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Stress No More: Four Easy Ways to Simplify the Season

There are four weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas this year, and in those 28 days you need to find gifts for everyone in your extended family, perfect your pie crust before the holiday party you’re throwing, mail cards with thoughtful…

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A Surprising New Connection Between Exercise and Mood

Much has been said about how working out is a great way to feel happier, but the focus is usually on endorphins. Whenever you exercise, your body boosts production of endorphins, which are a neurotransmitter linked to feeling good. That’s…

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6 Foods That Combat Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder, sometimes referred to as SAD, seasonal depression or winter depression, is a kind of depression that takes place during the same season each year. Like common strains of depression, symptoms of the disorder can range from grumpy or irritable…

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Feel Blessed, Not Stressed, With These Coping Tips

Gathering together at the holidays should be a time for joy, but for many the annual rituals can be anxiety-inducing. If you’re feeling more stressed than blessed this holiday season, here are ways to cope with four of the most…

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Accomplish Your #HealthyMe Goals by the End of December

2014  is quickly coming to a close. Have you met your #HealthyMe goals yet? If not, there’s still time! With over 10,000 members in the #HealthyMe community and nearly 1,500 goals created, there’s never been a better time to achieve success with…

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The High-Tech Way to Become Way Less Stressed

In our fast-paced society, it’s inevitable to feel stressed out every now and then. But if that happens too often, you could be doing your mental and physical health a lot of harm. That’s why it’s so important to cut down…

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Warning Signs of Depression You Would Never Expect

Depression is a mental health condition, right? Well, yes and no. Obviously depression has an impact on mental well-being—possibly causing sadness, low moods, lack of interest in activities, feelings of worthlessness and more. But the symptoms don’t stop there. Being…

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10 Easy Holiday Crafts to Help You De-Stress and Celebrate in Style

Feeling the pressure to have a Pinterest-worthy holiday this year? If you’re about to get your craft on, you can take heart that engaging in simple, do-it-yourself art projects might be beneficial to your health. Research shows that activities that…

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The Surprising Stress Relief Remedy That’s All Around

Sometimes the things you’re supposed to do to relieve stress—meditate, exercise, sleep more—can be stressful to incorporate into your day. Luckily there’s a new way to fight anxiety and feel more relaxed, and all you need is some water. In the…

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