the top of her game – boldly leaving the business altogether

08/04/2019

“You’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think” —A.A. Milne

“As we walked in today, a little boy told us that he’s ‘demo day-ing’ his cancer treatment & that’s pretty much the best...
08/03/2019
Chip and Joanna Gaines Present $1.5 Million Donation and Build a Custom Playhouse for St. Jude Children's Hospital

“As we walked in today, a little boy told us that he’s ‘demo day-ing’ his cancer treatment & that’s pretty much the best thing I’ve ever heard. In our world, demo day marks the end of one chapter & the beginning of a newer, more exciting one." Chip Gaines http://ow.ly/5LCQ50uQTqy

The Fixer Upper alums teamed up with Target to create a one-of-a-kind outdoor play space for the children and their families

08/03/2019

“To know the world, you must first know yourself. To change the world, you must first change yourself”— Unknown

08/03/2019
TV Watching May Be Most Unhealthy Type of Sitting: Study

"The last thing you should do after a big meal is sit down & watch TV for hours. Go out for a 10- to 20-minute walk & then sit down." Keith Diaz, lead researcher

Dr. Gregg Fonarow, adds: "These findings reinforce the advice to 'move more and sit less.'" http://ow.ly/Uhya50uRUkI

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08/02/2019

“You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step” —Dr. Martin Luther King JR

“There are so many people out there that are lonely, newly divorced, maybe widowed. Everybody wants somebody to love and...
08/02/2019
Facebook Connected Her to a Tattooed Soldier in Iraq. Or So She Thought.

“There are so many people out there that are lonely, newly divorced, maybe widowed. Everybody wants somebody to love and to listen to them and hear them and these scammers know the right words to say.” Kathy Waters, head of Advocating Against Romance Scams http://ow.ly/GbK850vgZp1

Renee Holland sent her Facebook friend thousands of dollars. She became entwined in a global fraud that the social network and the United States military appear helpless to stop.

08/01/2019

“You must do the thing you think you cannot do” —Eleanor Roosevelt.

Amber Rollins suggests making it a habit "to put something you need on the floor in front of the car seat. If I got into...
07/31/2019
How a memory lapse can cause you to leave a child in a car; child safety advocates explain

Amber Rollins suggests making it a habit "to put something you need on the floor in front of the car seat. If I got into work and didn’t have my laptop, I’d turn right back around and go back to the car because I can’t do my job without it.”
http://ow.ly/M2JR50vh0ea

“Education and awareness (alone) are not going to stop this problem, because nobody believes this can happen to them.”

07/31/2019

“Light tomorrow with today.” —Elizabeth Barrett Browning

“Given today’s emphasis on looks & wealth, it may surprise you that kindness is a top desirable trait across the world. ...
07/31/2019
A study of 68,000 people has determined what women really look for in a partner, and it's not money or a muscular body

“Given today’s emphasis on looks & wealth, it may surprise you that kindness is a top desirable trait across the world. But kindness is key to the human capacity for forming the long-term social bonds so essential to our evolution." Virginia J. Vitzthum http://ow.ly/IUQl50vd7GC

"Kindness" was the most important trait, with nearly 90% of women thinking it was a top priority, followed by "supportiveness" and "intelligence."

07/30/2019

“Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.” —Maya Angelou

Melissa Malamut writes in the NY Post: "But some patients insist that they had no open wounds — and the CDC notes that a...
07/29/2019
Flesh-eating bacteria: How to avoid summer’s scariest health threat

Melissa Malamut writes in the NY Post: "But some patients insist that they had no open wounds — and the CDC notes that a cut might not even be necessary, as necrotizing fasciitis cases have been reported after blunt trauma that did not break the skin." http://ow.ly/bXO550vbGhM

It’s summer’s scariest health threat. But how worried should you be about necrotizing fasciitis, better known as “flesh-eating disease”? Although US officials haven’t issued any warnings this…

07/29/2019

“Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow’s reality.” —Malala Yousafzai

"Stress is harmful and vitamin or mineral deficiencies can also reduce sperm quality. My advice to men who contact me is...
07/29/2019
Young men who eat junk food may be lowering their sperm counts

"Stress is harmful and vitamin or mineral deficiencies can also reduce sperm quality. My advice to men who contact me is that a well balanced diet which includes dairy and fresh vegetables combined with adequate sleep and exercise may improve sexual health." Charles Lindemann, Oakland University, Michigan http://ow.ly/hs0u50vd7ty

A diet of burgers, fries, pizza and high energy drinks is linked to lower sperm counts in young men, new research suggests.

07/28/2019

“The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.” —Bertrand Russell

“Down time has become synonymous with technology...what I’m advocating for is a different kind of scheduling. Schedule b...
07/28/2019
For Kids, Free Time Equals Screen Time—So Parents Fight Back

“Down time has become synonymous with technology...what I’m advocating for is a different kind of scheduling. Schedule boredom but give kids ideas for what they can do with their boredom.” Elyssa Ackerman, New York Clinical Social Worker http://ow.ly/MVV950vampq

To get kids off screens, experts are advising parents to structure their kids’ time, marking a retreat from past advice that children be given unfettered downtime.

