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Stay Healthy And Safe At The Office

You may think that sitting at a desk in an office for nine hours a day doesn’t pose any risks to your health, but you’d be wrong. You may not be exposed to dangerous machinery or at risk for falling, but that doesn’t mean that your workplace doesn't have hidden health pitfalls. Work-related illnesses and injuries can happen anywhere and anytime, even in a cubicle in an office building.

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3 Power Tips To Energize Your Workouts

Working out is an important part if the grand scheme of health and fitness. There are so many different things you can do to ensure you are keeping fit. Regardless of what type of exercise you choose, one of the smartest things you can do is make sure you are energized before each session. This will help make the most out of the time you have set aside for fitness. You will burn more calories and, ultimately, feel better during and after your workout. Do as much as you can to make sure your physical and mental energy is good before you exercise. Try these 3 powerful ways to help prepare you for even really tough workouts.

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3 Ways To Live Life To The Fullest When You Have Chronic Illness

To most, the idea of living with a chronic health condition is terrifying and with good reason. Getting a diagnosis that is there to stay can bring on some strong emotions, stress, and physical signs that change your life. When they told me I had MS (Multiple Sclerosis) I went through days and weeks of fear, anger, and frustration. On one hand, I pressed myself for the reasons it was happening and, at the same time, I searched desperately for the guts to fight it.

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5 Powerful Tips To Have Greater Health Now

When we think about our health, we can often take it at face value. If we look and feel good, it’s safe to assume that we’re healthy. But, that’s not always the case. There could by hidden issues in your body that could take years to show up or cause symptoms. Early warnings signs could be passed up if they are not severe enough to get your attention. Also, most people rely on the word of their doctors that they are perfectly fine. Even professionals miss things if there are no complaints or signs of disease.

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Could A Long Engagement Be Better For Your Relationship?

A speedy engagement might be the best choice for some people, depending on their situation. But there are many couples who believe a long engagement could be just the thing to ensure that their relationship lasts. Is it possible that spending more time in the in-between state of engagement can make your relationship stronger? Let's take a look at some strong points in favor of it.

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Wanna Get Married In 2017? 4 Tips To Get Things Rolling

Are you always the bridesmaid and never the bride? Do you find yourself waiting, hoping and praying that your partner is going to ask that all-important question? Is it your turn? If you have answered yes to these questions then, perhaps, now is the time to take that next step with your partner and make 2017 the year you get married. But how do you go about doing that? Easy! I thought I would share with you some ideas on how you can take the next step in your relationship. I hope it inspires you to get things moving along.

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6 Strategies To Face Your Problems Head On

Everyone has problems, right? Some of them are small and some make you want to bury your head in the sand. However, doing so won't help at all. You need to face your problems head on in order to eradicate them. Fear of the unknown has a way of stealing our courage if we are facing something difficult. Believe me, I've had a multitude of problems in my life that have done just this. Fortunately, I learned how to get through them with clarity and confidence by applying these 6 strategies.

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Big Benefits For Setting Financial Goals In The New Year

The 1st of January is the queen of Mondays; it’s the iconic day for fresh starts and grand resolutions. Obviously, you can make a fresh start at any time, but there’s something about a new year that seems to wipe the slate clean and give you a second chance to make things better. This goes double for setting financial goals. Unfortunately, many of our goals and dreams do not make it past February. I believe this is because we often try to do too much too fast.

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Writing Meaningful Wedding Vows To Remember

You and your partner have decided to declare your love for each other in front of your nearest and dearest, and you couldn’t be more excited to do so. You’ve got the whole day planned out, from where you’ll say “I do” to how you’ll celebrate afterward. Your special day wouldn't be complete without wedding vows to remember. Do I sense a subtle cringe? I get it, you're not a poet. Don't worry, I've compiled a few hints and tips to get you started.

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What You Need To Consider Before Getting Cosmetic Surgery

More and more people are getting plastic surgery. Surgeons are reporting all-time high numbers, and many are claiming that it’s to do with the high volume of celebrities openly going under the knife. But having plastic surgery isn’t a decision to make lightly. Yes, it comes with benefits, but it also comes with high risks and potential complications that could change your life forever. Here a few things you need to think about before even thinking about getting cosmetic surgery.

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3 Important Reasons To Take Care Of Your Smile Today!

A nice smile is consistently voted as one of the most attractive features to have by both genders. A natural, bright smile signifies beauty, health, and youth. Getting and keeping that kind of smile takes some work and regular care. Here are some of the reasons why you should take care of your smile today!

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Moving Forward After A Bike Injury

Getting back on your bike after you’ve been injured is an incredible feeling. After weeks, months or even years of recovery, you finally feel able to reignite your passion. Your first ride back will be an undoubtedly momentous occasion and one you’ve looked forward to throughout your recovery. But it needs to be handled with care and in the safest possible way. To do this and to enjoy your first ride back to it’s fullest, read through the following tips.

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Take Care Of Your Body With These 4 Life-Changing Tips

Taking care of your body is one of the most important things you will ever do in this life. A lifestyle of health, that so many think is unattainable, isn't elusive and difficult at all...it just takes some determination. The determination to live longer, to enjoy life, to feel the life energy you were meant to have...every day of your life! We each have this opportunity to find this place that brings joy or we can let it slip away into an abyss of illness, pain, and despair. The contrast really can be that severe...I know because I've lived it. Here are some of my tips for finding and staying in that place of health and wellness.

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Is My Job Causing Health Problems?

We spend much of our time doing work. Whether that is from home, in an office or outdoors. But what happens if our job starts affecting our health? Job-related hazards and even the environment in which we work can cause a variety of health problems. And, unfortunately, most people don't even know they are at risk for injury or other health issues. Here are some of the most common trouble areas and how you can help prevent health problems before they arise.

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The Dos And Don’ts Of Getting Older

Ahhh...the aging process. It's happening. And, it's happening for us all whether we like it or not. Unfortunately, some women panic and make bad decisions that have a negative impact on their lives, while others choose to lay down and give up on many of the things they embraced in their youth. But the aging process doesn't have to be bad. Instead, embrace it! Find what helps you to be yourself and live the most rebellicious life you can! Here are my best dos and don’ts of getting older!

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