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Beyond Thanksgiving: the Power of Gratitude

November 19, 2015 by Leave a comment
Beyond Thanksgiving: the Power of Gratitude

Long-term studies support gratitude's effectiveness, suggesting that a positive, appreciative attitude contributes to greater success in work, better health and longevity, ...

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Mom Was Right …

September 7, 2015 by Leave a comment
Mom Was Right …

What makes a good breakfast? The best way to find out is to experiment. Try a different breakfast each day and see which one is best for you. ...

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Serving Size Secrets

August 3, 2015 by
Serving Size Secrets

Quick Quiz: How many servings are in a bag of snack-size whole grain crackers? Or a small bottle of locally-pressed juice? Or a lunchbox pack of granola bars? Or a bottle of Honest Tea?

Hint: It’s usually not just “one.” Often, the above products contain two to two-and-a-half servings ...

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Who’s Got Your Back?

June 29, 2015 by
Who’s Got Your Back?

And then, this February, I aggravated my low back. I did it all by myself; there was no impact from a multi-ton vehicle this time. It was an innocent enough thing I did: I simply wore heels throughout a long day of networking, standing on hard floors. ...

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15 Natural Remedies for Heartburn and Acid Reflux

October 13, 2014 by

Almost everyone will experience heartburn at some point in their lives. Did you know more than 40% of Americans have heartburn pain at least one time each month¹, and that 5 – 7 percent of the entire world population has heartburn or acid reflux on a frequent basis?² 

Ouch!

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Keep Your Cool!

July 28, 2014 by

I don’t know how hot it is where you are, but it’s really hot here in Florida. When the rains come it cools us off for a bit, giving us a welcome break. The rest of the time we’re wilting, or melting, in our intense sun. When it's too hot for ...

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Safety = Fun in the Sun!

June 20, 2014 by
Safety = Fun in the Sun!

Being in or near the water is a hallmark of summer fun. As a Native Floridian, I've lived within 5 minutes' walking distance to a bay or lake for most of my life. I love being by water, watching it, listening to crashing waves. But I also have a very ...

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Summer Cycling Safety

June 18, 2014 by
Summer Cycling Safety

There's no better way to feel the wind in your hair than a summertime bike ride! I'm no expert on cycling safety, but my friend Denise D'Amour is. I asked her to share her top tips for bicycle safety and she graciously agreed. Learn more about Denise below.

School is ...

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