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Word of the Day – Aug. 28 – Depone

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Verb: Depone (dih-POHN) Definition: To assert under oath: testify. Sample sentence: The policeman was asked to depone at the preliminary hearing for the suspected thief.

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Health Tip – Aug. 28 – Family Wellness Tips

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Keeping your family healthy involves healthy food choices, daily exercise and preventative healthcare. These tips involve keeping your child and family healthy through actively taking steps to prevent illness, fight disease and monitor your health. 1. All children age 3 and older need yearly blood pressure measurements. 2. Teach your child how to find their […]

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Word of the Day – Aug. 27 – Tourbillion

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Noun: Tourbillion (toor-BIL-yun) Definition: 1. Whirlwind. 2. A vortex, especially of a whirlwind or whirlpool. Sample sentence: After Rocco’s hat fell into the river, it got sucked into the whirlpool, and once it was drawn into the tourbillion, we never saw it again.

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Health Tip – Aug. 27 – Lavendar Aromatherapy

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Whether it’s a rocky relationship, pressure at work or any other stressor that’s got you on edge, Mother Nature offers all sorts of cures to help you unwind. One of these cures is lavendar. Lavendar aromatherapy is known for aiding stress-related sleep disorders. Lavendar products include potpourri, body lotions, teas and candles.

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Word of the Day – Aug. 26 – Permeate

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Verb: Permeate (PER-mee-ayt) Definition: 1. To diffuse through or penetrate. 2. To pass through the pores or interstices of. Sample sentence: I know when fall is upon us as the smell of the dying leaves begins to permeate the air.

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Health Tip – Aug. 26 – Be Accountable For Your Workout Routine

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While doctors may never agree on a “best” workout to improve heart health, they will all attest to the fact that fitness is a powerful and effective way of combating cardiac disease. Of course, exercise only works when a person is willing to commit to making it a routine. Be accountable. People who keep track […]

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Word of the Day – Aug. 23 – mot juste

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Noun: Mot juste (moh-ZHEWST) Definition: The exactly right word or phrasing. Sample sentence: The most successful managers, like the most successful writers and politicians, can summon the mot juste easily.

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Health Tip – Aug. 23 – How to Eat Healthier at Work

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There’s no question that the workplace influences how, when and why we eat. We spend a great deal of time there, and, in most offices, doughnuts, pizza, sodas and candy bowls aren’t much farther than an arm’s reach. Consuming unhealthy foods and lack of physical activity during your workday can lead to weight gain and […]

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Health Tip – Aug. 22 – Increase Your Willpower

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Your willpower is limited, so avoiding unhealthy temptation is key, according to a new study. Research shows that the simpler a diet plan is, the more likely you are to stick with it and maintain weight loss. And when you eliminate temptations, you get rid of the convenience that often leads to diet self-sabotage like […]

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Word of the Day – Aug. 22 – Impetus

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Noun: Impetus (IM-puh-tus) Definition: 1. A driving force: impulse. 2. Incentive, stimulus. 3. Stimulation or encouragement resulting in increased activity. 4. The property possessed by a moving body in virtue of its mass and its motion, used of bodies moving suddenly or violently to indicate the origin and intensity of the motion. Sample sentence: The […]

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