Monthly Archives: November 2012

Holidays Away from Home: The Do’s and Don’ts

For college students who no longer live at home, the holidays can be a tricky time. Traveling is often too expensive or too inconvenient, and staying put can be just as much of a drag. But it doesn’t have to … Continue reading

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Gratitude 101

A very simple yet highly effective stress management tool is GRATITUDE.  That’s right, simple appreciation. Finding one small thing to be thankful for and holding that feeling for as little as 15-20 seconds brightens your mood and creates a more positive … Continue reading

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Two Tips to Slow Down and Savor Thanksgiving

Leave the cell phone behind. Thanksgiving is one of the few holidays where the family is together. For this special moment, consider not bringing your cell phone to the dinner table or maybe to the event at all. Overcome the … Continue reading

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Sizing Up Exercise: 5 Tips for a Healthier Student Body

We all know that exercising is one of the best things you can do for your body. But on college campuses – home of stressful and unpredictable student lifestyles – working out can be an especially important contributor to a … Continue reading

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4 Reasons to Drink Lemon Water

If you can only make time for one ritual that will improve your health, let it be this. Start the day out with a mug of warm water and the juice of half a lemon. It’s so simple and the … Continue reading

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“Help for Veterans” TV segment featuring ACI’s Gil Manzano set to air tonight

As a human resources expert, ACI’s Chief Administrative Officer Gilbert ‘Gil’ Manzano Jr.’s service doesn’t end at the front door of ACI headquarters. Since the inception of the Career Training Assistance Program (CTAP) at the Veterans Association of North County … Continue reading

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A Military Love Story: Amanda Rodgers

For the third and final installment in ACI’s 3-part series honoring veterans and how they’ve personally touched the lives of the employees at ACI Specialty Benefits. For this blog, we are featuring ACI Executive Assistant, Amanda Rodgers, whose husband Jack … Continue reading

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