Category: Week 2

Almonds Are a Superfood

It’s the perfect time of the year to enjoy some nutritious almonds. It’s the holiday season and a great opportunity to incorporate more healthy nuts into your diet. One of your healthiest nut choices is delicious and nutritious almonds. Almonds are filled with healthy fats your body loves. They also are loaded with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.…
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Insomnia: Is it Psychological or Physiological?

Insomnia is not a disease; it’s difficult to diagnose. Over 40 million people in the U.S. have a form of sleep disorder but over 90 percent don’t even know it! It can be caused by heart disease, headaches and chronic pain, weight gain and obesity, lack of exercise, bad sleeping habits and patterns, and injuries…
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Stress Ruins Your Smile

Stress can cause indigestion, break your back, and give you a migraine, but did you know that it could also damage your smile? February is National Children’s Dental Health Month and it’s time that we take a closer look at how stress can impact the dental health of adults and children alike. Listed below are…
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A History of Valentine’s Day

Are you in the mood for love? Well, you aren’t the only one. Valentine’s Day has been around for centuries and today it’s celebrated in countries around the around the world, including Australia, Canada, France, Italy, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. But what exactly is the history of Valentine’s Day and the meaning of…
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S.A.D. on Valentine’s Day

During this time of year, love and romance seems to be the topic of every conversation. That’s great for committed couples, but what about those happy and not-so-happy singles? Fortunately, there is Singles Awareness Day. Individuals celebrate their single hood with holidays known as Anti-Valentine’s Day or Single Awareness Day (with the unfortunate acronym of…
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What is Galentine’s Day?

What is Galentine’s Day? It is a new “holiday” or a  pseudo-holiday that falls on February 13. It is a day for women to celebrate the women in their life. The history of this pseudo-holiday is that it first started as fiction. Created by Leslie Knope a small town government employee from Parks and Recreation played by…
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Valentine’s Chocolate Crepe

Chef Kendrick shows how to make this great Valentine’s Day chocolate crepe with homemade whipped cream that is sure to be a complete hit and please any dessert lover.

Happy Galentine’s Day!

Female friendships should be celebrated and today, Galentine’s Day, is the perfect opportunity. One day before Valentine’s Day there is Galentine’s Day, a time in which women celebrate the other women in their lives. This unofficial holiday started off as a clever storyline on the hilarious NBC show, Parks and Recreation. The main character and…
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Happy Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a time to show love, not just to your friends and family, but to your whole community. With a few Mindful Valentine’s Day tips you can do a lot of good for yourself and for others. As reports show, Valentine’s Day isn’t just a time for spreading cheer—it’s also a time in…
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Valentine’s Day Bargains

You don’t need a lot of money to have a romantic evening with your loved one. With the right Mindful Money tips, you can celebrate Valentine’s Day on a budget. According to the National Retail Federation, 54 percent of Americans will be celebrating Valentine’s Day. While the main event is usually a romantic celebration with…
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