Feeling Some Feelings? Find the Best Workout for Your Mood!

Hey, how are ya feeling today? Really, we want to know! Are you a bit tired (we know that feeling), feeling down in the dumps, or filled with anxiety? Are you just totally jazzed to be alive (we hope so!) or ticked off at the world in general? Now that you’ve taken a moment to…

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He/She/They: A Guide to Pronouns and Gender Identity

Pride Month is over, but that doesn’t mean we should stop thinking about equality, acceptance, and understanding - you know, all of those positive vibes that come with the rainbow flags of June. In the interest of that, we want to keep the discussions going as much as possible!  Last month, we talked about fostering…

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Numbers Can Lie: Is BMI Biased?

Going to the doctor for a checkup can mean being bombarded with numbers. Your cholesterol levels, blood pressure, heart rate - not to mention, some people’s least favorite number to get thrown at them: that little digital number staring back at them from the scale. But it doesn’t end there: your doctor will then use…

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Summertime Blues: Are You Suffering from Summer SAD?

Summer is in full swing, and everyone’s out there basking in the sun, enjoying themselves with their guns and buns out, etc, etc. Right? Well, maybe not everyone. Maybe you’re not so jazzed it’s summer, maybe you’re even feeling a little…sad, or dare we say, depressed? But why? You could actually be suffering from seasonal…

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Taking the Plunge: Change Careers & Love What You Do

It’s easy to get stuck in a rut in life. It’s even easier to get stuck in that rut when it’s the thing that pays the bills. Let’s face it: sometimes we fall into a job or career because we need to make money, but it’s not really what we want to be doing, and…

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Surprise! What Some Seniors Don’t Know About Nutrition

It should come as no surprise to you that, now that you’re getting older, you need to take really good care of yourself. Not that striving to be healthy wasn’t important when you were younger, but now the stakes just seem higher, right? So you’ve got to be at the top of your game when…

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Seniors: Know a Luddite? How to Get Them to Talk Tech

Young people might think they’ve cornered the market on communicating using technology, but that’s definitely not the case, especially after the last two years. So many older adults are embracing the power that is literally at our fingertips, and staying in touch with loved ones across states, countries, and continents, or just keeping their weekly…

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Are We Still Paying the Pink Tax?

We’re all about equality in this country, right? We even have a whole holiday to celebrate the noble idea that  “all men are created equal,” as laid out in the Declaration of Independence. But there are still so many little things (and yes, big things, too) that can make us feel like it’s just the…

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14 Sneaky Ways to Get Your Healthy On

Getting healthier. It can sound so…hard. You might feel like you have to completely overhaul your whole lifestyle, find time for an epic workout every day, throw out everything delicious in your kitchen, and slave away at chopping and cooking weeks of healthy meals (and add kale to everything, right?). When you put it that…

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Your A-Z Guide to Sexual Attraction, Behavior, and Orientation Vocab

Did you know that there are over 170,000 words in the dictionary, and that some counts put the number of words in the English language at around 1 million? One million words! And it can start to feel like we’re using around half of them to talk about sexuality, right? Just kidding - but we’d…

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Do We Need Pride More Than Ever This Year? A Look at the Fights We’re Still Facing

It’s Pride Month! Time to show how proud we are to be who we are, and to express our individuality, while also celebrating the strides that we’ve made together! But, while one of the things we can be proud of is that our country is a much more inclusive, diverse, and equal place than it…

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Living Life on the Sunny Side of the Street: Is It Time to Start a “Sunny Day Fund”?

So you’re sitting on a little nest egg, huh? You’ve got some money put aside - good for you! But what are you telling yourself you’re going to use it for? If you’re like a lot of people, that money is earmarked for a “rainy day”: you’re trying to expect the unexpected, and outsmart that…

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LGBTQ+ Seniors: Let’s Be Proud of How Far We’ve Come

It’s Pride Month again! But as we watch the parades and see all of the inspiring stories on social media, it’s important to remember that this celebration is not just about the young members of the LGBTQ+ community. In fact, the only thing that’s almost as important as looking to the future is remembering where…

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Sun’s Out, Guns Out: 6 Fun and Unique Ways to Get Your Sweat on This Summer

The summer is here! And you know what that means: sun’s out, guns out! Regretting that you didn’t start your summer body last winter? Don’t worry about it: we think every body is a summer-ready body! But we do want you to feel good, and be the healthiest version of yourself, of course, so it’s…

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How to Stop Negativity in Its Tracks

What kind of thoughts are running through your head at night? When faced with difficulties in life, what’s your default mindset? And what does that little voice in your head - you know the one - pop up and say when you’re alone? If you have to admit that your thoughts, your mindset, and that…

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Seniors: Don’t Be a Victim of These Financial Scams

You’ve worked your whole life, saved some money, gotten past the days of iffy credit, and hopefully, you’re feeling good about that! All of that means you’re pretty smart when it comes to your finances, but unfortunately, it also makes you the target of a wide range of financial scams that prey on seniors, because…

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7 Facts You Need to Know About Mental Health and Aging

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and it’s clear that, after the few years we’ve had, we need this time to focus on our psychological well being. But here’s the thing: a lot of the talk surrounding mental health lately has been centered on young people, and while that is an extremely important topic, we…

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How Your Sleep Position Impacts You

What position do you sleep in? Do you feel cozy curled up in the fetal position, or do you like to sprawl out on your back? Whatever your preference, did you know that your favorite sleep position can actually have a big impact on your health, and even your appearance? For example, if you’ve noticed…

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