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Staying Healthy During the 2020 Holiday Season

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In 2020 “staying healthy” has gained a totally new meaning. Instead of asking what people’s preferences are for the big holiday dinner, this year calculating your risk of exposure and seeing family members are the biggest questions being asked. Although COVID-19 precautions have taken center stage, it isn’t as though we have discarded steps taken in previous years, such as staying hydrated, planning downtime, or finding the perfect recipe, because in fact they may be even more essential this year. After a year of change and uncertainty, finding a balance between health, happiness, and safety during the holidays may be more important than ever.

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Work-From-Home Burnout? Try this

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Working from home is the norm for many of us, and is not for many more. During this time of pandemic, many workplaces are leaning on work-from-home setups to ensure that their company keeps operating smoothly. Still, it can be easy to feel burned out while working from home. With so much happening over a short period of time that yet feels like a long period of time, you are not alone. If you’re feeling tired, sluggish, and unmotivated working-from-home, you may need a little bit of a pick-me-up. Try these easy tricks to help you start feeling better.

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How Working from Home is Affecting your Body

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Have you noticed that you’re more sore since the quarantine has begun? Working from home may be the reason! Let’s take a look at how working from home affects our bodies and how we can combat those negative effects with stretches and exercises to support a healthy lifestyle in this new normal. 

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Staying active during COVID-19 pandemic

As new COVID-19 cases continue to emerge, many healthy individuals are being requested to stay at home in self-quarantine.  In many areas, fitness centers are temporarily closing to help with social distancing.  However, staying at home for prolonged periods of time can pose a significant challenge for remaining physically active (and sane). Sedentary behavior and low levels of physical activity can have negative effects on the health, well-being and quality of life. Physical activity can be valuable tools to help you remain calm and continue to protect your health during this time.

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