During ovulation, a mature ovum, or egg, is released from the ovaries, ready to be fertilized by a sperm. In case of a regular 28-day cycle, ovulation occurs about 14 days before the next anticipated menstruation. An egg is viable for 24 hours and sperm for 72 hours. Fertilization usually occurs when the sperm meets…

Although it is commonly believed that pregnancy lasts nine months, it actually takes up to 40 weeks or 280 days, which are divided into three trimesters. The due date is calculated beginning from the first day of the last menstrual cycle. Retrospectively, you are considered pregnant before conception actually takes place. When you are planning…

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It’s the first week of January and that means people everywhere will be thinking about their annual New Year’s resolutions. But for most, by February, these goals will be nothing more than a memory to revisit at the beginning of next year. How can you make your 2016 resolutions a reality? Steve Siebold, a psychological…

  Canada’s long, dark winter brings with it the blahs and symptoms of seasonal affective disorder (SAD) for many, however a Canadian doctor is looking to the sunshine vitamin to aid those suffering.   Seasonal depression and SAD is a mental condition that develops in some individuals who do not receive enough natural light. Shorter…

Catering expert shares five simple tips to avoid anxiety and impress your guests. While the holiday season is generally a happy time of year, it does bring about some stress. Whether it is battling the shopping mall crowd, deciding what gifts to buy, traveling or your visiting in-laws, seasonal stress is real. For those of…

The holiday season is supposed to be “The most wonderful time of the year.” But for some, it’s quite the opposite and the holidays can actually be more like the most miserable time of the year. Steve Siebold, a psychological performance and mental toughness coach who is author of 177 Mental Toughness Secrets of The…

“If you think you can, you can! Believe it and it will happen! Live the life you love!” We have all heard these positive, encouraging tidbits along the way. The go-getters and the dream catches share them on their Facebook walls and remind everyone that they have the power to control their lives. Most of…