Health

Are 4-Day Work Weeks the Key to Happiness & Increased Productivity?

It's finally Friday! This work week felt like it dragged along so slowly! But alas, the weekend and downtime are just a few hours away. I remember reading a theory last year about workplace productivity. In case you didn't know, it's at an all-time low in the US. American workers are tired,...
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Simple Trick to Curb Junk Food Cravings

Junk food is everywhere! If you walk down to the vending machine at work it's full of candy bars, cookies, and honey buns. How many healthy options are in there? And if you've been the grocery store lately, you've probably noticed that junky food is always on sale. It's rarely the healthy cereal...
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Would You Gift Some Vacation Days to a Coworker for Maternity Leave?

I feel like so many people I know are currently pregnant. It's like two more people announce they're expecting every week. Maybe there's something in the water? If you or someone you work with are expecting, it's likely your employer or coworkers will host a baby shower for you before you take off...
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What do Shopping and Sex Have In Common?

Hi! My name is Kelly and I may be a shopaholic. Wait, I think I once was a shopaholic, but have found a way to control my shopping addiction. If I have a stressful day, just going to Target or walking around the mall and touching and smelling all the merchandise calms my nerves. Odd right? Not so...
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Going to Bed at This Time Will Help You Look Your Best

We all know how important sleep is. If you do not get enough it can start taking a toll on your mood, mental health, physical health, and even start to age you prematurely. I am not trying to look older than I am, that's for sure. According to the latest study on sleep , there's an exact science of...
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Half of Americans Currently Trying to Lose Weight

Ever feel like everyone is on a diet or trying to eat more healthy? It's not your imagination because according to a new study , 49% of Americans are trying to drop those excess pounds. So basically half of those you know likely may be on some sort of diet or working out to lose some weight right...
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Honey Smacks Cereal Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

There's a new salmonella outbreak that you need you to be aware of especially if you have this cereal in your pantry. Do you have Honey Smacks in your house? You need to toss them in the garbage ASAP. There's been a multistate outbreak and so far 100 people have become sick with 30 needing to be...
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High Temperatures and Humidity Make Us Dumber

The weather has been pretty hot this Summer, right? The last week in June we saw temperatures in the high 90's and heat indexes easily reaching to about 105-degrees! Yuck! Days like those are rough because when you walk out of an air-conditioned building you feel like you're literally hitting a...
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Is Your Bra to Blame for Those Pesky Headaches?

Headaches suck! And there are so many random causes for them like heat, hunger, lack of sleep, illness, and more. But there's a new cause for headaches in women that may surprise you. It's your bra! I have a love-hate relationship with my bras. I am a chesty girl so I am not one of the lucky ones...
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How Much Exercise Does It Take To Burn Off Your Favorite Adult Drink?

It's patio, pool, lake, and beach season. Likely that means you'll be indulging in some ice cold, adult beverages. Perhaps it's your favorite beer or something frozen with an umbrella in it, either way, these drinks can have a lot of empty calories in them. Obviously, all alcoholic drinks aren't...
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