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7 April 2016
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Mindfulness and Meditation: The Hot Trend

In 2015 the mindfulness and meditation became the latest hot trend.  The mindfulness and meditation industry raked in nearly $1 billion, according to research by IBISWorld in 2015!  Why all the sudden has the meditation and mindfulness industry exploded? First lets look at what we’re talking about:  Meditation is not a new practice it’s been around […]


25 January 2016
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Sleep is Good!!!

For many working adults and parents, we tend to be in full throttle mode on a daily basis.  Even at night when it is time to settle down, relax and prepare for a wonderful sleep; we tend to continue to play scenarios over in or heads or continue planning the next days events. How many […]


10 December 2015
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Physical Health
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Holiday Depression

With all the commercials, advertising in stores, and sales we know that the holiday season is amongst us. But this is not always a happy moment for everyone. We must remember that many are suffering from what professionals are calling: Holiday Depression. Holiday depression is described as regression, development of diffuse anxiety, feelings of helplessness, […]


26 October 2015
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Physical Health
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Power of Music

Have you ever wondered why we feel better when we listen to music?  Well, there is proof in the pudding, er I mean, notes! According to BestBinauralBeats.org, a website dedicated to research on music and mood, the rhythm and tone of music has the most impact on our brain.  Our heartbeat synchs up with the […]


20 October 2015
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Physical Health
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Foods to Help Lower Cholesterol

We go to the doctor for an annual check up or due to an illness…….usually if a problem is detected, the first solution is medication. Sadly, we are in an era where medication is the solution for most symptoms.  Don’t get me wrong….sometimes medication is necessary but often times it is a lifelong Band-Aid solution.  When my husband’s cholesterol was […]


13 October 2015
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Physical Health
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Happy Wife….Happy Life!!!

For the past six months I have been cooking/eating healthier. Which means my family has been eating healthier as well. I originally made the change in our diet due to my husband’s cholesterol. It was not extremely high but it was out of normal range. In efforts to lower his cholesterol, I made a change for […]


28 September 2015
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Physical Health
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The Importance of Sleep

I grew up hearing “You’ll get enough sleep when you’re dead”.  Well, at times I do feel dead.  I find myself on auto-pilot driving in to work, zombie mode when doing administrative duties and thinking about the next time I will receive R&R (the weekend).  During the week, I am lucky to receive 6 hours […]


30 June 2015
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Signs of Being Stressed!!!

In most of our everyday lives we try to complete as many tasks as possible in a day. Usually with many task left incomplete or not even started. You get comfortable with the duties of a job, only to have your boss add additional duties to the list. We tend to do the same for […]

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