Mental Health

Chill out: Five ways to relax your mind and body every day

Everyone has “one of those days,” from time to time, where long to-do lists or endless meetings seem to take over. But sometimes it seems like those days happen, well, every day. And how you deal with those high-stress weeks…

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Don’t worry, eat happy! Foods that actually calm you down

While there are many ways to manage stress in your life, like exercise and meditation, the foods you eat can also play an important role in helping you stay calm. For example, foods high in minerals like magnesium and zinc…

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Are you addicted to stress?

Demanding bosses, tight finances, a recent fight with your sister—with all the things going on in your life, it’s no wonder you might feel a bit stressed out from time to time. But the thing is, some people can actually find…

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5 ‘must haves’ for your summer reading list

Whether you’re laying outside soaking up the sun, along for the ride on a road trip or stuck inside on a rainy day, it’s always a great idea to have a book to pass the time. The first thing you may think is, “Well…

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Rediscovering the lost arts of reading and writing

Technology moves us forward and pushes the limits of innovation. Yet two of the most basic human skills are often overlooked by today’s younger generations: physically reading and writing. News gets shrunken into headlines, while how-to videos and homework shortcuts…

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Improve your mental health with music and Michigan concerts

You may have heard that many physical ailments can be relieved or cured thanks to music. Studies have shown that it can reduce perceptions of pain, motivate you to push through workouts and improve endurance standards. But did you know…

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Which workout class is right for you?

Lifting weights and running on the treadmill can become very tedious and monotonous. Workout classes are a fun and exciting way to get your exercise in for the day. Each workout class has different benefits and works specific body parts. Many…

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Do you have a coach in your life?

Who is a coach, exactly? There aren’t any rigid guidelines on what it means to help coach someone. In general it means helping people maximize their potential, to whatever standard that may be. Most people have been led by a…

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Going from the couch, to completing my first 5k

Sitting. That would accurately describe the extent of my physical activity prior to a few years ago. As many of you know, last year I began my own “Pursuit of Healthiness” and made up my mind that one of my…

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