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Stress Doesn’t Need to be Part of Your Holiday Season

Posted on Mon, Nov 13, 2017

It’s getting close to that special time of year. The time of family gatherings, expectations, stress, and worry – yes, the holiday season is fast-approaching. Let’s make this holiday season different. Take a moment and pledge to yourself (even write it down) that you won’t let the holiday craziness take over your life.

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Trick or Treat Safely This Halloween

Posted on Mon, Oct 23, 2017

There is nothing quite as cute as opening your door on Halloween to see a tiny ghost, a prancing ballerina, or a scary miniature witch at your front door. Halloween is an exciting time for kids and parents, but it can also be a night filled with hidden dangers.

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It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

Posted on Mon, Oct 16, 2017

October is breast cancer awareness month. It’s likely that you or someone you know has or is a survivor of breast cancer. In light of the prevalence of this disease, it’s vital that everyone, men and women, understand this disease and what it means for those in your life. In this post, we’ve got key information on detection and treatment.

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How to Unplug in a Connected World

Posted on Thu, Sep 28, 2017

Did you feel that buzz in your pocket or on your wrist? Did you just take a quick look at your smartphone notifications? Did you just lose 30 minutes to checking social media? How often do you check your email inbox? 

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How to Eat for Immunity

Posted on Mon, Sep 25, 2017

Do you feel that crispness in the air? The days are getting noticeably shorter and a bit cooler, which means one thing – Fall is in the air. This also signals the time of the year when we’re all suddenly a bit busier now that the Summer days are behind us. A bit cooler, a bit more stressed, new pollens in the air, a bit more tired – this all adds up to colds, flus, and illness.

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Feeling Sleepy? You’re Not Alone

Posted on Thu, Sep 14, 2017

Do you ever have mornings when you’re convinced your alarm went off an hour or two early? What about those afternoons when you’re fighting off the dreaded head nods at your desk? Craving the same early bed time that your kids are resisting? Hint: you need more sleep.

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Handling Back-to-School Stress

Posted on Thu, Sep 07, 2017

This happens every year, just as we feel like we’re finding our groove and settling into a good summer routine – we find ourselves back in September. Suddenly it’s time to switch gears and create a back-to-school routine. Yes, back-to-school is not just about the kids, it’s about the entire family.

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Your U.S. National Parks Bucket List

Posted on Fri, Aug 18, 2017

Although fall is right around the corner, that doesn’t mean the outdoor summer fun has to come to a screeching halt. One of the best ways to truly enjoy the beautiful change in seasons is to get out in nature. There are numerous studies, books, and articles about the benefits of being surrounded by trees, wildlife, and plants.

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Make Your Summer Vacation Both Fun AND Healthy!

Posted on Tue, Aug 08, 2017

Your vacation is booked, your bags are packed, the dog is safe at doggy daycare – you’re ready to hit the road. You and your family have been planning this vacation for months now and goodness knows everyone needs a break. For most of us, a summer vacation is the ideal opportunity to kick back, relax, and live life a bit more freely.

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Enjoying an Active Summer without Spending Lots of Money

Posted on Thu, Jul 13, 2017

Summer is officially here. It has felt like a long and wet spring so it’s super refreshing to know that we’ve got a few months of warmth, sun, and heat to look forward to. Of course, summer also means the end of the school year, vacation plans, long lazy days, and the potential for boredom.

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