Category: Health and Exercise

4 Ways to Help Your Resolutions Last

Jan 22, 2016

As we start a new year, one of the things you may feel the need to do is have a list of New Year’s resolutions. For many people, the pressure to compile that list could actually be counterproductive to accomplishing their goals. Here are four ways to help most of your resolutions make it through […]

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Give the gift of life. Donate blood.

Jan 08, 2016

The American Red Cross reminds us that blood donations typically drop off in January due to inclement weather and seasonal illnesses. But the need for it does not. You can help. Resolve to begin regularly donating blood this month, designated National Blood Donor Month since 1970. According to the American Red Cross: Blood can be […]

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Make Friends With Foul Weather

Nov 25, 2015

It’s autumn and there’s a promise of changing weather in the air. And that can mean spending more time indoors. Sure, you can deposit yourself in front of the television with a bag of chips. Or you can do something. Here are a few ideas for making it an interesting fall and winter season. Learn […]

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Taking a Mulligan

Oct 23, 2015

Let’s face it: None of us is perfect. We all make mistakes every now and again. And while it’s easy to get down on ourselves and focus on what went wrong, the healthier (and more productive) response is to use these times as a learning opportunity.  Lessons in Failure Thomas Edison once said, “I have […]

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3 Ways to Get Sand Off Your Feet After a Day at the Beach

Jul 24, 2015

Tired of tracking sand into your car or home after a day at the beach? No matter how hard you try to remove the grainy stuff from your feet, it can be infuriatingly stubborn. Here are three tips to help minimize the trouble sand causes. Baby powder or flour – Seriously! Take along a bottle […]

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