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Wellness in Practice
Monday, April 13, 2015
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authored by: Marcia Mangum Cronin
You know those lists? Healthiest cities. Fittest cities. Best cities for retirement. Best cities for singles. If memory serves me, the only list my city has appeared on was something about cities with the most overweight people. Not exactly a great claim to fame.
Midlife Matters
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
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authored by: Sheryl Kraft
Happiness is such a loaded emotion. Some days I wake up feeling happy. Others, not so much. Especially in this so-called midlife, when so many things around me are in flux. But since it feels so much better to feel happy than to feel unhappy—not to mention the health-enhancing effects of happiness—throughout "those" days when I am inexplicably cranky, moody or just plain unhappy, I try to remind myself of a few things:
Midlife Matters
Thursday, April 2, 2015
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authored by: Judy Freedman
Midlife Matters
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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authored by: Sheryl Kraft
Scientific research finds an association between diet and depression. Diets that included vegetables, fruit, meat fish and whole grains are associated with lower levels of depression and anxiety. Is it any wonder that foods and moods are related? Is it possible to eat foods that put you in a better mood? Before you answer that with a "duh, yes, that's what comfort foods are for," let me clarify.
Wellness in Practice
Monday, March 30, 2015
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authored by: Marcia Mangum Cronin
Many of us fondly remember dying and decorating Easter eggs. In my house, my mom and siblings and I would dye and decorate nearly two dozen eggs (a few didn't survive the boiling) on the Saturday afternoon before Easter. Once the dye dried, we'd carefully arrange the Easter eggs in a basket and place it on the hearth where the Easter bunny would add a few small gifts while we slept.

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