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How to Start Dating Again

After you get out of a long-term or meaningful relationship, the last thing you want to do is start dating again. It takes time to grieve a lost love, especially if you have to end it with legal separation and child custody arrangements. Now you’re beginning to feel conflicting emotions because the idea of dating […]

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How to Maintain a Good Relationship With Friends: 9 Tips

What would life be without friendship? Our relationships with others give our existence meaning and laughter. Unfortunately, too many of us neglect those we care about in the hustle and bustle of daily life. Once you get married and have children, it becomes more challenging to meet up as often as you’d like. Here are […]

8 First Yoga Poses to Learn

If you’re interested in yoga and are looking to develop your own practice, one of the best things you can do is attend a class. Going in person will allow you to watch other practitioners and provide the opportunity to receive cues, adjustments and feedback in real time. Before showing up at the studio, consider […]

What Is the No Poo Method?

The no poo method has been a hot topic online for the past few years, and you may be wondering what exactly it is and how it might be able to help you. In short, the term “no poo” refers to refraining from using commercial shampoo to wash your hair. The reasoning for this practice […]

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Turkey, Stuffing, Potatoes and More: Can You Practice Mindful Eating This Thanksgiving?

While you might be all about moderation and finding new ways to have a healthy and balanced Thanksgiving, you may still be wondering — what is mindful eating? Mindful eating is a method of focusing on what you’re eating, how you’re eating and how it makes your mind and body feel.  It’s about listening to […]

How to Deal With Depression After Moving

Most people will experience a move at least once in their life. You might leave your hometown to go to college, start a new job or raise your kids closer to other family members. Even if you know you’re doing the right thing, you may still feel burdened with sadness and isolation after unpacking your […]

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The Dangers of Intermittent Fasting: Is It Worth It for You?

If you’re trying to lose weight, perhaps you wondered if skipping a few meals could accelerate your efforts. Many online diet blogs recommend temporary fasts for this purpose, and doing so wisely has health benefits. However, before you rule out “second breakfast” and make the hobbits sad, you should consider the health risks. What are […]

How Often Should You Stand Up From Your Desk? How to Move More at Work

If you work in an office — or telecommute — your favorite chair may bear your bottom’s imprint. There’s no denying that modern lifestyles are more sedentary on average than our ancestors’ were. However, you might have heard the saying, “sitting is the new smoking.” How bad is prolonged sitting on your overall health? How […]

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Elliptical vs. Running Outside: A Point-by-Point Comparison

Are you wondering if you should invest in an elliptical to get in shape before the holidays and their endless cornucopia of fattening treats? Maybe you hesitate because you think, “I can always run outside, which costs less.”  In uncertain economic times, it’s natural to cling to your hard-earned dollars. However, when it comes to […]