NATIONAL KITTEN DAY – July 10

National Kitten Day on July 10th purrfectly celebrates the cuddly warmth of a kitty. The miniature furballs of energy snuggle their way into our hearts with no effort all. Within a flick of their tiny ears, we’re in love. The day aims to remind us that while kittens are well equipped to find their way …
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NATIONAL HUG YOUR CAT DAY – June 4

When National Hug Your Cat Day rolls around each year on June 4th, the purr-fect opportunity presents itself for some snuggle time. Depending on your feline critter’s nature, hugging may not be in the cards. However, like most animals, touch is a vital part of communication – and the same goes for the claw-ful kind. …
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NATIONAL BARRIER AWARENESS DAY

On May 7 we are charged with breaking down obstacles on National Barrier Awareness Day.  We are responsible for dissolving stigmas that keep people with disabilities from advancing in education.  It’s an opportunity to tear down walls and build ramps that will help provide access.   Where there are misunderstandings, there is potential for the …
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NATIONAL STROKE AWARENESS MONTH – May

May is World Stroke Month.  Many health and heart organizations come together every May to raise awareness about the causes and effects of stroke. One of their biggest campaigns is FAST, teaching the world to know the symptoms of stroke and how to respond quickly to help save a life. Face – By asking the person …
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AMERICAN HEART MONTH

American Heart Month isn’t just for lovers. February also reminds us to take care of our hearts and consider our risk factors. Believe it or not, heart disease can happen at any age. However, some risk factors for heart disease and stroke are preventable. American Heart Month teaches us how we can help reduce our …
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NATIONAL HEART MONTH

February focuses on the heart making it National Heart Month. Anyone can be at risk for heart disease. More and more, our sedentary lifestyles are putting us at risk at a younger age. Obesity, high blood pressure, and smoking all increase our risk factors. Each one of those we can take action to lower our …
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NATIONAL FORTUNE COOKIE DAY – July 20

We see a time when you will enjoy a crunchy, sweet treat on National Fortune Cookie Day! Each year on July 20th, Americans celebrate the cookie that is a traditional part of Chinese take-out. These crisp, folded cookies have a hint of buttery sweetness. Break them open, and you will find a slip of paper …
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JUNE IS MEN’S HEALTH MONTH

Throughout June, Men’s Health Month focuses on improving the lifestyles of men. While there are several approaches to improving overall health, diet and exercise are the targets of any changes. All month long, community events and clinics take place to increase awareness of the leading health concerns men face. It’s important to encourage the men …
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November 8, Tongue Twister Day

“Peter piper picked a pack of pickled peppers.”. We’ve all heard them but can you day the tongue twisters fast 3 times in a row? These feats of tongue dexterity often leave us tongue tied. Training with these feats of language and pronunciation skills leave us with better communication skills. So while fun to both …
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New year,  new you? 

New years resolutions sound easy with weigh loss being #1,   quitting smoking,  these are the most popular ones and ironically the hardest to keep.    I know people who have made awesome changes in their lives.   The rest of us keep making the same ones. Year after year then promptly fall off the …
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