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Small Healthy Changes that Impact in Big Ways

Small Healthy Changes that Impact in Big Ways

It’s a few months into the year and it’s likely safe to say that some of our resolutions have fallen to the wayside and it is time to ease up on putting so much pressure on ourselves.  There are plenty of little changes that can lead toward better habits in no time.  Try a few of these to ease yourself into a healthier lifestyle with a little effort. Make Your Bed Your mom was right about this one.  This small chore you used to get allowance for can improve your day drastically...

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5 Tips for Dealing with The Winter Blues

5 Tips for Dealing with The Winter Blues

It is well-known that many people suffer from mood changes in the depths of winter. Shorter daylight hours, post-holiday doldrums, and bad weather prevent us from getting outside or socializing with others. Some people are hit harder than others, suffering from a condition called Seasonal Affective Disorder. Markers of SAD will show up year after year: low mood lasting longer than a couple of weeks, feeling hopeless, worthless, and irritable, and losing interest in activities a person normally...

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3 Crucial Foundations of Good Sleep

3 Crucial Foundations of Good Sleep

Adequate sleep is a proven remedy to many daily ailments that may bog you down throughout the day. Caffeine is often used as a band-aid to counteract the effects of lost sleep, but it’s masking an issue that won’t get better with extra shots of espresso. Of the 100 million Americans that suffer from occasional sleep problems, one third of them have chronic insomnia according to “No More Sleepless Nights” by Peter Hauri, Ph.D., former Director, Mayo Clinic Insomnia Program, and Shirley Linde,...

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Why Your Gut Health Really Matters

Why Your Gut Health Really Matters

The health conscious American will devote time and energy to positively influence what they know to be important - the brain and the heart. These organs are vital to our existence, but what some people don’t realize is the importance of our gut. That’s right, your entire digestive system. The purpose of this article is to get your mind churning about your gut health. The article will provide a few tips to get your started, but to really improve your digestive health we recommend reading the...

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9 Tips to Keep Food Fresh Longer

9 Tips to Keep Food Fresh Longer

In today’s society, new information about the best practices of food handling continuously changes. Because of this, we wanted to provide you with information on how to keep your food fresh for longer. Doing this will ensure that your money does not go to waste as bad practices can turn your food into a breeding ground for mold. Here are a few tips that will help you keep your food fresh for longer: Don’t refrigerate your tomatoes Refrigerating tomatoes kills their flavor. Also, their juicy...

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