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Positive Thinking

Are you a POSITIVE person? Are you a POSITIVE thinker? Not everyone believes in the power of positive thinking, but it’s guaranteed to get you further and help you become more successful. Thinking positively takes more than simply having consistent good thoughts. On some level, it also means retraining the way you think.  Below are […]

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Healthy Eating Ideas for Kids

The kitchen can be a fun place for kids. They see adults working in there, watching the steam rise from pots on the stove and smelling what’s on the menu that night. Even older kids might be intrigued by how baked goods and meals come together. It isn’t always convenient to invite them into the […]

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Benefits of Extracurricular Activities

Any structured activity your child participates in outside his or her regular school classes and activities is considered an extracurricular activity. Any extracurricular, from sports and clubs to music and drama, can have a positive effect on your child’s growth and development. Studies have shown involvement in activities outside the normal school curriculum has a […]

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Consequences for Couch Potatoes

Hippocrates said, “Exercise is man’s best medicine.” That might have been headline news back then, but now it is old news. Today, the public is constantly inundated with the benefits exercise brings to our health, both mentally and physically. Well, just like everything else in life, if there are benefits, then there are consequences too. […]

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Is it Worth the Wait?

Make a mental list of admirable traits that people possess such as integrity, honor, courteousness, and dependability. Now, was patience on your list? It is one of those traits not usually considered as important. What’s funny is the one person most of us have the least patience with is ourselves. We are in a society […]

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The Benefits of Exercise

Why do you exercise? Is it to lose weight, to build muscle mass, or to increase your cardiovascular health? While these are all great incentives, there are many additional benefits. Too often, we focus on specific goals, and we overlook the gradual, positive changes that occur when exercise is part of our routines. Improved mood […]

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Tag, You’re It!

Have you ever watched the children’s martial arts classes and wondered what they were doing? Instead of running laps and doing push-ups, they were playing tag and hopping on one foot. Today’s martial arts instructors know that to teach students under seven, they have to modify their teaching methods. To keep the attention span of […]

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Martial Arts Manners

You may be new to the martial arts or you may be a seasoned black belt-whatever your rank, it’s always a good idea to practice your martial arts manners. If you are a parent of a student, reinforcing manners at home is key to growing the character of your children. A popular reason for enrolling […]

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Quiz: Fitness Fact or Fitness Fiction?

It’s April, the relentless commitment to New Year’s resolutions have gone by the wayside for many of us, so here’s a quick quiz about the facts of fitness to combat the myths that abound. Even the most fitness-savvy can be duped by fitness fiction, and following outdated or unproven advice may keep you from getting […]

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The Benefits of Martial Arts

The practice of martial arts originated in East Asia more than 2,000 years ago and has since grown to about 200 individual types practiced by approximately 100 million people worldwide. Studies of martial arts generally agree on one thing: no matter what style you teach or train in and regardless of the age of the […]

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