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by / on November 5, 2020 at 2:00 pm / in Wellness

Occupational Wellness

You’ve heard the saying, “work hard, play hard, rest hard”, but actually living it may not always be so easy. Do you have balance between work and your life outside of work? While many people work to lead the life they have, some who work hard do not know when to call it a day and enjoy the fruits of […]

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by / on May 17, 2020 at 12:00 pm / in Wellness

Get Your Garden On

When it comes to growing and gardening many seem to think they lack that certain something to be good with plants or that they need a sprawling property to cultivate a garden. Please throw those misconceptions aside. A sunlit windowsill, balcony, patio, porch, or yard can all help you bring some life and healthy goodness into your world, improve your […]

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by / on May 15, 2020 at 2:00 pm / in Health

Stress Less and Start Living: The Sleep-Stress Cycle, Part 4

Did you know you should be getting seven to nine hours of quality sleep each night for optimal health? Yet 35.2% of American adults aren’t getting enough sleep and 33% report symptoms of insomnia – difficulty falling or staying asleep – every night. And that’s on a good day! With us all cooped up and restless due to the pandemic, […]

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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 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 September 6, 2019 at 3:45 pm / in Wellness

Stress Less and Start Living: Mindfulness Meditation, Part 2

This is the 2nd installment in a series by Staff Writer, Chad Morris. We’re in the thick of a stress epidemic. While we can’t control external stressors like global politics and the economy, we’re not totally helpless. It’s now more important than ever to practice self-care, so we’re equipped to handle any stress life has in store for us. To do […]

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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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