Flu Season Extended

Seems as though the flu has decided to hang around for awhile. Do you know how to help prevent yourself from the flu? Get a flu vaccineIt is recommended that you receive the flu vaccine annually. By receiving the vaccine you can help reduce the possibility of getting the flu, or if you do get …

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Therapy in Art

Creating art, whether it’s with paint, pencils, wood, or another material can be a fun and rewarding activity. Relieves stress: Participating in art activities can be soothing and relaxing. Focusing on a project often boosts positive feelings and has been shown to lower anxiety and depression. Increases cognitive skills: From selecting materials to choosing a …

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Winter Nosebleeds

If you have constant nosebleeds or find them hard to stop once they start, see a doctor to rule out a different cause such as high blood pressure. In parts of the country where wintertime means alternately braving frigid winds and then huddling inside for warmth, nosebleeds are a common seasonal annoyance. Dry winter air …

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Does a sleep mask really work?

If you are female there is a pretty good chance you have used some kind of eye mask at one point in your lifetime, but have you ever used an aromatherapy eye mask? While many of us think aromatherapy is best suited for a bath or spa day, it is also beneficial when it comes …

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Is your morning starting off right?

Morning rituals. Is your morning starting off right? Your morning is the most important part of your day. It sets the tone. Attitude, energy, and focus are all set by how you begin your morning. Here are 5 things to do before leaving the house that will help you make the most of your day. …

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Baked, Sweet, or Couch???

Baked or sweet are a yes, but couch is a no! Don’t be a couch potato! We are constantly hearing about the obesity rate n the US. While being overweight can be drastically dangerous, being a couch potato may be even worse. A study from the University of Cambridge found that lack of exercise might …

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Water, the Free Rx

10 Benefits of Drinking Water – Water can do wonders for your body. Boosts Immune System Water can result in a properly functioning immune system. It works to remove toxins from the body, so drinking more of it could help prevent toxins from building up and having a negative impact on your immune system. Water will …

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Super Foods for your meal planning

Not only can these foods help keep your blood sugar levels in check, but they are overall smart choices for overall health.   Melon and berries. Mix your favorites with yogurt, drop some in water, or freeze for smoothies. Colorful vegetables. Choose low-carb veggies including mushrooms, onions, eggplant, tomato, brussels sprouts, and squash. You can …

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Has cold season made you miserable? Try these tips.

This is definitely the time of year for catching a cold. Although usually minor, colds can make you feel miserable. It’s tempting to try the latest remedies, but the best thing you can do is take care of yourself. Here are some tips that may be effective in shortening it! Get your zzz’s. By far the …

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5 Tips for Eating Healthy

Simple tips we can all do for a healthier and happier “ME”. Eat whole foods By eating foods that are in their natural form and avoiding processed foods you will be putting the right vitamins, nutrients, and fiber in your body and keeping the bad things out (preservatives, chemicals, and added sugar). A healthy gut …

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