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How do you develop a mission, vision and value statement?

Here are a few thoughts from Carter McNamara, MBA, PhD, Authenticity Consulting, LLC. (http://www.authenticityconsulting.com/). Developing a Mission Statement 1. Basically, the mission statement describes the overall purpose of the organization. 2. If the organization elects to develop a vision statement before developing the mission statement, ask “Why does the image, the vision exist — what [...]

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Stay healthy tips for families

Childhood obesity is a growing epidemic affecting everyone’s hometown, all parts of the United States, and across the world. Childhood obesity occurs when a child’s weight is well above the normal weight for his or her age and height. The extra pounds that begin in childhood may lead to future health complications such as diabetes, [...]

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Protect the skin you’re in

  “Minimize the effects of skin damage and premature aging by always using a sunscreen,” states Dr. Steffes.  Here are some other tips to protect the skin you’re in.   Avoid getting sun burnt – if you have five or more sunburns, your risk of developing skin cancer doubles. Avoid using tanning beds – the [...]

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A pet could be just what you need

Did you know that having a pet can have many health benefits? “Far more than just good running partners, pets can improve your mood, help your social life, and be an outlet for children – especially those with special needs. We’ve known it for millennia: animals make us feel good. But they also do us [...]

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Savory Mushroom & Herb Pork Roast Recipe

Savory Mushroom & Herb Pork Roast Recipe

Enjoy this low-carb recipe! Prep: 25 min. Cook: 5 hours Yield: 8 Servings Ingredients 2 medium onions, chopped 12 fresh baby carrots 1 boneless pork shoulder butt roast (3 to 4 pounds) 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted 3/4 cup chicken broth 1 can (4 ounces) mushroom stems and pieces, drained [...]

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Menopausal Women Could ‘Work Out’ Their Hot Flashes

Many menopausal women are frustrated by hot flashes.  Isn’t it interesting that just by exercising, which already has numerous health benefits, a woman can reduce the amount of hot flashes she experiences? In general, women who are relatively inactive or are overweight or obese tend to have a risk of increased symptoms of perceived hot [...]

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Mindfulness

Psychologist and mindfulness meditation teacher Jon Kabat-Zinn has simply defined mindfulness in this way: “paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally” “Paying attention”  How much of the time are you really paying attention to what’s happening in your life – as opposed to thinking about something else, remembering [...]

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