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Zoom Fatigue – it’s a real thing!

Photo by Marcel Friedrich on Unsplash Many of us have step the last several months trying to figure out the best way to stay socially connected while physically distanced. Zoom video…

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Zen Centers: Contemplative Care on the East and West Coasts

Posted 7/10/2020 “The true purpose [of Zen] is to see things as they are, to observe things as they are, and to let everything go as it goes… Zen practice…

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Mushrooms – the earthy and edible fungi

Posted 6/29/2020 Mushrooms are edible fungus that can provide several important nutrients.  According to the Harvard School of Public Health, “All varieties of mushrooms are low in calories and fat,…

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How a Man’s Love for Pigeons Saved Him

Posted 6/22/2020 There are so many benefits of hobbies for mental health. The best hobbies relax you, make you happy, and can even prevent or cure problems like anxiety and…

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Personal Strategies for Navigating Changing Times

More than 140 prospective residents of Kendal communities gathered online Thursday morning, May 28, to learn how to draw on their untapped strengths from an expert in the aging services…

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Finding the right house: birds and their nests

Posted 6/01/2020 Identifying Nests and Eggs: So you found an unidentified nest, and want to know what bird it belongs to? With a little detective work, you can determine whose…

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Art therapy, art making and stress reduction

Posted 5/18/2020 Studies have shown the benefits of art therapy – nearly 75% of the participants had lower cortisol levels after art making than at the start of the session. According…

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Yoga, a multi-tasking practice

Posted 5/5/2020 Yoga is a group of physical, mental, and spiritual practices or disciplines. It can with stress and relaxation It also promotes better sleep and increased focus. For people with…

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Coping Skills Talk from Kendal at Ithaca

Posted 4/24/2020 Laura Peters, Human Resources Development and Learning Manager from Kendal at Ithaca shares her knowledge and expertise through her virtual session on Coping Skills. View the entire video to hear…

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