Category Archives: Wellness

A girl and her water bottle – A love story

I recently went into Target to pick up a new planner, a notebook, and a pair of flats to prepare for my new internship. If you’re anything like me, you never actually get what you need from Target and you … Continue reading

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I can’t believe I am admitting this

My boyfriend, Mark, and my good friends Jane and Craig are cyclists and runners. They are always trying to convince me to run, and I am always reminding them that I don’t run. What’s that joke? If you see me running, start running too, because it means a zombie is chasing me. So when Mark and I went hiking on the “goat trail” at Lake Redman yesterday, with Foxy the wonder dog, no one was more surprised than me when I started to run.

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TrueNorth Wellness Services hosts Artistic Expressions of Spiritual Wellness Concert

TrueNorth Wellness Services hosted an Artistic Expressions of Spiritual Wellness Concert on Wednesday in Cherry Lane Park.

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The best part of waking up (pt. 3): Finding positivity and happiness through others

Self-care. It’s a buzzword now that reflects a lifestyle of doing deeds that benefit your emotional, physical or intellectual existence. Self-care has become immensely popular over, say, the last year or two. As someone who lives a positive life, I’m a proponent for the self-care lifestyle.

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Walking toward fitness and positivity

By Susan Mafnas, York Daily Record editorial assistant I’m not giving up just yet. A year ago in March I had knee surgery for a meniscus tear and was diagnosed with severe arthritis. I consider myself a young-at-heart, active woman … Continue reading

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Benefits of gardening

You might ask, what is the point of gardening if I can go to the grocery store or local market to buy my fruits and vegetables? Good question, but gardening has more benefits than just having a tomato you planted in your salad.

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Girls on the Run diary #10: attaining the big goal

Our guest contributor for the past couple of months has been Lora Nowak, a 6th grader at Dallastown Intermediate School in Girls on the Run. She worked toward her goals and participated in the Race against Racism Saturday, April 25.

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Playful sidewalk project aims to increase youth physical activity

According to the CDC, children require 60 minutes of daily physical activity to stay healthy and strong.  These activities should be predominately aerobic and should also include muscle and bone strengthening exercises.  Kids who walk, run, hop, squat and jump … Continue reading

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Hope for Today 5k: Addiction Awareness and Recovery

To me, people who got into drugs and ruined their lives were people who were raised by parents who didn’t care or were nonexistent. They were people who likely had no morals or standards by which to live. I was always taught to “just say no” and I couldn’t understand how hard of a concept that was for others to grasp. Four years ago, I got into a relationship with an addict.

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Girls on the Run diary #9

Our guest contributor for the next couple of months from Girls on the Run, Lora Nowak, is a 6th grader at Dallastown Intermediate School. She is working toward her goals and will be participating in the Race against Racism 5k in April.

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