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Be Well Philly

How Playing 10 Minutes of Tetris a Day Has Made Me More Focused

I was never a big video game person, let alone a devotee of a particular video game like, say, Tetris. Nintendo made that game of […]

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How to Mentally, Emotionally and Financially Survive the Holidays, According to the Pros

Though it may seem like everything is full of cheer this time of year, it’s no secret stress levels go up during the holiday season […]

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Teenagers Are More Stressed Than Ever. Who’s to Blame?

One morning last fall, I was sitting at Green Engine Coffee in Haverford when I felt my phone buzz in my pocket. One buzz at […]

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Be Well Philly

7 Places to Go Around Philly If the Holidays Stress You Out

While the holiday season may be the happiest time of the year, it often comes with a lot of unwelcome guests, including stress. From getting […]

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5 Philadelphia Mindfulness Experts on How They Deal With Stress

If you’ve ever been significantly stressed — haven’t we all? — you know it can feel like it’s eating you up from the inside. Stress […]

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Scientists May Have Cracked Why Smelling Your Boyfriend’s Shirt Feels So Soothing

We’ve all known for a long time that burying your face in your partner’s shirt and breathing in deeply can feel pretty soothing, but now […]

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The Checkup: This Is the Best (And Cheapest!) Day to Buy Avocados

• First, you hear there’s an avocado shortage (which is why they’re so freaking expensive), so you do everything you can to get a lot out of a little […]

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The Unexpected Factor That Could Be Wreaking Havoc on Your Gut

If you’re anything like me, you’re constantly worrying about what you’re going to eat for your next meal, what bills you forgot to pay, if you […]

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The Checkup: The Secret to Rescuing Any Leftover Dish in Your Fridge

• Let’s be real: Leftovers are amazing — it’s literally pre-cooked food sitting in your fridge waiting to be eaten with very little effort. Not […]

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Take Notes: How 7 Philly Yoga Pros Smash Stress

I don’t know about you, but it’s incredibly likely that I will still be checking my e-mail at 9 p.m. tonight. And, let’s be honest, […]

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The Checkup: Nutrition Pros’ Top Picks in Trader Joe’s Frozen Aisle

• Chances are, you’ve got a Trader Joe’s frozen item or two hanging out in your freezer for nights when laziness strikes (don’t we all?). […]

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The Checkup: The Healthy Food Trends You’re About to See Everywhere

• If you follow every health-obsessed, acai bowl-Instagramming food blogger alive like I do, then you are well aware of the fact that Expo West, […]

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The Checkup: 15 Brilliant Ways to Totally Transform a Can of Tuna 

• Canned tuna is cheap, shelf-stable and has plenty of protein, which makes it a convenient pantry staple — but one can only consume so […]

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The Checkup: The Expert-Backed Case for Skipping Your Workout Today (Really!)

• If you’re just re-kick-starting your commitment to your New Year’s resolution of getting fit, do know, you don’t need to hit the gym every […]

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How to Stay Sane Through the Holidays (It’s Possible!)

There’s a misconception that the holiday season should always evoke visions of peace, joy and goodwill — but you know it’s more complicated. All of […]