Category: Week 4

Spices that Fight Cold and Flu

Feeling under the weather? Instead of searching your medicine cabinet for a remedy, have you ever considered checking your spice rack? Lots of herbs and spices have surprising medicinal properties that may just help you! The Healing Powers of Spices and Herbs Whether you’re suffering from a cold or want to take better care of…
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Vegan Tips for Beginners

If you love animals and are looking to make a diet change, consider becoming a vegan. It not only saves the animals that you love, it can also be a great health benefit. A vegan is similar to a vegetarian, but while vegetarians avoid meat (beef, pork, poultry, etc.), a vegan avoids all products derived…
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Mirror Neurons: Why We Empathize

Your friend stubs his or her toe and you cringe. A person cries and your eyes tear. Your favorite sports team scores and your heart races. But have you ever wondered why? Empathy Study Well, researchers at UCLA (quite accidentally) discovered why humans and animals not only learn from each other but empathize as well.…
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Giving Tuesday

Volunteering during the holidays will not only help others, it also reminds us of the many things we have to be thankful for. More and more people are helping their community. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor, 24.9 percent of American adults volunteered for a nonprofit organization in 2015. That’s 62.6 million volunteers. We…
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Thanksgiving Leftovers Makeover

Got leftover holiday tofurky or turkey? To turn your Thanksgiving leftovers into an innovative meal with this delicious sandwich recipe. Leftover Turkey Sandwich After a great feast our family is usually tired of the big meals. A sandwich is always a refreshing change. Reuben sandwiches are a family favorite. Usually these sandwiches are served hot…
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Eco-Friendly Holiday Decorations

This is the season of kindness, generosity, and giving. When we plan for the holidays we should be compassionate with our planet as well as our family and friends. Eco-friendly decorations will not only make our homes beautiful, they also benefit our environment. There are many green holiday decorations to consider. You can buy recycled…
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Listening Reduces Stress

Listening is one of the hardest skills we can cultivate, but it’s also one of the most necessary. There’s a difference between hearing and listening that most people fail to recognize. Hearing is one of the five senses. Listening, on the other hand, is a relationship. Read more for handy tips on mindful listening. The…
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Holiday Stress 911

911!? It’s the Holiday Season! It’s the day after Thanksgiving and the December celebrations (Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanza) are upon us. Unfortunately, many of us are concerned about our finances during this time of year. Because of this, many of us are very stressed and simply surviving the holidays. Well, now is the time to stop surviving…
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Thanksgiving Sandwiches

Got a ton of leftover food from Thanksgiving? Don’t know what to do with it? Try revamping your previous meal into a whole new creation with tasty Thanksgiving sandwich, crescent roll, and quesadilla recipes. To make these recipes you’ll need additional ingredients, such as bread, mayo, and cheese. But the main features are the leftovers:…
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Prevent Heartaches by Working on Your Relationship

Though many of us strive to build stronger bonds temptation may still linger on. Cheating continues to damage many relationships, but mindful living steps can help prevent it. So, just how prevalent is cheating? The U.S. News reports that 80 percent of Americans believe that infidelity is “always wrong.” However, some experts claim that 60…
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