Tag Archives: healthy living

REALLY???

The last quarter of each year is the busiest time in our industry and in my life. Open enrollments for two blocks of clients and renewals for several dozen groups keep us at our desks for long hours. It is easy to stress eat, not drink enough water and generally not take good care of […]

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Halloween Preparation

In a few short weeks our annual candy holiday will hit again. Our house has already gone through several bags of Halloween sweets as we prepare to share what is left with the costumed children who will come to our door. I guess my husband is checking for poison, because every bag has been opened […]

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If We Don’t Spend It . . . . .

…we don’t have to earn it. So what does this mean in terms of our long term financial needs? If we develop good health habits we should not have a lot of healthcare expenses. The money we don’t spend can be set aside for future needs, and even be grown with interest. When we eat […]

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Invite Them If You Dare

How many of you have vacationed with extended family? How did that go? There are still a few weeks left of summer and the resorts, parks, beaches and attractions across America are jammed with tourists (not to mention the highways). Everyone is trying to squeeze as much enjoyment as possible from their precious vacation days. […]

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I’m Sick, What Do I Do?

As luck would have it, my wonderful trip to New York delivered me with the creeping crud which we all suffered so much when we lived there. Ice cold plane rides up and back, freezing conference rooms where even the men were commenting on the chill and a hotel room set to a brisk 62 […]

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You Only Get Out What You Put In

When I was still young and impressionable, and before I grew “too big for my britches”, my parents drew from a vast arsenal of educational tools to point me in the right direction. Some of their favorite tools were the “truths” that all of us have heard from time to time. “Leave that alone, you […]

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Choice

I just received the results of my latest blood test and was told that it is time to up the dosage on one of my medications. My first reaction was regret that I had not been able to keep my numbers in the range where they needed to be. My second reaction was disappointment in […]

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French Ingenuity

University Students In France Are Moving In With Senior Citizens! This headline made the news recently and it prompted me to wonder if any movement like this is occurring in the United States. All societies are facing the increasing costs of care for the aging. I assume that all developed countries also face the high […]

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Tubby

It is not uncommon for many of us to put in 10 hour work days regularly, and more during our busy seasons. At the end of the day all we want to do is to lie down on the couch in front of the television and not move until we crawl up the stairs to […]

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