13
Feb
2017

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day! This is a wonderful holiday – focused on sharing love and joy to those around you! While this is a very worthwhile goal, it’s easy to get caught up in showing love to the people around you, and forgetting to step back and take a moment to appreciate and show love to…

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28
Jul
2016

6 ways LAUGHTER does the body good!

You might have heard that laughter is good for you… and sure, you feel great after a laughter attack. But just HOW good for you is it? Let’s find out! Here are some of the amazing things that happen to the physiology of your body when you crack up: Immunity: Your immune system gets a boost

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18
Apr
2016

Exercise – so MANY benefits

Exercise. Movement. Working out. Sweat. Sports. Running. Lifting. Gym. Biking. Hiking. Stairs. Swimming. Play. No matter what you call it, or how you do it, exercise is a necessary part of our lives. Our bodies were literally MADE to MOVE! Joints, muscles, tendons, lungs, and heart – our bodies are little movement machines! Our fast-paced, high-tech life today

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2
Apr
2016

Did you know dogs make people healthier?

Did you know that, on average, people who own a dog tend to be healthier than those who don’t? AND they are less at risk for heart disease! Why is that? Several reasons! There is, of course, a mental health benefit to owning a furry companion who loves you unconditionally… but today I am going to focus on the

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14
Feb
2015

6 Facets of Health for the New Year – Part 5: Exercise!

Many people take a look at their physical exercise regimens this time of year. Some for weight loss, some to feel better in the new year, some to get back on track after a crazy holiday season, and some just for overall health purposes! Exercise is something that is easy to put off because many

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