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5 Ways to Stick to Your Budget Without Feeling Deprived

In Finances, Popular by Alicia S. Hyatte, MSW, LCSW, CIHC0 Comments

Sticking to a budget is no easy task, but when you can get this part of your life under control you’ll be amazed at how satisfied – and relieved – you feel. Putting every dollar you earn to work for you helps you to have a great sense of being in control, so you can get out of reactive mode and take a proactive approach to your finances. When you learn ways to stick to your budget without feeling deprived, you’re more likely to stay on track and develop other financial habits to drive a healthy lifestyle. Why Your Family Needs a Budget If you already have a budget, that’s great! Regardless of your financial goals or dreams, setting up …

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

In Food, Healthy Eating, Popular, Slideshows by Alicia S. Hyatte, MSW, LCSW, CIHC1 Comment

Developing healthy habits is sometimes easier said than done. If you’re trying to eat healthy, this can feel like a never-ending roller-coaster of ups and downs. 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 feel like something that’s out of your reach. Shifting the way you approach food could be as easy as taking a few small steps, consistently of course. And we’ve rounded up some tips that …

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How to Stop Seasonal Allergies From Slowing You Down

In Health, Popular by Alicia S. Hyatte, MSW, LCSW, CIHC0 Comments

With the change of season, you’re either enjoying the outdoors or running from it. For many, this time of year brings on allergy symptoms like non-stop sneezing, itchy, watery eyes, or a runny nose if you’re allergic to ragweed or other types of pollen.  Whether your allergies are so severe that you feel unproductive, limited from doing your normal routines like exercising, or simply unable to enjoy the great outdoors, one thing is true – they’re just no fun when they show up. Stop seasonal allergies from slowing you down by taking a few simple steps. What can you do to stop seasonal allergies? Thankfully, there are many ways to combat fall allergies. The most obvious, of course, is to avoid the …