Does Stretching Really Help Prevent Injury?

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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 »

We Know Sleep Is Important. Here’s How to Get More.

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When you hear the word “sleep,” does it cause you to yawn? About how many hours do you get a night? Do you know how many you need to stay healthy and alert? The National Sleep Foundation recommends that adults get 7-9 hours a night. While you may scoff and immediately think of your incredibly… Read more »

When Setting Goals, be SMART

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If you want something from life or your career, you have to go after it; nobody will hand you anything, right? And it’s admirable to have aspirational goals, something to propel you forward in both life and career. On the flip side of that, one of the primary reasons people don’t reach their goals stems… Read more »

Make Your Life Easier

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One of the most often-used verbs when we talk about our busy lives is “juggling.” We juggle our job with family life, commitments, work …. And how do we manage to keep everything straight and have time to do it all without sacrificing sleep, a bit of downtime or sanity? Enter the wonderful world of… Read more »

It’s Time to Unplug – Now.

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In January we posted about ways to unplug from the constant bombardment of our increasingly digital world. Now it’s May…. Have you managed to take any of the suggestions? If reading the how didn’t get you putting the electronic assault aside, read on to find out why doing so has such importance for health and… Read more »