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These Stories Will Change the Way You Live

The holiday season can be joyful, stressful, difficult, or beautiful. It all depends on what you’re going through.

Regardless of your unique circumstances, I have a gift that I suspect will brighten your days. The e-version of one of my favorite books, , is on sale for only 99 cents (through Dec 3).

This national bestseller brought tears to my eyes. With uplifting stories of hope and kindness, it’s an antidote to all the negativity in the media and the world, and proof that small acts of kindness can have a ripple effect and transform thousands of lives.

It’s also a gift to mentoring organization Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS). The entire price of the discounted eBook is donated to BBBS.

Author Brad Aronson was inspired to write  when his family went through one of the most difficult times of their lives. His wife, Mia, was in the middle of two and a half years of treatment for leukemia when a patient advocate suggested that Mia, Brad, and their five-year-old son, Jack, create projects to provide a purpose, a distraction, and a focus for the hours they were spending in the hospital every week.

For Brad’s project, he wrote about the small acts of kindness by friends and strangers that carried his family through Mia’s treatment and recovery.

But when he was done, he felt compelled to keep going. What about all the other stories out there? Other stories about seemingly small acts of kindness that had an extraordinary impact, often changing thousands of lives? He decided to seek them out—and those are the golden threads that weave a heartfelt tapestry in this book.

In you’ll meet Rita Schiavone, who decided to cook an extra portion of dinner every night to feed to someone in need. Her evening ritual led to a movement that

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The human body is a complex of many processes going on simultaneously. With so much going on, the body needs a steady supply of energy to sustain this activity. This required energy is in the form of minerals, vitamins, and many other nutrients which are essential for the body. Now, ideally, all of these requirements should be fulfilled by food but due to many reasons, our body may experience a deficiency of one or more essential nutrients. To cover this deficiency, supplements are taken that ensure the smooth functioning of the body. These dietary supplements can in no way substitute healthy food as their function is only to fill any gaps left behind in the required essentials. Usually, a negative connotation is associated with supplements but it’s not the supplements that are bad but their abuse that can create some problems. When used responsibly, they provide adequate amounts of essential nutrients. To ensure a healthy lifestyle, these supplements play a very important role with prior knowledge of their use as a pre-condition. Many people wonder, are these supplements safe to take? For their satisfaction, all dietary supplements are passed through many stages of evaluation before making them available to consumers. In addition, drug authorities take any supplement off the market if they are found to be causing any kind of harm. However, it is advised to always gather maximum information before taking any supplement and never use any without a doctor’s approval.
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