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SEE Tip:Spring break is right around the corner so if you are planning a trip stock up on things like fruits, vegetables, grains, and other healthy foods. It's easy and convenient to eat fast food on the run but by stocking up on healthful snacks, you will always have some nutritious items on tap, as well as avoiding trips to fast food restaurants. Also, be sure you are eating at least three meals a day. It’s pretty easy to skip a meal when you're laying on the beach all day.Stop by the SEE table today at Levering from 11-1 pm for more info and give-aways.
Quit Tip from HKB: Thinking about quitting? Write down all the benefits of quitting such as feeling better, saving money, living longer, etc. Let this serve as a daily reminder of all the good reasons to quit for good.
Mellow Out Monday Tip: You can easily curb stress by taking a few minutes for yourself this week. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, step away from the situation, refocus your thoughts and devote time to deep, meditative breathing.Another strategy is to get a free back-rub from a Stressbuster. Be one of the first 5 people to get a backrub tonight and receive a FREE "fan" t-shirt. Let Stressbusters melt your stress away. Five-minute seated back rubs are available every Monday night at the MSE library, Q-level from 8-10 pm.
Minimize Monday Tip: An easy way to clean green is to turn the dial on your washing machine to cold. Most loads don't need hot water, and 90% of the energy used by washing machines goes into heating. The higher the water temperature, the higher the cost to you and the planet. Read more.
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