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How to Make Healthy Eating Easy

There are thousands of articles, books, and other sources about how to eat healthily—it can be overwhelming! The reality is: eating healthy is simple, easy, and approachable. All you need to do is stay consistent with daily habits, make informed decisions, and manage your self-control.
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Financial Preparedness in the Face of Opioid Addiction

Most people don't plan on having a loved one fall victim to addiction but the sad reality is that it happens and, in West Virginia, it happens quite regularly. Here's what families may have to do financially to adapt if their family is impacted by the opioid crisis, based on my experience being a wealth manager in West Virginia, the #1 opioid state.
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There’s More to St. Patrick’s Day Than Drinking

If you're an alcoholic like I am, there really is no question—you drink, you always drink. That's what alcoholics do, we drink, St. Patrick’s Day or not.
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Proven Health Benefits of Yoga

Two well-documented benefits of yoga are related to the physiological effects of deep breathing on the brain and enhanced flexibility of joints, tendons, and ligaments related to movement and stretching.
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5 Ways Drugs and Alcohol Affect Your Mental Health

People with anxiety and depression may self-medicate with drugs or alcohol to reduce their symptoms, but this can lead to addiction and can cause alterations in the brain that lead to cognitive impairment, memory loss, anxiety, depression and a whole host of other mental health issues.
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Fake Health News: How to Spot It and Not Fall for It

There are millions of fake health news stories flooding the internet. They usually have dramatic titles that make outrageous but unsupported claims. Failing to understand the difference between fake and real health news can have serious consequences. Here are some tips for identifying fake health news so that you do not fall for it.
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Smartphone Syndrome: A Millennial Mental Health Crisis

Millennials were born during a period of rapid technological transformation. Most millennials have never known life without a cellular telephone or without having access to the internet. The mental health effects of being "always connected" have only recently started to be considered.
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How Writing Can Help Your Personal Growth

The benefits of writing are substantial, but many people don't know how to get started. Here are some tips and tools that may help.
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Are We Approaching a Modern Day Flu Pandemic?

This flu season is a good time for all of us to rethink our place in the global village and embrace reciprocal stewardship through common need.
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How to Make Fitness a Lasting Habit in 2018

Habits are everyday efforts and fitness is one that is no different. Here are 7 practical tips that can help you make (and keep) the fitness habit.
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Top 8 Apps to Keep Your Family Safe and Healthy

Here are 8 new technologies that are designed to keep families (including our pets) safer, healthier, and happier.
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Dry Drowning & Secondary Drowning: Should You Be Terrified?

A highly publicized death of a child due to a rare form of drowning, terrified parents needlessly. Here's what you need to know about secondary and dry drowning.

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