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How I coped with loss while living overseas

My husband was wading in our villa’s infinity pool, and I was sunning on a lounge chair in the rainforest of Bali, Indonesia when my cellphone...

Staying healthy as a family

Ensuring that you and your family are making healthy decisions is an important part of your family’s overall well-being. However, with busy...

9 ways to boost your child's attitude before the bus arrives

What can you do before your children walk out the door to help them feel they can conquer anything?

Feed their mind, body and soul each and...

Cayenne and honey: Home-made congestion and cough remedy

It’s that time of year where allergies are creeping up and sickness is spreading all around. Even my husband has had the same persistent cough for...

Putting mental health in focus

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AFNS) — Nearly one in five adults, or 43 million Americans, has a diagnosable mental disorder, according to the National...

Coping with stress through healthy thinking

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AFNS) -- Stress. Even the mention of the word can increase anxiety for some. Everyone deals with stress differently, but how a...

Stay healthy at work

You walk into work, sit down at your desk and get started on your long list of tasks you need to complete by the end of the day. You glance over...

33 self-care tips you need in your life

Life is busy, but it can be less stressful if you take the time to do the things that better you and lift your mood. It’s easy to put the things...

5 wardrobe tips for your winter runs

One of the hardest questions a running store employee will hear is, “What do I wear in winter to run?”

There are so many things to consider...

Beating the winter blues

Jill Cowart is no stranger to military moves. Married to a senior-level military officer, she and her family have made several major PCS moves...

Smokeless tobacco is no healthier than smoking. It can cause oral, pancreatic and esophageal cancer along with white leathery patches inside of the mouth, stained teeth and bad breath. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Paul Peterson)

Quit the spit: Smokeless tobacco no better than lit

It’s a dangerous, addictive habit that rots teeth and can lead to grotesque cancers of the mouth and lip. So, still thinking smokeless tobacco is...

How to build a positive toolbox

Closing my eyes made the spinning thoughts in my head swirl faster. I got out of bed and tried anything I could to make myself fall asleep. I...

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