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Category Archives: Holiday

Here are Some Suggestions that May Make Holiday Parties Less Stressful

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Here are some suggestions to likely alleviate the stress of hosting a holiday party. For those of us who are hosting friends and family for the holidays, we may be feeling the pressure of throwing a perfect party.  However, hosting a party doesn’t have to be an anxiety-inducing event.  Here are some steps that we can

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. 

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

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 Expand Our Vocabularies This National Dictionary Day!

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How we can have some fun this National Dictionary Day. National Dictionary Day is an occasion every October 16th and it coincides with Noah Webster’s birthday.  Noah Webster is widely considered the “Father of American Scholarship and Education,” for his creation of the first American language dictionary in 1828. Webster is famous for creating the Americanized

Understanding Genealogy on National Family History Month

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October is National Family History Month. October is National Family History and, as the name suggests, this month is dedicated to learning more about our ancestors.  One suggestion is by exploring our genealogy. According to Merriam Webster the definition has four iterations and they are: Definition of genealogy 1: an account of the descent of a person, family,

Shall We Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month

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Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month. National Hispanic Heritage Month spans from September 15 through October 15.  With this month of cultural celebration, many of us may want to celebrate in substantive ways. Here are some of the ways that we suggest consideration. Learn About Influential Hispanic Figures in History One great way to celebrate this month