Category: Lifestyle

Get Better Sleep

Getting a good night’s rest is critical to your health and wellness. If you’re tired all or most of the time, you may think it’s because you’re not logging enough hours in bed. Most of us are under the misconception that the longer we are in a deep sleep, the more rested we will be

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Following Your Dream During Hard Times

There is a place in you that is far greater than any circumstance, situation or condition. You may be wondering, “How do I find that place?” In times like these when, as a global community, we are facing unprecedented challenges, it’s important to tap into that place. Envision a turbulent storm on the ocean’s surface

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5 Easy Steps to Conquer Your Day

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We all have lots of tasks to tackle in a day, and we only have a certain number of hours to accomplish them. Sometimes the thought of getting everything done might hinder us from being productive. Our minds become cluttered, and we don’t know which task to get to first. Oprah Winfrey is a big

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Strengthen Your Mindset One Step at a Time

When looking at a difficult challenge, it’s easy to get lost in the overwhelming task at hand. Remember that a mountain can only be climbed when small steps are put in front of one another. Much like overcoming a mental block, being able to pause and take a step-by-step approach to solve your problem will

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Your Nutrition Questions Answered

You asked – we answered! What foods can I eat to boost my immune system? Sandra Lopez • Pleasanton, CASupporting your immune system is especially important during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Picture your meal plate. Fill half of it with vegetables and fruit, the other part with protein-rich foods such as eggs, chicken, fish and

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Aromatherapy to Relieve Anxiety and Stress

There’s nothing like a global pandemic to create the perfect storm of stress and anxiety. Because stress can significantly weaken your immune system, it’s critically important to your health and well-being to find simple ways to manage and relieve it. The following list of essential oils and blends addresses the range of emotional and psychological

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Discovering Hemp CBD

Conflicting information and policies around CBD use are confusing, sometimes frightening and often frustrating. It can be difficult to discern, process and dig through the myriad of CBD marketing jargon to get to the facts. Here are some quick guidelines to help you unravel the confusion surrounding hemp CBD. How to Find Quality Hemp CBD

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Balance Your Mood with Acupuncture

Many people nowadays are seeking alternatives to medications for mood issues such as anxiety and depression. Acupuncture is a promising option for those who are looking to treat mood issues without the side effects of medications. Acupuncture originated in China thousands of years ago and is based on the principle that mental health disorders are

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Be Drawn

Have you ever sat down to draw up a list of what you thought were “goals,” only to realize that what you really had was a list of things you felt you should be doing – not the things that give you life? I love the call to action in this quote by the poet

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Take Control of TV Binge-Watching

Have you ever caught yourself watching a television series and repeatedly said, “Just one more episode.” I’m guilty! Nowadays, almost any movie and TV series can be streamed directly to your devices. It seems as if we were meant to consume content in a binge-watching fashion. Current events and governmental stay-at-home policies have surely increased

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