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Dec 19

Last Minute Holiday Shopping? Research Suggests Money Can Buy Happiness!

We’ve all heard the phrase: “money can’t buy happiness”. But, what if it can? New research shows that there just may be a way to buy a little slice of happiness with even a small amount of money. *Hint: The secret is in HOW you spend it.

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Apr 27

An Attitude of Gratitude

Gratitude is good for your mental health.  Gratitude is a thankful appreciation for what a person receives, whether tangible or intangible. With gratitude or thankfulness, people acknowledge the goodness in their lives. In the process, they usually recognize that the source of that goodness lies at least partially outside themselves. As a result, being thankful …

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Oct 12

How To Handle Your Emotions in the Face of Tragedy

When we are confronted with tragedy, whether our own or others’, it can be difficult understanding how to move forward with our lives. Do we simply move on as if nothing has happened? Can we mourn without taking on the pain and anguish that we see around us?

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Sep 20

Can exercise protect the brain from Alzheimer’s?

Currently, there is no cure available for the nearly 5.5 million people in the United States diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. But it turns out exercise might be an excellent way to slow the progression, and even prevent the degenerative brain disease. According to a research analysis published by the School of Health and Exercise Sciences …

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Jul 02

Patriotic Berry Almond Trifle with Coconut Whipped Cream (GF + Paleo + V)

Growing up in the midwest, there was no shortage . . . Of home-baked, sugar-laden treats in our home. In fact, some of my most cherished childhood memories center around cooking, baking and enjoying comforting meals and desserts with family and friends. This simple, yet decadent, strawberry shortcake recipe is one of my favorite examples …

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May 19

Volunteering…. Help Yourself by Helping Others

  Can helping others help ourselves? Most of us know that if we eat our fruit and veggies, exercise often, and avoid smoking, we have a better chance of living longer and healthier lives. But your doctor may not have told you that regularly giving to others should perhaps be added to that healthy checklist. …

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Sep 23

Beat Cravings With These 6 Simple Tricks

No matter how hard we try to stick with our healthy eating habits, hard-to-control cravings always seem to come knocking at the door. Satisfying your sweet tooth with an occasional decadent indulgence is totally OK, but giving into it more often can halt your health progress dead in its tracks. Suppress the urge to splurge …

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