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Wellness Wednesday: Tech for a Better Summer

August 15, 2012 | BY Sukey | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
The beach, clam bakes, BBQs, pool parties... summer's pretty perfect the way it is, but—like everything else in life—there's always room for improvement. Below are a few of our favorite gadgets and and apps to make for a happier and even better summer:
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Wellness Wednesday: Midday Boost

It’s 3 p.m. and staring at your computer screen just isn’t an option anymore. You’d do anything to break up the day and keep your heavy eyelids open, so you stroll to the vending machine for a sugary pick-me-up. For many of us, this scene is a daily occurrence. But instead, try one of these tips that's sure to power you through the rest of your day.
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Wellness Wednesday: Share with Flair

July 25, 2012 | BY Sukey | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
So you made a vow to spend less in 2012 than you did in 2011, eh? Even if all the flash sales have distracted you from your budget, get back on track by picking up a digital sharing habit. Making sharing part of your lifestyle will save you money and you'll get to know your friends a little better too!
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Wellness Wednesday: Give Meditation a Chance

Meditation doesn't necessarily mean sitting cross-legged on a cushion. It doesn't have to involve chanting and it doesn't even require silence. One way to meditate is to bring mindful awareness to simple, everyday activities like brushing your teeth or waiting at a traffic light.
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Wellness Wednesday: 7 Ways to Achieve a Healthy Glow

Some days our look is more stressed-out-and-sleep-deprived than radiant. Been there? Here's what we do to kick the stress and get glowing.
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Wellness Wednesday: Unlock Your Creative Potential

Could your daily yoga flow inspire creativity to flow freely in other areas of your life as well? If you’ve got mental clutter to clear (and most of us do), then it definitely could. You may not think you’re gifted with a pen, paintbrush or musical instrument, but that doesn’t mean you lack the spark of creativity. A common struggle in the creative process is simply getting out of your own way. As you dive into yoga, you’ll start to break free from judgment, self-doubt and criticism. Letting go of these obstacles on the mat is the first step to exploring your creative impulses elsewhere.
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Wellness Wednesday: Bee the Breath

June 27, 2012 | BY Sukey | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
Keep the buzzing mind at bay with a practice to get you in a meditative state: the Humming Bee Breath—named after Brahmari, meaning bumble bee. This practice is touted for its anger-reducing abilities. It calms the mind, reducing stress, anxiety, insomnia and even blood pressure.
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Wellness Wednesday: Happy Quotes

June 20, 2012 | BY Sukey | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
Milestones: weddings, birthdays and graduations frequently leave us frustrated when searching for that perfect gift. So instead, make an impression by giving inspiration. Enter: The Wisdom of Others, a website that creates personalized quote books.
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Wellness Wednesday: A Bright Idea

June 13, 2012 | BY Sukey | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
Remember those jars full of fireflies that used to light up the summer nights? Here's an equally innovative—but far less cruel—way to light up the sky without electricity. Whether indoors or outdoors, solar lights can add ambiance to your dinner table, front walk, or make for a really cool backyard chandelier.
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Wellness Wednesday: Operation Exfoliation

We all know that when it comes to dry and itchy skin, sometimes lotion just doesn't cut it and even the fanciest moisturizer is no match for clogged pores. The solution? Exfoliation. The best way to do it? Yourself.
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