26 Feb '12, 10pm

5 Tips for Adopting Shelter Animals: Fido, Snowball or Goldie–no matter the critter, study after study shows tha...

5 Tips for Adopting Shelter Animals: Fido, Snowball or Goldie–no matter the critter, study after study shows tha...

Fido, Snowball or Goldie–no matter the critter, study after study shows that pets are good for our health. Their unconditional love and wonderful kindness reduce our stress levels and increase our serotonin intake. Sadly, fewer than half of family pets live out their lives with their original families. That’s an estimated seven million animals entering our shelter system every year, many simply through the irresponsibility of careless owners. If you’re thinking of adopting an animal for yourself or your family, here are some tips: • Avoid impulses “There are so many great (shelter) dogs and cats in need of a home,” says Babara Savidge, owner of Olive: Green Goods for Modern Dogs . “That said, don’t be completely swayed by a cute face. Take some time to think about what’s important to you in a pet. Make a list of what you want, what you don’t want, and what you can compromi...

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Aumakua, Familiars, and Spirit Animals . . . Oh...

care2.com 25 Feb '12, 5pm

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5 Tips to Ditch Your Inner Critic - Book Giveaway!

5 Tips to Ditch Your Inner Critic - Book Giveaway!

care2.com 25 Feb '12, 1pm

We are giving away a copy of Big Fat Lies Women Tell Themselves : Ditch Your Inner Critic and Wake Up Your Inner Superstar...

6 Life Tips from Animals | Care2 Healthy Living

6 Life Tips from Animals | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 23 Feb '12, 11pm

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10 Funny Sleeping Animals (Videos) | Care2 Healthy Living

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care2.com 28 Feb '12, 3am

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5 Ways to Stop a Lingering Cough | Care2 Healthy Living

5 Ways to Stop a Lingering Cough | Care2 Health...

care2.com 27 Feb '12, 12am

The fever and achy muscles are gone, you’re feeling much better, but that hacking cough is still hanging in there. While a...

Your Heart is a Key to a Better Night’s Sleep – 3 Tips | Care2 Healthy Living

Your Heart is a Key to a Better Night’s Sleep –...

care2.com 26 Feb '12, 6pm

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Animals, Spirit Animals, and Omens | Care2 Healthy Living

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care2.com 03 Mar '12, 5pm

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Animals Shrink with Climate Change | Care2 Healthy Living

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care2.com 24 Feb '12, 10pm

A tremendous increase in carbon over fifty million years ago cause the planet to warm by about ten degrees Fahrenheit. As ...

5 MORE Things to Start Making at Home | Care2 Healthy Living

5 MORE Things to Start Making at Home | Care2 H...

care2.com 28 Feb '12, 3pm

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Bring on the popcorn! Some tips for having a greener viewing party for the #Oscars

Bring on the popcorn! Some tips for having a gr...

globalgreen.org 25 Feb '12, 6am

If you’re throwing an Oscar-viewing party, make it green one. We had our annual Pre-Oscar Party this week and made it eco-...

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Your main objective isn’t limited to simply increasing traffic to your website and improving rankings by using search engi...

"Instill Urgency." Here are 5 tips to increase ...

searchenginewatch.com 03 Mar '12, 9pm

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5 Tips to Increase Conversion on Your Site

searchenginewatch.com 02 Mar '12, 10am

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6 Tips for Healthy Sperm | Care2 Healthy Living

6 Tips for Healthy Sperm | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 23 Feb '12, 9pm

The fact is that many men don’t think a lot about their sperm until the baby-making tsunami takes over their lives. And ev...

Food Forest in Seattle

Food Forest in Seattle

care2.com 26 Feb '12, 10pm

A new park in Seattle will become a food forest comprised of hundreds of edible plants from berries, pineapple, guava and ...