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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline’s Toll Free Help

By John Teng

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a wonderful service organization within the United States that provides a toll free telephone number, offering men, women, and children with a wonderful free resource to help them if they are contemplating suicide, or if they just want to learn how they can other family members and loved ones ...

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The Ancient Samurai’s Method of Alleviating Stress

By John Teng

To be clear from the start, I am not a military veteran and I am also not a medical doctor. But what I want to share you in this article was nothing less than life changing for me. Several summers ago I entered my two oldest children in a promotional karate class for the summer. ...

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What is Pornography Addiction?

By John Teng

Like any addiction, when a man or women is viewing pornography to the extent that it has a negative impact on their friends, family, and work, it’s an issue that needs to be addressed. Pornography addiction is the need to view pornographic material, at the point that it can interfere in one’s life. For example, ...

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Laughter is the Best Medicine

By John Teng

At some point in your life you probably heard the phrase “laughter is the best medicine.” Often this was told to you at times when you were hurting either emotionally or physically. Odds are, you have just ignored this advice through most of your life, simply believing it was something they told you to make ...

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Why Does Reading Matter?

By John Teng

Reading is a hobby for some and a chore for others. Some do it because they enjoy it, while others do it because they have to. However, as you get older it is important to not give up reading. Even if it is not entirely enjoyable, you should strive to try and read as much ...

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Use Your Imagination to Live a Better Life!

By John Teng

Your imagination forms when you are a young child and is active through your lifetime. Your imagination is how you space out and imagine different scenarios. Your imagination contributes to your dreams, and helps you create stories within your mind. Did you know that this amazing tool that you are given at birth is actually ...

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9 Activities Linked to Living a Long Life

By John Teng

Everyone wants to live a long life right? You want to boost your chances of not only seeing your grandchildren but your great-grandchildren. You want to see how the world advances and what technological feats the human race achieve. Believe it or not, living a long life it not just wishful thinking anymore, it is ...

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The Benefits of Being an Optimist

By John Teng

Every so often we all find ourselves with a “glass half empty” mentality. However, for a lot of people, this mentality goes beyond one or two days and encompasses their entire life. You may even be one of these people; those who wonder if there is any positivity left in the world and if you ...

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How Music Can Help You Live a Long Life

By John Teng

Everyone knows that music is a form of human expression and that there are some people who claim that the art has saved their life. There are many who claim that without the bands they love, the songs they compose, or the friends that they made through the arts; that they would not be the ...

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5 Tips to Improve Your Chances of Living a Long Life

By John Teng

You want to live a long life. Who doesn’t? Whether you believe in heaven and hell, a glorious afterlife, or that death is simply the end; you want to make your best of the time you have on this earth and the time you have as… you! There will never be another you and many ...

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Want to Be Happy? Try These Simple Tips…

By John Teng

If there is one thing the middle aged men and women seek, it’s happiness. Tired of simply getting through the day, they want to rediscover the joy that life has to offer. The trouble is, so many of them don’t know how to find happiness. If you are stuck in a middle age rut and ...

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Get Some Sleep!

By John Teng

When you were younger sleep seemed unimportant. Then you had kids and you longed for just a few hours of uninterrupted sleep. Now, as you enter middle age, you may revert back to that feeling that there is too much to do to worry about getting eight solid hours of shut eye every night. Don’t ...

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Boost Your HCG Levels without the Risk of Injections

By John Teng

Increasing your Hormone Growth Hormone (HGH) can make you stronger, healthier and more fit. The problem is that taking these hormones in supplement or injection form may cause all kinds of health problems. The good news is that you can slowly increase your HGH levels naturally in three easy steps: 1.Learn to Exercise Smarter 2.Maintain ...

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The Value of Having a Good Personal Trainer

By John Teng

I love to workout.  I can’t imagine a life where I could not get to the gym on a regular basis to keep in shape.  Working out to me is almost as important as breathing oxygen! About 10 years ago I decided that I wanted to compete in in my first amateur bodybuilding competition, so ...

