Health & Wellness Category

Your checklist for a healthy summer (part 3): Stress management and relaxation

Urban Upscale has developed a 3-part checklist so you have the information you need to make this your best summer yet. Part 3, below, focuses on stress management and relaxation. Part 1 offered a quick list for leveling up your physical activity and part 2 focused on healthy eating. The first two parts of this […]

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Your checklist for a healthy summer (part 2): You are what you eat

Urban Upscale has developed a 3-part checklist so you have the information you need to make this your best summer yet. Part2, below, focuses on healthy eating. Part 1 offers a quick list for leveling up your physical activity. Watch for part 3, with a list for mental/emotional fitness. Let’s face it, maintaining a healthy […]

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Your checklist for a healthy summer (part 1): Let’s get physical

Urban Upscale has developed a 3-part checklist so you have the information you need to make this your best summer yet. Part 1, below, focuses on physical activity. Watch for parts 2 and 3, with lists for smart eating and mental fitness. You’ve probably heard the saying “summer bodies are made in the spring.” That […]

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Oxygen needs to last all day

Almost 25 years ago, my wife and I went on a wonderful trip to Aruba (This was before I knew that she was going to be my wife. SHE knew it. I just didn’t). Living on the adventurous side of the “life fence”, we decided to try out scuba diving. The excursion offered a one-hour […]

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Go ahead Sir. Order that Porterhouse!

It is time to just be honest with everyone Fellas. We like to eat good food and, quite often, that good food is not inexpensive. Even more often, however, that excellent and pricey dish is not the healthiest choice on the menu. Statistically, we men eat less healthy than our beautiful and more intelligent counterparts. […]

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Talking to kids about coronavirus

Although they may not say it, many kids and teens may be concerned or scared about the U.S. 2020 coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. With almost non-stop coronavirus coverage on media and  social media, children and teens may experience feelings of anxiety or worry during this time. Here are a few ways you can talk to your […]

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10 Tips: Staying sane during the coronavirus outbreak

So we’re all dealing with coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. You don’t have to be sick with the disease to be affected by it. The closure of retail and restaurants, cancelations of events and national sports, these all serve as daily reminders that life is very different these days. And the support you would normally […]

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A father’s guide to keeping his family safe and happy during a pandemic

COVID-19 has us all on edge. If you are a father, the “edge” created by the pressure of keeping your family healthy and happy can be a rather sharp one. A father must realize that he may be the person that the entire family looks to for a source of strength and stability. This being […]

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