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Reclaiming My Identity with Water Therapy

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They say you can lose your identity when you become a mom, and I do feel that way, because I spend all day every day with my toddler daughter helping her learn and grow. The weekends when dad is home from work, I hope he takes her out of the …

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Five Unexpected Benefits of a Family Sport/Hobby/Activity

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About two years ago, I enrolled my 4 1/2-year-old son in martial arts.  Nine months later his 7-year-old sister hopped in.  The following month, my husband and I were hooked, and the following month my 9-year-old daughter joined in.  This month, my last born turned 4 and now he too, …

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Plan for Your Success

Mark Zarubi is a personal trainer at Saint Mary's Fitness Center

To be successful with health and fitness goals one must PLAN for success.   That requires thinking ahead about workouts, nutrition, and sleep.   As a personal trainer for many years and someone who has a very busy and active schedule in and out of the gym, I can state for certain …

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7 Ways to Be Kind to Yourself and Your Family Through the Journey of Parenthood

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I don’t know about you, but somedays I want to pull my hair out and hide in my closet with a box of chocolates and good book. This parenting gig is tough. It was tough when I was a working parent and it’s tough as a stay at home parent. Either …

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Silence Your Negative Self-Talk

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Always tell yourself you can accomplish your goals!  Mechelle Bradshaw, Kids in Motion Supervisor at Saint Mary’s Fitness Center, will tell you how she transformed her self-defeating thoughts and lost 100lbs!   Negative self-talk can sabotage your goals.  Rather than celebrating the progress you’ve made, negativity will cause you to feel …

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