07/27/2019

“It is always the simple that produces the marvelous.” —Amelia Barr

07/26/2019

“Keep your face always toward the sunshine—and shadows will fall behind you.” —Walt Whitman

“I did not like the concept of spying on my employees, but I wanted to show employees how they’re spending their day.” S...
07/26/2019
Three Hours of Work a Day? You’re Not Fooling Anyone.

“I did not like the concept of spying on my employees, but I wanted to show employees how they’re spending their day.” Sagar Gupta, executive VP of Biorev in Dallas. How do you feel about working for a company that uses software to track your productivity? http://ow.ly/8UQg50v8eEF

Employers are arming themselves with new, more aggressive technology to measure how workers spend their time.

07/25/2019

“Things Work Out Best For Those Who Make The Best Of How Things Work Out.” John Wooden

"It's hard to believe that 47 years after we passed the Clean Water Act that we are still concerned with poop in the wat...
07/25/2019
There's 'poop in the water' at America's dirtiest beaches. Is yours on the list?

"It's hard to believe that 47 years after we passed the Clean Water Act that we are still concerned with poop in the water when people want to go swimming.” John Rumpler, clean water program director for the Environmental Research and Policy Center

Go to environmentamerica.org to find out which beaches in your state are most contaminated

http://ow.ly/y7M150vao5i

A new report lists beaches in 29 coastal and Great Lakes states prone to bacteria counts that can make you sick.

07/24/2019

“Fake It Until You Make It! Act As If You Had All The Confidence You Require Until It Becomes Your Reality.” – Brian Tracy

“Only use your employer-issued phone and laptop for work and keep a separate phone and computer for personal use.” That’...
07/24/2019
The New Ways Your Boss Is Spying on You

“Only use your employer-issued phone and laptop for work and keep a separate phone and computer for personal use.” That’s the advice from privacy experts quoted in the WSJ to ensure that your personal data remains private http://ow.ly/EDZY50v8eiZ

It’s not just email. Employers are mining the data their workers generate to figure out what they’re up to, and with whom. There’s almost nothing you can do about it.

07/23/2019

“For Every Reason It’s Not Possible, There Are Hundreds Of People Who Have Faced The Same Circumstances And Succeeded.” – Jack Canfield

07/22/2019

“To See What Is Right And Not Do It Is A Lack Of Courage.” – Confucius

"We have extensive evidence to show that sleeping five hours a night or less, consistently, increases your risk greatly ...
07/22/2019
Wake up, people: You're fooling yourself about sleep, study says

"We have extensive evidence to show that sleeping five hours a night or less, consistently, increases your risk greatly for adverse health consequences, including cardiovascular disease and early mortality.”

Rebecca Robbins, lead study investigator, points out:

"Sleep is a highly active process. It's crucial, actually, in restoring the body and is in fact the most efficient, effective way to do so."
http://ow.ly/hrgs50uOjxu

Hey, sleepyheads. What you believe about sleep may be nothing but a pipe dream.

07/21/2019

“You Are Never Too Old To Set Another Goal Or To Dream A New Dream.” – C.S. Lewis

"Some of the worst air can be in fire camp, where you're supposed to go for rest. You wake up in fire camp with people c...
07/20/2019
More Wildfires Bring Focus On How All That Smoke May Harm Firefighters

"Some of the worst air can be in fire camp, where you're supposed to go for rest. You wake up in fire camp with people coughing and hacking up. They call it camp crud."

Timothy Ingalsbee, Founder of Firefighters United for safety, Ethics, and Ecology further points out: "Veterans of military conflict get health services long after they're out of uniform. Perhaps our 'wildfire warriors' should be provided health services after they're out of uniform."

http://ow.ly/VNnm50v5eJa

Wildland firefighters face a growing danger from smoke, as wildfires become more frequent and intense. It's a hazard that scientists and fire agencies are only beginning to understand.

07/20/2019

“Develop An ‘Attitude Of Gratitude’. Say Thank You To Everyone You Meet For Everything They Do For You.” Brian Tracy

07/19/2019

“What You Lack In Talent Can Be Made Up With Desire, Hustle And Giving 110% All The Time.” – Don Zimmer

07/18/2019

“Creativity Is Intelligence Having Fun.” – Albert Einstein

"That means that with 95% of the mutations, your lifestyle will make a difference. Don't be too worried about your genet...
07/18/2019
Healthy living can counteract a high genetic risk of Alzheimer’s, study suggests

"That means that with 95% of the mutations, your lifestyle will make a difference. Don't be too worried about your genetics. Spend more time being mindful of living a healthy life." Dr. Rudy Tanzi, neurologist & genetics expert, Mass. General Hospital http://ow.ly/yaSs50v1dPY

A healthy lifestyle can cut your risk of developing Alzheimer's, even if you've inherited genes that raise your risk for the dementia-causing disease.

07/17/2019

“Knowing Is Not Enough; We Must Apply. Wishing Is Not Enough; We Must Do.” – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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