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5 Ways to Calm Down During COVID-19

It’s a pandemic and you’re a stress ball. Here are 5 ways to catch your breath and calm down. Experiencing stress, fear, and anxiety are a part of being human. These emotions are reactions from the body and spirit to outside stimuli, and, despite their negative connotation, when experienced as intended, they can actually support …

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6 Simple Things You Can Do to Ease Back Pain Now

Chances are you’ve experienced back pain at some point in your life. In fact, nearly two-thirds of Americans have lower back pain, according to the American Physical Therapy Association. And while your chances of having more severe or frequent back pain increases as you get older, there are some things you can do to ease …

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The Best Books to Read in Uncertain Times

A few days ago, I was playing some one-on-one basketball with my son Gus. As he was taking the ball back to our driveway’s “half-court line,” he stopped and said, “You know Dad, COVID has really changed our world really fast.” It’s an obvious observation, but when your nine-year-old articulates it, it stops you in …

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8 Medications That Can Cause Weight Gain, According to Doctors

Plus, the exact steps you can take if you notice the pounds piling on. This article was medically reviewed by Rekha Kumar, M.D., a board-certified physician, assistant professor of medicine, and member of the Prevention Medical Review Board, on November 10, 2019. When your doctor puts you on a prescription medication, reading the list of potential …

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9 Super-Easy Midday Activities That’ll Help You Get Into The Work-Life Groove At Home

It’s time to take back the lunch break. Always struggled to find a work/life balance? Never actually taken your lunch hour? Well then working from home might just be the moment you’ve been waiting for all your life. But let’s rewind a bit — to around a month ago, when we were all cruising along …

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