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17 Productive Ways to Deal with Stress Head-On

Are you looking for simple things you can do right now that will make daily life a little more relaxed? These ideas take just a few minutes, but the benefits can last a lifetime.
Posted 9/26/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 11 comments   40,177 views
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10 Bizarre Things Your Body Does While You Sleep

Be amazed by what's happening during your snooze sessions.
Posted 10/28/2013  5:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 28 comments   347,771 views
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Worried about Weight Loss? The Rx: A Big Chill Pill

Allow yourself some space, breath, and peace to know that despite all the swirling piles of information, you can make this work.
Posted 1/26/2012  6:00:00 PM By: Michelene Cleary : 40 comments   16,455 views
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Yoga 101: Poses for Beginners

New to yoga? Try these basic yoga poses to get stronger and more flexible.
Posted 10/6/2011  6:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 8 comments   21,526 views
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Poll: What Would You Do with 10 Minutes of 'Me Time'

10 minutes is more than enough time to do SOMETHING, ANYTHING to relax. So, I challenge you: What would you do with 10 minutes of 'me' time? (Then go DO IT!)
Posted 7/18/2011  6:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 63 comments   13,680 views
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Food for Thought: Don't Feed Negative Emotions

Three small steps, plus one fact, equal a powerful exercise to help quell the negative feelings that rise up within me. Could it also help you?
Posted 6/6/2011  2:03:37 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 41 comments   16,697 views
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5 Ways to Help You Relax in 2 Weeks

Having trouble relaxing in life? These tips can help you forget the busy world around you and find peace within.
Posted 5/6/2010  4:23:47 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 76 comments   19,433 views
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Does Relaxation Require a Special Drink?

Relaxation drinks are becoming more prominent but are they right for you?
Posted 4/1/2010  6:20:37 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 118 comments   16,488 views
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Do Vacations Really Make You Happier?

Ever since my first trip with kids, I've revised my expectations about vacations. Now new research is measuring how vacations affect overall happiness and how long it lasts.
Posted 3/26/2010  7:21:49 AM By: Jen Mueller : 206 comments   21,412 views
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7 Easy Ways to Relax on the Job (without Getting Fired)

So how can you present your most cool, calm and collected self and accomplish all the tasks you have to do today? Take a breather, and try a few minutes of yogic stretching.
Posted 1/25/2010  12:09:24 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 99 comments   46,082 views
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How to Do Alternate Nostril Breathing in Yoga

This two-minute breathing exercises helps me--a nervous, fidgety person--stay calm and centered when I'm having a bad day. Try it yourself!
Posted 6/4/2009  3:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 94 comments   16,375 views
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Will You Take a ‘Staycation’ this Year?

This year like many of you, my family and I will be taking our first family staycation, but we plan to make the most of our time off by enjoying the sights of our home town.
Posted 5/30/2009  9:30:01 AM By: Nancy Howard : 163 comments   9,723 views
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Poll: What's Your Least Favorite Day to Work Out?

Knowing your least favorite day to exercise can help you stick to a workout program. Find out how!
Posted 2/27/2009  11:11:31 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 660 comments   29,252 views
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Healthy, Homemade Gifts: Bath Salts

Make your own scented bath salts for a fraction of the cost!
Posted 12/5/2008  1:00:29 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 130 comments   22,012 views
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The Benefits of Massage Therapy

At one time, a massage was considered a luxury for many; but today many athletes and non-athletes alike no longer consider them luxuries but a necessity to help speed recovery.
Posted 11/1/2008  6:01:23 AM By: Nancy Howard : 144 comments   14,710 views
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