Articles About Practice Wellness

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    JAN 13, 2017

    Growth and development: Helping our child build self-esteem

    Self-esteem is a person’s core belief about himself or herself. A person’s self-esteem is reflected in his or her actions, both in how as well as what he or she does. Although self-esteem varies from time to time, the pattern usually leans toward a healthy or unhealthy view of self. With healthy self-esteem, a person is more likely to succeed in life. ... Read More >

    TOPICSKidsmental healthParentingPractice WellnessSelf-Esteem

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    DEC 05, 2016

    Stress Less This Holiday With These In-Season Produce Coloring Pages

    Stressed about the holidays? What about picking the right winter produce? Luckily, we’ve found the solution for both of your winter woes with a series of coloring pages. Click the images for the full-size coloring page to download, print, and enjoy! ... Read More >

    TOPICSBetter LivingEat SmartPractice WellnessStress ManagementWinter

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    SEP 19, 2016

    What is meditation?

      Meditation usually involves slow, regular breathing and sitting quietly for at least 15 to 20 minutes. What is meditation used for?   People use meditation to help treat a wide range of physical and mental problems, including:   Addictive behaviors, such as drug, nicotine, and alcohol use. Anxiety, stress, and depression. ... Read More >

    TOPICSBetter LivingPractice WellnessStress Management

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    NOV 17, 2015

    Make today cheerfully bright

    A positive outlook can bring your mind and body into balance and make a big difference to your overall well-being. For a happier, healthier you, sometimes all it takes is a little gratitude. ... Read More >

    TOPICSBetter LivingPractice WellnessStress Management

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    OCT 16, 2015

    Living healthier with diabetes

    While there are certain risk factors you can’t change, like your family history, knowing your risks for diabetes lets you decide what’s best for your health. ... Read More >

    TOPICSBetter LivingDiabetesEducationHealthNutritionPractice Wellness

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    SEP 29, 2015

    HIV testing: Play it safe

    You don’t have any symptoms. You haven’t been involved with anyone who has HIV or AIDS. You feel healthy. So why take the HIV antibody test?   Because HIV can be tricky. Someone can be infected with HIV without even knowing it. Unfort... Read More >

    TOPICSHealthPractice Wellnessprevention

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    SEP 29, 2015

    Arthritis and joint pain

    Most people have had some pain and stiffness from overusing muscles and joints. But arthritis means ongoing joint aches, stiffness, or swelling that cause chronic pain.  ... Read More >

    TOPICSEducationHealthPractice Wellness

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    AUG 13, 2015

    Stress management: Managing your time

      When you manage your time, you decide which tasks and activities are most important to you. Knowing what’s important helps you decide how best to spend your time. There are three parts to time management: prioritize tasks and activities, control procrastination, and manage commitments. You can start managing your time by prioritizing tasks, controlling procrastination, and managing your commitments. ... Read More >

    TOPICSBetter LivingPractice WellnessStress Management

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    AUG 13, 2015

    Become an optimist and improve your health

    You may think that optimism and pessimism are traits you’re stuck with, but they’re not. Optimism and pessimism are largely learned habits. Changing the way that you think and talk to yourself can improve your physical and emotional well-being, because your body speaks its mind. ... Read More >

    TOPICSBetter LivingEducationPractice WellnessStress

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    AUG 03, 2015

    10 superfoods that pack a nutritional punch

    Healthy eating is a snap when you plan ahead and fill your fridge and pantry with these nutritional powerhouses. ... Read More >

    TOPICSEat SmartNutritionPractice Wellness