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Sun Safety Tips

  SUN SAFETY TIPS   By   Vicki Hinze   It’s summer and time to enjoy being outdoors.  That means, among other things, greater sun exposure.  We’ve all heard about the dangers of ultraviolet rays damaging [...]

Could Probiotics Be the Key to Unlocking Autism?

by Jenny Hansen After all the years and studies, it’s looking like the key to autism might be located in the gut. (Shut the front door!) Several new studies are pointing to inflammation, particularly in the gut, as a significant factor [...]

4 Things I Never Thought I’d Know About Vertigo

by Jenny Hansen The world has been rocking and pitching uncontrollably lately at my house. Not because of California earthquakes, but simply because I’ve been fighting vertigo since September 10th. It turns out vertigo is a lot more [...]

The Pool Walker’s Creed

By Piper Bayard Long ago, my writing partner Holmes and I discussed the fact that we’re no good to each other dead. As we age, we have to work a little harder at that not getting dead thing than we used to. So we agreed that our bare minimum [...]

5 Everyday Things You Can Do To Prevent Blood Clots

by Jenny Hansen Awhile back I wrote a post about the 5 important things you need to know about blood clots. The biggest thing? ANYONE can get one. Sedentary professions like office workers or writers are at a higher risk, but anyone can get [...]

Creative Problem Solving: Keep the Cow Out of the Ditch

by Jenny Hansen Harvey Mackay is one of my favorite columnists because he always makes me think about multiple topics. For example, I might go to him for a business lesson and, instead, a family or life lesson. Case in point: one of my co-workers [...]

Ho, Ho, Hum–Coping with Holiday Cheer in the Face of Loss

By Piper Bayard and Jay Holmes Today we are pleased to welcome Sally Carey. Sally is a veteran Bereavement Coordinator for Hospice of Covenant Care in Westminster, CO. She has served the populations of the Denver area, helping people heal [...]

Time Management Gold: “YES Makes Less”

by Jenny Hansen   This last week, in Why and How Creative People Say No, two of my fave bloggers, Steven Pressfield or Shawn Coyne, referenced a post by Kevin Ashton on creativity. What I loved about this post is the advice can be used [...]

Why Do Pregnant Women Get SO Much Heartburn?

by Jenny Hansen It’s kinda depressing to think about how many odd symptoms pregnant women get, but one that seems universal is heartburn. I had heartburn so bad my first trimester I had to go on medication. I thank God I had a high-risk [...]

5 Common Vices That Aren’t So Bad

The other day, I read a post on vices that made me feel so much better about some of my “not-so-great” points. I mean usually, I console myself that my husband picks up my slack and helps me look like the “organized, responsible [...]