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Category: Wellness


10 Books Your Child Won’t Want to Miss this Summer!

By Sherri Ginsberg Summertime and the livin’ is easy. Now that your children are out of school for a few precious months, they have more time to read for pleasure. Here, Hillsides librarian, Sherri Ginsberg, gives 10 of her top…

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Mental Health Series Part 3: 3 Easy Techniques to Be Happier and More Focused

By the Hillsides Self-Care Committee In our final installment in honor of Mental Health Month, here are some of the best tips culled from recent wellness tips written by Hillsides self-care committee or other Hillsides staffers.   Don’t wait to try…

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Mental Health Series Part 2: Have you had Your Vitamin D Today?

By Alison Bell Some people de-stress through exercise.  Some through meditation.  Others find ample doses of chocolate works best.  But one surprisingly effective method you might not have tried is hand drumming. Playing a hand drum, such as a bongo…

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Mental Health Series Part 1: Mobile Therapy Apps for When you Need Instant Support

By Courtney Kwan Everyone feels the overwhelming emotions involved in keeping up with the responsibilities of having to work while taking care of yourself or your family. Sometimes you may journal about how you’re feeling or ask family and friends for…

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Happy Earth Day!

By Gerri Monohan In  honor of Earth Day, here are 10 easy ways to conserve water: Turn the water off Leaving the faucet running while brushing your teeth, shaving or doing the dishes is how many families waste water. According…

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