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Don’t Just Survive—Be Happy!: Twelve Reasons Why Your Best Life Can Be Only Three Months Away

Don’t Just Survive—Be Happy!: Twelve Reasons Why Your Best Life Can Be Only Three Months Away

Many of us simply try to endure each day and avoid unnecessary trouble—happiness rarely enters into our aspirations. Todd Patkin is adamant that it doesn’t have to be this way—and he shares twelve steps that will bring you much closer to your greatest life. Foxboro, MA (June 2011)—You’re busting your butt at work so that you can […]


The Doctor Is In…In a Month?

The Doctor Is In…In a Month?

Seven Suggestions for the Post-Diagnosis Medical Waiting Game If you’ve recently been diagnosed with an illness, waiting for that next phone call from your doctor or specialist can be agonizing. Author and speaker Joni Aldrich suggests some things that you can do to be prepared for what lies ahead (and that will help that month fly […]


Health and Fitness

Professor writes book on 101 common myths Answers to health, fitness myths and more Brian Udermann remembers his parents telling him to uncover a cut when he went to bed because it would “air out” and heal faster. But now that the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Exercise and Sport Science Professor has studied that advice, […]


Health and Fitness

Health and Fitness

CARING FOR LOVED ONE WITH ALZHEIMER’S | Alzheimer’s is the most common cause of dementia in people over 65. More than 27% of American’s have a family member with Alzheimer’s. Caring for an older loved one is never easy, but caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease presents special challenges. The Alzheimer’s Association reports that 40% […]


Health | Fitness

Health | Fitness

MATTERS OF THE HEART February is the month when we think of matters of the heart and that isn’t just limited to cupid’s arrow. It’s also a great time to assess our heart health. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. Every 25 seconds, one […]


Shingles

Shingles

Thought you were through with chicken pox? Maybe not. According to medicinenet.com, over 1,000,000 Americans get shingles every year, most of them over 60. Shingles is a skin rash caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox and lies dormant in your body. Shingles can be brought on by stress or immune deficiencies. Shingles are […]


Anatomy of a Boomer

What We Can Expect from our Bodies Read the entire article [PDF] “Unfortunately, we all have to do it…grow old. The aging process is incremental—some systems aging faster than others, and then, of course, gender comes into play. Men hit their peak in their late twenties while women reach theirs in the mid thirties. We feel great, […]


Tips To Prevent Holiday Stress

Tips To Prevent Holiday Stress

By Margaret Thompson, LCSW Acknowledge your emotions. It’s okay to feel sadness and grief.  You can’t force yourself to be happy just because it’s the holidays Be realistic. The holidays don’t have to be perfect. Families needs change and grow over time. Don’t expect a “magical” holiday. Plan ahead.  Schedule obligations wisely.  Use a calendar […]