Category Archives: Wellness

How can we improve men’s mental health?

Mental health concerns of men are often similar to those of women: The need for safety, security, sufficient sustenance, and sexual and social fulfillment. Our self-esteem, our sense of worthiness, stems from a certainty in our ascribed and achieved roles.

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Just a girl in a gym: How small moments can have big meaning

Ever since I was in college, I’ve felt the strings of sadness pull at me in the hours after I leave my family. Because of my strange schedule, I went home on Thursday and Friday to celebrate Father’s Day. Yet, today (Sunday), … Continue reading

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Slices of hydration: cucumbers and Greek yogurt

Last week I shared my tips for battling a lack of energy with a breakfast/snacktime egg muffin recipe; this week I’m all about the grazing. If there’s one crucial point of health you need to follow to ensure your energy … Continue reading

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Deskercise: That sounds fun, doesn’t it?

Sometimes after a long day at work the last thing I want to do is go to the gym and workout. Seriously, there are so many things that go along with working out. First, you have to change out of … Continue reading

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Recognize the signs of mental illness before they reach stage 4

As May marks Mental Health Month, this year’s theme focuses on B4Stage4 — how people can address their mental health early rather than at “Stage 4,” when symptoms are more severe and recovery a longer process.

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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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