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by / on March 26, 2021 at 11:20 am / in Wellness

Keeping It Real

Why is it that no matter how great things are, we can still get sidetracked by negativity? There’s not a single one of us who can claim we’re happy 100% of the time, so honestly, why is it easier for us to believe the self-doubts, to get caught up in the gossiping, or to hang onto past hurts? The media […]

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by / on November 1, 2019 at 1:54 pm / in Health

Keeping Life Sweet: A Series on Getting Healthy with Diabetes, Part 4

This is the 4th installment in a 6-part series by Staff Writer, Maegan Carrasquillo, on living with diabetes. Whenever I hear the words “mental health” I can’t help but imagine someone at their wit’s end, ready to rip their hair out. This may be in part due to the stigma often associated with many mental health issues, but for me […]

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by / on July 19, 2019 at 1:25 pm / in Wellness

Stress Less and Start Living: A National Crisis, Part 1

By Chad Morris, Staff Writer The United States was the global leader for life expectancy in the 1960s, but this trend was short-lived, so to speak. Life expectancy in the U.S. has been declining for decades relative to other developed countries—it’s now 1.5 years less than the OECD country average. As of 2018, life expectancy dropped for the third year […]

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by / on June 5, 2019 at 5:38 pm / in Wellness

Wellness in the Workplace

By Sharron Richardson, VP, Broker Services Employers know how important it is to have healthy, motivated workers. This leads to a more productive and positive workplace for everyone. There are a number of factors that can chip away at a healthy workplace environment: the physical facilities, working conditions, even time of year (cold and flu season anyone?) Studies show, however, […]

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by / on March 1, 2019 at 2:50 pm / in Health

Keeping Life Sweet: A Series on Getting Healthy with Diabetes, Part 1

A commentary by Staff Writer, Maegan Carrasquillo Every year I look back on what I’ve accomplished and what I could work on in the coming one and create a list. 2018 for me, was not a particularly wonderful year so the “what I could work on” part of the list seemed a lot longer than usual. Instead of feeling defeated […]

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