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Six Tips To Avoid the Sniffles This Christmas

The holidays are a fun time of year! There are so many things to do, traditions to keep, the opportunity to make new traditions, hot chocolate to drink and snowmen to build! It is a magical time of year, unless you get sick and end up miserable…
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Save Money on Black Friday

Black Friday—the day after Thanksgiving—is advertised as one of biggest shopping days of the year. With all the hype and markdowns, it’s easy to get caught up and spend money that you were not planning on spending. Here are a few tips…
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Working Through A Trauma

Maybe you have experienced a traumatic experience yourself, or you are close to someone who has. Most people think of the physical pain of the trauma and downplay the impact on the individual's mental and physical suffering. The trauma can have…

Is Your Financial Stress Causing You Physical Pain?

New research published in the journal Psychological Science that was led by a team of researchers from the University of Virginia and Columbia University states that money worries can cause not only psychological stress but also experience more…
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Be Body Positive

It was estimated that ten percent of the world’s population, or approximately 650 million people, and approximately 19 percent of the US population, live with disabilities (US Census Bureau Public Information Office). Researchers continue…

Understanding Exercise and Diabetes

Diabetes is a condition we constantly hear about and unfortunately that isn’t going to change anytime soon. Even though it is constantly talked about do you really understand what diabetes is? Diabetes is a disease that impairs the body’s…

Stop Exercising to Lose Weight

As a personal trainer, I meet with a lot of individuals who want to lose weight. The first thing they ask is, "What is the best exercise to lose weight?" Exercise alone will not be effective for weight loss. You cannot out-exercise a…
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Overcoming Gym-timidation

Gym-timidation is a real stress for individuals in an adaptive situation. From not knowing how to adapt workouts to make them work for you to people constantly staring at you, the reason to not go to the gym are numerous. It is intimidating…

Setting S.M.A.R.T. Goals

Living a life without setting goals is like sailing a ship without having a planned course–you’re likely to end up somewhere you don’t want to be! This is why you need to set goals to develop yourself and achieve your dreams. When…
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An Attitude of Gratitude May Impact Your Health

There is a time to feel anger, frustration, and sadness after an amputation or diagnosis of a life changing illness. You have the right to those emotions and everyone heals on their own time table. At some point, it will be okay to put those…