Tuned Into The Rhythm Of Life?

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Are you tuned into the rhythm of life?  Did your alarm jar you from bed way too early? Have you greeted the past three mornings with just a little more grumbling than usual? I bet quite a few heads are nodding right now—both in agreement and in a fight against creeping fatigue! Yes, the annual… Read more »

Stop! Avoid these 5 Holiday Traps

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Are you thinking that the last few weeks of the year must, inevitably, be the most exhausting and energy draining on the calendar? (I sometimes feel that way.) What often sets December apart are all the holiday details. Shopping for gifts, party commitments, visiting loved ones, and special activities of all kinds can seem like… Read more »

My Top 5 Must-Haves for Healthy Summer Trips

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Something about the blue skies and sunshine of summer ignites a sense of curiosity and a restless need to do something different. I hope you’ve set aside a bit of time off in the coming weeks to take a much-needed break from the daily routine. (No? Go put in that notice now. I’ll be here… Read more »

3 Key Ways to Stamp Out Everyday Negativity

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It’s a chaotic life we live. We work long hours at a frantic pace, sometimes “too busy” to take time for ordinary—and very real—needs, like food and sleep and pleasant company. We’re surrounded by noise. Modern life can be a cacophony. Traffic honks, rumbles, and sometimes even screeches in every direction. A steady whine of… Read more »

Racing Through Your Life? Reset Stress in 30 Seconds

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In this crazy modern life, we are constantly on the go. We hurry from place to place even as we remain tethered to them all with various electronics. Sometimes we feel as if our minds rush even faster—so many thoughts and feelings per second! For the multitasker in most of us, focusing on just one… Read more »

Is This YOUR Midlife Crisis?

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Let’s be real now: Menopause can be rough. Here in the Western Hemisphere, the default approach to middle-age and menopause seems overwhelmingly negative. Women who are doing their best to understand and adjust to the ways they are changing hear comments like, “Well, you’re not getting any younger,” or “If things get bad, there’s always… Read more »

Chinese New Year 2016: Fasten Your Seatbelt!

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On February 8, 2016, the world welcomed the Year of the Red Monkey. Happy Chinese New Year to you! In Chinese tradition, every year is characterized by one of twelve animals. The year itself, as well as the people born in that year, are believed to share traits with that year’s representative animal. Born in… Read more »

Quiz: Will You Take A Sick Day This Winter?

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It’s that miserable time of year again. No, not tax season (yet)—I’m talking prime time for colds and flu. You know that a body that’s strong and toned, fueled well, and treated with respect is less likely to “catch cold” than one that’s neglected—which practically goes without saying. But viruses are clever and ever changing…. Read more »

Creating Balance in a Black-and-White World

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Many people find that this time of year comes with conflicted thoughts and feelings. Think about all you’re handling simultaneously right now: You’re cycling down from the excitement of summer travel and high activity, yet you sometimes think this deceleration is a little disappointing. You’ve found your groove again at work after all the summer… Read more »