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WELLNESS TIPS

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Go a farmers market. Farmers markets are fantastic sources of local, seasonal and inexpensive produce.

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Play brain games, such as crossword puzzles, to strengthen your memory and learning skills.

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Know your family medical history and share it with your doctor.

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Volunteer. In giving back, you gain more than you give.

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Make time for your hobbies. Having interests outside of work and school is important to decompressing.

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Eat a rainbow of colors. If you are eating a wide variety of shades, it is likely you are on your way to eating a nutritious and well balanced diet.

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Do not touch your eyes, nose, or mouth. This is how viruses and bacteria enter your body and make you sick.

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Learn the power of forgiveness. When someone hurts you it is hard to forget, but in the end holding on to anger only continues to hurt yourself.

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Buy local. As much as possible, patronize local business and focus on products made as locally as possible.

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Automate your savings. Put away at least 10pc of your income into a savings account before you have a chance to spend it.

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Volunteer at an organization, such as Habitat for Humanity or a food bank, visit a nursing home or hospital, or contribute to a cause you care about.

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Use powerful passwords online to protect your personal financial information and change them regularly.

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Always use home pesticides and herbicides according to package instructions and dispose of used containers accordingly.

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If you know that the candy and magazine isle in the store triggers your impulse purchases, steer clear of that check-out line.

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Attend a networking event or presentation held by your professional organization. These events can spark new ideas and get you out of a job rut.

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Assert yourself. Do not let anyone make health or wellness decisions for you that you feel uncomfortable with. If you do not want to eat that donut .

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Organize an outing, explore a new place, whatever you do, just switch it up.

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Develop functional, transferrable skills, such as customer service, in your current position.

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Recycle. Take advantage of marked bins for landfill, bottles and can, and paper and paperboard on campus.

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Eat breakfast within in an hour of waking up in the morning to keep your metabolism going strong.