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No More Resolutions: Iron-clad Strategies to Conquer Your Goals This Year

In Featured, Lifestyle by Alicia S. Hyatte, MSW, LCSW, CIHC0 Comments

Another year has officially ended and we are now looking forward to the year ahead. Have you thought about what you want to have accomplished in the next year, or quarter? If you’re like the nearly nearly 50% of Americans making a New Year’s resolution, then you may also join the less than 10% of those who actually achieve those …

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Slideshow: How to End the Year on a Happy and Healthy Note

In Lifestyle, Slideshows by Alicia S. Hyatte, MSW, LCSW, CIHC0 Comments

While the holiday season can be exciting, it can also cause a lot of stress and overwhelm. The list of activities from shopping, traveling and parties to entertaining, cooking, and baking can leave most of us feeling drained.  Has the holiday season left you feeling less-than-relaxed? Are you stressed? Here are a few go-to strategies to help reduce the holiday …

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Healthy Holiday Gift Guide: Ideas for a Healthy Kitchen

In Featured by Alicia S. Hyatte, MSW, LCSW, CIHC18 Comments

The holidays are a wonderful opportunity to support your health and the health of those you love. Abandon frivolous gift-giving this year and make a health-conscious gesture instead. By giving your holiday shopping a healthy make over, you are supporting yourself and those you care about.  Whether you add these to your own wish list, or purchase them for a …

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Gratitude is a Key Ingredient for Good Health

In Well-being by Alicia S. Hyatte, MSW, LCSW, CIHC0 Comments

Every day is an opportunity to express gratitude. But Thanksgiving, especially, is a time to pause and feel grateful for everything you have in your life. Gratitude is the cornerstone of health. When you can recognize and appreciate the simple things, it’s much easier to work towards healthy habits and even better health. When you’re stressed about your imperfect health …

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How to Embrace Minimalism to Lower Stress This Holiday Season

In Lifestyle by Alicia S. Hyatte, MSW, LCSW, CIHC0 Comments

The holiday season can be exciting. It’s a time for giving thanks and creating new memories with family and friends. But this time of year can also trigger tension, overwhelm, and exhaustion. This holiday, embrace a few minimalism strategies to lower stress, enjoy the simple pleasures, and focus on the things that matter most. Embrace Minimalism for Lower Stress This …

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How to Get Omega-3’s Into Your Healthful Diet

In Healthy Eating, Slideshows by Alicia S. Hyatte, MSW, LCSW, CIHC0 Comments

Omega-3 fatty acids can be a big part of your healthful aging diet because this type of fat helps decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease, reduce internal inflammation that is an important component of type 2 diabetes, arthritis, and some types of cancer, and also plays a key role in maintaining active, healthy brain function. There are three primary forms …

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8 Ways to Start Simplifying Your Life Today

In Well-being by Alicia S. Hyatte, MSW, LCSW, CIHC1 Comment

Have you ever stopped and thought that you’re complicating your life beyond what it needs to be?  Our days are filled to the brim with one activity after the other; no free space in sight. We’re so adapted and addicted to being “busy” accept this as the standard of what is expected or even “normal.” When our lives are jam-packed …

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3 Steps to Create a Healthy Eating Plan for the Whole Family

In Healthy Eating by Alicia S. Hyatte, MSW, LCSW, CIHC0 Comments

How’s your family’s eating plan? Healthy.. not so healthy? Do you simply resort to convenient or “fast” food because you simply don’t know how to prep healthy foods without spending an eternity in the kitchen? As promotion of healthy eating becomes more mainstream, a growing number of people – especially health-conscious moms – are trying to adopt a healthier diet …

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Slideshow: 12 Ways to Make Healthy Eating a Habit That Sticks

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We all know how much of an insurmountable task healthy eating can appear to be at times. And too few Americans are getting the recommended amounts of fruits and vegetables on a daily basis. But eating healthy is a great investment in both short-term and long-term health outcomes.  Developing good habits when it comes to food choices doesn’t have to …

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How to Stop Seasonal Allergies From Slowing You Down

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Fall is a beautiful time of year in many areas. But for too many people, it’s also a time for allergies. If you’re allergic to ragweed or other pollens, you may experience symptoms in autumn like sneezing, itchy eyes, watery eyes, or a runny nose. Whether your allergies are so severe that you feel unproductive, limited from doing your normal …