Category: Week 4

Tasty Avocado Egg Salad

Eggs are a symbol of life and over the centuries they have become synonymous with Easter. Chocolate eggs and egg hunts are common Easter traditions. This month we are featuring an egg salad recipe with a fresh spring look and a surprise ingredient: avocados. In the past, people have been concerned about egg salad due…
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Boost Your Immune System

A strong immune system is important for a healthy, mindful life. Unfortunately, many of your habits and lifestyle choices impair your immune system. Give your immune system the boost it needs with a few Mindful Health tips. Your immune system keeps you healthy by riding your body of infections and helping you bounce back from…
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Floriography: Floral Symbolic Gifts

Flowers make a Mindful Gift® for any occasion, but few of us consider the symbolism behind the floral arrangements. To give Mindful bouquets, we must first learn the language of flowers. Here are a few floral symbolic gift ideas for your next bouquet. The language of flowers, also known as floriography, is a means of…
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Get a Dose of Nature’s Xanax

A Simple Dose of Nature’s Xanax A simple walk can be the equivalent of taking either an anti-anxiety drug, an antidepressant or a sleeping pill. Just 20 minutes of walking reverses your stress response, lowers your blood pressure, gives you an immune boost, and increases your energy and optimism. So step outside get some fresh…
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Lent Is The Time For Spring Cleaning

We are now into the second week of Lent. This sacred season began on February 14 this year. Lent is the 40 days before Easter. It is considered a sacred time and an opportunity for changing a negative habit or challenge in life that may be holding you back. It can be much more than…
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Super Grandparent Stress

Are you a super grandparent? A super grandparent is someone who regularly cares for his or her children and grandchildren. It’s a lot of work that sometimes goes unappreciated. All of this work can eventually lead to stress. There are millions of grandparents in the U.S. (about 65 million), and many of them care for…
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Overstressed Children Symptoms

Families, especially our children, are experiencing incredible levels of stress these days. Families the nucleus of a child’s life must address how violence and technology can impact the health of their children. Overstressed children patterns can lead to adult stress patterns as we mature into adulthood.Information overload can also be stressful in our technological age…
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Angry? Parents, Stop Yelling

Most of us are members of the parent club. This means it’s normal to get angry and most of us yell. However, when you find yourself angry, begin by considering: compassion, forgiveness, and kindness. Tell yourself to stop yelling, the shame and self-deprecation towards yourself and your kids! Yelling doesn’t do anyone any good. Then,…
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Protect the Polar Bears!

Does the picture of an adorable polar bear warm your heart? Well in 40 years these amazing creatures could be extinct—if that doesn’t scare you it should. Now is the time to act. In honor of International Polar Bear Day, let’s do our part to save these animals. via GIPHY Polar bears have been a…
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Getting Off Work on Time

Americans spend a majority of their week at work. The last thing anyone wants is to spend extra time trying to finish up a work project or wrapping up the day’s work, because it eats into precious time that could be spent at home. Unfortunately, many people do stay a little longer after work or…
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