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Hold Yourself Accountable for your own Fitness Success

By John Teng

I love to work out! I can’t imagine a life where I could not get to the gym on a regular basis to keep in shape.  Working out to me is almost as important as breathing oxygen! Several years ago, I decided that I wanted to start competing in amateur bodybuilding so I hired a ...

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Drug Abuse Rises in Midlife

By John Teng

The mid-life crisis; these are terrifying words that are equated with divorce, overspending, and depression. It is also known as a time when men destroy their life for material things and give up the good things in life, becoming extremely selfish. However, something else has been on the rise with middle aged men, something much ...

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“PMS” Isn’t Just for Women

By John Teng

Okay, before you panic, men do not suffer from PMS. They may have to suffer through it with their wives and daughters, but for now, men are spared this monthly curse of emotional upheaval. That said, men do have hormones, and when these levels go haywire, their life can seem to veer out of control. ...

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Sex Addiction

By Alexandra Katehakis

Sex Addiction—Is it Real? Are the politics of terminology preventing us from addressing a real problem? By Alexandra Katehakis MFT Sex Addiction sounds like a lame excuse used by men to justify their infidelities.” This is a sentiment we hear a lot from people who wonder if men get away with more than their fair ...

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The Importance of Getting Enough Sleep

By John Teng

Getting enough sleep each night is important for the body’s cells to repair themselves, and give your mind rest too, yet insomnia seems to becoming a common problem today. There are many reasons why someone may not get a good night’s sleep. Fortunately, it’s simple enough to remedy most of these situations. Getting enough sleep ...

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Mindfulness and Meditation

By John Teng

Mindfulness and meditation can be effective ways to cope with the stressors of midlife. Mindfulness is being aware or conscious of a certain moment in time. Meditation is clearing the mind of thoughts, and focusing on only one, to creative a relaxed state. Together, you’re clearing your mind so that you can better tackle the ...

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Is “Male Menopause” a Myth?

In the past people would jokingly talk about the male menopause. When a man would suddenly leave his wife, buy a new sports car and get a younger girlfriend, they would all say, he’s going through the male menopause. Today, we understand that male menopause is real, and it may cause as many issues in ...

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Effects of Alcohol Abuse on Men & Women

With the big war on drugs today, many people seem to forget about the number one legal drug of choice: alcohol. While many people can drink responsibly, it’s the number one drug that is often abused. Unfortunately, alcohol addiction can make people behave irrationally, causing abuse, the breakup of families, and even death by liver ...

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What is Pornography Addiction?

By John Teng

Like any addiction, when a man or women is viewing pornography to the extent that it has a negative impact on their friends, family, and work, it’s an issue that needs to be addressed. Pornography addiction is the need to view pornographic material, at the point that it can interfere in one’s life. For example, ...

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The Importance of Physical Fitness in Middle Age

By John Teng

John Teng carrying two of his children who fell asleep in the middle of a vacation tour. Recently I attended a dinner party with some of my wife’s some college classmates. One of her classmate’s wife just had their first child and old friends were getting together to celebrate the happy occasion and to see ...

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The Ancient Samurai and Post-Traumatic Stress disorder

To be clear from the start, I am not a military veteran and I am also not a medical doctor. But what I want to share you in this article was nothing less than life changing for me. Several summers ago I entered my two oldest children in a promotional karate class for the summer. ...

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John Teng and Stacey McKenzie compete at the California Open Dancesport Championships

By John Teng

Middle age should mark a phase of your life that you stick your neck out and do something new for yourself that breathes some excitement into a daily life focused on the lives of so many other people besides you. As my “Dancing with the South Bay Stars IV” charity ballroom competition was approaching, my ...

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Hold Yourself Accountable for your own Fitness Success

By John Teng

I love to work out! I can’t imagine a life where I could not get to the gym on a regular basis to keep in shape.  Working out to me is almost as important as breathing oxygen! Several years ago, I decided that I wanted to start competing in amateur bodybuilding so I hired a ...

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The Importance of Having a Good Personal Trainer

I love to workout.  I can’t imagine a life where I could not get to the gym on a regular basis to keep in shape.  Working out to me is almost as important as breathing oxygen! A few years ago I decided that I wanted to compete in amateur bodybuilding so I hired a personal ...

