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How To: Massage your baby for health and happiness

Massaging your infant can be good for both you and the baby. This action is especially good for fathers who may feel left out of the early childhood process. In this video you will learn how to massage your baby using cream or massage oil, a mat or bed, a towel and, of course, your hands. Massage your baby for health and happiness.

How To: Make a Simple, Healthy and Delicious Cheese-Beer Bread

There are always those days when bread-lovers want a hearty savory bread to eat, but there isn't quite enough time to make a yeast bread. After all, yeast breads take anywhere from an hour to a full day for the first rise. Well, that's where this whole-wheat beer bread comes in! It doesn't take long to throw together and bake, but tastes delicious and is relatively healthy due to the use of whole wheat flour. If you don't like whole wheat flour, you can always substitute the same amount of pl...

How To: Lose Weight The Correct & Healthy Way

Obesity has ballooned into a worldwide epidemic. The World Health Organization estimates that 2.3 billion adults will be overweight and 700 million will be obese by 2015. Over 20 million children are overweight today. The reasons for these distressing figures are common knowledge: The international switch to high sugar, high fat, low nutrient processed junk foods prompted by global fast food chains and their advertising; the increasingly sedentary nature of jobs; children playing video games ...

How To: Stop a panic attack

In this tutorial, we learn how to stop a panic attack. Start by reminding yourself that you are having anxiety and do not get upset with the situation. Realize you are just having heightened sensations and that you are not in any danger at the moment. Don't close down, let your sensations run through your body and process the fear. Travel through the anxiety to become free of it. The act of welcoming will change your attitude, and let you flow with the experience. You can mentally feel the se...

How To: Manage your stress in five simple ways

Dr. Lin Morel discusses stress in an easy to follow format in this short OneMinuteU presentation from 2008. Her first suggestion is to breathe deeply. She follows that up with paying attention to your body and taking care of it. Then she discusses enlisting friends for support with the stress. Her second to last suggestion is to take time to be still and rest. Her final idea is to create a plan of attack for dealing with stress so that you are prepared when it comes up. These easy steps are g...

How To: Use a condom to prevent STDs

According to a study released 6/24/08 by PLoS Medicine, watching a video in an STD clinic waiting room can reduce the risk for a new STD by almost 10%. In a large multi-center intervention trial, Dr. Lee Warner from the Centers for Disease control and Prevention and a team of researchers at different institutions in the U.S. studied the effect of a carefully crafted, 23-minute waiting room video on the risk for new STDs among 40,000 patients in 3 STD clinics in the country. This is brought to...

How To: Use a condom

Surprisingly, many people do not know how to properly use and put on a condom thereby decreasing its effectiveness as a birth control. Watch this tutorial to learn how to properly use a condom.

How To: Diagnose adult dyslexia

Dyslexia is an inherited condition that makes it extremely difficult to read, write, and spell - no matter what intelligence level. Dyslexia is most often charactarized by reading and writing letters backwards. Watch and learn how to recognize the characteristics of adult Dyslexia.

How To: Stop being a hypochondriac

In this tutorial, we learn how to stop being a hypochondriac naturally. Your first step is to put your worry down, and take control of your life. Know that the chance of you catching a disease is small, and you have a full life to live. Ignore your anxieties, fall back to the principles that you are healthy, and live a healthy life. The odds will be in your favor if you take it slow and focus on living a healthy life instead of focusing on the problems and negative thoughts. Don't look up sym...

How To: Help someone through depression

If you know someone who is going through depression, it's important to know that it's no laughing matter. It can be a tough time, where the person may feel like their entire life and world around them is nothing. It's important to be there for them and help them in any way necessary. In this video tutorial, you'll find out more on how to help someone who is going through a depression. Good luck!

How To: Cope with empty nest syndrome

Not sure what to do now that your kids are gone? Is the house feeling eerily quiet and empty? Check out this video and grab a few tips on how to turn 'empty nest syndrome' into an opportunity for some precious 'me time'. In no time at all, you will be adjusting into your new life without the kids around.

How To: Sit cross-legged for meditation

In this video, we learn how to sit cross-legged for meditation. Meditation in this pose will cause you to be far more relaxed and calm then if you were in an uncomfortable position. If your rear end hurts while you are sitting down, try putting padding underneath you so you are completely comfortable. Make sure your feet are tucked into your body and your back is aligned with your head straight in the air. Once you are comfortable, you can put your hands at your sides on each of the legs. The...

How To: Meditate with beginner meditation techniques

In this tutorial, we learn how to meditate with beginner meditation techniques. If you feel some back stress, try sitting on top of a pillow or something soft, and somewhere you can rest your back on as well. You want to sit where you're erect, so your spine is tall and firm. Rest your feet in a folded position so they are laying around each other. Once you are in a comfortable position, rest your arms to your sides and begin to breathe deeply. Imagine yourself in another place and your mind ...

How To: Differentiate between a fear and a phobia

What's the difference between a fear and a phobia? Well, a fear is a transitory thing. Phobias are fixed. It's the difference between being frightened by a particular spider or scared of spiders in general. For more information on the difference between fears and phobias, watch this video guide from Health Guru.

How To: Sit to meditate

In this video we learn how to sit to meditate. A chair is a great way to meditate because you are letting your feet touch the earth and you are in a comfortable position. Sit on blankets if you're not comfortable on the chair and be as comfortable as you can be. Let your mind relax and make sure you are in a very quiet area. Let your hands lay in front of you and just take the time to relax and let your mind wander. When you come out of this state you will be more relaxed and less stressed. T...

How To: Meditate & achieve deep relaxation & awareness

In this video we learn how to meditate & achieve deep relaxation & awareness. Imagine you are on the beach and completely alone, nobody is around for a while. It's nice weather outside and you can hear the waves rolling in. The sun is going down and you are just focusing on your breathing. Take in four very deep breaths and with each one you will get more and more relaxed. Imagine your lungs filling up with air, clean and crisp air. Let your stresses go and then return your breathing to norma...