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Health and Wellness

Small steps can improve health and wellness. Exercising more and eating healthier can help us live longer and better lives. For those coping with illness, embracing healing with a positive attitude and a healthful mindset can make a real difference. Taking a day by day approach can help those recovering from addiction and those who face other health challenges.

Steps and health.

Give Us This Day Our Daily Steps

Keeping track of how far your feet take you each day is good for both body and soul.

Millie kept up her workouts with her trainer, Sam, by her side.

She Thought Obesity Was Her Destiny—Her Trainer Disagreed

At 350 pounds she thought she'd never lose weight. Her trainer helped change her mind and her body.

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Millie and two friends smile after taking part in a triathlon

9 Ways to Make Exercise Fun

Need encouragement to move more? Follow these easy exercise tips.

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Finding peace and quiet in the tomato patch

Cultivating Silence in the Tomato Patch

Pruning these unwieldy vines reveals more than swelling fruit—it shows what can grow when given some space.

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A woman reflecting by the lake's edge.

It's Never Too Late Quotes

It's never too late to pursue your dreams. If you need some inspiration to follow your heart, no matter what your age, enjoy these inspiring quotes.

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Farmer's market

5 Ways to Have a Positive Experience at the Farmer’s Market

A weekly trip to the farmer’s market is an opportunity to connect to the people and products that make your community a positive place to live.

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This Nonprofit Recycles Crayons for a Good Cause

This Nonprofit Recycles Crayons for a Good Cause

Bryan Ware started The Crayon Initiative in order to help children battling terrible illness find colorful ways to heal. 

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A doctor giving some tips to a senior man.

10 Ways to Boost Your Mood

Follow these positive tips to get a handle on the obstacles of life.

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A caregiver woman walking across a bridge with a senior man.

Depression in Seniors: Don't Ignore These Warnings

There are many symptoms and triggers of depression. Follow these detailed tips on how to support your loved one through this time.

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A trio of older women smiling together.

5 Ways to Handle Change Smoothly

Change comes no matter what your age —here’s how to set up the right supports and expectations to navigate change with grace and peace.

Ragnar relay race offers inspiration.

Ragnar Relay: 36 Hours of Inspiration

Finding energy and encouragement during a relay race on Cape Cod

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Protect your skin this summer.

5 Ways to Protect Your Skin This Summer

The risks of prolonged sun exposure are real—but they don’t have to keep you from having a fun, positive summer.

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Finding Serenity in Chaos

Change and acceptance are essential in reaching serenity. Here are six ways to get to that peaceful state of mind.

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Healthy, flavored water for summer

3 Healthy Flavored Waters for Happy Hydration

Water keeps us thriving in summertime—why not infuse yours with fresh, healthful flavor?

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