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7 Inspiring Quotes about Books

7 Inspiring Quotes about Books

Reading has changed my life.  As a young person I loved to read.  Between the busyness of high school, college, and working multiple jobs, I rarely read.  A few years ago I made a goal to read one book a month.  That twelve-book goal was met by the beginning of March,...

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5 Benefits of Early Rising

5 Benefits of Early Rising

  "Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise."  - Benjamin Franklin Waking up later in the day can cause stress, tardiness, lack of focus, and a general feeling of being "behind."  If you want to have more successful days, you may consider...

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3 Times Your Immune System Is under Attack

3 Times Your Immune System Is under Attack

Sometimes it is easy to get caught off guard and to become ill.  If you have been reading my blog for a while, you know I emphasize the importance of avoiding illness rather than reacting when you become ill.  While you may not be able to avoid every time of illness,...

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7 Tips to Manage Your Weight

7 Tips to Manage Your Weight

Disclaimer:  I am not a doctor or nurse.  Please consult with your doctor before making changes to your diet or exercise program.   While focusing solely on your weight is not healthy, it is important to manage your weight properly.  Instead of doing fad diets, it is...

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Thankful Thursday – May 6, 2021

Thankful Thursday – May 6, 2021

Do you know that being grateful is good for your health?   Every day I write down ten things or people for whom I am grateful.  Here are just five for today:  1.  My parents.  My parents made many sacrifices during my life and set a great example for me.  Their strong...

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7 Tips to Rest When You Cannot Travel

7 Tips to Rest When You Cannot Travel

Rest is vital to every person.  We all get to a point where we need rest.  It may be after a loved one's long battle with a terminal illness; after a stressful period of time at work; or after a stressful period of work at home with renovations, extra projects, or...

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3 Signs of a Weak Immune System

3 Signs of a Weak Immune System

Did you know that your immune system is important all year long?  In the fall and winter, a strong immune system may help you to avoid colds, flus, and viruses.  In the spring, the fluctuating temperatures are tough on your immune system.  In the summer, your immune...

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7 Healthy Foods to Keep in Your Freezer

7 Healthy Foods to Keep in Your Freezer

Are you short on time?  Your freezer is your friend in the kitchen. The freezer can save you time and money as well as keep you from wasting food.  Instead of filling your freezer with ice cream, chicken nuggets, and frozen hot pockets, fill it with healthy food that...

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