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You want to eat a healthier diet, but you don’t have the money to spend on all organic, freshly grown, hard-to-pronounce food we’re all “supposed” to eat. Ironically, the cheap food that’s more processed and less nutritious simply fits better into the budget. So how can you improve your eating while not burning through cash… Read more »

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If you’ve ever considered running a marathon, first of all, kudos to you! Not many people have the drive or the stamina to run this admittedly difficult race. So for those of you who have the desire to run one – and do so properly – start with these tips. Use a realistic time table…. Read more »

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When it begins to feel like you’re doing the same thing over and over with no result, it’s understandable that you may lose motivation or want to quit. Add to this the potential stress that can be associated with repeating a task that you are not able to successfully complete, and the challenge of staying… Read more »

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We want our employees focused and working, right? But there’s a difference between working hard and becoming a workaholic, defined as “a person who works compulsively at the expense of other pursuits.” Working too much leads to burnout, as well as other problems. Here’s how you can help your employees avoid this all-too-common issue. Enforce… Read more »

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When you think of meditation, what comes to mind? For many of us, we picture someone sitting in a lotus position, eyes closed, possibly on a beach at sunrise. Meditation doesn’t require you to wear special clothing or have a beach nearby, nor does it require an hour of quiet concentration. Meditation does improve your… Read more »

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You snooze, you… win? According to a number of health experts, napping is definitely healthy and it’s not just for little tykes. If you plan your naps carefully, you can reap physical and mental health benefits. They help us stay alert. Considering that Americans are notoriously sleep-deprived (the CDC claims more than one third of… Read more »

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The holidays tend to bring out volunteers in droves, providing others with a decent meal and warm clothes during a time when excess intertwines with the concept of gratitude for what we already have. And while helping out during November and December does so much for so many, you may want to continue your volunteer… Read more »

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We’ve all heard the green-friendly phrase. “Reduce, reuse, recycle.” How can you, as an employer, make your office more environmentally friendly and sustainable? Optimize energy settings. Consider how much energy each computer at your office uses. Changing the settings for those and other devices and shutting them down completely at the end of the day… Read more »

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The new year fast approaches, and with that comes the typical resolution to start losing weight. Gym memberships soar and the machines are filled…for about six weeks, tops. You want to have the willpower to get healthy, fit into your old pants, get rid of the gut that’s slowly crept its way into your life,… Read more »

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If you haven’t heard about the concept of coloring books for adults or think it’s a bit of a silly trend, you may want to take a second look. Evidence shows that adults who use coloring books reap benefits for their emotional, mental, and even physical health. An alternative to meditation. If the thought of… Read more »