Life

Listen up!

Practice active listening by truly hearing what someone is telling you. Reframe it back to them by saying things such as, “I hear you saying you are struggling with this decision.”

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Snack attack!

Beat boredom by listening to a bestselling novel on CD while you drive. It will distract you from snacking and sharpen your mind.

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Good choice, bad choice Halloween Candy

  Making healthy Halloween candy choices can be a scary proposition. After all, the miniature-sized, chocolate-covered bites can’t be all bad, can they? The answer depends on how many bite-sized morsels you eat and the surprising number of calories and fat jammed into those little pieces. We are not trying to suck the fun out of Halloween but we thought you might want to compare some tricky treats! We looked at calories and fat for our ...

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Get happy!

Hang out with cheerful people. A positive attitude is contagious and so is a negative one! The same goes for listening to talk radio, choosing movies and listening to music.

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Portion size

Choose a piece of meat the size of a deck of cards and potatoes or rice that would fit in an ice cream scoop.

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Block it!

Long distance drivers have more skin cancers on the left side of their body. Wear sunscreen or a long sleeve shirt every day.

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Tush Cush Car Seat Cushion

Tush Cush Car/Computer Seat Cushion Price: $37.95 www.tushcush.com Does your back hurt after hours on the road? Relief is in sight, with the Tush Cush, a cushion made to go on the road with you. It’s designed to relieve and prevent back pain, numb buttocks and other discomforts associated with sitting. Cutout section suspends your tailbone (coccyx) reducing pressure on your lower lumbar discs. Wedge shape (slant from the back 3" down to 1/2" in the front) ...

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Shake the salt!

Rinse canned tuna before using. Read food labels and only buy salt-free canned vegetables and soups.

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Online Interface Makes it Easier for Drivers to Find Need-it-Now Parts

Brush it!

Brush and floss your teeth after every meal and you may not only have a nicer smile but can cut the risk of head and neck cancer by 400 percent by preventing gum disease.

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Flu shots!

Flu shots are ready! The CDC recommends you get your seasonal flu vaccine before December for the best timing.

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