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Does Stress Get The Best Of You? Four Ways To Take Control

By at July 25, 2014 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Does Stress Get The Best Of You? Four Ways To Take Control

By Donna Marsh Many people are stressed out and overwhelmed and either don’t know how to change or can’t seem to get started because they are so consumed by it. If you choose to change your life, here are four things that will make a world of difference. The best part? These things will also benefit your health, fitness, wellness and focus! 1. Sleep! Most more...

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Employee Wellness: Fiscal Fitness Through Physical Exercise

By at June 6, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Employee Wellness: Fiscal Fitness Through Physical Exercise

By Donna Marsh  How much can a workplace wellness program save your company? Plenty. From 2002-08, Johnson & Johnson saw a return of $2.71 for every $1 spent on company wellness initiatives. A recent study was conducted by two doctors at a single employer. They studied 185 random participants in this controlled study. Fifty-seven percent of participants more...

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Is Your Family Ready For A Lifestyle Change?

By at May 16, 2014 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

Is Your Family Ready For A Lifestyle Change?

By Lynette Laufenberg Our all-digital-all-the-time world isn’t healthy for us or our kids. We need ways for the whole family to band together. Parents are looking for tips and tools to help kids choose good food and live a healthy lifestyle. Both adults and kids were meant to move — bodies are meant to be used! The best way to encourage this is for parents to move more...

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PBSO’s Many Volunteers Crucial To The Agency’s Mission

By at February 14, 2014 | 12:02 am | 0 Comment

PBSO’s Many Volunteers Crucial To The Agency’s Mission

By Sheriff Ric Bradshaw The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is always looking for citizen volunteers to serve as our extra “eyes and ears” in keeping our streets safe. More than 2,500 people are active in the PBSO’s volunteer force, assisting in many important functions across my agency, from helping with our vehicle maintenance to working in our crime more...

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Corporate Wellness Programs Can Help Employees Thrive

By at February 7, 2014 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Corporate Wellness Programs Can Help Employees Thrive

By Donna Marsh If your business works with the public or any type of customer service, a wellness program can help your employees to be better at what they do. Studies show wellness programs can have a positive effect on the level of job satisfaction of employees. According to an article on www.healthfitness.com, a recent study done by Aflac Insurance Company shows more...

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Take It To The Next Level By Using Metabolic Training In 2014

By at January 10, 2014 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Take It To The Next Level By Using Metabolic Training In 2014

By Lynette Laufenberg It’s 2014! Did you make it through the month of December without gaining weight? If you didn’t manage to skate through without a few extra pounds, consider the latest research on metabolic training. Proven to produce faster results for muscle gain and fat loss, this style of training is sure to get you on the right path to a fitter you in more...

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Stuff The Turkey, Not Yourself On Thanksgiving

By at November 1, 2013 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Stuff The Turkey, Not Yourself On Thanksgiving

 By Lynette Laufenberg Though most Americans are likely to gain 3 to 7 pounds during the holiday season, anyone trying to eliminate or limit such family traditions as turkey, stuffing, candied sweet potatoes, casserole and pie on Thanksgiving is bound to be banned from the dinner table. Hence, rather than starting a revolution in the kitchen to save yourself a few more...

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In All Aspects Of Life, Mindfulness Is The Key To Great Health

By at October 11, 2013 | 12:01 am | 0 Comment

In All Aspects Of Life, Mindfulness Is The Key To Great Health

By Lynette Laufenberg There is a lot of advice out there about what great health is and how to attain it. Rightfully, we spend time and energy pursuing our health goals which are often only a heartbeat away. With all of the enticing advertisements for food and drugs and health “gurus” who end up confusing everyone, it can feel like a daunting task, but fear not. more...

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Crime Scene Investigations: So Much More Than You See On TV

By at October 11, 2013 | 12:01 am | 1 Comments

Crime Scene Investigations: So Much More Than You See On TV

By Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw The work my crime scene investigators do is much different from what you may see on shows like NCIS, Law and Order and Criminal Minds. On TV, actors find forensic evidence at every crime scene and they use it to solve each crime — usually within an hour. Real CSI work at the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is far more...

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Tips For Creating Healthy And Tasty Lunches For Children

By at September 13, 2013 | 12:02 am | 0 Comment

Tips For Creating Healthy And Tasty Lunches For Children

By Lynette Laufenberg Making sure that your carefully prepared lunch doesn’t get ignored or ditched in the trash can be a tricky feat. Here’s how to avoid those expensive, high-fat, pre-made lunches, and give your kid a meal that will make him or her the envy of the cafeteria. 1. Get input from your children about what they want. They’ll be more likely to eat more...

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