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We are quickly approaching the holiday season and this can be a stressful time for many people, due to the sheer amount of things going on.  From holiday gatherings, to traveling, shopping, cooking, and cleaning.  These are just a few of the many added responsibilities...

It is 2017 and social media is a normal part of communication between individuals, businesses, organizations and communities.  Social media now plays a larger role in the healthcare industry then it ever has.  Social media is being used to engage with the public and connect...

Close your eyes and take 30 seconds to think about what makes you happy about your work.  What types of things came to mind?  Is it simply your job duties that you enjoy, is it your coworkers, or are there additional factors?  Are there things...

Diabetes is a disease in which blood glucose levels are above normal. Most of the food we eat is turned into glucose, or sugar, for our bodies to use for energy. The pancreas, an organ that lies near the stomach, makes a hormone called insulin to help...

Leaning in isn't just a metaphorical way to get ahead. It's also a legitimate way to portray good body language during a job interview.Job interviews are notorious tightrope walks. You want to be confident, but not obnoxious; intelligent but not a know-it-all. Trying to find...

1. You ascribe intent. Another driver cut you off. Your friend never texted you back. Your co-worker went to lunch without you. Everyone can find a reason to be offended on a steady basis. So what caused you to be offended? You assigned bad intent to...

Picture this. It’s a Saturday morning, and autumn sunshine is falling through the blinds. You have a cup of coffee, a book, and an easy chair. Best of all: you’re alone. Your family, housemates, spouse, or children are elsewhere, and three uninterrupted hours stretch before you.Restful,...

Until we get to know someone, our brain relies on snap judgements to try to categorize the person, predict what they will do, and anticipate how we should react. You may have heard that you only have a few seconds to make a first impression,...

Having a tough time keeping the family enthused about healthy eating in the late-winter, post-holiday slump? Disconnecting with New Year’s resolutions and relying more heavily on convenience foods is not uncommon for people during this time of year. Luckily, there are ways you can inspire...

It’s generally accepted that the world has Saint Valentine to thank for what has become known, by many a forgetful husband, as a “Hallmark holiday.” But the stories behind the real first Valentine are more interesting than you might guess.While there’s some debate about who first...

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