Tag: holidays

10 Tips to Maintain, Not Gain, Weight...

While the holidays are usually not the best time to try and lose weight, it is possible to avoid gaining...

December 24, 2018

Keeping Your Heart Healthy During the Holidays

Pressure to buy gifts, opportunities to overeat and drink too much and expectations to socialize with family and friends are...

December 12, 2018

Move, Set Limits to Avoid Holiday Weight...

Packing a suitcase and traveling to visit family and friends during the holidays is a welcome activity for many. But...

November 14, 2017

Think Before You Drink at Holiday Gatherings...

Whether it's an official office holiday party or a celebration with family and friends, avoiding excessive alcohol consumption can save...

December 20, 2016

Last-Minute Holiday Gifts of Happiness & Health...

You don’t have to spend a lot to give the gift of joy.

December 24, 2015

Watch Now: Holiday Message From Pastoral Care

The holidays are a special time — a season filled with celebrations, powerful feelings and memories. It’s a wonderful time...

December 24, 2014

Finding Serenity During the Holidays

No matter what holiday you celebrate, you might learn something from cartoon character Charlie Brown and his annual search for...

December 22, 2014

Know Your Limits

Alcohol abuse can masquerade as holiday cheer during parties and family dinners. That’s especially true if you face a marathon...

December 19, 2014

Social Jet Lag & Sleep: Is Your...

Staying out until the wee hours and then sleeping in on the weekends can cause “social jet lag.” This sleep...

December 9, 2014

The Best of Times, Worst of Times:...

In September, Tobi Ash looked at her calendar and faced her first year of holidays without her father, Chaim Grosz,...

December 10, 2013

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