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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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    Change in inevitable.  If we like change or not, things are continuously changing and are mainly out of our control. For example, if we believe in it or not, global warming is happening around us, in many parts of our country and the world.  Just turn on the news, and you

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    The Value Of Life Many things come to mind when it comes to life and placing value on it. From birth, the gift of life is granted to us and we have so much to live for. What we do with our lives and how we value it, is what matters most. Many people take their lives for

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    I hope you enjoyed my last blog on Mother's Day is a Gift. Remember that if you are a mother, plan ahead to taking care of yourself, either on Mother's Day or soon after. I thought that having a nice breakfast on Mother's Day would be a great way to start the day off.

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    The Gift Of Being A Mother Not only is Mother’s Day, a national holiday, it hits home for many people.   Some adult children have lost their mothers, some are lucky to have their mothers, even if they are aging, and some of us are mothers to our own children today.

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    This time of year, we think of our spouses, partners, significant others, family members and even close friends. It is a time of giving to others, and showing and/or expressing our love. Valentine’s Day is a special day for love and showing it to those that have deep meaning

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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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    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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    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 child

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    How I Live With Chronic Fatigue/EBV

    I was diagnosed with Epstein Barr Virus about 21 years ago, shortly after I had given birth to my son. Everyone has EBV dormant in their body, and it can come out anytime, due to stress, immune system factors and from having mononucleosis, which I contracted in college. I was

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