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5 For Friday: 5 Yoga Poses You Can Do In Your Office

https://www.carsontahoe.com/calendar.htmlWork stress got you down? Well, consider clearing your workspace and your mind with these 5 easy-to-do yoga poses you can do from the comfort of your own desk! 1. Mountain Pose Sit erect, clasp your hands, and extend your arms forward. Turn the palms away from you and raise your arms until the palms face the ceiling. Stretch and feel yourself growing taller as you reduce the stress in your head, neck, and shoulders. This posture lengthens your sides. If you want, add to this posture by bending your arms to each side. 2. Eagle Sit erect and place your arms in front of you at a 90 degree angle. Cross your arms so that the right arm is above the …


5 For Friday: 5 Benefits of Ginger

Ginger has long been used as a spice to foods and has played a large role in many cuisine dishes from Asia. However, it is now gaining popularity in the west and ladies and gents…this little root packs a big punch! Here are things that make ginger just that much more awesome!   Haven’t been feeling hungry? Eat fresh ginger just before lunch to stoke a dull appetite and fire up the digestive juices. Ginger improves the absorption and assimilation of essential nutrients in the body. Ginger clears the microcirculatory channels of the body, including the pesky sinuses that tend to flare up. Feeling motion sick or airsick? Chew on ginger, preferably tossed in a little honey to relieve symptoms. …


5 for Friday: Five Things to Do with Left over Halloween Candy

Ok, it’s been over a week since your little trick-or-treaters gathered their loot! If it still seems like you have an abundance left (that you’re trying to get rid of) we’ve compiled five ideas for you!   Trail Mix it Up Open bags of little candies like M&Ms and make your own trail mix by adding pretzels, nuts, and dried fruit to create an energy-filled snack for your next outdoor adventure!   Bring it to the Office The workplace is notorious for the disappearance of communal treats. Why not share the wealth with your colleagues or save some in a bowl at your desk for visitors!   Donate it! Groups like Operation Shoebox, and Operation Gratitude will gladly take donations …


5 for Friday: 5 Tips for Fall Healthy Living

Autumn is here, but that doesn’t mean your healthy habits need to FALL by the wayside! {bad pun intended}. This season, we encourage you to live the healthiest you can, whether it’s kicking a bad habit, starting a new one, or trying something new, taking proactive action about your health is ALWAYS a good idea! Take a tailgate time-out. It’s an all-American pastime, we know, but the tailgate parties every weekend can actually be really hard on your body. With lots of drinking, unhealthy food, and cold weather, you are putting your body through a lot! Don’t despair, we suggest bringing healthy options for food, and instead of indulging in adult beverages every weekend, bring a flavored water or hot …