Posts Tagged "fitness"

11 tips for healthy living

The number of overweight people in the United States, including children, has increased more than 30 percent in the last 30 years, and activity levels are down considerably while screen time is up. What can you do as a parent to help your family and your children get fit and healthy and stay that way throughout the school year?

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Let Go and Just Be There

Smiling Female Soccer Players Holding SoccerHow do you react if your son or daughter gets pulled off the field during their game? Or what if their playing time is really limited. Do you get upset? And if so, why?

One of the things we have to do as parents when we enter our child into a sports league is let go. We are no longer responsible for what happens and the decisions that are made during that game or series of games are not ours to make. That means that we trust and support whoever is making the decision in our place.

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ADHD Strategies for the Workplace

Office DistractionsOrganization of space and decreasing clutter

Use an organizer to plan your day or calendar app to keep on schedule
Don’t put things off, deal with them now
Don’t create an ADHD paper trail
Set up a file system that you use every day throughout the day. Create space–throw things away you don’t need have designated places for items
Deal with email and regular mail regular basis and get rid of what you don’t need

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Tips for Teens on How to Have Your Best, Fittest Year Yet

Happy woman on a kayakFirst and foremost, parents are the ultimate role models for being fit and eating healthy. So, limit your own TV and screen time, increase physical activity and eat the right foods.


Remove TVs and computers from your children’s bedroom. They may object at first, yet over time they will unconsciously sense the benefits of less screen time and feel more connected to the world around them.

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