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Puppy Love: Top Trends In Pet Health And Wellness

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Wanting to show more love to your pet this fall? Petrendologist Charlotte Reed talks with Health Reporter Shaul Turner of Fox 31-KDVR in Denver Colorado about the top trends in pet health and wellness.

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7 Habits To Develop In 7 Days To Guarantee A Year Of Happiness

Practical Tips for Productive Living

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Wanna be happy for the entire year ahead? It is not as difficult to do as you think it is.


Ever person that you see living a life of happiness all have 1 thing in common. Generally, each of them have something known as a “signature strength” – at least one personal quality that they have not only developed, but have also become a master at drawing strength from to help them be happy every day. This special skillset is birthed out of making 7 habits a part of their daily routine.



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John Michel's curator insight, January 26, 2015 10:02 AM

Happy people generally have something known as a “signature strength” – at least one skillset they’ve become proficient at, even if the learning process made them feel somewhat uncomfortable at first.

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Use Yoga To Beat The Flu This Winter

Use Yoga To Beat The Flu This Winter | wellness health | Scoop.it

It’s cold and flu season. We all know it. We are all a little extra sensitive when someone coughs or sneezes near (or on) us in line at the grocery store our during Holiday shopping. And while we cannot prevent the actions of others, there  are measures that we can take to give ourselves a measure of protection against the germs associated with the flu. 

 

Sure proper hand washing, clothing, rest, and diet all play a critical role, but there is another action you can take too: adding yoga into your winter exercise routine. 

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5 Creative Ways To Teach Children Empathy

Empathy isn’t just taking another perspective. Con men can do that. In order to be empathetic, children need to know how to value, respect and understand another person’s points of view, even when they don’t agree.

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It is important for parents to have creative ways to teach children empathy. The art of empathy is much more that just taking another perspective, rather children need to know how to value, respect and understand another person’s points of view, even when they do not agree. This can be a huge help to them not only at home and at school, but also in in the future as they grow older and go off as adults into the world. 

 

Finding such ways and methods to instill empathy into children does not have to be a challenge at all. In fact, here are 5 creative ways to teach children empathy below. 

 

 

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4 Free Ways to Get Fit and Healthy this Summer

The temps are rising, the sun is out, and bad weather is no longer an excuse for shirking that workout. But this doesn’t mean you have to head into a sweaty gym or invest in pricy exercise equipment to get fit.
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How Parents Can Practice Mindfulness (Even With Our Kids Around)

How Parents Can Practice Mindfulness (Even With Our Kids Around) | wellness health | Scoop.it
This post is part of Stress-Less Parenting Club's new workshop. Our leader Carla Naumburg is showing us how we can make our family life calmer and happier through mindful parenting.

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Dr. Amy Fuller's curator insight, August 31, 2013 1:23 AM

Practical application of mindfulness for parents. 

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Five Ways to Help Your Kids Love Fitness

Five Ways to Help Your Kids Love Fitness | wellness health | Scoop.it
As parents, we wear so many hats: nurse, chauffer, cook, maid…We often overlook a very important aspect of our children’s health: how much physical activity our kids are getting each day. Encouraging your kids to stay active can be a challenge when there are so many other things competing for time. The U.S Department of [...]

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nancercize's curator insight, February 21, 2014 2:14 PM

I like the part about adults being role models.

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6 Healthy Foods To Keep Your Brain At Its Best

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Ever have moments when you find yourself fighting to remember something important that you are supposed to do, or an important reminder you are supposed to tell your spouse or your children? 

 

Yeah, me too. In fact, I have those type of moments all-too-often.

 

While some of it can be attributed to a busy lifestyle or just a natural part of the aging process, most times it can be as simple as the foods that we are eating. 

 

There are a number of healthy foods that can help your mind be perform at its best every day. Ensure that you stay mentally fit by making these key foods a part of your daily diet.

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How Exercise Can Make Your Brain Be Better At Basically Everything

If one of your resolutions for the new year was to do everything better, you had best get moving. Literally.

We are all aware of the benefits that physical activity has for the body. Now recent studies have revealed the many ways in which exercise activates and positively affects the brain as well. One of them being how exercise changes your brain to better as basically everything. 

 Another reason to make exercise one of your top new year goals. 


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20 Stressful Things To Stop Tolerating Now

20 Stressful Things To Stop Tolerating Now | wellness health | Scoop.it
Practical Tips for Productive Living

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We oftentimes find in life that unnecessary tolerations can bleed us of energy and make it impossible for us to function effectively. There is no way that we can live a happy, successful, fulfilling life when we are busy spending all our energy tolerating things that should never be tolerated.  It can be hard, but sometimes we just need to put your foot down....

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John Michel's curator insight, October 14, 2014 8:34 AM

Life is to be enjoyed and appreciated, not endured and tolerated.

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11 Great Ways to Boost Your Energy With Food

11 Great Ways to Boost Your Energy With Food | wellness health | Scoop.it

Do you oftentimes feel sluggish and drained? The problem may be what you are eating.

 

Studies have shown that consuming healthy fats, iron-rich foods, and smart snacking can boost your metabolism and help you fight fatigue. This can be especially helpful on those long days at work or being on-the-go with kids. 

 

The next time you feel sluggish, refrain from grabbing for unhealthy snacks. Instead, just grab one of these 11 great foods for instant energy! You'll be glad that you did. 

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7 Surprising Reasons You're Dehydrated

7 Surprising Reasons You're Dehydrated | wellness health | Scoop.it
Check out these 14 surprising causes of dehydration and how to prevent them. (7 reasons you may be dehydrated: http://t.co/yuT7If85LC)
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Your body is about 60 percent water. Lose even 1.5 percent of that H2O -- the tipping point for mild dehydration -- and your mood, energy levels, and cognitive function all drop, according to research from the University of Connecticut. And while there are obvious reasons you can end up dehydrated—a sunny day, exercise, or not drinking enough in general—other triggers are less obvious.

 

 

Check out these 14 surprising causes of dehydration and how to prevent them.

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» 3 Basic Ways to Help Kids Manage Stress - Resilient Youth

» 3 Basic Ways to Help Kids Manage Stress - Resilient Youth | wellness health | Scoop.it
Experiencing stress is a basic part of life. Stress comes from our environment, other people, and from within. Young people experience a variety of stressors

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Fuller Life Family Therapy's curator insight, August 26, 2013 9:48 AM

Now that school is underway, this is a good time for our kids to practice healthy ways of coping with stress. This article has great tips on helping our kids learn healthy stress relieving skills!

Dr. Amy Fuller's curator insight, August 26, 2013 1:37 PM

Label feelings, Healthy comfort, and healthy outlets

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Recommended Health Sites-Websites to Help your Health Questions

Recommended Health Sites-Websites to Help your Health Questions | wellness health | Scoop.it
We provide you with a directory of helpful health and health insurance related websites to make your search for your answers easier.

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