Category: Week 1

Adult Coloring Books Reduce Stress

Whether you like painting or drawing, engaging in artistic projects can help you reduce stress. One particular coloring hobby that has gained popularity over the years is adult coloring books. Coloring in these books is a fun way to reduce stress and they come in a variety of designs. Taking a daily coloring break can…
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Stop Back to School Stress

NEW BACKPACK…$35. NEW JEANS…$55. STARTING THE SCHOOL YEAR OFF STRESS-FREE…PRICELESS! We spend billions of dollars on back-to-school spending. “Ahhh,” the back to school stress a new school year brings. For many parents and children, it is an overwhelming season of confusion, depression, and anxiety. American families are truly overwhelmed with concerns about money and time.…
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Home Remedies for Sleep

Having trouble falling asleep? Insomnia is a far too common problem in America. Special beds, pillows, and medications can often do the trick, but there are mindful, home remedies for sleep that you should consider. If a person takes 30 minutes or more to fall asleep and they get “six or fewer hours of sleep…
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Shrimp & Zucchini Scampi

Just push the “EASY” button for this delightful dinner. A frying pan is the secret to this super simple and delicious dish. Zucchini contains zero fat and is high in water and fiber. It also contains significant amounts of vitamins B6, riboflavin, folate, C, and K, and minerals, like potassium and manganese. This summer squash also…
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Setting Your Kids Up for Back to School Success

Even though children may be enjoying their summer, parents are already thinking about “back-to-school” and everything that needs to get organized. What’s the stress-free solution to setting your child up for a truly great year? Here are a few tips for back to school success. Routines and organization. Every household benefits from having established routines…
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How to set a Family Budget Plan

American families are now going through an economic crisis that hasn’t been felt since the 1980’s. It is more and more important to keep everyone in the family budget plan on track. Having a family budget plan meeting to discuss the financial health of the family is stressful and difficult. The reaction, however, you will…
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Tomato and Cucumber Farro Salad

Enjoy a bite of summer’s freshest flavors with this beautiful, delicious, mixed side salad that is loaded with nutrition. Farro is an ancient grain with a nutty flavor and chewy texture. It’s high in protein, fiber and several nutrients. It’s an excellent source of protein, fiber, magnesium, zinc and B vitamins. It’s great news for…
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A Sacred Room of Your Own

How often do you take time out of your busy schedule to relax and reflect by yourself? Dedicating a few minutes or an hour every day to meditation or prayer can be important for your emotional and physical health. If you truly want to reap the benefits consider creating a sacred space within your home.…
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Seared Grouper with Zucchini Tomato Sauté

This is a beautiful, light and refreshing dinner that is perfect for a late summer or early fall evening. Grouper is a delightful, light fish. Tomatoes are loaded with vitamins and minerals including vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin K, and potassium. Tomatoes are heart healthy and help prevent cancer. Zucchini contains zero fat, and is…
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Big Brothers Big Sisters

One Mindful way to influence the next generation of innovators, leaders, and volunteers is to offer them guidance. Big Brothers Big Sisters strives to “help change kids’ perspectives and giving them the opportunity to reach their potential.” History of Big Brothers Big Sisters It all began in 1904 when a New York City court clerk named…
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