Category Archives: Health and Wellness

Benefits of Meditation on the Body and Mind

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If you have a stressful life, as so many people do, then you will love those moments when you can relax and unwind. However, not everyone has the time to relax, or at least they don’t think they do. What you need to remember is that no matter how busy you are, you should always make time for yourself, and that means unwinding. There is no better way to relax your body and mind than with some Gassho meditation. Here are some of the benefits of meditating regularly.

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Ten Awesome Summer Health Hacks Everyone Should Know

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Celebrate International Day of Happiness March 20th, 2014!

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Yes, It Exists: Live Happy Magazine! (All Photos By Gail. Click Any Image to Enlarge for Detail.)

The most popular song in the country right now is Pharrell Williams ridiculously contagious anthem, “Happy,” whose upbeat lyrics are full of positive advice for any day. But just in case you need a reminder, or a bit of gentle encouragement in your own life, you can get involved with creating and spreading Acts of Happiness on International Day of Happiness, coming up on Thursday, March 20th. Continue reading Celebrate International Day of Happiness March 20th, 2014!

Free Mammograms Available in NYC December 16th, 2013

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The Office of New York State Senator Brad Hoylman is sponsoring an afternoon of Free Mammograms, available to women age 40 and over who haven’t had one in the past year.

Please note that the date has changed from December 2nd to the the 16th. If you previously made an appointment, Project Renewal will call you to confirm the new date and time.

Time and Location Details are:

Monday, December 16th, 2013
1:30 – 4:00 PM
at Project Renewal’s Scan Van
First Avenue between 16th & 17th Streets

Please note that these services are By Appointment Only and space is limited. Please call (800)564-6868 to make your appointment. Again, these mammograms are Free for uninsured women 40 and older. All insurance plans accepted, and Co-payments and deductibles are waived.

Co-Sponsored by: Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney ∙ NYC Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn ∙  Borough President Scott Stringer ∙ State Senator Liz Krueger ∙ State Senator José Serrano ∙ State Senator Daniel Squadron ∙ Assembly Member Richard Gottfried ∙ Assembly Member Brian Kavanagh ∙ Councilmember Gale Brewer ∙ Councilmember Dan Garodnick
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