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How to Avoid an Energy Slump on Vacation

Nothing ruins a good vacation faster than fatigue, sluggishness, and digestive upset. Ever wonder why that seems to happen more when you're on the road? There's a good chance some of that is because y…

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7 Tips for a Relaxing Staycation

Yep, after a brutal winter, for many, summer is here and it’s time to get the heck out of town. However, many might still have school through June, jobs that don’t give you much time off or perhaps…

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Strategies to Beat Back the Work Blues (Infographic)

Feel like the weekend is eons away? Or that the work week goes by in a stressed-out, menial haze? You're hardly alone — 40 percent of people do not feel like they have a satisfying work-life balance. …

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The Best Superfoods for Travelers (Infographic)

Ever wonder why you feel awful after a long flight? Flying above 30,000 feet is unusually hard on your body. The air pressure affects blood flow and the altitude exposes your skin cells to cosmic radi…

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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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