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Reduce Stress Now: 6 Quick Tips for Entrepreneurs

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​Need ​to reduce stress?It’s never fun- that heart-racy, sweaty, mental haze, complete with clumsy fingers and choice words. You’ve got to meet someone’s unrealistic expectations with too much going on at once, with your crazy family or to-do list, or you’ve waited until the last minute to finish a project.: ​How to Beat Laziness, Self-Doubt, […]

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Allergies or Cold? How to Tell and Stay Productive

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​Allergies or Cold?It’s Springtime! Love is in the air. And pollen. Birdsong accents the colorful displays and smells of fresh flowers.​ Then your drippy ​nose and ​scratchy red eyes ruin everything and ​make it hard to concentrate. You have tissues everywhere, and you’ve rubbed your nose raw. Worse yet, you don’t even know if it’s […]

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Want Better Focus? Do You Have Low Iron?

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​Eating ice? Finding it hard to ​focus?​Do you procrastinate, lose concentration, or feel tired all the time? Do you crave ice? Want to focus better? As a freelancer and entrepreneur, health is the foundation of your productivity and enjoying the reasons you work. Don’t let ​low iron hold you back.Read about ​Fit for Freelance According to the […]

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What is Cholesterol? 5 Tips for Heart Health

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It’s still American Heart Month, and your heart is still beating after all these years. That’s ​great! But what is cholesterol, and how does it affect heart health? Every once in a while, you’ll see a commercial about meds for high cholesterol, or ​hear someone who’s watching their cholesterol. You might think it has nothing to […]

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Know and Prevent Heart Attack and Stroke

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​You would know if you were having a heart attack… right?According to a poll ​in CDC Heart Disease Facts, only 27% were aware of all major symptoms and knew to call 9-1-1 when someone was having a heart attack. Could you tell if someone you love were having a stroke? ​Your body depends on your heart, vessels, […]

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What Does The Heart Do? 6 Tips For Heart Health

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When you hear heart… do you think of emotions like courage, heartbreak, love? Valentine’s Day chocolate?? Years ago, I was a happy kid with a strawberry cobbler at the Strawberry Festival in Plant City, Florida. I listened as the country band on stage poked fun at how we use the word heart. “Every time you hear […]

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Seasonal Affective Disorder: 5 Tips to Fight Winter Blues

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It’s ​that time of year…The holidays are over, ​daylight is short, and you haven’t felt sun on your body in months. If you’ve got a sad, gloomy feeling that’s hard to shake, you may be having some symptoms of seasonal affective disorder, sometimes called winter depression. Depending on where you live, 0-10% of the population […]

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You Need More Sleep. 5 Tips to Get It

​Do you wake up tired?Do you often read the same line several times, or feel like you lack clarity of thought? Do you ​set multiple alarms, or do you snooze more than once most mornings? ​How much do you sleep?adequate ​sleep is a crucial ​part of enjoying what you love in life and work!-ReggieAdults should sleep […]

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New Health.gov Activity Guidelines: 8 Things to Know

In November 2018, the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (health.gov) released the 2nd Edition of Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, after a decade of research since the 1st edition. Here are the 8 biggest ​takeaways​:​Health guidelines recommend 22 minutes of activity per day Even more research ​indicates adults need 150 to 300 minutes of moderate-intensity […]

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World Diabetes Day- 5 Ways to Reduce Your Risk

Why is diabetes awareness important? (CDC)30.3 million US adults have diabetes (1 in 11). 1 in 3 people have prediabetes. Diabetes is the 7th leading cause of US death. Diabetes and high blood glucose are the ​#1 cause of adult-onset blindness, kidney failure, and loss of toes or feet, and can lead to heart disease and stroke. ​​People diagnosed […]

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