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Wellness Wednesday

4 Unique Ways to get Your Pumpkin Fix

It’s that time of year again, friends. No, not the official start of fall. No, not football season. ‘Tis the season for pumpkin spice everything! And, yes, I know that the whole pumpkin spice thing has gotten out of control … Continue reading

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The Power of Gratitude

Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of meeting Gladys who lives across the hall from one of my good friends. While I was visiting my friend for her birthday, Gladys invited us in to her apartment to meet with … Continue reading

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Live Your Best Life

Lately, it seems that there’s been lots of talk about “living your best life.” Since the meaning of this phrase is unique to everyone, I wanted to see what it means to some our members. Here’s what they had to … Continue reading

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When the Path Gets Tough, Keep Looking Forward

Earlier this summer I went on my very first mountain biking excursion in Bend, Oregon, with my dad. I thought this would be a fun and active way to spend part of our family trip and balance out the inevitable … Continue reading

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A Sweet Strawberry Salad in Just 3 Steps

strawberry dessert salad

I’m convinced it’s the little things that make life sweeter, and I always get excited whenever I find a healthy treat that tastes good and isn’t loaded with calories. Earlier this summer, I picked up a bottle of coconut balsamic … Continue reading

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Have a Happy Fourth of July

Wellness Wednesday is off celebrating the Fourth of July holiday, but that doesn’t mean we’re leaving you hanging! Check out these past blogs to help you have a happy and healthy summer: Tips for a Lighter Cookout 3 Veggie Alternatives … Continue reading

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Keep Your Cool with These Summer Exercise Safety Tips

For the last few weeks, Milwaukeeans have been asking one universal question, “Where is summer?” Aside from a few very hot days, we’ve been dealing with chilly rain and fog. But the good news is I know where summer has … Continue reading

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To Keto or Not to Keto?

Lately, I can’t read any nutrition or wellness article, or scroll through social media feeds, without hearing about the ketogenic, or “keto,” diet. As interest grows on both the pro and con side of the keto diet for weight loss, … Continue reading

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Not so Sure About Jogging? Try Plogging

During our workplace TOPS meeting last week, one member mentioned having a hard time exercising (like getting on a treadmill, for example) just for the sake of exercising. He likes the idea of getting moving for a purpose and is … Continue reading

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