Top 10 Tips for Daily Stress Management

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Stress is one of the most pervasive afflictions in today’s world. It often begins as a little “thing” and snowballs into a chronic condition – if we don’t find healthy and natural ways to diminish the daily drain. Stress – Stop Feeding the Gremlin A misconception about stress is that it relates to a person’s […]

Need a Minute? Ways to Create Spa Moments at Home

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Rest and Relaxation at Home Some days are harder than others, would you agree? All of us balance a million different tasks and responsibilities and we can’t always afford the time or the money to treat ourselves to a relaxing day spa experience. As you all know, I’m an advocate for living a balanced life […]

Be a Lady in Red – February is Heart Health Month for Women

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The Color of Courage Red is a power color. It is often associated with bravery, courage, and strength. It is also the color for the month of February, which is nationally recognized as Women’s Heart Month. Red, I’d say, is the appropriate color to help us raise awareness about the number one killer of women. […]

Fitness Tech – An Apple Watch Experience

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I’m a fan of fitness technology. As time goes on, technology improves, new discoveries are made, and genius engineering and computer programming professionals find fresh ways to take tech to the next level. Living up to their tagline, Think Different, Apple has once again created something innovative – the Apple watch. As technology goes, the […]

Staying Safe and Active in Winter

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Burrrrrrrr! It’s cold out there. It is true; “Old Man Winter” has landed on the doorstep, but use his arrival to your advantage; shake up the old workout routine with something new and fun! I will admit – I am NOT a fan of outdoor activities. I am not a skier – such an activity accentuates […]

5 Books You Need in Your Personal Health Library & Why

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I love to read a wide variety of books, really. Anything from non-fiction, fiction, mystery/thriller, crime, to – of course – books related to personal health and wellness. Perhaps what fascinates me about books in this subject matter is that they offer a resource for the continuous development of our own understanding of what it […]

Fun with Fitness Technology & Tools

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Setting a goal is the easy part: Identify what is desired. The second step: Get to work achieving it. However, it’s the getting to work part that can be a stumbling block for many. Whether the goal is to start a new DIY project or develop a new skill, tools are excellent resources to help […]

What’s Your Health Literacy IQ?

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The Good. The Bad. The Outlandish. Who can tell?  “Do not take this medication if you are pregnant or become pregnant. Do not take this medication with any product containing aspirin, ibuprofen, or naproxen without the consent of a physician. Do not drink alcoholic beverages while taking this medicine. If you suffer from diabetes, liver […]

Healthy Holiday Know-How – Keeping it Balanced and Joyful

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Holiday Celebrations – Organized Chaos The holidays: a time for merriment, joy, food and fun. But before the fun begins, there’s the planning, the packing, the traveling and the other stressful “to do’s”. Part of getting past the chaos and stress is finding ways to simplify and manage the many “methods of madness” surrounding holiday preparation […]

Good Carb. Bad Carb. What’s the deal?

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Carbohydrates are often demonized and characterized as “the one” that makes weight gain so profound. I’m here to tell you this is not the case and it’s time we take a closer look at the facts before committing to a “bread boycott”. What are carbs? Carbs are “hydrated carbons” as the name carbohydrate implies; they […]


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