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Healthy After-School Snacks & Activities

As my girls need healthy after-school snacks, I am working on trying to have easy nutritious snacks to hold them over until dinnertime and have fun activities to keep them busy when they get home off the bus.

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Nutrition & Health

A healthy and balanced diet is key to maintaining a full and active lifestyle.

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Lisa’s Encore: Aging the Spartan Way

Lisa is a 71 year-old woman living in the Rapid City area. She grew up an “army brat” and spent her childhood in Germany, Kansas, Missouri, Pennsylvania, and France.

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Benefits of Stretching

Not only does stretching help prevent injury, it also has numerous other benefits.

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Practicing Mindfulness With The Breath

Practicing mindfulness through our breath will allow us to take notice of our emotions and what triggers us feel a certain way. When we live in this place of mindfulness, we experience less stress, anxiety, and lack of understanding.

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Traditional Native American Games: Beat Winter Boredom (And Frigid Weather)

Traditional Native American Games might be just the activity you are looking for to bring the whole family together (and cut down on excess screen time) this winter!

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10 Steps To Maintaining Weight

Here are ten things you can do to ward off the gradual creep in weight.

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Overweight & Obesity: Leading Cancer Risk Factor

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a study that links overweight and obesity to 13 different types of cancers.

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Headache Help

Headaches come with a variety of symptoms and in multiple forms, but it is up to you to know your body and understand the science behind headaches and how to prevent them.

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Capturing School Wellness With PhotoVoice

The PhotoVoice school wellness curriculum documents the perceived strengths and weaknesses of school wellness efforts. It uses the outcomes to raise awareness and advocate for change.