Mental Health Tips

  •  Track gratitude and achievement with a journal.
  • Start your day with a cup of co­ffee.
  • Set up a getaway.
  • Work on your strengths.
  • Experiment 
  • Go off the grid.
  • Work some omega-3 fatty acids into your diet.
  • Do your best to enjoy 15 minutes of sunshine.
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Growing Tips For Your Tomatoes

…the truth of the matter is that while there are lists upon lists of insects, diseases and other disorders that can make tomato growing a challenge, there’s a suitable solution to deal with most of those problems.

Paul Cappiello~

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Gardening Hacks

Do you have a hard time starting seeds or cuttings? Try soda bottle greenhouses. Cut the bottom off 2-liter soda bottles and remove the labels. Each seed gets its own micro greenhouse! