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articles by: Terri Hall

How I Approached ‘The (Sex) Talk’ With My Daughter

A few weeks ago, I did it.  I had The Talk with my 10-year-old daughter.  I'd been semi-anxious about this for the past few years, unsure as to when the best time would be to have the puberty talk, th…

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5 Ways to Relieve a Lingering Cough

The fever and achy muscles are gone, you’re feeling much better, but that hacking cough is still hanging in there.  While a cough that won’t go away can be caused by something other than a cold (e.g.,…

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Summer Iced Teas

A tall glass of iced tea, dripping with condensation, accessorized by a lemon slice is an icon of relief from summer heat.  A kind of oasis in a glass.  If you're an adventurous tea lover, you might t…

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Stinging Caterpillars: Cute, Fuzzy…but Itchy

'Tis the season where little ones discover a world full of creepy, crawly things in the backyard and the playground.  Centipedes, inchworms, and caterpillars make great finds for anyone's bug catc…

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Catching a Healthy Wave

Mention the word surfing to many people, and they’ll assume you’re talking about vegging out with a TV remote control or on the web. While being a couch potato can be fun, grabbing a surf board and l…

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Indian Simmer Sauces

Easy, quick meal preparation is absolutely essential for most of us. Thankfully, quick food doesn’t equal fast food. There is an abundance of recipes available that provide us with healthy and delic…

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5 Tips to Relieve Computer Eye Strain

Weary, sore eyes after a couple of hours, not to mention a workday on the computer, are a common reality for many.   Add to that the leisure hours spent online, engaging social media, or looking at a …

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To Stretch or Not to Stretch

Surprising to many, research has yielded mixed findings regarding the health benefits of stretching and increasing flexibility.  While there are questions regarding whether or not stretching increases…

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Waistline Linked to Premature Death

Rarely do doctors measure waistlines as part of a routine physical, yet a bulging middle indicates an increased risk of a premature death. Even if you are not overweight, this one measurement is linke…

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Water Affects Mood

While we know that it's important to drink water for optimal physical functioning, a 2009 Tufts University survey found that a lack of adequate water consumption also has a tangible impact on our mood…

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about Terri Hall

Terri Hall lives in the Hudson Valley with her family. In addition to writing, Terri works with public television and radio stations/networks in the area of new media, and leads workshops on authentic and empowered living.

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