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Helping you integrate your work with your life outside of work

Posted by Katie Sack at 9:29AM

Sometimes the “most wonderful time of the year” can be really tough on mental and emotional health. The flood of festivities and family can trigger feelings of sadness, loss and frustration. This time of year can be especially straining on emotional health for many people. It is important to make your own emotional health a priority during the holiday season by recognizing your...

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Posted by Katie Sack at 9:03AM

Muffins and Cakes: You can reduce the fat by ½ to ¾ in muffins, cakes, and quick breads by substituting non-fat ricotta cheese, non-fat plain yogurt, or pureed fruit (like unsweetened applesauce, mashed banana, or pureed prunes) for the full amount of fat in the recipe.  Add back 1-3 teaspoons of oil. For example, if a recipe asks for ½ cup of oil,...

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Posted by Katie Sack at 8:58AM

The holiday season is a time for love, joy and giving. The season also gives us opportunities to make a difference in the life of animals. With hundreds of thousands of pets spending their days without homes, there is no time like the present to take action to help change their lives for the better. Choose to give back to the animals this year by adopting, donating or volunteering - it is so...

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Posted by Katie Sack at 2:09PM

The holidays aren’t the holidays without lights, candles, trees, ornaments, trimmings, and decorations around the house and the neighborhood! Read these helpful safety tips on holiday decorations before you start going crazy this year.

TREES

  • If you purchase an artificial tree, look for a statement specifying that it is fire...

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Posted by Katie Sack at 8:14AM

Yes, the weather outside is frightful but staying active shouldn’t be! I know that for me, the cold weather is a great excuse to stay snuggled up in bed instead of getting up to exercise, but winter weather shouldn’t allow our fitness plans to hibernate! During this time of the year we should really be exercising more, especially with all those holiday treats threatening to...

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