Wellness Challenge #16

Curiosity is the desire or interest to learn or know more about anything. Curiosity can decrease the amount of time we spend feeling bored and can inspire us to create our own kind of fun. We are always learning and growing, and curiosity allows us to be imaginative and creative, no matter our age. Studies show that our quality of life is better when we are curious. In fact, there are many surprising benefits to curiosity.   Curiosity can:  Help us survive.  Make us happier.  Increase achievement.  Expand our empathy.   Strengthen relationships.   Improve healthcare.  Read more. Some tips to help you and your family practice curiosity:   Step […]

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Wellness Challenge #15

From babies to grandparents, we all enjoy various genres of music, and no matter where we come from, there is a power in music bringing people together. Some of our favorite songs can lead to dance parties or make us want to sing them out loud. However, did you know that music has many other benefits, such as: Improved mood A boost in confidence Enhanced learning and recall, especially for young children Reduced anxiety A calmer mood Soothing music can help you fall asleep *Be mindful of choosing what music you want to listen to […]

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Wellness Challenge #14

It’s important to never stop having conversations with those you care about the most. We can learn so much from one another and sometimes even learn a new fact about someone, find things you have a common with them, and share memories. Having a conversation can strengthen relationships and create new bonds that can last a lifetime. Also, they can take place anywhere! Whether virtually or in person, they will be meaningful. Here are some tips for you and your loved ones to have a fun family conversation […]

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Wellness Challenge #13

A big part of taking care of yourself is developing healthy eating habits and sharing with your loved ones. Healthy eating has both a positive impact on your life now and in the future. Making healthy eating decisions does not mean only eating fruits and vegetables but making sure you have a variety of foods on your plate. For example, eating fewer sweets or including more nuts in your daily choices.  Always remember, eating healthy can still be yummy!   To learn more about childhood nutrition, visit here.  […]

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Wellness Challenge #10

Yoga is not only therapeutic but can be practiced by everyone, regardless of age. According to a study in the International Journal of Yoga, yoga is seen as a “form of mind-body fitness” that involves a combination of physical activity and “mindful focus on awareness of the self, the breath, and energy.”   Some of the common benefits of yoga, when practiced regularly, include:   Feelings of relaxation  Improved self-confidence  Improved efficiency  Decreased levels of anxiety  Improved flexibility  Improved balance   Some tips to help you and your […]

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