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In a highly technological world, many of our former reasons to move around have become virtually obsolete. Unfortunately for our overall health, this means we sit more. This increasingly sedentary lifestyle has a surprisingly high impact on our overall health. So before we all become like the humans in Pixar’s WALL-E, we need to get… Read more »

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What happens when you combine the desire to eat healthy with an incredibly busy schedule? If you don’t take some time to prepare, it could involve a lot of pre-made meals, spaghetti and take-out. Enter the idea of preparing meals ahead of time, a relatively easy way to help get healthier meals on the table… Read more »

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The old saying, “Physician, heal thyself” has some definite merit to it. If healthcare professionals want to do the best they can for their patients, they need to take care of themselves first…and their own health too often goes by the wayside as they push themselves to help others. Focusing on your own well-being puts… Read more »

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  When looking for healthcare workers, you want the best. But what does “the best” mean when in your particular field? Look for those with these six stand-out qualities. Grace under pressure. Anyone working in healthcare will deal with sensitive topics that can also be life-altering. You’ll deal with patients on the entire spectrum, including… Read more »

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If you say you “don’t have time” to exercise, you’re actually making a choice not to make the time. If you really want to find the time, you can. When my personal trainer friend was questioned on how to fit exercise into an incredibly busy schedule, she made up a program wherein the person could… Read more »

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Have you ever attempted to exercise or work outside in the cold without stretching? How long did it take before you either felt stiff or pulled something as a result? In our fast-paced world, too many of us overlook the importance of stretching both before and after exercising to help prevent injury. A stretched muscle… Read more »

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If you want a guideline for what food to eat and in what amounts to stay healthy, look no further than the USDA requirements, now called MyPlate, which evolved from the Food Guide Pyramid. Read on for a brief history of the evolution of healthy eating over the past 30 years — although the idea… Read more »

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Want to find the best candidates for your company? Sometimes it’s a matter of asking the right questions. Resumes, cover letters and references will give you a good measure of a candidate, but getting answers straight from the candidates can tell you who will really excel. So what should you ask? “How will you identify… Read more »

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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 »