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5 Fun, Healthy Ways to Make the Most of The Crisp Fall Days

Work. Errands. Hustling your kids (or yourself!) to your next To Do item. With all that busyness, it’s easy for the fall season to slip away, missing all the wonderful sights and smells of the cooler season. To honor some of our national favorite experiences, we’ve put together a list of five amazing ways to…
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Simple, Healthy Breakfast Recipes That’ll Leave Your Mouth Watering

On a chilly fall morning, the last thing you may want to do is crawl out from under your warm covers. And the thought of stepping into your cold kitchen to prepare a full breakfast? Forget it! But we’re taking the dread out of your morning meal prep with three simple, nourishing breakfasts from the…
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The Refreshing Benefits of Sunshine

With the long, sunny summer days officially here many of us may turn to outdoor activities to get some extra rays. While we all know that getting outside is a great way to increase your daily activity, did you know that getting regular sun exposure has some serious health-promoting benefits? That’s right – soaking in…
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3 Brilliantly Easy Ways to Exercise With Your Family

Remember the days of playing hide and seek, tag, or hopscotch? Exercise seemed to be such a natural part of most of our childhoods. But for many of us, as we got older, we swapped out kickball for an iPhone and jump rope for Netflix. But now you have a family, and you want to…
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3 Ways to Help You Doze Off Quickly and Naturally

Despite our best attempts, we all have those nights where we just can’t fall asleep. We roll around in bed, tossing and turning to find that perfect spot. But the hours keep ticking away, closer and closer to sunrise. If this sounds like you, you aren’t alone. Insomnia (difficulty falling and remaining asleep) affects many…
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4 Ways to De-stress and Connect With Your Body

Whether it’s work, running errands, or trying to maintain an active social life, our lives seem to bustle by in a flurry these days. Without much of a bink, weeks turn into months, and the months seem to fly by as we try and stay on top of our unending list of tasks and to-dos.…
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4 Ways to Be Mindful This Christmas

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” The lights are twinkling, the hot cocoa is poured, and you’re cozied up to a warm fireplace with your loved ones. For many, this is a season of family, laughter, and celebration. But, it’s also a time of year that can get even the jolliest of us…
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Why Should You Have Family Downtime?

In a world that now feels so long ago, countless outside activities competed for you and your family’s attention. Family time was often just a quick hello or catching-up over text. And then came 2020. We’ve all felt the challenge of having to slow down. For some of us, perhaps it was a welcomed change…
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More Time for New Family Traditions, like Volunteering

Many of the autumn traditions that serve as the foundation of your family time together — your kids’ sports seasons, recitals, concerts, and theatrical performances, to name a few – have been put on hold. But as always, there’s a silver lining: You now have time to start new traditions. Take, for example, volunteering as…
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Three Strategies for Better Sleep

Next to the benefits of a healthy diet, sleep is one of the most essential requirements for maintaining optimal physical and mental wellbeing. Individuals who have normal and consistent sleep patterns benefit from increased longevity, improved brain health, higher HDL levels, and healthy blood sugar levels. This is no big surprise because sleep restores you…
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