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Wishing Everybody A Wonderful Thanksgiving

Long ago, we grew past the religious origins of "the first" Thanksgiving, as related in the story of the pilgrims leaving their homes in England, seeking religious freedom in the Americas. They landed at Plymouth Rock in 1620 and were saved from the harsh winter by Native Americans the following year. Over a hundred years… Continue reading Wishing Everybody A Wonderful Thanksgiving

Weight Loss

Feel Full On Fewer Calories

We’re all told the way to lose weight is to eat less and take in fewer calories. But what if you could eat more and still take in fewer calories? That’s where the concept of energy density comes in. It sounds like the last thing any dieter should do, but eating more could actually be the key… Continue reading Feel Full On Fewer Calories

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Weekly Exercise

Exercise Of The Week: Squats On A Wobble Cushion

Squats are always a great choice of exercise. They work your glutes, core, quads, and hamstrings. Squats on a wobble cushion are a challenging twist, and also a fun way to mix up your exercise routine. Stand on a wobble cushion and stabilize yourselfBend your legs, and lower your body into a squat position, until… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Squats On A Wobble Cushion

Tip/Thought of the Day

9 Ways To Enjoy A Solo Thanksgiving

Many of us have an idealized perception of the holidays. For some, spending it alone is a reality due to travel costs, loved ones are no longer around, health issues, or employment. It doesn’t mean it can’t be filled with new adventures or opportunities. Make it a day to relax and enjoy your own wants… Continue reading 9 Ways To Enjoy A Solo Thanksgiving

Tip/Thought of the Day

Happiness Is A Choice

It has taken me years to fully appreciate, happiness is a choice. How many times have we convinced ourselves that if we were slimmer, prettier, healthier, younger, wiser, taller, wealthier, more successful, loved ... we’d be happier? We have every excuse in the book why we’re unhappy. It’s not our fault, it’s due to circumstances… Continue reading Happiness Is A Choice