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PMS Isn’t Just For Women

Okay, before you panic, men do not suffer from PMS. They may have to suffer through it with their wives and daughters, but for now, men are spared this monthly curse of emotional upheaval. That said, men do have hormones, and when these levels go haywire, their life can seem to veer out of control. ...

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Drug Abuse Rises in Midlife

By John Teng

The mid-life crisis; these are terrifying words that are equated with divorce, overspending, and depression. It is also known as a time when men destroy their life for material things and give up the good things in life, becoming extremely selfish. However, something else has been on the rise with middle aged men, something much ...

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Get “Enough” Stress: It’s Good for You!

Stress. Sooner or later it takes a hold of every one of us. It can make us feel overwhelmed and out of control. It can raise our blood pressure and make us sick. But there’s something else stress can do: it can thrust us forward in life, giving us the energy, motivation and yes, ability ...

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Boost Your HCG Levels without the Risk of Injections

Increasing your Hormone Growth Hormone (HGH) can make you stronger, healthier and more fit. The problem is that taking these hormones in supplement or injection form may cause all kinds of health problems. The good news is that you can slowly increase your HGH levels naturally in three easy steps: Learn to Work Out Smarter ...

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Get Some Sleep!

When you were younger sleep seemed unimportant. Then you had kids and you longed for just a few hours of uninterrupted sleep. Now, as you enter middle age, you may revert back to that feeling that there is too much to do to worry about getting eight solid hours of shut eye every night. Don’t ...

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Want to Be Happy? Try These Simple Tips…

If there is one thing the middle aged men and women seek, it’s happiness. Tired of simply getting through the day, they want to rediscover the joy that life has to offer. The trouble is, so many of them don’t know how to find happiness. If you are stuck in a middle age rut and ...

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5 Tips to Improve Your Chances of Living a Long Life

By John Teng

You want to live a long life. Who doesn’t? Whether you believe in heaven and hell, a glorious afterlife, or that death is simply the end; you want to make your best of the time you have on this earth and the time you have as… you! There will never be another you and many ...

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How Music Can Help You Live a Long Life

By John Teng

Everyone knows that music is a form of human expression and that there are some people who claim that the art has saved their life. There are many who claim that without the bands they love, the songs they compose, or the friends that they made through the arts; that they would not be the ...

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The Benefits of Being An Optimist

By John Teng

Every so often we all find ourselves with a “glass half empty” mentality. However, for a lot of people, this mentality goes beyond one or two days and encompasses their entire life. You may even be one of these people; those who wonder if there is any positivity left in the world and if you ...

Take the Centenarian Quiz!

Everyone wants to live as long as they possibly can and spend as much time as they can with their family and friends on this earth. Many people have a goal to live to the ripe age of 100, to become a Centenarian. This is not an unachievable goal. In 1998 there was a total ...

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9 Activities Linked To Living a Long Life

By John Teng

Everyone wants to live a long life right? You want to boost your chances of not only seeing your grandchildren but your great-grandchildren. You want to see how the world advances and what technological feats the human race achieve. Believe it or not, living a long life it not just wishful thinking anymore, it is ...

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Use Your Imagination to Live a Better Life!

By John Teng

Your imagination forms when you are a young child and is active through your lifetime. Your imagination is how you space out and imagine different scenarios. Your imagination contributes to your dreams, and helps you create stories within your mind. Did you know that this amazing tool that you are given at birth is actually ...

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Why Does Reading Matter?

By John Teng

Reading is a hobby for some and a chore for others. Some do it because they enjoy it, while others do it because they have to. However, as you get older it is important to not give up reading. Even if it is not entirely enjoyable, you should strive to try and read as much ...

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Laughter is the Best Medicine

By John Teng

At some point in your life you probably heard the phrase “laughter is the best medicine.” Often this was told to you at times when you were hurting either emotionally or physically. Odds are, you have just ignored this advice through most of your life, simply believing it was something they told you to make ...

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John Teng praises the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline for their toll free telephone number that provides men, women, and children with a wonderful resource to help them if they are contemplating suicide, or if they want to learn how they can other family members and loved ones who are feeling desperate. Visit http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/