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Stretching Through the Workday

Working remotely has become increasingly popular, but it has also increased the amount of time individuals spend sitting at a desk. Taking regular breaks to stretch can help relieve aches and pains, while providing a much-needed mental break during your workday.

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The Connection Between Diet and Acne

Acne vulgaris is one of the top skin conditions in the United States, impacting around 40 to 50 million people. Attention around the connection between diet and acne has been the focus of new research, specifically around high-glycemic diets.

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Recognizing Symptoms of Stress During Farming Challenges

Fact sheet to help recognize symptoms of stress during a farming challenge.

Father and daughter doing pushups on living room floor.

Thanksgiving-Themed Workout

This Thanksgiving, try a fun-themed workout to help you stay active and give thanks for fitness. This 20-minute, Thanksgiving-themed workout is something you can do with family or on your own—all you need is a timer.

Holiday decorations and fitness equipment arranged on a tabletop.

Keep Moving This Holiday Season

As we transition into the busy holiday season, it can be challenging to stay active. However, staying physically active during the winter months is just as important as any other time of the year.

A young man with his eyes closed focusing on his breath.

Using Your Breath

The way we breathe can have positive or negative impacts on our health. If you find that moments throughout your day are marked by stress, the following breathing strategies may be techniques to try.

Asian family sharing a holiday meal together.

Intuitive Eating Practices and Strategies for the Holiday Season

Navigating the holiday season without stressing over food choices and not letting stress and anxiety dictate those choices can be difficult. Practicing intuitive eating during this time is a great way to help.

child and an older man planting flowers in a raised garden bed

Conversations that Matter: Advance Care Planning for Rural Families

A booklet to help teach others about advance care planning.

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South Dakota Joins the National Active People, Healthy Nation Campaign

October 23, 2020

SDSU Extension is excited to join the national effort of promoting Active People, Healthy Nation through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) High Obesity Program (HOP).

Three young farmers walking through a harvested field at sunset.

It’s Okay To Not Be Okay: Understanding and Forgiveness During Stressful Times

Harvest is here, where farm families work together to accomplish numerous tasks. However, with unpredictable weather and market prices, time can be critical and intense stress can exist.