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Unmasking the Power of the Mind-Body Connection, Kimberley Matheson Shedrick

Unmasking the Power of the Mind-Body Connection, Kimberley Matheson Shedrick

Happiness is a choice, or so it’s said. Why then, does it seem as though we have no control over our moods or our stress levels? We allow outside forces (as well as negative inner forces) to get in the way of peace, and we don’t have to. The first step forward might just be “fake it ‘til you make it”. A number of research studies in the last half-century have shown that smiling can produce actual feelings of happiness - what starts out as a mask can cause bona fide joy.
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Healthy Heart by Geraldine Bartlett

Healthy Heart by Geraldine Bartlett

It's a new decade. How many of you reading this right now are thinking how good it would feel to be in shape at last? How wonderful it would feel to make and keep those New Year's resolutions? If you live in a colder climate you may be hunkered down inside waiting out the winter. In a warmer climate,  you may be hunkered down waiting for the right time to begin. Like last year, right?
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Exercise and your Teen - Does it Even Exist? by Marie E. Baumuller

Exercise and your Teen - Does it Even Exist? by Marie E. Baumuller

The statistics on youth today in relation to exercise and obesity is frightening.  Lack of movement has shown that millions of school-age youth are at risk for developing degenerative diseases in their early years because they don’t get enough physical activity now.
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Blueberries, Queen of the Berry by Ada Polla

Blueberries, Queen of the Berry by Ada Polla

Blueberries have made it into the consumer media and popular advertising campaigns as a healthful fruit to eat: in addition to being purple, round and delicious, they are filled with antioxidants. The Vaccinium myrtillus L. fruit, known in English as bilberry or blueberry, has powerful protective properties, which have been known and utilized since the Middle Ages.
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Summer Fun by Geraldine Bartlett

Summer Fun by Geraldine Bartlett

It's getting warmer out. Spring has sprung and thoughts turn to the outdoors. How many of you reading this right now are thinking how good it would feel to be in shape for the summer? How many of you, once again, feel disappointed because you know you should exercise but feel you probably won't? Don't have the energy? It may be, your body needs exercise!
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Complementary Wellness Approaches to Support Women with Breast Cancer

Complementary Wellness Approaches to Support Women with Breast Cancer

Dr William Kelly - With October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we asked Dr. William Kelley, a licensed psychologist and the founder of the Pyramid, to review some of the complementary wellness approaches used at the Pyramid Center to support women with breast cancer.
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Nordic Walking Poles, An Easy Exercise For Everyone, Walk Well with Balance Walking

Nordic Walking Poles, An Easy Exercise For Everyone, Walk Well with Balance Walking

Join the Balance Walking movement - a 15 minute a day program that increases healthy activity and can change the way you look and feel. Balance Walking is an incredibly easy way to add some fitness flavor to your life. Balance Walking only requires walking poles and walking shoes. 
Balance Walking Fitness Poles 
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The Novice Guide to Wellness by Alicia Kirschenheiter

The Novice Guide to Wellness by Alicia Kirschenheiter

The concept of wellness is to be self centered. I realize that sounds like such a bad thing. However, wellness is about being selfish in all the right ways in order to obtain and remain fit, healthy, happy and centered. Only by filling our cups first, can we fill the cups of others. A wise man once told me that, it’s not my saying, I am not that wise, but I think it specifically speaks to the need for wellness. So without further ado… 
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The 3 C's of Fitness Programs by Alicia Kirschenheiter

The 3 C's of Fitness Programs by Alicia Kirschenheiter

There are all types of fitness programs built for all types of people. When it comes to deciding a fitness program that you want to begin, barring any medical restrictions, there are a few things I recommend people look for.
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Body Detoxification by Dr. Arthur Presser

Body Detoxification by Dr. Arthur Presser

There are many reasons why body detoxification is important. If you are breathing air of the 20th century, consuming food of the 20th century, gulping down water from the 20th century and either living or working doors, truth is that you’re most likely ingesting and storing toxins in your organ system. Worst yet, you’re storing them faster than your body can get rid of them.
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Stress Reduction and Wellness Additives Through Yoga, Plank Yoga Designs

Stress Reduction and Wellness Additives Through Yoga, Plank Yoga Designs

Yoga and Stress. This is a topic that comes up with so many parents juggling careers and full-time households, raising good kids while working 12+ hour days and rarely seeing the outside world other than the dim and din of a computer screen. Discover the intrinsic wholeness we receive from the centering, the breathing, the release of the ego that yoga demands, is without question essential to our well-being.
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Meditation for Clarity… by Kristin Shaw

Meditation for Clarity… by Kristin Shaw

In this age of instant gratification and "gotta have it now!" mentality, many of us feel overwhelmed, over-worked, and anxious. Life moves so fast that even stopping to take a deep breath sometimes seems challenging. Our bodies are well equipped to react to stress (think fight or flight response), but a constant, heightened state of alert takes its toll on our mental and physical capabilities.
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