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Self-care tips for moms

Being a mom is hard. You care for everyone else and often neglect yourself. But self-care is essential. These quick tips can help you relieve stress and improve your wellness.

Kristen Bowe CNP By Kristen Bowe August 10, 2021
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Overcoming pandemic procrastination

If you find yourself surfing the internet or binge watching movies instead of focusing on work, you're not alone. Learn why you're procrastinating, and get tips to help you stay on task.

YaserDorriPhD By Yaser Dorri May 6, 2021
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Tips to keep stress from hurting your heart

Stress. It can wreak havoc on your health, including your heart. Use these tips for reducing stress with the added benefit of improving your heart health.

Lisa Hardesty PhDLP By Lisa Hardesty April 13, 2021
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The 4 A's of stress relief

There never seems to be enough hours in a day. With stress weighing you down, your daily tasks get harder and harder to handle. These 4 steps can help you reduce stress and cope with the inevitable stressors of everyday life.

Alan Conway MD By Alan Conway March 8, 2021
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Use mindfulness to improve well-being

If you've heard of or read about mindfulness — a form of meditation — you might be curious about how to practice it. Find out how to do mindfulness exercises and how they might benefit you.

June 22, 2020
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Getting a spiritual checkup during the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic offers us the opportunity to give extra TLC to our spiritual lives. Get advice on how to get started on your spiritual checkup.

April 12, 2020
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Can stress lead to a heart attack?

Many people underestimate the impact stress can have on the body, especially the heart. Women of all ages should take heart disease seriously.

January 18, 2018
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Come on, get happy — and healthy — outside

You may not be able to hike the Appalachian Trail or climb Mount Everest this summer, but you still can take a walk on the wild side by seeking out trails and parks closer to home.

May 26, 2017
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3 Tips for living well with chronic conditions

It can be a shock to be diagnosed with a long-term illness. You likely will deal with many different feelings following your initial diagnosis, and it’s important to learn how to effectively cope with the daily stresses of living with your illness.

April 24, 2017
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Oh, deer! Hunting for happiness this time of year

Vivid fall colors, crisp cool air, the smell of fresh apple pie. Autumn can a beautiful season for many people. For others, it is the start of a season that leads to a lonely and sometimes stressful time of year: Opening season for deer hunting. Here are some suggestions for coping with being a "hunting widow."

November 5, 2015
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Blow the pain away: Breathing tips to help children relax

In times of stress, anxiety or frustration, you’ve probably been told to “relax, take a deep breath and calm down.” Have you tried it? You don’t need years of meditative practice to benefit from this technique, nor do your children. In fact, kids are generally good at embracing this simple relaxation technique.

June 4, 2015