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A Number One Tip for Wellness? Focus on Your Breathing

April 1, 2019

Wellness of the spirit, mind and body of course calls for balanced nutrition and regular exercise. But there’s one more thing you could be doing to improve your health.

Four Home Exercises for a Healthy Heart

January 28, 2019

Here are four things you can do at home for optimal heart health.

6 Ways to Avoid Holiday Stress

December 5, 2018

6 Ways to Avoid Holiday Stress

By Libby Barrett

Stress during the holidays is common. In fact, it’s even expected. But it’s not something people should just accept. Stress anytime of the year should be held at bay. Here’s what you can do to take the season in stride.

Do I Need to Sleep and Relax to be Fit?

November 7, 2018

We all hear that it’s important to get sufficient sleep. But maybe we’re not sure why – especially since the things we need to do to be healthy typically involve exercising and eating right. Why then are sleep and relaxation so important to overall fitness and wellness?