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How to Survive the Holidays in a Healthy Way!

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Wonderful tips to survive the holidays, stay healthy and still have a fantastic time! 1. Don’t skip meals, especially breakfast. Keeping a regular meal schedule will keep you from being famished by the time the big meals roll around.
2. Sleep.It improves everything.
3. Wash your hands. What’s worse than getting sick for the holidays?
4. Keep it manageable. Whether you’re throwing the party or attending six of them, just make sure your plans are within reach. Make fewer delicious dishes, or cut down your RSVPs to whatever you can handle with pleasure, not pain.
5. Don’t worry. Remember what the season is really about to you, and keep a positive outlook. If the times get tougher, though…
6. Breathe.Find a quiet place, breathe in for 5 counts and out for 10 a few times, and center yourself.
7. Drink water. Staying hydrated is key, not only for reducing cravings, but also for making sure you can keep up with the holiday rush!
8. Eat beforehand. Whether it’s a meal a few hours before the big meal …

Stressed? Anxiety Ridden? Try These Natural Remedies for You Health and Wellness

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                        Starting Your Day With A Brisk Walk or Is Great Way To Relieve Stress
The news is full of stories about stress and how to get a break from the constant tension that you feel on a day to day basis.   Studies show that Americans are at an all time high when it comes to stress and the symptoms that come along with stress, heart palpitations, high blood pressure, headaches, emotional eating, unusual aches and pains.  The list goes on and on.  So what can we do about it?  What can we do to bring our bodies back into balance so that stress does not cause serious health issues. 

Below are some natural remedies that I have tried and they have worked.  I had an anxiety disorder for years and these techniques helped me to move forward and now I have very little anxiety and I handle stress in a way that doesn't wipe me out. 
Exercise - I can't say enough about how important it is to exercise.  Movement is key in getting your blood flowing to all parts of your org…

What is the Number 2 Killer for American? You Won't Believe It!!

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This is a reprint from an article by Darren Hardy.  It was so impactful I wanted to share it with you! The Number 2 Instrument of Death!Written by Darren Hardy What do you think causes more deaths in the United States each year? Car crashes Drug overdoses Alcoholism Firearm accidents All of those combined don’t total a third of this insidious instrument of death:FOOD.!!!!!
We are literally eating our way into the grave.

Obesity (caused by bad diet and lack of exercise) kills some 400,000 people in this country every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Only smoking-related diseases account for more deaths, with a total of 435,000 annually, the CDC reports.

A staggering 129.6 million Americans are overweight or obese—that’s two out of every three people in this country. Think about it. While our ancestors battled disease, famine and other deprivations, we are killing ourselves—with excess.

On top of that, we no longer have to chase down and kill our own food. Instead, we ch…