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Is Your Commute Killing You?

How’s that for a sensational headline? Perhaps more accurate is what Bill Briggs wrote in his MSNBC article on the topic: “…new science suggests your sluggish slog from home to work (and back again) is slowly sucking the life out

Posted in cancer, commute, eating well, exercise, healthy choices, high blood pressure, obesity, sleep, stress, traffic

Staying Sane through the Holidays

For many people, the weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas are some of the most stressful of the year. First, there’s the sheer volume of year-end events, the number of presents to buy, and the hectic travel. But the season can

Posted in gratitude, holidays, indulging, stress

Stress Relief

Running is my primary method of relieving stress—working up a sweat, being outdoors, and having quiet time to myself all seem to evaporate tension and help me reframe my perspective in a way that other forms of exercise don’t seem

Posted in baking, exercise, hobbies, reading, stress, writing