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5 Ways to Take a Mental Vacation

Now that summer has officially started, you are probably thinking about, or even planning, a summer vacation. If you don’t have the time to take a real vacation, you might find yourself getting more s…

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5 Tips for a Perfectly Healthy Summer

There's no denying that summer is here. Though it doesn't officially arrive until late June, the warm temperatures most of us are facing are certainly more summery than spring-like. Since summer ha…

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5 Ways to Make the Most out of Your Vacation

Summer is nearing its end, but hopefully you still have one more trip in the works, even if it is a short one. Make the most out of your final vacation of the summer by finding inspiration in an unfam…

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Do U.S. Employees Take Enough Vacation Days?

In response to my own headline, I know I don’t. But I had assumed this was because I work as a freelancer and do not get paid for holidays, vacation or sick days. But it turns out that many of my fell…

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6 Summer Vacation Destinations to Avoid (Slideshow)

It's finally summer! It's time to ditch all those heavy layers and come out from our caves to enjoy fun in the sun. But some of the most popular summertime activities are not the greatest for your hea…

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Why You Should Make Time to Take a Break

Forget what the tough are supposed to do when the going gets tough. The truth is, they take a break. It's a good idea, too! After all, a synonym for ‘break’ is ‘breather.’ Frankly, it does not m…

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The 3 Best Types of Weekend Getaways

For 11 months of the year, we daydream about where we’ll go on vacation — beaches, safaris, canyons — until we finally arrive at the week or two when we get to fulfill the dream. We return to work …

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Portland’s Farmers Market Should Be on Your Must-See List

Have you ever walked in to a farmers market and just breathed in the aroma of fresh fruits and vegetables because it filled the air? Well, I hadn't. I live in Kansas, and you'd think for being an agri…

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Back to School Bliss!

By Mallika Chopra Have to admit — the happiest person in my house right now may just be me.  Just the thought of school starting next week brings a smile to my face — oh, how wonderful it will be…

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4 Rules to Travel By

Feel like you are going through the motions of your life? Sick and tired of the monotony of every day living? Then if you can, when you can: try traveling! I get it -- you only have a little bit of…

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