Taking Care of Your Life

Eating Well - Healthy eating during the coronavirus pandemic

Written by Laurie Syring, RD/LD. Posted in Taking Care of Your Life

I had originally planned to write about a different topic for this month’s column, but I think suggestions for healthy eating during the COVID-19 pandemic are more fitting—and likely to be so for quite some time. While I’m writing this in April, somehow I think this information will still be relevant in May (unfortunately) and possibly well beyond if there are rolling lockdowns in our future.

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Enjoy lockdown in your own outdoor living space

Written by Healthy Living News. Posted in Taking Care of Your Life

The current crisis is keeping us all at home, and it’s uncertain when and how the country will reopen so our lives can return to normal. In the meantime, spring has arrived and summer is not far behind, so why not make the most of it? Here are several suggestions for warm-weather leisure-time activities that you and your family can enjoy right in your own backyard—whether you’re obligated to stay home or not:

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Spiritually Speaking – Healing our home

Written by Sister Mary Thill. Posted in Taking Care of Your Life

Can you believe it has been 50 years this April 22, 2020 that we have been celebrating Earth Day? That means I have been alive for all of its 50 years, and yet I can only remember that I’ve really been conscious of its existence for maybe 25 of those 50 years. Where was I or where was my awareness during the first 25 years? It really wasn’t until my religious community made environmental issues a priority during one of our Chapters (community meetings) that we, with the help of some of our own members, began to study about the environment and what was happening with the amount of pollution taking place that was literally choking the environment and “killing” the earth, which of course includes us.

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