Sep
28
2011

Healthy Options for that Leftover Turkey

Posted by: Sherrie in Categories: Healthy Cooking.
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No matter how great your intentions were, the odds are that if you’re like the rest of us, you overeat on Thanksgiving. Holidays are great for breaking down our willpower, aren’t they? In any case, now you probably have a huge Tupperware container of leftover turkey in the refrigerator, and are wondering how you’ll get through the next week without eating all of that leftover stuffing and pie! Read the entire post…

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Sep
21
2011

What is Kendo?

Posted by: Sherrie in Categories: Martial Arts, Weapons Training.
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With a sword and a warrior’s spirit, explore the world of kendo, its spiritual and philosophical code, and its history.

Literally meaning the way of the sword, this Japanese martial art evolved out of the centuries old techniques of Kenjutsu, the battlefield combat sword techniques used by samurai during most of Japanese history. To fully understand both Kendo and Kenjutsu, one must first understand the importance of the traditional samurai sword (katana) in the warrior’s life. Read the entire post…

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Sep
15
2011

Depression

Posted by: Sherrie in Categories: Psychlogical Issues.
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Just in time for the holidays, the Surgeon General released a report on America’s mental health crisis. What’s supposed to be a time of joyous gift giving and family get-togethers, is often underlined with the stress of increased spending and enduring varying degrees of family dysfunction.

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Sep
13
2011

Of course, we didn’t plan this ourselves. We left the logistics up to High Country Adventures of Atlanta who provided the sea kayaks, all the gear and, most importantly, our dauntless guides. Read the entire post…

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Sep
06
2011

Here’s something I know will get your attention: Not sleeping enough can make you fat. An M.I.T. study showed that one of the side effects of sleep deprivation is overeating and consequent weight gain. Read the entire post…

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