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5 Ways to Find Rest This Holiday

With all the holiday activity that comes with this season knocking on our door—what’s a person to do?  I challenge you to take the road less traveled.

 
By:  Renée Peterson Trudeau

Does the thought of hanging Christmas lights and attending holiday work parties make you want to grab your sleeping bag and run for the nearest cave? 2013 has been intense for many of us.  We felt overscheduled, overworked and we rarely got the chance to unplug.  We navigated big career and life transitions—and had little time to integrate these changes.  Frankly, we’re exhausted. We’re ready for rest. Not …

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4 Fun Holiday Activities for You & Your Grandchildren

 

Whether you all wear matching holiday sweaters or laugh while hanging out by the Christmas tree, photos of your grandkids will be cherished for years to come.

 
By: Rose Washington

Whether your precious grandchildren are toddlers or young adults, spending the holidays together creates sweet, unforgettable memories. Make this holiday one to remember and create fond family memories with the following fun activities.

Go On an Adventure
There’s nothing like a little adventure and a road trip to bond you and your grandchildren. For younger kids, enjoy a holiday train display, eat breakfast with Santa or sample sweet …

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Turkey Safety Tips

Turkey Safety Tips

Refrigerate or freeze prepared food and leftovers within two hours. The number of bacteria will double in 20 minutes if left at room temperature.

By: Natasha Morgan

Food-borne illness has been a growing concern over the past 10 years, with reports of contaminated spinach, tomatoes, peppers, apple juice, berries and beans sprouts.

The majority of food-safety problems occur at home and could be prevented by safer handling of food. With turkey season just around the corner, this would be a good time to refresh yourself on food safety tips:

Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and warm water.

Check

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Resolutions, They’re Not Just for the Other Guy

New Year's Resolutions

Regardless of the specific issues that you need to address, do it now, don’t wait for another December 31st to arrive. Make a resolution every day of the year.

By: David Desmond

As we conclude yet another year of greed, gluttony, and sloth and teenage girls replace their now completed High School Musical 3 calendars with twelve months of images from the movie Twilight, it’s pretty much a universal truth that feelings of guilt and dissatisfaction will inspire us to try to change our ways — yet again.

New Year’s resolutions tend to be predictable, touching on

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5 Bone-Headed New Year’s Resolutions Mistakes

New Year's Resolutions MistakesIn order to keep New Year’s resolutions, all you need to do is eat right, exercise, and spend your money wisely. And you’ve probably succeeded at one point.

By: Noah St. John

We’ve been told to make New Year’s resolutions, but most people don’t realize why New Year’s resolutions almost never work.

For years, I’ve been teaching people the secret “success code” that happy, rich people unconsciously follow. Many people come to me after spending 10, 20, even 50 thousand dollars on every other success training system out there with little to show for it – then watch as they

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