Monthly Archives: November 2011

What’s Your Exercise Excuse?

When you see the phrase “excuses not to exercise,” do a half-dozen of them jump into your head? So, what do we say to ourselves and others? ‘I Don’t Have Time’ The most common excuse not to exercise is, “I … Continue reading

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Psychologist suggests how to feel happy at work

BY ALISON JOHNSON • Daily Press (Newport News, Va.) Especially in a tough economy, “it’s unbelievable how many people struggle with trying to feel happy at work,” says Ellen Golding, a psychologist based in Los Angeles. Her tips: Don’t isolate … Continue reading

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10 worst credit card mistakes

There is plenty of debate over whether or not you should use credit cards, especially if you are in debt. If you have credit cards, you want to be sure you are using them to your advantage and avoid costly … Continue reading

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Tricks for Surviving the Mall Food Court

1. Eat Breakfast.  Before you head to the mall, start with a good night’s sleep, followed by a hearty breakfast that will keep you energized for hours. Eating every few hours will keep your energy up and help you resist … Continue reading

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8 Ways to Burn Calories, Without Doing Sports

When trying to lose weight, a standard way that you may do so is by dieting and doing exercise. It turns out there are many simple ways that can help burn calories in the body without having to force yourself … Continue reading

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Webster Supports STL Wellness Center

Webster University sponsored a table Nov. 11 at a Zocaloco event to benefit Casa de Salud (House of Health), a community health and wellness center for immigrants in the St. Louis community. Proceeds from the event will help expansion and operating … Continue reading

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Sports nutrition and training

PowerBar ®   Playbook Series and PowerBar ®   Sports Nutrition Guides provide in-depth nutrition research, recommendations, and tips, including sample meal plans and nutrition worksheets to get the most out of your nutrition before, during, and after your game … Continue reading

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11 Nice Ways to Say ‘No’ to Food Pushers

During the holiday season, food temptations are everywhere. From stuffing and pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving to eggnog and sugar cookies in December, the seasonal temptations are endless. It can be tough enough to navigate the turkey buffet without having your … Continue reading

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Benefit Plan Changes and Enrollments Deadline Nov. 18

From Cheryl Fritz, Benefits & Compensation, Human Resources: Benefits Open Enrollment for 2012 ends this Friday, Nov. 18, at the close of business. This year’s enrollment is considered a passive enrollment, so no response is necessary if you want all … Continue reading

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The Great American Smokeout – Thursday, Nov. 17

Do you want to quit smoking — or do you care about someone who does? Webster Wellness, Counseling & Life Development and The American Cancer Society (ACS) urges people to use this date to sit down and make a plan … Continue reading

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