New Year, New Focus
Jan14

New Year, New Focus

  Find the Power to Lose the Weight…for Good! It’s time. No more excuses. This is the year you take your power back. Or maybe find it for the first time. You’re going to gain control over your health and weight. To finally look and feel the way you want to. For good!What will you need to make it happen? Focus. That’s right. You’re going to need more than a little of that good stuff if you’re going to identify, develop, execute...

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Trekking Taos – Adventure to Taos, New Mexico
Jan08

Trekking Taos – Adventure to Taos, New Mexico

By Annette Brooks     My first time in Taos, New Mexico, was a whirlwind affair.   I thought a one night stay added to a Santa Fe vacation would be fine, but it wasn’t nearly enough. The Taos community has a one-of-a-kind laid back vibe along with a storied, proud history, multiple cultures living side by side, and a heritage of colorful people. The area also offers a rich array of activities for outdoor enthusiasts—and you’ll find...

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Matters of the Mind – Brain Building Activities
Jan07

Matters of the Mind – Brain Building Activities

Brain-building activities that’ll keep you sharp and focused By Mimi Greenwood Knight   We’ve all stumbled when reaching for a stray thought— a song we heard the other day, what we had for dinner, where we set the keys… and perhaps with increasing frequency as we get older. But research seems to show that performing regular, targeted brain exercises can increase the brain’s cognitive reserve and lessen the effects of age on our...

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Don’t Stress – Five Great Ways to Chill Out
Jan07

Don’t Stress – Five Great Ways to Chill Out

If you feel stressed after a day at the office—or even just a busy one at home—you’re not alone. A recent study found that about 8 in 10 employed Americans felt stressed about their work. If you’re like most people, your instinct might be to pull up social media or flip on the TV, but depending on the day’s developments, that might even make things worse. Forget tech and media for a while and focus on yourself with a few of these...

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How to Stop Procrastinating Today!
Jan07

How to Stop Procrastinating Today!

    Not tomorrow (or the day after that, or the day after that) By Mimi Greenwood Knight   “Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.” – Pablo Picasso   How ironic is it that I’ve been putting off writing this article on procrastination? Okay, not really (editor’s note: good) but I am writing it now to avoid writing something more pressing, making me the quintessential procrastinator. While many...

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