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How Does Traffic Affect Our Health?

Like many of you, I dislike driving in heavy traffic. But unlike many of you, I usually don’t have to. I live and work in California’s Santa Cruz Mountains, and my job is just steps from my home. D…

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Declare Your Independence from 4 Destructive Life Patterns

Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness are the ideals that are celebrated each Independence Day. But even though Americans do enjoy a great deal of freedom in our everyday lives, we are still all …

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Stress Got You Down on the Job?

Very important memo to self, staff! – What can WE do to make this a better place to work? That question is one today’s public- and private-sector employers who genuinely care about their workers ar…

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The Cost of Financial Stress

The news of the day still reminds us of economic troubles across the land. Meanwhile, millions who struggle beneath the weight of financial burdens press on with their lives, many living paycheck to p…

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How Passover Can Help You Get Unstuck

Passover is the story of the Hebrew's exodus from the bonds of 400 years of slavery to freedom as a Jewish people. Although today there is no slavery to Pharaoh, bondage remains a metaphor for relinqu…

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5 Creative Ways You Can Recharge

We have all heard about how important it is for our physical and mental health to take time to recharge and unwind to reduce stress. But we don't often hear how important it is to our creative side. N…

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The Nature of Stress Part II: Change Your Emotional Responses

The last Care 2 post, the Nature of Stress–Part I, discussed two of the key aspects of stress: It is our perception of events and challenges that cause much of our stress. Our emotional response…

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How Much Time Do You Spend Outside?

Recently I went away for a ski weekend to New Hampshire with five of my girlfriends. There was a lot of laughter but what we didn't do was actually get outside and ski. We meant to; our cross country …

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Natural Ways to Reverse Heart Disease

With health care costs rising to stratospheric levels, more and more people are turning to so-called "alternative therapies" to deal with a variety of ailments, from heart disease to Alzheimer’s. A…

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Are You Healthier Than a 100-Year-Old?

There used to be this great game show on TV: "Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?" The premise of the show was to determine whether or not the average adult could answer questions based on a typic…

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