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Try a new healthy food: This week it’s avocados

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John Turrell, the Wellness Coordinator at the Greater Portland Branch of the YMCA of Southern Maine wants us to feel healthier and be a little adventurous, so he’s encouraging us to try (or retry) nine new healthy foods. We’re on number four — avocado. Guest post by John Turrell, Wellness Coordinator, Greater Portland Branch, YMCA of Southern Maine. […]

It may surprise you, but mindfulness over the holidays can bring you joy all year long

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Guest post by John Turrell, Wellness Coordinator, Greater Portland Branch, YMCA of Southern Maine. The holidays are a wonderful time to renew and grow relationships with friends and family. And to enjoy and celebrate food. The trouble is, holidays can also be a time of stress. In our relationships with friends and family and with […]