Posts in the ‘Wellness’ Category

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Your Next Meal Could Be Made With Love

Are you stuck in the habit of eating out?  How much do you spend for meals on the run or at your local eatery?  Are you feeling your best with the food you’re eating? Restaurants have convinced us that cooking at home is difficult, time-consuming and more expensive so we’ll keep eating out.  None of

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Sometimes It’s About the Little Things

Jon Kabat-Zinn, the father of mindfulness describes it as paying attention in a particular way without judgement.  I think of it as an awareness. Have you ever been so caught up in thought or activity that you didn’t know where the time went?  Do you ever find yourself stuck replaying a conversation or rehearsing something

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If You Could Take One Step Toward Losing Weight

Want to lose weight? Not to sure where to begin? One of the most powerful steps you can take is to get rid of soda and diet soda; both stimulate sugar cravings.  Soda consumption has been linked to rising rates of obesity, as well as to an increased risk for diabetes heart disease and stroke.

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Stress-busting Foods

Studies revealed that about 40% of Americans are overeating and are munching on unhealthy foods as a result of stress. While a bag of chips or a bowl of ice cream can buy you a temporary sense of calm, their calming properties wear off way too fast. After the initial pleasure wears off, you’ll feel

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How to Combat Winter Blues

With the cold weather and the shorter days accompanying the winter months, we see dips in mood and energy levels at this time of the year. Studies show that 1 out of 10 Americans suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder or winter depression.

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Want to live a little longer?

Good genes have a lot to do with how long you’ll live. But if you make a few positive changes in your lifestyle, you can extend that time even further. Studies suggest that a healthy lifestyle is one of the biggest factors that determine how long a person will live. Apparently, these healthy habits are a

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Going Heavy to Lighten Up!

by Jessica Doyle Happy June! As the temperatures soar, and the social calendar fills, I’m here to help you create a fitness routine that will help you not only keep that summer body you’ve worked for throughout the winter and spring, but also make it even fitter and stronger for Labor Day and beyond –

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Help For Your Bodacious Bod During Party Season

So you’ve worked hard to get in shape all spring, and now it’s summer party time!  How will you get through the season with health, vitality and fun?  Here are some tips and recipes to keep you laughing, dancing and enjoying your summer.

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Growing a Secret Garden of Kindness

Do you bloom with good works and forgiveness for others?  How about yourself?  What does your inner garden look like?  Is it bursting with boundless energy and love?  Or is it weedy and neglected?  Some of the most anxious and unhappy people that I help are those who are kind to others but who don’t

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Financial Spring Cleaning: 7 Steps

Do you find yourself stressing over your bills?  Do you dread sitting down to make ends meet?  Have you been avoiding making yourself an honest budget?  Finances can be a significant source of stress, leading to physical ailments, anxiety and depression.  Taking a positive approach to releasing this stress can greatly enhance your health and