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Setting Goals and Learning How to Achieve Them
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Setting Goals and Learning How to Achieve Them

March 8, 2012 Setting goals gives you clear direction. Setting goals can enable you to make wiser decisions. Taking the time to set goals will help you spend your time and money on things that align with your values. Having clearly defined goals isn’t a magic pill, but it is a great motivator. Here are some steps for…

Developing a Positive Body Image
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Developing a Positive Body Image

February 22, 2012 In our home, “DIET” is a four letter word. Like many teenagers, I became obsessed about diet and body image, partly fueled by glamorous magazine ads, television and marketing.  As I’ve grown older I’ve gained a better body image, partly due to maturing and developing healthy habits physically and emotionally. Having my…

Game On: Tips and Recipes for Healthier, Football-Friendly Fare
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Game On: Tips and Recipes for Healthier, Football-Friendly Fare

February 1, 2012 There’s a bit of irony in the fact that the New Year, with all its itinerant resolutions around diet, strikes at exactly the same time as the peak of football season. Somehow junk food has become part and parcel to watching sports, with the Super Bowl being ultimate in overindulgence. Trying to…

SocialMom of the Month: Meet Katie Sullivan Morford!

SocialMom of the Month: Meet Katie Sullivan Morford!

December 4, 2011 I recently started a new, full-time job. While this development is exciting, it’s so all-consuming that I’d have to say the home front has suffered a wee bit (see “Cupboards, bare”). Seriously, who is eating all our food? Clearly, it’s time to find some balance. Time to feed my family some healthy,…

Things For Women to Consider During Breast Cancer Awareness Month
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Things For Women to Consider During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 13, 2011 October signals the return of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a worldwide effort started in 1985 to raise awareness of a disease that affects more than 200,000 women on an annual basis. Though breast cancer is one of the most common cancers among American women, it is both wise and necessary to continue…

Join World Vegetarian Day and Meatless Monday
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Join World Vegetarian Day and Meatless Monday

September 29, 2011 October 1st is the annual world kick-off of Vegetarian Awareness Month. You might be asking, “Why is it necessary to have a month designated for vegetarian awareness?” It begins with the health and environmental impact of eating meat. On average, people in the U.S. consume about 45% more meat than is recommended. This…

Organic Food: Get Healthy & Happy With Less Pesticide
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Organic Food: Get Healthy & Happy With Less Pesticide

July 4, 2011 People get confused about organic food, and no wonder! Some people say that anything less than the USDA organic seal on your food and you’re practically poisoning yourself. Others claim organic food isn’t worth the extra green because it isn’t any more nutritious than conventional food. Personally, I’m a big supporter of organic…