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  • Use Crosswalk!

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    I live in a small city outside of Atlanta.  Most people would say I live in Atlanta but starting several years ago a number of the outer suburbs voted to become independent cities and so here I am living in Dunwoody, Georgia instead of Atlanta. Whether you live in...

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  • Oprah, Weight Watchers, and Bread

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    In 2015 Oprah Winfrey became an investor in Weight Watchers.  Contrary to popular belief she owns somewhere around 10 % of the company not the whole company.  As we all know from watching her commercials she is not only a part owner but a participant in the program and...

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  • Daylight Saving Time Change Is Not Easy

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    One of the hardest days of the year is the Monday following the start of the daylight saving time change.  Somehow it feels like we have lost more than just an hour.  Maybe it is the fact that most of us are now getting up in the dark. Sure...

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  • My favorite sauteed brussel sprouts recipe

    Sauteed Brussels Sprouts Recipe

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    I was never much of a Brussels Sprout fan but I have always been a balsamic vinegar and olive oil fan.  Long before Brussels Sprouts became an “it” food I have been making the following recipe. Sauteed Brussels Sprouts in Balsamic Vinegar 2 Cups Brussels Sprouts 2 Tablespoons Olive...

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  • Discover how to meditate as you walk

    Walking Meditation Techniques

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    Health Benefits of Walking There are many health benefits of walking. We hear about them all the time on talk shows and read about them on-line. Lower blood pressure, reduced risk of heart disease and diabetes, strengthening of bones and burning calories are among the many health benefits of...

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  • Samsung S-Health App Review

    How Samsung S-Health App Tracks Your Fitness

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    There are any number of devices to help keep you moving and to notify you when you should get up and out of your chair.  I know a lot of people who have an iWatch and set it to notify then when they have been inactive for too long....

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  • Wild Movie - Cheryl Strayed & Reese Witherspoon

    7 Lessons From the Wild Movie

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    When Cheryl Strayed’s mom died suddenly of cancer, she tried to cope with her loss using sex, heroin and self-destructive behaviors.   Cheryl desperately needed to change her course. Her turning point came when she saw a Pacific Crest Trail guide book.  Something about the book made her want to...

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  • Fitbit Clip On

    4 Fun Things To Do With Your Fitbit

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    Everyone seems to be wearing a Fitbit these days.  You see them on wrists, clipped on straps and hooked into shoelaces.  And why not?  In a day and age when most of us spend more time sitting at desks than walking, running or playing we need to keep track...

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  • Stand Don’t Sit, But For A Whole Month?

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    It is one thing to stand while you are cooking but what if you were given the challenge to spend a whole month standing only being allowed to sit when you are using the bathroom, sleeping or driving?  Could you do it?  Dan Kois, a writer at New York...

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  • Human Sized Hamster Wheel Fact or Fiction

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    The rat race has reached new levels with the Human Sized Hamster Wheel.    It is literally a hamster wheel minus the hamster, instead you are inside. We all know the dangers of sitting all day and yet many of us either by choice or because of the dictates...

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