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Defining alcohol consumption

Moderate Drinking There is no one definition of moderate drinking, but generally the term is used to describe low-risk or responsible drinking. According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, drinking in moderation is defined as having no more than one drink per day for women, and no more than two drinks per day for men. [...]

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Love

  Dr. Leo Buscaglia was a noted author, educator and lecturer on the topic of love. One of the classes he taught at the University of Southern California was, “Love 1A.” The following love quiz was adapted from his book, Born for Love. “Asking yourself questions and answering them honestly is a good path to [...]

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Money Management

Money Management Tips From the National Endowment for Financial Education • Write down everything you spend this month to get a sense of where your money goes. • Calculate how much money you think you will need for retirement. • Pick a date by which to pay off all your credit card debt. • Next [...]

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Keeping Your Mind Young

Agnesian Health Shoppe offers full complement of services The Agnesian Health Shoppe, 327 Winnebago Drive, Fond du Lac, offers a complete line of quality home health and respiratory equipment, from sales and rentals to repairs. The store features equipment, including E-Z lift recliners, wheelchairs, electric scooters, hospital beds, walkers, crutches, stair lifts, reading machines, low [...]

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Tips for Positive Stress Management

Here are a few tips for positive stress management: Know What Stress Is Stress is our physical, emotional, cognitive and behavioral responses to changes that occur in life or to demands that are placed on us. Stress is our response to changes and events. Know the Signs of a Stress Reaction Physical • Muscle tension [...]

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Parenting after Divorce

Approximately half of all marriages end in divorce and some of these involve children. While the end of a committed relationship is extremely hard on the adults involved, the children are also at times devastated by their parents splitting. What parents can do to increase the chance that their children will emerge the least harmed [...]

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Q & A About Resilience

Q: This past year has been very difficult for my employees and me. The economy has impacted not only our company’s bottom line, but also our personal lives. How, as a leader, do you keep you and your employees’ spirits positive during these tough periods? A: “The greatest glory of living lies not in never [...]

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Q & A About Conflict

Q: In meetings we have various opinions expressed. This is good because it adds many ideas to the mix, but at times it results in a great deal of conflict and no decisions being made. Do you have any models of conflict management? A: Thank you for your question. Part of making a situation, a [...]

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Q & A About Servant Leadership

Q: I often hear about “Servant Leadership.” What does this really mean? A: The phrase “Servant Leadership” was coined by Robert K. Greenleaf in The Servant as Leader, an essay that he first published in 1970. In that essay he said: “The servant leader is servant first…It begins with the natural feeling that one wants [...]

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Understanding Gambling Addiction

  Myths & Facts about Gambling Addiction and Problem Gambling Myth: You have to gamble every day to be a problem gambler. Fact: A problem gambler may gamble frequently or infrequently. Gambling is a problem if it causes problems. Myth: Problem gambling is not really a problem if the gambler can afford it. Fact: Problems [...]

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