Articles in Pets, Exercise and Outdoors

A Pet to Love: Having a Pet Helps You Live Longer

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Over 60 percent of households in the United States have a pet, and this is with good reason. Pets provide families with countless hours of cuddles and laughter. Owning a dog or a cat, whether that pet is a rescue or straight from a reputable breeder,... Read full article

Take a Trip: The Mental and Physical Health Benefits of Vacationing

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Setting aside time to escape the busyness of life may pose a challenge for hard-working moms, but the many rewards are worth every effort! ... Read full article

Give the Gift of a Wellness Retreat this Holiday under $100

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We all know that taking a vacation is good for us. But for whatever reason, Americans tend to take less vacations then the rest of the modern working world.  In a survey of 1,200 full-time employed Americans, Kimble Applications found that 47 percent... Read full article

Transplant Games: Going for the Gold with New Heart

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Emily Traylor has a joy for life. The runway trim, always-on-the-go wife, mom and volunteer enthusiastically approaches each day with a radiant smile, a competitive spirit and a new heart. The 40-year-old Louisiana resident is one of thousands of tr... Read full article

Equine Therapy

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We live in an age of electronics and technology. Many of us travel, isolated in our vehicles or utilizing mass transit, all while listening to devices or reading a book or tablet. Few of us take time to connect to the strangers around us or even sitt... Read full article



Healthy Habits that Lead to Weight-Loss Success

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The great news about weight-loss is you have options. The not so great news is too many options can leave you overwhelmed and frustrated. How can you decide which is the best diet for you?... Read full article

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Tips for the non-exerciser... Read full article

Best Wellness Retreats For Couples

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Tired of the same old weekend resort getaways? Want to do something good for your body and soul? Want to connect more with your partner? If you answered yes to any of these three questions, why not consider a weekend (or longer) away at a wellness re... Read full article

5 Tips to Propel You Over the Workout Wall

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Filling your body with the right fuel can help improve your workout performance. While overlooking pre-workout nutrition is easy to do, it may come at a cost in performance. Taking the time to fuel your body the right way helps ensure optimal perform... Read full article

Seeking Groundcover? Think Herbs

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Planting herbs in your garden can not only spice up your plate, they can be used as excellent groundcover. Why not grow a beautiful garden that’s also edible?... Read full article