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Enjoy Family Bonding With a Backyard Campout

by Maya Munot

Before summer ends, help your kids rediscover the outdoors by camping in your own backyard. This is a great way to encourage them to spend less time watching television and more time in nature. And the best part is it’s… Continue Reading →

Prebiotics May Help Relieve Your Nighttime Stress

by Maya Munot

A new study suggests that getting your fill of foods rich in prebiotics may help you cope with stress. Researchers from the University of Colorado discovered in their study, published in the journal Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, that regular amounts of… Continue Reading →

Five Old-Fashioned Remedies That Are Still Relevant

by Jessica Malen

Physicians are increasingly calling on the practices of age-old medicine now more than ever to treat ailments like constipation or congestion as research continues to support the benefits. Some home remedies can save you a trip to the doctor and… Continue Reading →

Mix up Your Whole Grains With Ancient and Modern Grains

by Maya Munot

A recent study by Harvard, published in the journal Circulation, found that people who consumed whole grains daily had a lower risk of dying from any cause compared to those who didn’t. This doesn’t prove that whole grains prevent early… Continue Reading →

Forgiveness Can Be a Great Stress Buster

by Maya Munot

Did you know that continually nurturing grudges and negative feelings of resentment can keep your stress levels high and come at an emotional and physiological cost like premature death? All it takes to bring those stress levels down is forgiveness. Forgiveness is… Continue Reading →

Inspired Infusions to Beat the Heat: Your Summer Hydration Guide

by Jessica Malen

Did you know when you feel thirsty you are already dehydrated? You lose water continually by sweating, digesting and even just by breathing, so it’s important to keep rehydrating. Aim for at least eight 8-ounce glasses (or almost 2 liters)… Continue Reading →

Refocus: Train Your Brain to Hunker Down

by Beth Czischke

Having trouble focusing? Modern culture inundates us with alerts and information that continually divert our attention. We’re wired for instant gratification, and our electronics and social media provide it. If we’re dreading a project and don’t know where to begin,… Continue Reading →

Worksite Wellness Spotlight: Water Safety

by Beth Czischke

Whether it’s a lake, ocean or river, spending time in the water is synonymous with summer. Unfortunately, there are about 10 nonboating-related drowning deaths per day in the United States. This is the perfect time of year to launch a… Continue Reading →

Why You Tend to Be Healthier in the Summer

by Maya Munot

Ever feel healthier in the summer? That’s because you are, and with good reason. A recent study by an international team of researchers revealed that your immune system changes with the seasons and reports the first time medical experts have… Continue Reading →

Start Your Mornings out Write

by Beth Czischke

There’s a daily ritual taking business gurus, entrepreneurs and creative types by storm: “Morning Pages.” It was first introduced by Julia Cameron in her book The Artist’s Way. It’s simply stream-of-consciousness writing done first thing in the morning. Even if… Continue Reading →

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