the constellation Hercules
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Aim for the Stars: Physical Activity

The path to a healthier way of life includes another signpost that some may embrace and others may not. Watching our portions and how we get our calories isn’t enough. Participating in some type of physical activity is important to maintain a balanced way of life. Jumping to conclusions doesn’t count as a physical activity. Hercules is a great signpost…

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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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the constellation Taurus
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Aim for the Stars: Handling Misinformation

As you continue using the Orion signpost to help you hunt for answers, you must be able to sift through all the data that exists. Taurus, the Bull, will serve as a reminder to be careful in what you see, read, and believe. I’m telling you there is no quick “fix” to losing weight and achieving a healthy lifestyle. However,…

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the constellation Orion
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Aim for the Stars: Hunting for Answers

As we continue on the next leg of the journey through the night sky toward a healthier lifestyle, we have many questions. With many questions, there are many answers. We need to hunt for the correct answer that applies to our own individuality. Our next signpost on the journey is a prominent “picture in the sky” … Orion, the Hunter.…

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