Category: Week 3

Tips for Building Strong Relationships

Bad habits like keeping your feelings to yourself or bickering with your mate can have disastrous consequences in a relationship. However, taking the time to develop healthy habits can help you build a stronger bond. According to Mayo Clinic research, the right bond between two people can reduce stress, prevent loneliness, increase your sense of…
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Healthy Diet in a SNAP?

A healthy diet is an important part of Mindful Living. A person’s access to a healthy diet shouldn’t be limited by the money they have in their wallet. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP is our domestic hunger safety net and it works to fill the nutritional gaps of low-income individuals and families. Unfortunately,…
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Overcome Your Loneliness

Staying in touch with loved ones has been made easy with all of our recent technological advances; however, cases of loneliness seem to be rising. According to Duke University researchers, the number of people who said that they didn’t have someone to discuss important matters with has risen to 25 percent. Studies also show that…
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Get Rid of Toxic People at Work

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Workplace bullying is more prevalent than you might think. Office bullying occurs when a fellow employee or boss targets and harasses a person for reasons unrelated to work. Nearly 20 percent of workers have experienced workplace bullying firsthand. An additional 15 percent of workers have also witnessed bullying in…
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Legendary Female Tycoons

Being a businesswoman in America has not always been easy. Not too long ago, America’s “marriage bar” restricted employment opportunities for married women. Even if a married woman was able to find employment, under the legal practice of “coverture,” her wages actually belonged to her husband. Despite these restrictions, some female tycoons not only succeeded…
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Nature’s Cleaning Trio- Eco Friendly Cleaning Products

Living green has always been very important to me. It comes with being on the farm, raising horses, rescuing and fostering dogs and cats. Living green reduces my carbon-footprint and it’s also a stress-free way to integrate green ingredients to everyday house cleaning chores. Avoiding the use of poisonous and hazardous cleaning supplies is so important…
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Food Is Medicine

Food is medicine, and eating healthy heals. Food regulates your moods, your sleep, and your health. Even things like stress and aging can be regulated by what you eat. Listed below are just six ways you can eat your way to better health. Eat breakfast Eating breakfast increases your metabolism which helps keep your weight…
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Increase Your Brain Power with Food

We meditate and practice stress relieving techniques for better mental health. Yet, research shows that there’s another way to improve our cognitive capabilities. With brain boosting foods, we can eat our way to better mental health. Currently, there are 35.6 million people around the world living with dementia. According to the United Nations World Health Organization,…
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Easy Apple Pies

While nothing beats the taste of fresh apples, this delicious recipe for apple pies just might. It combines cinnamon and all spice with fresh apples, creating yummy tasting apple pies that will help you kick-start the fall season. Apples are a delicious and nutritious fall fruit. Researchers found consuming Red Delicious or Granny Smith apples…
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The Power of Acupuncture

Acupuncture is an integrative medical approach to healing various conditions in the mind and body. This practice involves inserting thin needles into the skin or tissue at specific places on the body to move healing energy throughout the body. Acupuncture originated in China but is now commonly used in Western alternative medicine. Acupuncture is based…
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