Category: Week 2

Perfect Gifts for the New Grad

Spring is a time for new beginnings. Millions of college students are now graduating, embarking on new adventures and jump starting their careers. When it comes to picking out a present for a recent graduate, a perfect gift would be something that’s sentimental and practical. The following gift ideas are great for graduates who are…
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To Get Fit, Stay Motivated

When we don’t feel like exercising we come up with a lot of excuses. We say that we don’t have the time or that we’re too tired, but the true culprit is usually a lack of workout motivation. If we slow down and try new approaches to our exercise regimens, we can push ourselves to…
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Having Fun on a Budget

You Can Have Fun on a Budget Feeling a bit stressed or worn out? Maybe it’s time to pamper yourself and have some fun. Try these eight budget-friendly tips for adding renewal rituals to your daily life. Wouldn’t you enjoy a spa day or a shopping trip? These experiences can do wonders for your mood,…
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Do a Quick Mini Meditation

It’s Healthy to Unplug It is mentally and physically healthy to unplug throughout your day. Research shows even a few minutes of a renewal ritual can not only reduce stress, increase your health, but renewal rituals can also help you live longer. It’s easy to do with a simple mini meditation focusing on your breath.…
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Volunteering Reduces Your Summer Blues

Summer volunteering can better your life. It can promote better health, reduce stress, increase community engagement, and give your life purpose. During the chaotic summer season, people can become stressed or even depressed and studies show that volunteering can be a great cure. Have You Got Summer Depression? When the seasonal pattern changes, it’s not…
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How to Stop Stress Eating

When you’re stressed, what do you turn to for comfort? Shopping? Meditating? Napping? It turns out that many Americans turn to food. This is known as stress eating or emotional eating. Stress and Eating Believe it or not, a little stress can actually suppress hunger. This is all based on the flight-or-fight principle. The adrenaline…
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Create Your Home Sanctuary

Your need for a sanctuary is as old as humankind itself. Home is your sanctuary, a place where stress should be left at the door. Your home is the place where your mind, body, and soul are nourished. Having a  home sanctuary is important for relaxation, which is invaluable to your health. In fact, a…
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Teatox: Healthy or Dangerous?

People have been drinking tea to enrich their health for centuries, so it comes as no surprise that many people are interested in using tea for weight loss. With celebrities such as the Kardashian/ Jenner sisters, Vanessa Hudgens, and Lindsay Lohan advertising tea trends. Teatox or slimming teas are a growing number of people have been diving…
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Easy Strawberry Shortcake

Strawberries are best enjoyed in the summer when they are juicy in texture and big on aroma and sweetness. Experts consider it a super fruit because a serving of strawberries contains more vitamin C than an orange. The potassium found in strawberries help control blood pressure and fight strokes. In a study in the Annals…
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Balsamic Grilled Vegetables

It’s the best time of year to eat great local, fresh, delicious vegetables as often as possible. This is an easy staple to keep handy to pair with your meat or meat substitute. It’s also a gang pleaser for your summer barbecues—low calories, low fat, and loads of nutrition. Yum! Hungry yet? Check out the…
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