Category: Week 1

4 Healthy Smoothie Bowls

Smoothies are the perfect breakfast solution if you don’t have time in the morning for a sit-down meal. Smoothie bowls, on the other hand, are a yummy twist on your usual breakfast drink and come in a variety of combinations. This month, set aside a few extra minutes in the morning and enjoy a smoothie…
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The Moses of Her People

Harriet Tubman is an epic historical figure and our shero. She lead an untold number of slaves to freedom, was a nurse, scout, and spy for the Union Army during the Civil War. She helped free 700 South Carolinian slaves in an armed raid. Harriet led innumerable slaves out of darkness, slavery, and bondage to…
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Money Tips for Rainy Days

In this risky economic climate, more than two-thirds of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck. With financial emergencies lurking around every corner, are you prepared for “rainy days?” According to Mint.com, an emergency fund is a major part of financial security. If you loose your job, if your home needs of emergency repairs, or if…
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Are Your Teens at Risk of Hypertension?

A study by the lead author, Dr. Kathleen Mullan Harris, a professor at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, revealed that 19 percent, about one in five young adults, have high blood pressure. Here are a few tips for dealing with hypertension prevention in your family. Starting in 1995, Dr. Harris studied 14,000 young people,…
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Beware of Cyber Bullies

October is National Bullying Prevention Month and it’s time that we put an end to this dangerous practice. While the internet is filled with amazing people and heartwarming stories there are always trolls lurking about. This month, take active steps to protect your mental wellbeing from cyber bullies. FOUR REASONS WHY PEOPLE BECOME CYBER BULLIES…
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Stop Domestic Violence

Incidents of domestic violence are far too common in this country. It’s estimated that 1.3 million women become victims of physical assault by an intimate partner every year. Fortunately, October is the month for spreading awareness on this issue and preventing future cases of domestic violence. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, making it a…
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Homemade Veggie Noodles

From Italy to China, noodles play an important part in a variety of cuisines. You can keep eating your favorites with a healthier version of noodles: veggie noodles. They’re not only delicious—they’re also the perfect choice for vegans. You can buy veggie noodles in some specialty stores, but most people make their own using a…
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3 Home Remedies for Cold and Flu

Cold and flu season is just around the corner. Whether you have a cold now or want to prepare just in case you do get sick, we have some flu and cold remedies for you. Three simple foods ginger, turmeric, and honey are all you need to make natural home remedies for cold and flu…
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How Children Teach Parents Everyday

Every parent has experienced the phenomena of their child begging for their favourite story to read, their favourite song to be played or their favourite movie to be watched for the 100th time. Children teach their parents everyday through the choices they make and here is why we can learn about them so much if…
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Think Pink for Breast Cancer Prevention

The pink ribbon tradition was started by the Susan G. Komen for the Cure and it has now grown into an international symbol for the fight against breast cancer. October has been Breast Cancer Awareness Month for more than 25 years. It began as a partnership between government agencies, medical associations, and public service organizations.…
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