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by / on April 6, 2020 at 6:00 pm / in Wellness

The Loneliness Epidemic

By Maegan Carrasquillo, Staff Writer Due to the measures put in place to hopefully slow the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), the loss of connectivity makes many of us feel like climbing the walls. Sure, we spent lots of time indoors before but now we have to, and it suddenly seems far less appealing. But what has affected some only recently […]

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by / on March 27, 2020 at 6:58 pm / in Lifestyle

Becoming the Restoration Generation, Part 1

By Melanie Robitaille, Sr. Staff Writer and Graphic Designer Eleven years they said, eleven years before there’s no turning back; before we cross that line and push our planet to the brink of damage beyond repair. That was the message presented to the world during the United Nations General Assembly, a year ago already, where world leaders heard the message […]

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by / on March 22, 2020 at 10:33 am / in Wellness

Free Online Yoga and Meditation

Your health and well-being is especially important at this time. The simplest way to do this is to keep moving, keep breathing and drink plenty of water. The staff and teachers at YogaVision are here to support you. We’ve opened a free online membership so you can access our library of yoga and meditation classes. We stream 1-3 live classes […]

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by / on March 17, 2020 at 6:00 pm / in Health

Making the Most of Your Time… at a Distance

The idea of social distancing is quickly becoming our new normal. With the recent spread of COVID-19 public health officials agree that we should all limit our contact with people and avoid group gatherings until further notice. So how will you spend your time? Here are 7 ways to start: Stay connected: A great conversation goes a long way. Your mental […]

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by / on March 11, 2020 at 9:17 am / in Health

Staying Safe from Coronavirus

If there’s one thing that’s spreading faster than the coronavirus, it’s panic. Fortunately, helpful information travels just as quickly. Each day we’re learning more about the virus and what preventative measures we can take. Here’s what you need to know to stay healthy and safe. What is coronavirus exactly? “Coronavirus” is a class of viruses that cause respiratory infections in […]

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by / on February 28, 2020 at 9:15 am / in Wellness

Anything But “Self-Care”

By Maegan Carrasquillo, Staff Writer If you haven’t been living under a rock for the past few years you’ve probably heard a thing or two about self-care. For some that can mean taking time to participate in a fitness class or doing a DIY facial, while others might find that just a few minutes alone with coffee in the morning […]

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by / on February 12, 2020 at 1:58 pm / in Wellness

Stress Less and Start Living: Cognitive Distortions, Part 3

This is the 3rd installment in a series by Staff Writer, Chad Morris. Stress is the hitchhiker that sneaks into your car when you open the door to new challenges and experiences. A life without the potentiality for stress is one that’s closed off to the world, and nobody wants that. You may not be able to erase stress from the […]

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by / on February 2, 2020 at 12:00 pm / in Wellness

Love Starts with You

By Melanie Robitaille, Sr. Staff Writer and Graphic Designer One absolute truth in this world, whether in terms of your personal or professional life, people buy into you; the person you are. Not the labels you wear, or the car you drive, YOU. No amount of money or notoriety is worth it in the long run if someone cannot connect […]

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by / on February 1, 2020 at 10:58 am / in Health

Keeping Life Sweet: A Year in Review

This is the last installment in a 6-part series by Staff Writer, Maegan Carrasquillo, on living with diabetes. Last year I began with a hopeful resolution and a plan of action, which has come full circle. If you’ve been following along, you know I have type 1 diabetes and started the previous year with a penchant for chocolate and lack […]

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by / on January 26, 2020 at 11:11 pm / in Wellness

Learning to Change Lanes in Life

A commentary by Melanie Robitaille, Sr. Staff Writer & Graphic Designer Spending time in the fast lane throttling toward our goals in life is certainly a necessity sometimes, but (and this is a big one), going too hard, too fast, for too long always results in loss. Whether it’s missing out on moments, or failing to stop before you crash, […]

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