Category: Health & Well-Being

Tips for Eliminating the Minutia in Life

Let’s face it- we are all guilty of often times sweating and focusing on the small stuff in life. By doing so, we expend too much energy on what is really not important at the moment in the whole scheme of our lives. What are we left with when this happens? Wasted time. It’s plain and simple. Life as it goes along is a precious commodity- one that could be more fluid, and not paralyzed by all the little things that take up too much of our valuable time.

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Skip Hibernation – Find Motivation

With winter in full bloom, you may find yourself less active, eating more comfort food, and feeling overall lazier. If you’re a snowbird who spends the winters in Florida, or in the desert of California or are living at home in the cold brittle winters of the northern United States– you may be experiencing more aches and pains, fatigue, and decreased motivation to move. Just like our taste buds crave refreshing food in the summertime and soups in the winter, our bodies and brains also know there is a season change.

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Label Lingo & A Few Good Tips

When it comes to your health, yes, it pays to read the fine print. Just take a minute and look at what you are fueling your body with – because thankfully we have choices and more information. The Nutrition Facts Label located on every packed food you buy is there for you to examine so that you may determine its food value. With a big change to the industry in labeling several years ago, we now have more information than ever!

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Harness the Power of Water and Your Emotions

Close your eyes and try and picture yourself as a child, jumping in the ocean or pool for a dip; what do you feel? For us, it’s a sense of happiness and therapy, even today. While enjoying a cup of coffee one morning last summer, we came across a wonderful piece in the Wall Street Journal written by Elisabeth Bernstein on the experience Marine Scientist Dr. Wallace Nicholas had on seeking the power of water.

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Fresh Off the Farm- Get Your Season On!

Ahhh, the smells and sights of summer- sunshine, an abundance of flowers, long days, beautiful nights, and all the delicious and incredibly nutritious fruits and vegetables that come alive! Now, you gotta admit- who doesn’t love this season of summertime?! The nutritious values found in what’s seasonal are ever so important to your health. For instance- you have heard “eat your greens!” Let’s get a quick reminder of just how important it is to ‘eat the rainbow’ to help you live a nutritious life! You probably know that you should eat colorful fruits and vegetables, but you may wonder why it’s so important and if doing so truly benefits your health.

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A Personal Checklist 5 simple key thoughts

We continue our theme, “Take care of YOU”…

Do the things you love more often
Let go of people or situations that drain you
Sometimes you need to get uncomfortable to get comfortable
Wherever your attention goes, your energy flows
If you change your mindset, you will change your life

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Why Animals Are So Good for Us!

no matter what age!

Did you know that May7th – May 13th we celebrate National Pet Week, and it’s incredible to think that over 393.3 million pets live in the US alone- can you imagine the world numbers? Two out of every three American households includes a pet as of a study conducted Dec 2022. So, why do all of us who are animal lovers seem so unselfish and responsible to our four-legged buddies who share our lives? So willing to take responsibility for their health, well-being and their particular own aging process? The answer is simple:

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Go Greener!

(Celebrate Earth Day 2023)

Believe it or not-every person who lives on this planet is part of the solution. The problem? We are totally on track to an unlivable world. One that is filled with environmental pollution; food waste and plastics which are the big contributors to our environmental pollution; food waste and plastics are the big contributor to our congestion. Here are a few simple considerations and tips!

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Are Winter Blues Really Real?

We all know the long, dark winter days can weigh on you physically and mentally. Grandparents, grand friends, and even parents, listen up… your health and well-being are ever so important and we want you to take care of yourself.  With early sunsets, erratic temperatures, and plenty of changes in the climate, winters can be tough on us mentally and physically. Some of us might struggle from time to time during this particular season, but for others ,it is far worse when suffering from seasonal affective disorder (commonly known as SAD).

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