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Wellness is an interactive process of becoming aware of and practicing healthy choices to create a more successful and balanced lifestyle.

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Creativity: Your Hidden Superpower

Creativity is not something you either have or you don’t. Before you learned there was such a thing as a “real artist” or a “real musician,” you knew “real creativity.” You made up songs in the bathtub. You told stories to your stuffed animals. You banged on pots and pans. You made cards for everyone… Read more »

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6 Ways That Volunteering Can Benefit Your Career

It’s a busy life. You’re working hard at building your career, balancing your family obligations, staying in shape, pursuing hobbies and finding time to walk the dog. Is it really worth trying to find an extra few hours each week to volunteer for an organization in your community? Yes! There are many benefits to volunteering,… Read more »

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7 Tips To Avoid Conflict When Young Adults Move Home

They’re back. Many College and University students are writing exams, wrapping up term assignments, packing up boxes and moving back home. Just when we were getting used to them being gone and adjusting to new routines, our young adults are coming home to roost. In addition, according to the 2011 census, 42.3 per cent of… Read more »

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Did you know that St. Patrick’s day ranks 4th among the most popular drinking days? Millions of people celebrate this holiday across the globe! Adorn yourself with your green wig, Kiss me I’m Irish button, and St. Patty’s day t-shirt! Mothers and their partners can make healthy choices before, during and after pregnancy. Families, friends… Read more »

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Can Your Anger Be A Gift For You?

“Definitely, YES” – it all depends on your perspective. As fellow anger-sufferers, whether we feel intense, chronic anger or intermittent and embarrassing anger, most of us are not likely to say to ourselves: “WOW! What a gift it is to have this feeling of anger. I sure hope I will receive more gifts soon. I… Read more »

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5 Tips to Prepare for Today’s Changing Work Climate

In today’s work world, there are no guarantees other than the certainty of change. Changing markets, the need for new skills, the impact of technology, all contribute to the uncertainty of our work. It is estimated that in the course of a normal working life span, the average individual starting out in the workforce today… Read more »

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6 Strategies to Learn to Dance in the Rain

The other day, I did one of the cryptic quotes. The result was: “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass; it’s about learning to dance in the rain.” I believe it’s a quote from author Vivian Greene. It got me thinking about how often I find myself looking ahead to the next stage… Read more »

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Tips To Help Teens Become Good Money Managers

Today’s generation of teenagers face a number of challenges when it comes to managing their money. They are a targeted market inundated with advertising, they can easily obtain credit and debit cards, and, overall, they have been raised in an age of greater affluence with higher expectations when it comes to material goods. So, how… Read more »

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Are you creating memories with your grandkids?

“Children will not remember you for the material things you provided, but for the feeling that you cherished them.” ~Richard Evans These words are perhaps even more true for grandparents than for parents. As a grandparent, you may be tempted to give your grandchildren all the material things that you may have been unable to… Read more »

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14 Tips to Beat The Winter Blahs

Sometimes winter can feel like it lasts forever and with that come changes to your mood, body, skin, sleep and overall attitude. There are simple ways in which you can take better care of you while you await the days of running your toes through the sand. Consider some of the following: Take vitamins daily… Read more »

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