Tag Archives: Health

Tips and Tricks for Adding Exercise to a Busy Schedule

  Fall is setting in and the days are growing shorter again. School and work is at its busiest right now as everyone tries to prepare for the upcoming year ahead, whether it be an academic or business year. With so much going on it can feel impossible to juggle all of the activities we…
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Recipe Corner: Homemade Strawberry Jam (Kid Friendly)

The summer months are a great time to enjoy the freshly harvested fruit. You can stock up on delicious strawberry jam for the rest of the summer and not have to worry about buying the high-fructose corn syrup, factory-made, store-bought option. Once you see how easy it is to make your own delicious jam, all…
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Self-Care Is Not Selfish

You’re run down, you’re tired. You have a million things going on and it feels like time is working against you. Maybe you’re feeling drained mentally, emotionally, and as a consequence, physically. But calling out of work to take care of your mental health seems to carry a stigma – selfish. Tending to your mental…
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Recipe Corner: Blueberry Banana Smoothie

This smoothie recipe is very easy and helps start your day right with two different fruits. Plus, plenty of substitutions can be made to make it just right for you!     Ingredients: 1 cup blueberries (frozen or fresh) 1 banana (frozen or fresh) 1 cup milk (Almond or Coconut milk for vegan/dairy-free alternative. Almond…
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How To Have A Healthier Summer

  Summer is officially here and while these may not be the months of cold weather flu season, that doesn’t mean your health goes to the wayside. Gear up for the warm weather with these tips!   Protect yourself from the sun. The summer is known for its sunny weather and it’s great to get…
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A Conversation with Jessie Riley

[caption id="attachment_3432" align="aligncenter" width="450"] Photo by Mark Morand[/caption] Jessie Riley, owner of Kitanie Books, an independent publishing house, knows what it's like to dream. She also knows what it's like to have an invisible illness. What she didn't know was that these two traits would converge to become one of her life's missions. Her recently…
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Getting More Headspace: Day 3

On the third day of meditating, I felt like I reached a new level of bodily awareness. The strangest sensation overcame me in the middle of my guided session — I began to feel as though my body was made up of one single cell rather than billions of them. This probably sounds a little…
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Getting More Headspace: Day 2

  Naturally, I forgot to meditate when I first woke up in the morning, so I had to settle for meditating in the car on the way to the mall with my mom. Luckily, I’ve always found driving to be a very relaxing experience. I can fall asleep in seconds in any plane, train, or…
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How To Break Writer’s Block – Option 1

Writer's Block is a very real thing. Anyone who has had to stare at a blank sheet of paper or a blank screen knows the panic that creeps up when you need to get something done by a zooming deadline, and absolutely nothing is coming. But there's another kind of writer's block too - one that…
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