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Stretch It Out

Stretch It Out

Studies indicate that the average adult spends between 6 to 13 hours a day sitting down. If you have a desk job and you also enjoy relaxing on your couch in the evenings, you probably fall somewhere in that range. (I think I average about 10 hours a day.) But all that sitting can be(…)

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Sit at Your Own Risk

Sit at Your Own Risk

Most of the time, when I’m at work, I’m either sitting at my desk or sitting in a meeting. In other words, I sit a lot. My coworkers do the same thing. We all spend hours sitting behind our computers or around conference tables. Unfortunately, this may not be entirely healthy. Researchers have found that(…)

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New Year, New You: Six Questions to Ask Yourself Before Making That New Year’s Resolution

New Year, New You: Six Questions to Ask Yourself Before Making That New Year’s Resolution

A big day is coming. It’s January 1 – day one of your annual self-improvement project. Lose 10 pounds. Pay off some bills. Make more friends. Advance your career. Be happy. All of these are worthy goals, but are you really prepared to implement them? Below are six questions to ask yourself before you stumble down the self-improvement road and find(…)

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Be Healthier, Happier, and More Successful — Starting Today

Be Healthier, Happier, and More Successful — Starting Today

An act of kindness a day keeps depression at bay. How are you feeling today? Energized, capable, connected, and peaceful? Or are you bored, sad, lonely, unfocused, or isolated? If it’s the latter, this may be the cure you’ve been looking for: kindness. Why kindness? Mental health authorities around the world say that practicing acts of kindness frequently produces(…)

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Texting and Driving

Texting and Driving

The joy of portable devices like smart phones means that we can always be connected, respond to people who need our help, and stay on top of our work at all times. But a couple of seconds of inattention while driving can ruin the lives of many people. I came across these startling statistics the(…)

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