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Personal Development Blog by Sam Lloyd | The Sam Effect

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We live in a world of multiple dimensions with multiple sensations. There is up and down forward and backward. Left to right. Time and space. We are told that a parallel universe does exist, we are multi-sensory beings that are cued by sight, sound, smell, taste and touch. And yet there is one … finish reading

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Guest Post: Calories In VS. Calories Out: As True Now As it’s Ever Been


The following was written by Graham Ballachey. Graham and I met through a web debate that took place on a site called "Mark's Daily Apple." So here's Graham: Calories in vs. calories out is still the bottom line for weight loss. However, if all that matters is total calories, then why bother avoiding most sugar and carbs, as long as we don't consume too much? The answer lies in long-term hunger control, and the havoc that processed sugars and carbs have on our appetite regulation systems. … [Read More...]