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Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

It’s already evident that when cold weather comes along, hibernation mode soon follows. A recent Gallup poll confirmed that Americans steadily eat worse and exercise less during the fall and winter months – and even more so in 2011 than last. In November, only 49.8 percent of adults reported exercising for at least 30 minutes […]

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Have You Been Feeling SAD This Winter?

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a form of depression that affects many people, especially women, during the winter months when there is less natural sunlight. For most with SAD, the depression generally lifts during spring and summer. More importantly, SAD is treatable with a variety of methods, including light therapy, psychotherapy, or medication. A more […]

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S.A.D. Lights

There are different ways you can reschedule your Sleep with the help of light treatment: The principle behind light therapy for Sleep is that exposure to light in the morning advances the sleep phase, whereas light in the evening delays it. The key is to time light therapy according to your internal clock, not the […]

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Back to School

Kids, teens and young adults all over the country and starting to head back to school, which means their summer vacation is over. All parents know that it is usually difficult to get your kids to get up in the morning. Some have to resort to turning lights on, slamming doors, pouring ice water on […]

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SAD in the summer? Too much sun can give you the blues

If you’re reading this blog, you probably know what Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD is. For those that don’t, it’s when the cold, dark winter days trigger depression. But with summer at it’s peak, and across the country it’s been unbearable heat, another type of depression is getting attention, Summer SAD. Summer SAD is linked […]

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