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Make Resolutions That Matter

— Turning over the calendar is a great time to make personal resolutions for the coming year. Resolutions can be made throughout the year, but if you have been thinking about several new ones for the coming year, here are tips to not only help you make resolutions, but to keep them! I Resolve To… Okay,... Read More

Amazing Health Benefits of Tea

— Tea tastes excellent and is a versatile drink, but can also be extremely healthy for you. Many of the health benefits of tea come from EGCG, which is an extremely powerful natural antioxidant. Antioxidants work to rid your body of harmful free radicals, which can damage the cells in your body. The EGCG in your... Read More

Why Crafts Are A Wonderful Holiday Gift Idea

— Crafts are almost always cherished more than store-bought items, and many options are available to create for that special someone. Try your hand at the following types of craft work: Needle work, including sewing, embroidery, or other such needle arts. Depending on the occasion, you may choose something small, such as cloth napkins and potholders... Read More

Flu Season – Bah Humbug!

— The flu hits thousands of people every year, so every time you leave the house you run the risk of encountering someone with the flu. How should you protect yourself and stay healthy? Strengthen your immune system. Get plenty of exercise, which keeps you fit and also strengthens your immune system. Eating fruits and vegetables... Read More

Tips for Holiday Stress Relief

— Avoid overeating. The holiday season presents many opportunities for you to overeat. Overeating makes you feel stuffed and uncomfortable. Try taking smaller portions. Take a time out. The holiday season can be very hectic. If you get caught up in the fast pace you may become exhausted. To avoid this, take time out for self... Read More

Holiday Crafts

— Bead Garlands: You will need some string or plastic cord, a whole lot of beads, some scissors, and some glue. Cut the string or cord to the desired length, and thread it through the first bead. Tie a knot around that bead, and add some glue to keep it secure. Now add the rest of... Read More

Diabetes Doesn’t Have To Control Your Life

— Diabetes comes in many forms, but usually they can be manageable. Adopting a healthy lifestyle can minimize the effects of diabetes as well. It is possible to lower your blood sugar with exercise. Make sure to test yourself immediately after you exercise to see if your blood sugar has gone down to a level that... Read More

Thanksgiving Crafts

— Thankful Wreath: Start with a paper plate and cut out a half circle from the center of it. Under the horizontal cut, write the words “I Am Thankful For…” then draw some leaf shapes on construction paper and cut them out. Write down things that you are giving thanks for and then glue the leaves... Read More

Giving Thanks for Being a Caregiver

— Balancing work, home and private life with the demands of being a caregiver can be a frustrating juggling act. Just around the time you may get a good balance, the demands of your elderly parent might change and you are again pulled back into that stressful situation. How can you offset the worry, the anxiety,... Read More

How to Prepare for Cold and Flu Season with a Strong Immune System

— Cold and flu season will be upon us soon and there is no better time to protect yourself than right now with a strong immune system. What is the immune system? Very simply, our immune system is like a shield that protects our body from the germs, bacteria and viruses that can cause illness. The... Read More