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Health and Wellness 2017

For Your Mental Health, Consider Giving Facebook the Boot This Year

Sue Denisky Sue Denisky For Your Mental Health, Consider Giving Facebook the Boot This Year

At 6:30 a.m. on December 31, 2016 I deactivated Facebook. The election posts really put me over the top. There was so much hatred, lack of respect and unhealthy debating that I found myself getting anxious just scrolling through friends’ posts. I decided I needed to change, but I didn’t know then that I would […]

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Flow Your Way Into the New Year, Try a Yoga Class

Chan Hemintranont Chan Hemintranont Flow Your Way Into the New Year, Try a Yoga Class

When it’s less than 30 degrees outside, the last thing you want to do is, well, go outside. This year, I want to encourage you to get out of your house, slip off your shoes, and try a yoga class. By now you’ve heard about the many benefits of yoga, but here are some that […]

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Local Sexual Health Expert Addresses LGBTQ Health Disparities With Some Tips for the New Year

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Local Sexual Health Expert Addresses LGBTQ Health Disparities With Some Tips for the New Year

It’s a straight, cisgendered world, and if anything could make that more clear, it’s the health care system. Mimi Rivard, medical provider for Equitas Health, said the absence of cultural competency within mainstream health care has normalized discriminatory treatment of LGBTQ individuals, leading to a community at disparately high risk for morbidity and mortality. Coming into […]

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Take Control of Resolutions in 2017 by Setting Boundaries

Lori DePietro-Standen Lori DePietro-Standen Take Control of Resolutions in 2017 by Setting Boundaries

Like a good fence, boundaries in your personal and professional life mean less confrontation, less confusion, fewer hurt feelings, and more empowerment. As a life coach and weight loss coach, I regularly help clients with the topic of boundaries. A person’s struggles with weight or addiction are often directly tied to their inability to set firm boundaries […]

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Keep Motivation Up by Setting Goals Within Goals

Aimee Bross Price Aimee Bross Price Keep Motivation Up by Setting Goals Within Goals

I want to run a half marathon personal best time. She hopes to beat her sister’s 5k time. He wants to challenge himself to reach a new distance in a race. We all have thoughts about what might be our next big thing. Once in a while, that thought reemerges over and over again until […]

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Mastering Mindfulness is the Key to a Successful 2017

Katrina Beinecke Katrina Beinecke Mastering Mindfulness is the Key to a Successful 2017

Mindfulness can be a tricky thing to master. Like any form of physical exercise, starting is the hardest part. But it’s in that difficult beginning that we start to grow and transform the boundaries of our minds, sometimes unbeknownst to us in the moment. One of the first times I truly tried to meditate on […]

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The Ketogenic Diet Offers New Approach to Fat and Protein

Jason Yun Jason Yun The Ketogenic Diet Offers New Approach to Fat and Protein

Every year, one of the top resolutions is to lose weight or get in shape. However, there is so much information out there, and a lot of it is wrong or conflicting information. If you pay attention to diet trends, one of the most searched “diets” last year was the Ketogenic diet, a low-carb, high-fat […]

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