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March 17, 2014
by healthy activist
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Teens and Screens: The Social, the Scary, and the Sedentary

This winter my teen and tween have spent more time than I’d like slouched over their screens, and less time than I’d like moving around outdoors. After a week of surly, slovenly and sedentary behavior last week, I finally buckled … Continue reading

March 10, 2014
by healthy activist
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Does Where You Live Affect How Well You Live?

How does the community you live in impact your wellness? Where I live, a lot of people, myself included, live in a kind of semi-rural setting: large wooded lots, houses on a couple of acres or much more, spread far … Continue reading

January 22, 2014
by healthy activist
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Living Rural and Being Active: My Surprisingly Rough Road

While I was building my house in the lovely country setting where I live now, I dreamed of the life I’d live here. Ten miles from town, surrounded by woods, we would build a wellness oasis where living a healthy, … Continue reading