Tuesday, January 23, 2018


November Is for Saying “No”

“No” gets a bad rap. Sometimes, amidst the positivity and flow of yes, a solid no can—and should-- be the healthy answer. November is a great time to introduce a little no into your life.

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4 Ways to Avoid the Halloween Sugar Rush

by Michelle Sutton-Kerchner Candy is available in full force right now. Here’s how to scare away those sugar cravings … The scariest part of Halloween isn’t the onslaught of trick-or-treaters knocking at your door.  The real danger lies in the abundance of sweets that surround this holiday. It is hard to resist the extensive variety. You may not have enjoyed some of these since childhood. Retro candy often makes a comeback this time of year, enticing us even more with its limited availability. Tame candy-binging with these four tips. After all, Thanksgiving dinner is quickly approaching. You don’t want to outgrow your wardrobe by year’s end. 1. Fight Fire with Fire Satisfy your craving with naturally sweet foods. Put away the candy dish, which may have grown to bowl size thanks to Halloween. In its place, keep fresh, washed fruit conveniently ready to grab. Make it festive. Add plastic spiders, goblins, and mini pumpkins to the display. Mix up dried fruit, such as raisins, cranberries, and apricots. Mini-packs make great giveaways.   2. Walk the Neighborhood Whether with trick-or-treaters or on your own, this gets you moving and away from the candy exchange. You’ll still feel part of the festivities. …

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Watch Your Back

Chilly, damp weather and fall chores can be rough on your back. Here’s how to protect your spine …

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On a Mental Note

How are you feeling? It’s a good time to check in with your brain …

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Fitness at 106 Years Old

How does one celebrate their 106th birthday? With a fitness party, of course …

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