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Too hot or cold? Don’t adjust the thermostat just yet!
Is your home or office leaving you hot, cold or simply uncomfortable? The next time you crank up the space heater or turn on your fan, find out where the nearest thermostat is located first.
Find motivation to keep moving
Knowing what motivates you on a daily and weekly basis is the key to staying active.
Tap into your body's natural relaxation response
There is a way to experience relief and, best of all, you can do it without the use of medication.
Do you eat mindfully or mindlessly?
Mindful Eating is eating with intention and attention. Cornell professor Brian Wansink, author of "Mindless Eating," has some tips to reduce mindless eating.
Easy tips to save on your energy bill
Opening your electricity bill can be frightening, especially with soaring energy prices.
Adding Omega-3 fatty acids to your diet
The traditional American diet is very low in omega-3 fatty acids. Research has shown that increasing the amount of omega-3 fatty acids in our diet may decrease our risk for diabetes, cardiovascular disease, depression, bipolar disorders, rheumatoid arthritis, schizophrenia and cancer.
Calories burned walking a flight of stairs
Burn a few calories by taking the stairs whenever you can.
Walk your way to better health
If you've been "hibernating" through winter with little exercise, here are some tips to help you ease into a walking routine that can benefit your health.
Exercise tips for the time-crunched
If the thought of fitting exercise into an already busy day is overwhelming, don't despair.
How to become more assertive
Assertiveness is the appropriate expression of thoughts, feelings and opinions that communicate respect for others as well as yourself.
Parenting your parents
How do you know when it is time to become more involved in the affairs of your parents? The simple answer is when they ask.
Do good for yourself by doing good for others
It turns out that acts of kindness not only make you feel good, but may actually improve your health and make you live longer.
10 tips to keep your stress under control
One major factor in feeling stressed is our perception that we've lost control. Some tips to try to maintain that control can be simple.
The 10 essentials - How to be prepared for emergencies
Accidents happen. You can't prevent them, but you can be prepared for them.
Cash in by going green
Here are some ideas for going green and the estimated savings you could see.
Enjoy the benefits of a book club
Belonging to a book club can provide a break from everyday life, and may even enhance your social and intellectual health.
Uncover your six-pack
A big myth is that ab exercises are all you have to do to get that six-pack. But, the key to toned abs is the combination of strength exercises, aerobic activity and proper nutrition.
Three conscious breaths for your well-being
Our lives ask us to do, do, do, and we feel valued for what we accomplish. Spirituality has more to do with BEING than DOING.
Find balance between work and family
As a working parent, you face the challenge of trying to succeed at two full-time jobs-work and family. People often get so wrapped up in work and children, they forget to take care of themselves and their relationship with a spouse or partner.
Humor, for the health of it
Laughter has been known to improve your health by relieving tension and reducing stress which helps you keep things in perspective.
Take the time to protect your identity
Always safeguard your personal information. Help avoid identity theft with these easy steps.
Fight flabby arms with exercise
The triceps area, the back of your upper arms, is a common place for fat. But by taking a little time each week, you can have more toned arms.
Breaking through a weight-loss plateau
You've started making healthy lifestyle changes, eating well, exercising and seeing those numbers move on the scale. And then it happens... the dreaded weight-loss plateau.
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