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  • Valentine's Day started during the 3rd Century A.D. when two Ancient Romans, both named Valentine, who were executed by the emperor on February 14 of different years.  Their martyrdom was honored by the Catholic Church with the celebration of Valentine's Day. The celebration

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    Super Bowl is the biggest sporting event of the year. Gatherings with friends and families take place in homes across the country. Many types of foods will be served throughout the day. Here are some of my healthy tips to give you lasting energy before, during, and after

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    Top 10 Tips For Healthy Eating During the Holidays

    By Laura Koenig Rivkin, CHHC, CPT The holidays are a time of year to rejoice, gather, and enjoy time with your family and friends. The holidays can also add inches to our waistlines, and I hear from many people that they want to try to control over-eating during the holidays.

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    A Whole New You Holistic Health, Nutrition & Personal Training is:  Offering Gift Certificates For The Holidays  Purchase a minimum of $125 worth of services, and you will receive a free 30 minute personal training session in your home or mine or

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                                      photo credit: Calsidyrose Thanksgiving is a time to rejoice, renew and gather with friends and family.  Take note of all the things, large and small that you are grateful for.  Reach out to a friend who is in

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    By Laura Koenig Rivkin, CHHC, CPT Author of “A Whole New You: To Your Good Health”   Halloween is a fun time for kids and adults. However, it doesn’t only have to focus on trick-or-treating and having a contest to see who gets the most candy every year. With

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    I have noticed for many years, that many individuals don't really pay attention to their health, unless they get a "diagnosis" of some sort from their doctor.  They are set in their ways and don't really feel the need to change anything.  This could be from being too busy,

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    I used to be proficient in multi-tasking.  I thought that was the best way to handle my job, my life at home and with friends.  My job in NYC, when I was in my 20's, commanded that I multi-task, and I learned from the best corporation to do that with. I was able to handle at

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      While the holidays are a time for family, friends, and loved ones, many feelthe stress of buying gifts, the crowds while shopping, traveling, cranky kids, etc. We also get invited to office parties, family and/or friends for gatherings.Due to all the stresses,when we

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    Do you ever find that when starting a task you commit to, it is either stopped midway or hasn’t begun at all? Why do you think this might happen?  It seems around the holidays, or even just before them, we make many commitments to ourselves and even others. These

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