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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Ways the HCP can combat stress in the workplace

Not only do healthcare professionals have the normal stresses of daily life, but many have high workplace stress. Some of the reasons for a higher workplace stress level are they: Understand the potential for serious injury to patients if they make mistakes Often work short-staffed Work double shifts at times Work in unfamiliar areas on …

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Stress Reducer – Meal Planning

What is meal planning? We have all come home after a long day out and become frustrated because we have no idea what to make for dinner. We have even had this same frustration at what to take to work for lunch, or how to send the kids to school with a healthy lunch. This …

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Is Stress the New Poison???

Today many people are filled with stress, and as a result are “poisoning” their bodies.   Is stress the new poison? Stress is now being linked to higher incidents of death than from: Heart Disease Cancer Lung Disease Accidents Liver Disease Suicide Stress hormones can contribute to feelings of: Irritability and unhappiness Fatigue and Lethargy …

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