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How to Stop 6 Things From Stealing Your Sleep

January 09, 2017 1

Newsflash: You’re not the only one who went to bed early and woke up feeling fatigued. Thirty-five percent of adults who responded to the 2014 National Sleep Foundation Sleep Health Index report their sleep quality as “poor” or “only fair.” So, what can you do to snooze better tonight? Start by fixing these six shut-eye-deprivers….

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Stress-Relievers You Can Carry in Your Purse

January 06, 2017

You can’t escape the stress of work deadlines and dinner demands (until your vacation). But you can decompress on demand—anytime, anywhere. These tools offer quick relief and fit in your handbag. A Selfie Tool You never thought your selfie habit was a pathway to joy. But a recent study revealed that snapping selfies and sharing…

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Fight the Freshman 15 and Win

August 31, 2016

Pizza at every meal … a flavored, whipped-creamed coffee habit … utter exhaustion—you’re practically handed the Freshman 15 with your first-semester syllabus. Those who plan ahead and gear up for the challenge (parents, please help!) will soon learn that gaining weight doesn’t have to be their fate. SmartWatch Your Workout You won’t always have time…

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Tap Into the Beauty of Infused Water

July 15, 2015

Although a cool glass of water is refreshing, drinking 48 to 64 ounces daily can get rather boring. It’s easier to get your fill when you infuse it with fresh fruit, vegetables, and herbs. Follow these easy steps to tap into the beauty and benefits of infused water: 1. Choose a Container A two-quart mason jar,…

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Water Filtration: 5 Things to Know Before You Buy

July 21, 2014 5

A cool, refreshing drink of water is more enjoyable when you know it’s clear of contaminants, and strong smelling and tasting minerals and salts. Designed to improve the taste and quality of drinking water, water filtration systems use physical processes to filter out unwanted materials from water.  There are a wide variety of water filtration…

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Bathroom Scales Have Come a Long Way

January 20, 2014 1

Gone are the days of boring, white, mechanical scales that hated you as much as you hated them. Modern bathroom scales are more fashionable than ever. And having just the right one can motivate you to stay on track with your health and fitness goals. Here, a few guidelines to help you choose the right one. 1….

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