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Relieving Stress

Posted by on Wednesday, February 17th, 2021 in Uncategorized

Stress can lead to health problems. Managing and preventing stress can lower your risk of things like heart disease, obesity, high blood pressure and depression. You can prevent or reduce stress by PLANNING AHEAD. Take a moment and watch this video w...

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Where to find Healthy Foods

Posted by on Tuesday, February 9th, 2021 in Uncategorized

As part of the healthy living initiative, The Arc of the Capital Area joined Sunshine Gardens in 2019, a community garden co-op that supports organic natural growth. If you do not have your own garden it can be expensive to purchase healthy food opti...

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Art with Lara – Gnome Homes

Posted by on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021 in Uncategorized

Artwork can be  a great way to relieve stress! According to a Harvard article “studies have shown that expressing themselves through art can help people with depression, anxiety, or cancer, too. And doing so has been linked to improved memory,...

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Ants on a Log

Posted by on Wednesday, January 27th, 2021 in Uncategorized

Ants on a Log NUTRITION! We hear how important nutrition is in our everyday lives, but there are so many factors, and sometimes it can be so hard to start. Start little! Change your snacks to be healthier and more nutritious, and that little bit can ...

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Impact of Today on Your Future

Posted by on Wednesday, January 20th, 2021 in Uncategorized

“Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.     We honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this week and the accomplishments he created for equality ...

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Smiling is a Super Power

Posted by on Wednesday, January 13th, 2021 in Uncategorized

  Psychology Today researched the benefits of smiling! Below are 9 super powers they found that smiling does for you! Smiling can make you look younger. Smiling can make you look thinner. Smiling elevates your mood and creates a sense of well-be...

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