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Stand Up Paddleboarding: Healthy Fun in the Sun

I remember first seeing Stand Up Paddleboards at the ocean in 2013. Our family wanted to try it out so we rented a board for an hour at St. Simons Island. There was a nice protected area during low tide where we played around without battling for our balance amid…
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Who Inspires You?

Mike and Lola Beggs at the top of the St. Simons Island Lighthouse, January 2019. I am incredibly blessed to have both of my parents fairly nearby and an active part of our family’s lives. They are a constant source of encouragement and joy to us and many others who…
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Log it to lose it!

Food journal

What is self-monitoring? Self-monitoring is when you write down what you eat and how much exercise you do. Self-monitoring helps you be more aware of your behaviors and see where you might need to make changes to improve your health. For example, if you write what you eat down for…
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Enjoy fresh Georgia Grown Blueberries now!

Blueberries

Blueberries are consistently listed as one of the top ten superfoods. A superfood is a food that is rich in compounds considered beneficial to a person’s health. Buying, storing and freezing blueberries is a simple way to eat healthy while supporting Georgia farmers.
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Rainy Day Walking

Does this rainy weather have you down? Finding it tough to get motivated to get those steps in? A few of our loyal Walk Georgia advocates took over a conference room during lunch this week so we could continue to walk and avoid the weather. Think about places that may…
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Holiday Depression & Stress

Many people would agree the holidays are the most wonderful time of the year. While most people enjoy holiday festivities, traveling, and spending time with family and friends, the reality of the holiday season is not so cheerful for some. It’s no secret that stress and depression can affect your…
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Go: 10 Ways to Relax in Nature

The way you spend time out in nature can affect how much your physical, emotional and mental health will benefit from it. If you’re getting outside to relax, relieve stress or anxiety, focus your mind, or improve your health and well-being, try some of these tips to make it a…
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