the constellations Ursa Major and Minor
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Aim for the Stars: Portion Control

We’re about halfway on our journey through the universe, getting closer to the healthy lifestyle galaxies. The knowledge we’ve obtained on setting goals, leading and lending support, finding a true balance, wading through data, and proper food and fluid intake is very important. However, is too much of a good thing too bad? To determine how much we need in…

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the constellation Aquarius
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Aim for the Stars: Staying Hydrated

The constellation Aquarius serves as an excellent signpost to remind us of the importance of staying hydrated. Nevertheless, how much water do we need to drink each day? The age-old advice that spans across the universe is to drink eight, eight-ounce glasses of water (eight cups = sixty-four ounces). This is easy to remember and it’s something to aim for,…

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the constellation Pisces
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Aim for the Stars: Healthy Eating

You may have heard the expression, “A calorie is a calorie is a calorie.” Therefore, if this is true, it shouldn’t really matter where you get them from. Unfortunately, it’s not that simple. We are complex beings and the constellation, Pisces, serves as another signpost, reminding us that we must eat healthy. Different calorie sources can have vastly different effects…

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Bootes Constellation
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Aim for the Stars: Take the Lead!

On any journey, no one wants to be left behind, and yet some are reluctant to lead. This week’s signpost helping us on our journey is the constellation Bootes, the Shepherd. By definition, a shepherd is one who guides or leads in a particular direction. Who do you think is the shepherd in TOPS? The Board of Directors? The Service…

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