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Becky Campos
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The Omega Factor

The April blog should be titled “The Omega Factor” not Trans fats. I have dedicated the following months: April, May and June to what I call the Omega 3, 6 and 9 Factor. I have already covered the dangers of the overconsumption of Omega-6 fatty acids in the American diet in my April blog. Please refer to my April blog for more information on Omega-6 fatty acids. In this months blog I want to define Omega-3 fatty acids and its benefits to your health. Click here for the full article.
Kas Winters
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Choose a Summer Project to Motivate a Child

With the end of school in sight, many parents are putting on their thinking caps trying to come up with ideas for keeping kids from being bored, and maybe even things students can do that will be both fun and educational during summer break. Since “bored” has always been a banned word in our family, we came up with summer projects that were matched to the interests of our children. It was a plan that worked for the kids and for us. We made many memories and expanded our knowledge and skills in the process. Here are some of the things we did. I hope that some will work for your family too. Click here for the full article.
Dr Bret Wilson
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Housework, if done right, will kill you

Housework, if done right, will kill you. Erma Bombeck It is said that if you want something done right do it yourself. In part due to the pride and diligence of many people, they do their own chores around the house. They move through the house and yard cleaning, bending, pushing, pulling, squatting, reaching, lifting, and carrying. Repetitious motions, prolonged postures and persistence to fatigue. The result: a tidy home and yard, and a tired and sore body. Perhaps if we re-define the idea of “done right” we can get the work done and save some of the ache and pain. Click here for the full article.
Kas Winters
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Explore outdoors with your Children

What a delightful time of year to explore outdoors with children! Plant something. Put seeds in the ground or in pots. Add cheerful color to your surroundings with floral bedding plants. Let your child or children dig in dirt or sand. Play with toy cars and empty cardboard boxes, sticks and things. Build cities in the dirt. Our children made many dirt towns and even turned themselves into mud monsters more than once over the years. They loved every minute of it. Fortunately, kids are washable. Click here for the full article.
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Advertising in a Tough Economy

Businesses that continue to promote in a tough economy have a stronger and greater chance of a full recovery. Often one of the first things businesses do in a financially tough economy is cut back on advertising. Studies show the businesses that reduces their marketing are at risk of being forgotten. This is the best time to keep your "Open for Business" sign on. Clients may assume you are not ready to provide product or services , or worse, assume that you are out of business. Click here for the full article.
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Success in Business

The other day I had an unwanted guest show up in my house. It was a little grey mouse. It took a liking to my books. As I was sorting through my collection I found a book I read a number of years ago, "Practical Mysticism" by David Samuel. Click here for the full article.
Dr Bret Wilson
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Health Consciousness

Are you health conscious? The initial response would typically relate to your knowledge and application of diet, exercise, avoidance of smoking, and regular visits to the doctor. These areas are important to the health conscious person. I would like to expand your thinking to allow for an analysis of your conscious awareness of and sensitivity to specific issues in your constant control that can greatly effect your health. Your health consciousness in our definition is made up of your thoughts, your posture and your breath. Click here for the full article.
Boomer and the Babe
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Bertha Had Better Get a Clue

We were at the typical networking event. You know the one where people mill around a little, saying hello to their friends, sitting with the same people every week, having a little continental breakfast and generally not much more. I’m sure you’ve been there. Wondering WHY you are there. Heaven forbid you try to talk business with anyone; you are looked at like you’re a pariah. How dare you try to solicit business or set an appointment or get to know someone new at a networking group? Click here for the full article.
Dr Peggy Marshall
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Changing Our Stories

Last month your assignment was to explore the stories you tell in the areas of health, happiness, work, family and relationships. We focused on these five areas because we sometimes have the most creative and revealing stories in these areas of our lives. As you reflect on the stories you wrote begin to deconstruct them by identifying the hero or heroine, the victims, the circumstances, who has power and who doesn’t, and the general feeling you have about the story. Did you like you stories or did you find that some parts of your stories need changing? Click here for the full article.
Dr Peggy Marshall

Telling Our Stories

Last month we began our journey of “Living Inside Out”. Did you start your journal? What did you notice about your passions and your dreams? This month, we are going to focus on the stories we tell ourselves and others. Stories are incredibly powerful. They have been a major way of communicating since time began. Cultures have stories. Families have stories. Even corporations have stories. However, the focus of your work this month will be on your story. Click here for the full article.