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Wellness Tips for the Holiday Season

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As the holidays quickly approach, many of us may become overwhelmed with emotion. And while it is the season to be jolly, unfortunately, it’s also the season to experience stress. From holiday spending to hosting family gatherings, it’s normal for our wellness to fall by the wayside. If you’re someone who normally struggles to survive the holidays without getting sick or feeling run down, don’t panic! Here are five wellness tips for this holiday season: 1. Adjust Your Skincare Routine With the holiday season comes cold weather. And while you may enjoy the months of winter, your skin likely will...

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26 Tofu Recipes

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We know what you're thinking... Tofu? Really? But you know what they say, don't knock it until you try it! We've found 26 tofu recipes that will have you pleasantly surprised. We're talking: baked sesame tofu sticks with peanut butter, tahini and ginger sauce; pastrami-spiced tofu reubens; crispy tofu, strawberry and mango salad; and a lemongrass tofu banh mi. Click here to enjoy.

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Calf-Strengthening Exercises

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Our calves are the muscles we rely on the most when we climb an incline or go down steps. They help propel us forward and keep us from falling on our faces. The calf muscle is on the back of the lower leg. It consists of two muscles: the gastrocnemius and the soleus. The gastrocnemius is the larger muscle of the calf that forms a visible bulge beneath the skin - the "heads," which create the rounded/diamond shape. The soleus is the smaller, flat muscle that lies underneath the gastrocnemius muscle. Whether you're improving your fitness or appeasing your vanity,...

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How to Stay Calm when You're Stressed

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Prospective Hindsight: the process of looking ahead to anticipate things that could go wrong, and subsequently developing actions ahead of time in order to prevent negative experiences or minimize the damage. Daniel Levitin explains tips and tricks on how to stay calm when you'll be stressed. Watch the video below to learn more:

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Veggie Burger Recipe

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Feeling hungry, but want to skip out from eating beef? Try this meatless Monday carrot & chickpea veggie burger. Add some zucchini and some extra spices to add an extra kick to the mix. For a full list of ingredients and instructions, click here. Bon appetit!

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