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It’s Cinco de Mayo time for some salsa – dancing!

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It’s time to spice up your boring workout routine, turn on some Celia Cruz and get moving! Salsa dancing is a great form of exercise and it can: Build endurance and stamina Help ...


Diabetics and COVID19: Blood sugar level is key

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A study reported in the journal Cell Metabolism on April 30 adds to the evidence that people with type 2 diabetes (T2D) are at greater risk of a poor outcome should they become infected ...


Make it a Corny Sunday

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A good old-fashioned corny joke is often groaned about and always good for an eye roll. But once in a while, they can crack you up and spread like wildfire. Your mission this Sunday Fund...


Talk about your feelings

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Talking about your feelings with a loved one can help you stay in good mental health and deal with times when you feel troubled. Yet it is not always easy to describe how you are feeling...


Now is the time to be kind

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During this Covid Crisis many people have taken to social media with a two-word message: Be Kind. It’s a simple suggestion, it looks good on a t-shirt or cap and really, who could disagr...


It’s bath time!

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If you watched TV in the 1970’s you became familiar with the cry, “Calgon -Take me Away!” Calgon, for those who may not know, was a sudsy bath liquid that invited women to leave their st...


Cauliflower Tacos? Si!

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Cauliflower is pretty much the do anything vegetable. Its neutral flavor lends itself to be adapted to many recipes making it a common meat substitute. But more than that, it packs a nut...


Exercise for overweight beginners

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Regular exercise can benefit everyone regardless of skill level, intensity or length of workout. And while there are hundreds of exercise programs, if you are more than 30 pounds overwei...


Link between obesity and sleep loss

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Can staying up late make you fat? A growing body of research has suggested that poor sleep quality is linked to an increased risk of obesity by deregulating appetite, which in turn leads...


Boredom be gone!

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Finding new things to do at home is getting old. If you are looking for a fun way to spend a little time online, check out:


Learn how to cope with disappointment

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Right now, many of us are facing disappointment over something that did not go as planned. Whether it’s a cancelled graduation ceremony, a vacation that has been planned for years but wi...


Ubuntu: Understanding interconnectedness

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Here is a story that has gained popularity on social media: An anthropologist introduced a new game to children in an African tribe. He placed a large basket of fruit under a tree. He th...


Mindfulness to reduce anxiety

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Mindfulness involves focusing your attention to what's happening in the present moment. It aims to help you become more aware of your thoughts and feelings, helping you to react to them ...


Simple, French inspired dinner

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If you are looking for an easy, nutritional and inexpensive dinner, try Sheet-Pan Ratatouille. Don’t worry, only the name is tricky (rah-tah-too-ee) because this is as simple a recipe as...


The single most effective exercise

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Looking to step up your workout? Try squatting more. When physical trainers are asked to identify the most effective exercise the answers vary. But, one exercise consistently ranks the h...


Diet may help preserve cognitive function

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According to a recent analysis of data from two major eye disease studies, adherence to the Mediterranean diet -- high in vegetables, whole grains, fish, and olive oil -- correla...


Make today Thanksgiving

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Are you tired of binge watching your shows? Maybe the house has been cleaned enough. Maybe you are looking like the ‘before’ in a makeover segment of the Today Show. Forget all that, mak...


Emotions erupting close to the surface

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Have you noticed that your emotions are running very close to the surface right now? Maybe you see something on television and it seems to bring more sudden sadness than you knew you wer...


Bored? Create a Vision Board

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The book, You are a Badass by Jen Sincero offers straight up advice on how to improve your attitude about yourself. In it, she mentions the value of creating a vision board to help bring...


Color Therapy

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Color therapy (or chromotherapy) is an alternative remedy that uses color and light to treat physical or mental health by balancing the body's energy centers, also known chakras. This co...


Foods that cleanse the blood

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Cruciferous vegetables offer a special benefit. Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, cabbage, mustard and turnip greens all fall in the cruciferous category because of their ‘cross s...


Walk out of a sedentary lifestyle

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By now, even the most devoted exercise enthusiast might be having trouble staying motivated. If you never really exercised much to begin with, ‘staying in place’might be making it all th...


Trial drug can significantly block early stages of COVID-19

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A study performed on mice shows an engineered virus might be able to block coronavirus infections. No vaccines exist that protect people against infections by coronaviruses, includ...


Share the ‘Classics’ with the younger generations

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A recent Facebook challenge asked people to list movies that they can see many times over and still enjoy. You can imagine how the responses varied. Whether it was Casablanca, or Bill an...

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