Category: Week 4

Avoid the Heat Stress this Summer

Prolonged exposure to heat can cause illness and even death. You can experience summer heat stress, heat rash, and heat exhaustion when you’re outdoors and even when you’re indoors (specifically areas without proper ventilation or cooling systems). There are certain conditions that can be very dangerous for your health such as when there are high…
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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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4 Last Summer Staycation Tips

Summer, unfortunately, is coming to a swift end. Have you had an opportunity to enjoy a relaxing vacation? If not, you still have a chance! Labor Day is right around the corner and you can make the most of it with some staycation tips. By vacationing in your own town you bypass all the expenses…
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How to Make New Friends

Old friends are like an anchor in your voyage of life. Our friends are lifesavers, holders of our deepest secrets, a healing balm and loyal to the grave. Friendship is one of life’s greatest blessings. Studies show us people with friends are happier, much healthier and live longer. When you meet new friends  it brings a…
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4 Apps for Summer Weekend Fun!

Do you need some ideas for a weekend adventure? These apps may be just what you’ve been looking for! With a simple tap on your smartphone, you can find cool things for you and your family to enjoy in your own town as well as safety tips for your weekend excursions. Check out these apps for…
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Quick Cajun Skewers on the Grill

What a perfect time of year to enjoy the last of our fresh garden vegetables on the grill. What’s not to love? Shish kabobs are easy to assemble and prepare, low in calories, and low in cost. This meal can be assembled using creativity and input from all family members or friends. Make it fun! Ask…
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Green Makeup Options

There has been a recent scare in the cosmetic industry. Some popular brands of lipstick are reported to contain high levels of lead, which can be hazardous to your health. This has caused many women to reconsider their beauty products and take a second look at natural or   green makeup options. The Campaign for Safe…
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Easy Peachy Cake

Peachy Ice Cream is delicious, but for an even more peachy dessert, you should consider this peach cake. It’s part cobbler, part cake, and 100 percent yummy. Our easy, in-a-pinch recipe is great for the summer and it only contains five ingredients. Check out the simple recipe below. Despite how sweet a peach can be,…
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Healing Summer Skin Damage

With the number of beach visitors slowly winding down and pools starting to close for the season, it’s time for us to assess the health of our skin after a long, heated summer. Many summer factors can wreak havoc on the health of your skin including ultraviolet rays from the sun, chlorine from your local…
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Water is a Great Stress Reducer

Drinking a glass of water is a simple way to reduce your stress. When you experience stress, refresh your body right away by sipping some water. This is especially true during this summer heat. Every organ in your body must have water to facilitate your mind and body functions. When you are stressed your organs…
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