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The top three reasons you should have a portfolio

More and more often, job applications are being updated to include a little dialogue box known as the “portfolio link.” Here, employers look for prospective employees to enter a personal website that showcases their relevant or even non-relevant work–anything that … Continue reading

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The Pros and Cons of Taking a Gap Year

Gap America defines a gap year as “a structured period of time when students take a break from formal education to increase self-awareness, challenge comfort zones, and experiment with possible careers.” But at what risk would you be taking a … Continue reading

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Taste the Rainbow!

When consuming fruits and veggies, try to include a variety of colors to make sure you are getting as many vitamins and minerals as possible! Follow this guideline the next time you cruise down the produce aisle: Red plants are full … Continue reading

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The 5 most common interview questions (and how to prepare for them)

Job interviews, no matter how much you have prepared, are almost always unnerving and intimidating experiences. But despite the anxiety that naturally comes from being one of dozens candidates applying for the same position, one thing job interviews don’t have … Continue reading

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Eat In to Save Money and Calories

The average American eats out around 18 times per month, citing convenience as a major reason for choosing restaurant fare or fast food over home-cooked meals. Here are some tips to save you time, money and calories without the drive-thru … Continue reading

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Changing Your Relationship with Stress

Stress is often perceived as the environmental or external situations that occur around or to us. These events or circumstances often trigger stress responses such as emotional distress, increased heart rate, shortness of breath, and surged adrenalin and cortisol. Overtime, … Continue reading

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Awakening Self-Compassion

Research suggests that practicing self-compassion can contribute to positive outcomes in multiple dimensions of wellness including physical, emotional, and social wellness. Self-compassion can boost levels of oxytocin (a heart-protective hormone), reduce stress, and enhance interpersonal relationships. Begin to experience the … Continue reading

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Are You an Apple or a Pear?

Did you know? The number on the scale may not be the best indicator of your health and risk for disease. Even people in the normal-weight range are at increased risk of diseases like heart disease and cancer if they … Continue reading

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Easy Ways to Sneak Fitness into Your Day

The American College of Sports Medicine recommends that adults get at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise per week! These days, leading an active, healthy lifestyle can be a challenge when balancing both work and a personal life. However, you … Continue reading

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Head into the New Year with “SMART” Goals

Goal setting is an important part of any lifestyle change. It is important when setting goals to make them “SMART” goals – shorter milestones that can help you on the way to achieve your overall long-term goals! “SMART” goals should be: Specific – … Continue reading

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