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WELLNESS TIPS

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

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

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

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

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Work up to walking 10,000 steps a day. Start with walking the amount that you can do comfortably, such as 5,000 steps a day.

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

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Socialize off-line as well as online. Face-to-face interaction is just as important as online communication.

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

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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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Identify wants versus needs. Do not forget there is always someone more in need in than you in the world.

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Avoid caffeine after noon. It can interfere with sleep.

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Do not eat straight from the bag. Pre-portioning your meals and snacks helps you visualize your intake and prevents overeating.

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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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Get moving. Build more physical activity into your daily routine. Take the stairs instead of the elevator.

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Try a healthy recipe or healthy food you have never tried before.

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

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: Recognize someone job well done. Everyone likes to feel appreciated, and they are likely to pass it on.

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

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Eat slowly, avoid distraction during meals and listen to your internal signals of hunger and fullness to avoid overeating.