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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DIY – Hand Sanitizer Spray

There are plenty of hand sanitizers on the market. They come in spray, gel, and even lotion. But…have you ever looked at some of the ingredients? Make your own homemade hand sanitizer and always have some “on hand”. You can get these items at most store including grocery, health food, pharmacy, and even retail and …

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Nationalhcs – Staying in Touch

Website We are always striving to provide you with content on staffing, health and fitness, safety tips, company updates, and even fun items like recipes and DIYs. We post regularly so be sure to keep us on your reading list.   Social Media You can “like” us and see posts via our social media links: …

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HCP safety in the workplace

HCPs encounter many health and safety challenges, making it a dangerous profession. However, being aware of issues and practicing safety in the workplace, and with patients, can eliminate many before they happen. I recently read an article on the Spring Arbor Univeristy website that I want to share regarding workplace safety. Although they have used …

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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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DIY – Recycling Coffee Grounds

Do you love to garden and have an area at your home? Or maybe some small pots in the windowsill? Gardening is not only relaxing, but can provide free vegetables and herbs. Try one, or all, of our DIYs for gardening with recycled coffee grounds. Add one-half cup of coffee grounds to a gallon bucket …

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RecipeCorner – No Bake Lemon Balls

A healthy desert that is vegan, grain-free, gluten-free, and simple to make. Hope you add it to your “recipe box”.     No Bake Lemon Balls   Ingredients 1 1/2 cups almond flour 1/3 cup coconut flour 1/2 teaspoon pink Himalayan salt 1 teaspoon maple syrup 3 lemons, juiced 1 lemon, zested 2 teaspoons vanilla …

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