Category Archives: LifeStyle

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WASH GREEN. BE GREEN. SAVE GREEN.

  Despite what Kermit the Frog said, it is easy being green. And it can save you a little money, too! Making a few changes to your laundry habits will help the environment and pad your piggy bank at the same time. Set Your Washer to Cold According to the U.S. Department of Energy, up to 90% of…

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4 WAYS TO ELIMINATE JOB INTERVIEW JITTER

Facing a job interview and feeling the pressure to perform well? Follow CareerBuilder author Larry Buhl's tips to calm job interview jitters and present yourself as an ideal job candidate. 1) Prepare. This seems like a no-brainer, but it's an absolute must before an interview. "Preparation is 90 percent of success in job interviews," says Linda Smith-Gaston,…

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Luxury is Our Standard of Living

At Preferred Living, we define what luxury apartments are and what they should include. With spacious floor plans, updated appliances, luxurious amenities and plenty of planned events year-round, there’s never a dull moment at any Preferred Living apartment community.   You’ll feel like royalty as you enjoy your spacious apartment with plush carpet, top-of-the-line appliances, walk-in…

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CELEBRATE NATIONAL BARBECUE MONTH SAFELY

Don your grilling aprons; May is National Barbecue Month! Clear skies and warmer weather set the stage for great grilling parties; but please barbecue responsibly. The Center for Disease Control Prevention warns that warm temperatures lead to an increased risk of food-borne pathogens.  Most food poisoning cases are caused by bacteria, such as salmonella and E. Coli, that grow faster…

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A YOGA POSE TO HELP PREVENT AND RELIEVE MIGRAINES

  Do you suffer from migraines? Certain yoga poses can help prevent the onset of a migraine and act as a powerful pain reliever when one of these intense headaches occurs. According to the Migraine Research Foundation, approximately 36 million Americans suffer from these debilitating headaches. Pain and side effects such as visual disturbances, nausea, vomiting,…

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5 HOLIDAY TRADITIONS FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES AND RELIGIONS

Happy holiday season! One of the best things about this time of year is learning about each other’s traditions, and how different cultures and religions celebrate the holidays. Hispanic communities prepare for the arrival of Christmas with processions called Posadas. They represent the pilgrimage of Mary and Joseph on the nine nights before Jesus’ birthday. …

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SOOTHE SORENESS FROM WEIGHTLIFTING

Weightlifting can be so rewarding! It’s good for your physical and mental health, and helps you sculpt a stronger body. But weightlifting can also leave muscles sore and make everyday activities a little painful. To help you recover quickly, drink some cherry juice. A study conducted by University of Vermont researchers and published in Men’s…

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KICK ASH!

Almost 17 million Americans try to quit smoking each year, but only about 1.3 million are able to ditch the addictive habit. As hard as it is, quitting is possible. If you’re trying, use your friends and your phone for help! Researchers at the University of Auckland in New Zealand compared the success of smokers trying to quit…

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FOODS TO FIGHT A FUNK

Every once in a while a bad mood just happens. Environmental factors, work stress and relationships can be the cause, but the fact is that everyone just wakes up on the wrong side of the bed sometimes. When this occurs, try upping your intake of folic acid-rich foods, selenium and vitamin B12 to boost your…

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