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How to Bounce Back From a Health Crisis

After a major injury or illness, your own participation and perspective can make the difference between moving past a health crisis and letting it define the rest of your life.Psychologist Elizabeth Lombardo cites two reasons why. First, the right attitude corresponds with a stronger commitment to physical therapy or rehabilitation. Plus, happiness is healing. “When we experience chronic stress, when we’re upset or depressed, that actually impedes our immune system,” says Lombardo. “Our body does not heal as well.”
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February 16, 2018

Fun Ways to Burn Off Thanksgiving Dinner

Between the turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce and miles of pies, the average American eats between 3,000 and 4,500 calories on Thanksgiving Day. Considering that the typical, moderately-active woman needs approximately 1,800 calories a day and the average man needs between 2,200 and 2,400, according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, that’s nearly two days worth of calories in a single meal!
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November 22, 2017

7 Ways to Step Up Your Self-Care as You Age

How do you cope with aging? I’ve been thinking about that question since first exploring it two years ago on Next Avenue. This time, I was prompted to add to my list after a rather unusual conversation with my doctor. Below are seven of my self-care “do’s.” What are yours?
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September 18, 2017
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