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Your GR8 Resource Guide to COVID-19

Right now, we're living challenging times. Information on what COVID-19 means to our lives changes by the day, if not the hour. As most of us find ourselves practicing self-isolation, the flood of information coming through our phones, news, and even our loved ones, it's starting to have a detrimental...
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Practicing Self-Care in Quarantine

While quarantine restrictions are beginning to lift around the world, many individuals are choosing to remain home. Whether it is protect your health, the health of a loved one, or care for kids, more people are stuck in the house than ever before. Myself included. At first, quarantine seems like...
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Coping with Post-Lockdown Anxiety

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, we were forced into confinement like never before–carving out workspaces in our bedrooms or living rooms, homeschooling our children, and socially distancing from pretty much everyone. At that time, we were feeling confused and anxious about the "new normal," what it meant, how it was...
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The Impact of Online Shopping & COVID-19 On the Environment

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a major impact on consumer purchasing behavior. While many local businesses are shuttered, limited to curbside pick-up, or operating at reduced capacity, eCommerce is still available. With many people staying at home, either under government orders or out of caution, online shopping may be the...
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A GR8 Guide to Mastering Your Nutrition

Nutrition is one of the fuzziest subjects out there. One day eggs and bacon are bad for us. The next day, they are okay. What about fats and sugar? How many fruit and vegetables should we really be eating? Since what we eat can have a big effect on our...
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6 Breathing Exercises to Stay Calm

Over and over, we hear how breathing exercises can help us reduce anxiety, decrease stress, and remain calm. We may even know that there is science behind the phrase “take a breath." But how often do we try to find a breathing exercise only to get lost in a sea...
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Coronavirus Relaxation Techniques to Practice Indoors [Video]

During times of stress, having a few relaxation techniques at the ready can help keep you grounded. It’s difficult when we are constantly bombarded with information, and facts seem to be changing every other minute. We’re dealing with unexpected issues like suddenly working from home, keeping kids occupied, and basically,...
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Surprising Things That Are Not Vegan [Infographic]

When you follow a vegan diet, you know not to eat meat, dairy products, and eggs. And if you follow a vegan lifestyle, you know not to wear clothes made with leather, fur, or feathers. However, there are some things on your shopping list that may not be as vegan...
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7-Day Vegan Challenge | Recipes, Tips & More

Join Our GR8 7-Day Vegan Challenge I’ve been a vegan for a while now, after going back and forth from vegetarian (cheese) and pescatarian (protein). So I know going completely vegan can be a challenge, and the thought of taking it up for the foreseeable future can be even more...
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A GR8 Self-Discovery Journal Guide

Get ready to meet a new version of yourself that has been hiding from you. Through this GR8 Self-Discovery Journal Guide, you’ll get to explore your genuine self under your own terms. With short prompts and guidance, you’ll ask yourself the right questions to reconnect with who you are. In...
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12 Documentaries & Books to Learn about US Race Relations

Recent protests are less about specific police-involved deaths, although they are certainly the catalyst, but more about 400 years of systemic racism and oppression. If you don't experience it, it's easy to think that racism doesn't exist or that it's a minor issue. The recent unlawful deaths and protests tell...
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4 Natural Remedies for Common Pet Conditions

If you are a cat or a dog parent, there's no doubt that you love them like family. That means you want to take the absolute best care of them and make sure they get the right treatments when they are not well. Your kitty or pup should see a...
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Setting Up a Productive Work-From-Home Space & Office Hacks

According to recent reports, more than half of the American workforce began working from home in response to the recent COVID-19 outbreak. With so many open workspaces and little way to avoid cross-contamination and direct exposure to individuals at the office, it makes sense. However, the new transition brought its...
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Thinking about Trying Red Light Therapy? Read This First

Red light therapy seems to be popping up everywhere. From dermatologists' offices to spas and high-end gyms, the low-wavelength light promises to cure all of your body and skin woes almost instantaneously. No chemicals, no needles, no downtime. But, as with most cure-all and fountain of youth claims, you have...
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