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Tips To Relax Quickly

— Give someone a hug. As long as it’s from somebody you don’t mind hugging, this can be very relaxing. Breathe deep through your nose. Close your eyes and pay attention only to your breathing while doing this. Five slow deep breaths is like a mini-meditation. Take a walk. Walking is one of the best relaxation... Read More

Winterize – Prepare Your Skin For Winter

— Dry, itchy and cracked skin goes hand in hand with winter season. Read on for suggested TLC for your winter weary skin: Hot water baths break down natural body oil. If you cannot avoid taking a hot bath, add a small amount of oils like almond, coconut or other bath oils to your water to... Read More

Super Oatmeal Cookies

— Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 4 teaspoons cinnamon 2 cups vegetable shortening 1 cup peanut butter 4 cups granulated sugar 6 eggs, beaten 1/2 cup milk 4 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 cups raisins 1 (12 ounce) package milk chocolate or semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 cup chopped... Read More

January is National Oatmeal Month: Oatmeal’s Many Health Benefits

— High protein diets and other food fads have been the current trend, with less attention given to the health benefits of oatmeal. Oatmeal is one the most nutritious and quickest meals that can be prepared and packed with necessary nutrients. It is a healthy and versatile food that can served with fruit, chopped nuts, applesauce,... Read More

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month

— When someone is diagnosed with glaucoma it can be a very difficult time in his or her life. A diagnosis of glaucoma often leads to many questions and concerns about the disease, not only from that individual but his or her family and friends. Glaucoma is not a single disease, but a group of diseases... Read More

Set Yourself Up For Success This New Year

— It’s 2018 and, as usual, you’ve probably made some New Year’s resolutions. Why not make a fresh start this year and follow this simple three step process? It’s easy, effective and very practical. STEP 1: Acknowledge Your Achievements Reflect and write down your answers to the following questions: My biggest achievements in 2017 were… Some... 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

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

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

Overcome Your Winter Depression

— In North America, it is estimated that 50 to 60 percent of the population is affected by winter depression. There is a broad spectrum of symptoms that arise, from a change in sleep patterns to weight gain. This means about half of the people you know are depressed in the wintertime! People who live in... Read More