Category: Healthy Home & Life

eight simple tips for happy and healthy living
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You read and hear the term often: “how to be happy”, or “how to be fulfilled”, and with only four words in either phrase, you’d think it would be a no-brainer. But it’s not. We are always searching, always wanting to know more, about life, and how to live it to the fullest. Happy healthy living is the goal for all of us. I’ve never met someone who wanted to be miserable and die. We’re

Activities to relieve stress - paint by numbers for adults
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Activities to relieve stress can do some wonderful things for our bodies and minds. Not only can we feel better, inside and out, after focusing on something we enjoy and want to learn more about, we also may feel a sense of accomplishment when finished. In fact, the Researchers of the American Art Therapy Association found that 45 minutes of creative activity significantly lessens stress in the body. Cool! Paint by numbers for adults (yes,

how healthy is your home?
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We’ve all heard the saying ‘you are what you eat’. But what if you are where you live as well? How healthy is your home? Our homes can affect our health, and while we focus on nutrition and exercise…which are undoubtedly important…we may be missing the ways in which our intimate environment affects both mental and physical well being. But with the amount of time we spend in our homes, we need to focus more

pros and cons of retiring abroad
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Part of the HOME, HEALTH & YOU Series Most of my readers are traveling through midlife. Some may be retired, others may be contemplating that time in their lives. Considering various options is always smart. So let’s take a peek at the pros and cons of retiring abroad, because no doubt there are a few of you perusing this post who are considering this venture (or adventure!) For some people, retiring abroad is the ultimate

preparing for retirement - inspire my style
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Part of the HOME, HEALTH & YOU Series Whether you have already retired, are preparing to do so in the next few years, or are in the peak of your working career, it’s always smart to consider your options, and make decisions that will protect you as you age. More people are working toward the goal of retiring early, too, before the traditional retirement age in the 60’s. So with that in mind, the question