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How Much Meat Should You Really Be Eating?

There is no doubt that protein is essential for good health. It’s used to build muscle and boost energy while also helping you stay full longer. But do you know how much protein you actually need in a day? The…


Joy to the World: Dealing With Seasonal Depression During the Holidays

For some people, this time of year is far from festive. The change in seasons can bring on symptoms of depression, and a lack of energy and enthusiasm. This can be caused by many things: shorter hours of sunlight, expectations…

Mental Health

How to Raise Kids Who Give Back

In a world where selfies reign supreme, it can be difficult to raise kids who prioritize looking outside themselves to give to and help others. However, helping children understand the importance of giving is a very worthy goal. In fact,…

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Healthy Takes on Classic Holiday Dishes

The holidays bring families together to enjoy each other’s company over big, hearty meals. But all of those high-calorie platefuls of food can take a toll on your health. The good news is that the holidays don’t have to be…



3 Ways to Make the Most of Your Retirement

You’ve waited your whole life for retirement—now it’s time to enjoy it! But while you’ve probably planned financially for your post-working years, you might not have thought about how you’re actually going to adjust to your new lifestyle. The key…

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14 Merry Ways to Have Yourself a Northern Michigan Holiday

Whether you live in northern Michigan or plan to head there to enjoy a little more snow this season, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy this fun and festive time of year! Here’s a look at some of the…

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Think Big and Shop Small with Small Business Saturday

  Thanksgiving is two days away, but many people are already planning how they’re going to kick off their gift shopping over the weekend. Make sure you add this to your calendar: Small Business Saturday is November 28 and is…

Positive Michigan

Surprising Men’s Health Statistics to Remember All Year Long {Infographic}

Although Men’s Health Month is coming to an end, the challenges faced when it comes to improving health and preventing premature death are important to talk about all year long. Did you know in the United States, men live an…


Shop Local for Holiday Gifts

Will you be braving the Black Friday crowds, or gasp, maybe even starting your holiday shopping on Thanksgiving? Perhaps you’re more of a Cyber Monday shopper, scooping up online deals between Monday morning commitments at work. (It’s okay, we won’t…

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