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Why Sunscreen in Cool Weather?

Even in the winter months it is important to use sunscreen. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) you are at risk for sun damage. The sun reflection off the snow and water can nearly double the amount of UV rays.
Here are some guidelines from the EPA:skiing
An easy way to tell how much UV exposure you are getting is to look for your shadow:
• If your shadow is taller than you are (in the early morning and late afternoon), your UV exposure is likely to be low.
• If your shadow is shorter than you are (around midday), you are being exposed to high levels of UV radiation. Seek shade and protect your skin and eyes.The EPA recommends always wearing SPF of 30 or more and applying liberally.

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What Can Hyposis Do For You?

What Can Hypnosis Do For You?

Whether you would like to give up smoking, lose weight, manage stress, improve your memory, or increase confidence, hypnosis could help you. Hypnosis is approved by the American Medical Association and is the fastest known method of reaching the subconscious, which governs over habits and behavioral patterns. It is a natural state of mind that you have experienced every single day. Hypnosis can help you control and eliminate a habit permanently. Hypnosis can remove all desire for fattening foods. It is one of the safest and most effective ways to stop smoking with little or no withdrawals or weight gain in most cases.

Using hypnosis you can build confidence, increase motivation, and ease stress. Hypnosis is one of the most powerful tools we have for gaining access to our full mind. Once you learn how to put your full mind to work, your potential is unlimited.

 

How Hypnosis Can Help You:

 

  • LOSE WEIGHT
  • STOP SMOKINGhypnosis watch
  • IMPROVE GRADES
  • IMPROVE MEMORY
  • INCREASE CONCENTRATION
  • CONTROL EATING HABITS
  • ELIMINATE A HABIT
  • REDUCE STRESS
  • HAVE PAINLESS CHILDBIRTH
  • OVERCOME FEARS
  • INCREASE SALES MOTIVATION
  • IMPROVE LEARNING SKILLS
  • END BED-WETTING
  • PASS EXAMS
  • OVERCOME INSOMNIA
  • IMPROVE ATHLETIC ABILITY
  • END NAIL BITING
  • INCREASE MOTIVATION
  • BUILD SELF-CONFIDENCE
  • ACHIEVE SELF-ACCEPTANCE

For more information, contact Jacqueline LeClaire @ 5706886055.

Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist and Master Trainer with the International Association of Counselors and Therapists.


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Here’s Your Weekend Workout!-No equipment needed

Coach Jackie’s “10” Workoutwide squat

Start with a 10 minute warm up consisting of marching, walking, jogging, and stretching.

Perform each of these exercises with a 10 second rest after each.

10 Jumping Jacks

10 Crab Kicks (Each Side)

10 High Knee Run (Each Side)

10 Bicycle Crunches

10 Push-ups

10 Jump Squats

10 Push-ups

10 High Knee Run

If you are able, repeat 10 times. Make sure you cool down and stretch after your workout though!


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Exercise 3 Times Per Week to Lose Weight

Exercise 3 Times Per Week to Lose Weight

 

Exercising just three times per week can help you lose weight.  Put aside 15- 20 minutes if you are just starting out.  Try to increase your workout to 45 to 60 minutes per workout.  By exercising at low to moderate intensity you will burn less calories than high intensity such as sprinting. You can torch calories quicker by increasing your level of intensity. If you are just starting out take it slow.  You will see progress if you are consistent.

Here is a workout to try: “A” for beginners, “B” is a bit higher intensity

Cardio- A-Walk for 15- 20 minutes      B-Jog of run for 20- 30 minutes

Strength training/toning:

A- 10 pushups standing against the wall or on your knees on floor

B-10 military pushups

A- 15 squats  B-15 jump squats

A-    10 Modified Jumping jacks  B- 15 jumping jacks

A&B 10-15 bicep curls

A&B 10-15 abdominal crunches

Repeat strength training 1-4 times depending upon your level of fitness

 

Always check with your doctor before starting an exercise routine!


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Healing Power of Crystals

Healing Power of Crystalscrystals

Spirituality and health go hand in hand, and the power of crystals can help you improve both. However, ask yourself, what type of healing do I need, or am I looking to heal others? As the healer, you should have a large piece of Green Fuchsite in your healing room, as it will help you to stand back from situations, both mentally and emotionally.

Turquoise is known as the “master Healer,” and is said to be the bridge between Heaven, Sky and the Earth.

Tiger’s Eye helps to rebalance the body on all levels, encouraging optimism and trust in the future.

 

Smoky Quartz helps to ground and connect you to the Earth, allowing you to keep your feet on the ground and remain balanced.

 

Rose Quartz is the stone of unconditional love. It opens that heart to all types of love—love of the self, love of family, love of friends and romantic love.

 

Rhodochrosite raises your self-esteem and self-worth, while increasing feelings of self-love.

 

Pyrite is known to remedy financial hardship and attract abundance.

 

Mother of Pearl is considered to hold the energy of purity and is believed to keep evil away.

 

Malachite assists in clearing and cleansing all the chakras. It is an overall healing stone that stimulates and balances the heart and throat chakras.

 

Jade is a stone that can help you attain your goals and dreams, allowing you to see past self-imposed limitations and manifest your dreams into the physical world. Jade promotes courage, compassion, generosity and longevity

 

Aquamarine clears the mind, balances emotions and strengthens personal power. It connects with the Heart Chakra, helping you to realize your innermost truth and promoting self-expression.


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My 4 Tips to Slim Down

1- Drink a gallon of water. water-bottle-537x402

Due to the stomach having to warm the water and the energy used to eliminate waste from the kidneys, metabolism increases temporary.

2- Eat fruits and vegetables such as asparagus, grapefruit, spinach, and broccoli;  they are high in fiber and are non- starchy; this will  increase your metabolism and sustain your energy throughout the morning. Asparagus and grapefruit are diuretics as they help flush out water from the body.

3- Limit sodium intake as too much sodium in your body causes it to hold onto water; putting more stress on your heart.

4- Hit the treadmill or elliptical for at least 30 minutes.


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You don’t have to gain weight this Thanksgiving… Follow my tips!

You don’t have to gain weight this Thanksgiving… Follow my tips!

No need to Gian Weight this Thanksgiving..follow my tips!

  • Eat a healthy breakfast with some lean protein- maybe an egg white and veggie omelet and some fruit.
  • Skip the bread, it’s just empty calories.
  • Add lower calorie veggies to your plate. Turnips are a good choice at 51 calories per cup with potatoes ringing in at 214. Check with the host that they are not smothered with butter. Green beans have 44 calories per cup, much better than the casserole which has 341 calories and 22 grams of fat.
  • Avoid soda and alcoholic beverages. Instead have water or an herbal tea, maybe apple or pumpkin spice. Sweeten with a little honey or stevia. For a lower calories alcoholic beverage, try a white wine spritzer. It has about 96 calories. Add 4 oz. wine and 2 oz. club soda and a lemon for garnish.
  • For dessert, just have a little.

Your Plan for Friday: Kick up your cardio today! Go for a long run, bike ride or walk. Enjoy 3 servings of fruit today. Apples, berries and grapefruit are good choices.

Have a large green salad for one meal today, 2 meals would be better. Drink at least half your body weight in ounces of water.