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5 Ways To Soothe Your Holiday Soul

Extra traffic, excess waste, family obligations... The holidays can be stressful.†We may find ourselves feeling pressure to smile when we would rather yell, and we often tend to neglect our own needs …

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10 Tips to Avoid the Holiday Bulge

December has finally thrusted itself upon us. Prepare for a month of festivities, holiday lights, friends, mirth, and, letís not forget, delicious foods. Enjoying holiday treats is a great thing -- go…

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Stop Stress, and Give from the Heart

Even with the best of intentions, at holiday time we can fall into a mechanical default mode of making our lists, decorating and baking as a chore, rushing around and shopping joylessly. When the expe…

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Holiday Waste: 6 Million Tons of Trash to Landfills

Did you know that household waste increases by 25 percent between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day? Learn where we waste most and how to curb holiday waste this year. Between our regular household t…

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7 Gifts You Can Make in a Mason Jar

The holidays are just around the corner, and it's a good idea to get started if you're planning to have a handmade holiday this season. I'm not a big believer in "stuff," but I do love showing my frie…

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Why It’s So Hard to Get Back on Track After the Holidays

Even the most rigid of calorie counters and the healthiest of eaters often throw caution to the wind and break out the stretchy pants on Thanksgiving and Christmas. Most of us also vow to go back to (…

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9 Holiday Time Savers to Beat the ‘Too Busy To Have Fun’ Syndrome

The holidays are fun, but there never seems to be enough time to enjoy them. These nine tricks have really helped me get a handle on everything I have to do to get ready on time without totally stress…

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7 Holiday Dangers for Pets — and How to Avoid Them

Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and Christmas might be the most wonderful times of the year, but they can also be some of the most dangerous for cats and dogs. From deliciously rich holiday fare to enticingly …

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Fudge the Chubby-Cheeked Bunny–Caption Contest Winners!

Last week, we asked you to caption Fudge the chubby-cheeked bunny, from Care2 member Marie J! First, the grand prize winner, who will receive 5,000 Butterfly Rewards for her clever caption: "Yo…

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A Holiday Message About Compassion

I thought you might enjoy a special holiday message from the HeartMath Founder, Doc Childre. "At the core of our hearts I feel that we all care for each other, and compassion is one of the highest wa…

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