Emotional ‘traps’ of selling a home

submitted by Kathleen Layton, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services/Fox Roach Realtors Newtown Office

“Follow your focus, not your feelings” is a great mantra, both in life and when selling your home. If you avoid these common emotional “traps” and keep the big picture of why you’re selling in mind, you’ll have a much easier time of it.

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Why aren’t you taking vitamin D?

submitted by GNC, Newtown

Vitamin D has been in the news quite often lately, and with good reason. Scientists believe that most Americans do not get enough vitamin D, and according to a recent study, this could have a significant impact on our overall health. In fact, The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition recently reported that experts from university hospitals around the world called on international agencies to “reassess, as a matter of high priority,” dietary recommendations for vitamin D.

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Healthy nutrition is your child’s most important school supply

submitted by GNC Newtown

Choosing the best vitamins and supplements for your children is extremely important. Ideally, your kids would be getting all the nutrition they need from their diet. With picky eaters and busy schedules, the foods your kids eat may not be providing enough of the essential vitamins and minerals to keep their bodies healthy and their immune systems strong.

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The reality of a dream home

submitted by Kathleen Layton, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services/Fox Roach Realtors Newtown Office

Everyone has their idea of a “dream” home. The problem occurs when it has no basis in reality. Budget constraints, differing priorities, limited inventory and unrealistic expectations can all influence the home buying experience. While buying a new home is never without its stressors, there ARE steps you can take to make sure your experience is as fun as it should be.

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Neurofeedback mellows anxiety

submitted by Dr. Maria DiDonato, D.Ed. Psychologist, Achievement & Wellness Center, www.achievewell.net

Ricky (not his real name) is nine-years-old with a history of much anxiety. He struggled with regulating his emotions with new or challenging situations. When he was angry or nervous he would act impulsively towards others. These behaviors would often result in disciplinary actions. Social situations were not happy for Ricky.

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Separating fact from fiction when preparing your home for sale

submitted by Kathleen Layton, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services/Fox Roach Realtors Newtown Office

It seems that everyone from HGTV to Aunt Betty to your mother-in-law has advice about what you should and shouldn’t do when preparing your home for sale. Here’s a closer look at what’s true and what’s not:

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Famous neurosurgeon endorses fish oil for overall health

submitted by GNC, Newtown

Dr. Joseph C. Maroon is a board-certified neurosurgeon, sports medicine expert and eight-time ironman triathlete with a vast knowledge of both traditional, as well as alternative health strategies. He is the team physician for the NFL’s Pittsburgh Steelers and helped write the protocol for evaluating concussions.

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Your mother was right: Take your vitamins!

submitted by GNC Newtown

Many Americans are adopting healthier lifestyles, devoting more and more time to sensible diets and regular exercise. That’s a very good regimen to follow. However, did you know that many vitamins and minerals are lost through sweat during strenuous exercises?

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Neurofeedback: Alternative to antidepressants?

submitted by Dr. Maria DiDonato, D.Ed. Psychologist, Achievement & Wellness Center, www.achievewell.net

In March, “Forbes Magazine” featured an article by Robert Szczerba, “Brain Training And The End Of The Prozac Generation” (3/4/2014). This article highlighted brain wave training, a type of neurofeedback, as a treatment modality to regulate the brain.

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Allergy season is here, are your ready?

submitted by GNC, Newtown

Spring is here and if you’re one of the millions of people who suffer with seasonal allergies, there’s good news. Many safe, natural supplements are available to treat those annoying symptoms – coughing, sneezing, watery eyes and congestion – without many of the side effects associated with prescription medications. Here are some of the more effective ingredients in the war against hay fever.

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