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Keratoconus – A disease that can blind

  The cornea is the clear outer layer of the eye (consisting of 5 individual layers) which acts to bend light to help focus it back onto the retina. It also acts as an important outer protective layer of the eye. Keratoconus is a progressive, degenerative disease of the cornea in which the cornea thins and bulges form a cone-like shape which causes distortion of vision and in severe cases, even perforation of the cornea. The name Keratoconus is derived from the []

Epstein Barr Virus Infection Reactivation by James Okun

“Is Epstein Barr Virus Infection Reactivation a Trigger for the Autoimmune Diseases MS, Lupus and Rheumatoid Arthritis? What’s Stress Got to Do with It and How Does This Affect Millennials?” In my book Erasing Scars: Herpes and Healing (https://amzn.to/2a2rVxQ) I describe how I came to an understanding of the relation of disease to an attitude to the world and how I was using my family to be in conflict. This conflict caused me to be constantly stressed out as I was unable []

Life is Too Short to Be Unhappy, Create Your Own Inspired Work By Vicki Morris

Life is Too Short to Be Unhappy, Create Your Own Inspired Work By Vicki Morris Here is an interview with Vicki Morris, the Career Happiness Coach, founder of InspiredWork and author of the Inc. Best 100 Business book Happy Habits., and the transformational career guides InspiredWork: Create Work You Love in 8 Weeks and its companion InspiredWork Workbook. Why did you write InspiredWork? I wrote InspiredWork because I believe life is too short to be unhappy at work. Many of us spend []

Bikram’s Beginning Yoga Class by Bikram Choudhury: Reviewed by da-AL

  “These people are nuts,” I thought when I first heard about Bikram yoga.  Little did I know… That I’d be doing it myself a couple of years later — desperate for anything that would make me feel like I was living rather than dying. Cancer. That’s what drove me to try anything — even Bikram! I’d found a lump, had it biopsied, had gotten the terrible news, and now, several days later, cancer was all I could think of, day and []