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Hold That Happy Thought

Tips to get into a positive and happy mindset as soon as you get out of bed in the morning:

  • Drink a glass of water as soon as you wake up!
  • Leave your phone to the side for at least an hour after waking up.
  • Get moving first thing in the morning!
  • Prepare a healthy breakfast such as fruit or oatmeal...or both :)

Tips For Healthy Dating

Consider these tips before you head out.

  • Meet in public places for the first few dates
  • Never meet someone you've met online in a private place
  • Only accept blind date recommendations from someone who knows both you and your date
  • If you have a cell phone, make sure that it is charged
  • Let someone know where you are going and when you will return
  • Double date or ask a friend to join
  • Never leave your drink unattended
  • Make arrangements for someone to pick you up
  • Don't be afraid to say NO 


Time Management Strategies that really work

Stress is inevitable, it can even be healthy and manageable but too much negative stress can be detrimental to our physical and mental health. Stress reduction techniques are important, and developing your won toolkit for managing stressors is of vital importance. Another aspect of stress management is prevention and one of the most important ways to prevent stress is to have time-management strategies. Time management, as we all know too well, is one of those things that may sound easy but can be really difficult to implement. Below are some tips that really work:


Start your day scheduling your day

Learn how long things take

Break Correspondence into the 4 D's (delete, do , delegate, defer)


Clean Spaces make for happy faces

Did you know urban places that include healthy green spaces make for happier, healthier environments. Studies show that not only are people more likely to enjoy communities that are nicely landscaped, they are also more likely to be physically active and feel safe. Some other benefits of healthy green spaces in urban environments include increased community pride, maintaining biodiversity by providing food and habitat for wildlife.