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Give Yourself the Gift of Self-Care

Less Self-Care Equals More Stress December seems to be the month when we pay the least attention to ourselves. We’re busy carting kids off to holiday programs, decorating, baking cookies, attending work and family parties, braving the…

Stressed? Tips on How to Relax

Have you ever watched a video of a gazelle fleeing from a lion? That gazelle is in high-stress mode. Its heart rate and blood pressure shoot up. Its blood sugar level rockets upwards. Its digestive, reproductive, hormone, and immune systems…
Bike to Work Day
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It’s as Easy as Riding a Bike (to Work)

When I first moved to Germany, I got off the train at the Hauptbahnhof, walked outside and saw bike rack upon bike rack overflowing with bicycles of all different ages and styles. My first thought was, “this must be a used bike shop.” Coming…