The Truth About Washing Veggies!

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When you buy fruits and vegetables (especially fruits), do you wash them before eating or simply start munching? You may have read or heard about the importance of washing produce before eating, but does it really matter that much? In a word: Yes. The basics. The bottom line is whether organic or not, fruits and… Read more »

What It Means to Create Healthier Habits for Your Family

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When you think about what you really want for your family, success may come to mind, or love…but the foundation for all that starts with health. As the saying goes, good habits start at home, and one of the best ways to get your family happy and successful includes getting them healthy through good nutrition… Read more »

Why a Regular Bedtime Is Critical to Living Healthy and Happy!

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Ask any kid which rule they like least, and bedtime will probably crop up. Yet anyone who has regular interaction with children knows the importance of regular bedtime and getting enough sleep–particularly those sleep-deprived kids who act grumpy and look exhausted all day. As adults, we figure we don’t have to adhere to a bedtime… Read more »

Give Your Eyes a Breather

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Think carefully: How many hours a day would you say you spend looking at some sort of screen? Include your phone, your computer, TV and tablets. If you’ve begun to cringe, you may want to read on to learn about how to keep your eyes healthy.  It’s good to give your eyes a break. Why… Read more »

Be Creative and Liven Up Healthy Eating!

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If you’ve rotated the same six meals weekly for the past few months and want to find something new, consider looking on Pinterest. If you don’t have an account, it’s worth creating one just for recipes alone — the choices are literally right at your fingertips. Start broadly, then narrow your search. Let’s say you… Read more »

Are You Really Present?

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Photographer Eric Pickersgill has put together a rather thought-provoking photo project where he took pictures of people doing everyday things but removed their “gadgets,” leaving images of people together but staring at their empty hands, as if they still had their smartphone or tablet. The title of the project is called “Removed,” which seems to… Read more »

Engage with Employees to Prevent Conflict

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While we all would love to have conflict-free workplaces, the fact we as humans tend to interact with each other daily means it will creep into the office in one form or another. Conflict breeds resentment, frustration, lack of work due to a host of reasons, and sometimes even affects employees’ health. As an employer,… Read more »

Turn Stress into Excitement and Action!

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If, like most of us, you live in the real world, you likely have some stress in your life from work, family, health, political worries…sometimes it feels like an endless list. But stress can have some positive effects in your life if dealt with in a healthy way. So, work on minimizing the stresses in… Read more »

Feeling Overwhelmed? Chunk it Down!

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Do you ever feel you have so many priorities you don’t even know where to start because everything seems important? We all need help sometimes figuring out what needs to go on top of our to-do list. Doing so makes you feel less stressed because it will help you get things done. Read on for… Read more »

Make Fitness a Lifestyle!

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Most of us probably have at one time in our lives kept a gym membership that laid dormant for months, taking more out of our wallets than spurring us to hit the treadmill. Or maybe you have a treadmill in your house…covered with extra sheets and shirts that need ironing. Or your running shoes have… Read more »