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Monthly Archives: November 2019

How We Can Fight Climate Change in Our Everyday Lives

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We can make better choices to help the environment—here’s how. Now, more than ever, it’s important for us to pay attention to the choices that we make which creates more challenges for climate change.  This is why it’s imperative that we do our parts in the fight against climate change. While this may sound daunting we

How We Can Make Better Food Choices This Thanksgiving

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Let’s eat healthier this Thanksgiving. For those of us who are trying to eat healthier, Thanksgiving may pose a major challenge. This is because it’s often difficult for some of us to resist the temptation of rich, delicious, and (unfortunately) unhealthy holiday foods.  However, there are steps we can take to stay on track this Thanksgiving. 

Celebrating the Anniversary of Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species

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On this day in 1859, Charles Darwin published his ground breaking work Onthe Origin of Species. On November 24, 1859, Charles Darwin published his On the Origin of Species by means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life.  This book, now considered to be the foundation of evolutionary

Keep it Cool—Tips to Alleviate Family Tensions this Thanksgiving

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Here’s some stress busters for a conflict-free Thanksgiving. While the holidays are about celebrating family togetherness, spending too much time with our loved ones may inadvertently lead to tension and conflict.   To help us maintain a stress free Thanksgiving, here are some suggestionsthat we can do to keep arguments at bay. Pick Our Battles Part

On This Day in History: President Lincoln Delivered the Gettysburg Address

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Today in 1863, President Abraham Lincoln gave his historic Gettysburg Address. On November 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln spoke at the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.  President Lincoln was the second speaker at the event, following famed orator Edward Everett.  While Everett spoke to the crowd for two hours, Lincoln’s iconic

Scientific Ways to Lower Our Stress

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Experts explain some of the best stress-reduction tactics. With the holidays looming, many of us may start to feel the stress mounting.  Ironically, it’s likely that the last thing we want is for stress to ruin the holidays, it’s essential that we take care of ourselves.  Here are some of the science-backed stress reduction tips

Let’s Go Green This America Recycles Day

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Shall we all do our parts this America Recycles Day. We coexiston this planet; this is why it’s imperative for us to do our parts to take better care of it.  One way that we can take care of our planet is by stepping up our efforts to reduce waste. November 15th is America Recycles Day, an