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I know we are not there yet but I am already thinking about my wishlist for this holiday season. I have been telling friends and family about my wish to switch from my smartphone (aka one of the most influential devices of the current social landscape) to the old flip phone. The main reason …

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As we head into the holiday season, it’s important for us to remember the message from October’s Breast Cancer Awareness campaign of being AWARE. It means worrying less about the small things, living large in the big moments — trying to embrace each, not allowing them to pass you by. I call …

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The Commonwealth Fund, a private foundation with focus to enhance the common good, states “several polls have indicated that health care will be a top issue for Americans in their choice of nominee for the 2020 presidential election.” People are concerned about the cost of healthcare, afford…

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When and where did you first start riding? I do not remember my first bicycle, but I do remember family bike rides on the battlefield from the time I was very, very young. It was always a part of my parents’ lives, and my siblings and I adopted it. How often do you ride now? Currently, I rid…

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Nearly 10 years ago, I first wrote about the impact of stress and its potential connection to cancer. What I wrote back then still holds true — in today’s fast-paced world, it’s hard not to find something to be stressed about.

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Most of our thoughts and actions occur while we’re in autopilot. However, there are moments in our lifetime when we are able to observe how certain behaviors and routines have not led to positive outcomes in our mental and physical health.

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Did you know that Oct. 6 through Oct. 12 is Mental Illness Awareness Week? It is a week to think about the impact of mental health on our society. The week was established in 1990 by the U.S. Congress to educate and increase awareness of mental health.