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Keep your kids on the move: Part One

Part One: Why movement is key You and your siblings snickered when your parents told you stories about having to walk three miles a day to school through a raging blizzard. You had no idea the challenge you would face many years later shooing your own children off the couch. Physical inactivity is a major [...]

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Healing Thoughts: March 2014

Through Agnesian HealthCare’s Bereavement Services, support is available during this grieving process to individuals and their families following the death of a loved one.  All services are offered at no charge and are available to any individual or group who has experienced the death of a family member or friend. Check out this month’s Healing [...]

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Indoor Workouts for the Winter Months

The cold weather is here, and you have no intention running through the snow and cold to stay in shape. What is the best way to keep your body from hibernating this winter? Should you workout out at home or join a gym? Each has their pros and cons. Equipment is a big positive for [...]

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Staying motivated to train

When setting up a training program for one of our fitness members I heard a familiar question.  “How do I motivate myself to keep coming”.  It’s a question that all of us ask ourselves during workouts or even in our daily lives.  The answer isn’t simple, it’s not about willpower or rewards.  It boils down [...]

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Video Blog: Are My Everyday Choices Important?

Year after year, month after month, day after day. For many of us, life seems pretty routine—almost as if God’s not around at all. In this message, Bishop Don helps us see God in our everyday lives.

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Video Blog: Pink Glove Video

Voting opens at noon CST on October 12 and will close October 26 at midnight CST.  Vote for our video everyday at www.pinkglovedance.com (you must be on Facebook to vote).  If our video receives the most votes, the American Cancer Society will receive $10,000.

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Loneliness of Grief

One of the most painful aspects of the grieving process can be loneliness.  We expect to be sad, but the feeling of loneliness and emptiness has its own kind of pain.  It can be extremely scary.  You are not alone in feeling these feelings. It makes perfect sense to feel lonely at times.  The one [...]

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Setting Your Priorities: Finding Balance in Family Life

Are you living a balanced life, with time and energy devoted to what is most important? Do you find yourself moving from one activity to another without taking a breath? If you do not feel as though you are in charge of your life, it may be time to slow down and re-prioritize. Complete the [...]

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“I don’t have time to work out.”

Do you have 15 minutes to spare 2-3 days per week?  Time spent on Facebook, watching TV, eating that late night snack can now be turned in a quick effective workout for your whole body.  Check out Core Performance’s “15 Minute Workout for Women.”  If you find yourself with some extra time you can add [...]

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Beware of sharing too much

The very nature of social media encourages users to provide a certain amount of personal information. But when deciding how much information to reveal, people may not exercise the same amount of caution using social media as they would when meeting someone in person. This happens because: the Internet provides a sense of anonymity; the [...]

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