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Let’s Make a Difference This Earth Day!

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Let’s all find ways to be a little more eco-friendly in honor of Earth Day. Today is Earth Day, an occasion that encourages us to take better care of our planet.  While saving the environment sounds like a huge undertaking, it doesn’t have to be.  Even by making small, everyday changes we may create major

Here are Some Suggestions to Make Eco-Friendly Upgrades in Our Living Spaces

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Here are some of the upgrades that we can make in our homes to help the planet. With Earth Day approaching, many of us are thinking of ways that we can make our homes more environmentally friendly.  Fortunately, there are many simple upgrades that we can make around our home to conserve water and energy

How Exercise Can Improve Our Mental Health

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Here are some of the ways in which physical activity can have mental health benefits. While most of us associate exercise with physical health benefits, many of us forget that it can have mental health benefits as well.  Here are some of the mental health benefits associated with exercise. Reduced Symptoms of Depression Studies have

Let’s Take Care of Ourselves This Stress Awareness Month

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Here are some suggestions for strategies to help us keep our stress levels more manageable. April is Stress Awareness Month and, as the name suggests, this month is dedicated to raising public awareness of the impact that stress may have on our mental, emotional, and physical health.  Living in a constant state of stress may

Tax Season Is Here; Let’s Get Organized

Tax Season Is Here; Let’s Organized

Tips for staying organized as we get ready to file our taxes. With taxes due on April 15th, it’s important that we start getting organized.  Whether we plan on filing ourselves or going to an accountant for assistance, there are steps that we can take to stay organized and make the filing process much easier. 

Should We Cut Caffeine from Our Diets This National Caffeine Awareness Month?

Should We Cut Caffeine from Our Diets This National Caffeine Awareness Month?

How does caffeine consumption affect our health? March is National Caffeine Awareness Month.  As the name suggests, this month is dedicated to raising awareness for the health implications of caffeine consumption. By recognizing this month, let’s learn more about how caffeine affects our bodies. According to health and nutrition experts, consuming a daily maximum of 400

This Day in (Recent) History: The First Ever Tweet Was Sent

This Day in (Recent) History: The First Ever Tweet Was Sent

Here’s some facts about the social media giant, Twitter, on the anniversary of the first ever tweet. Did you know that on March 21, 2006, the CEO of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, sent the world’s first tweet?  While the actual tweet was quite simple, reading “just setting up my twttr.”, this message would spark the beginning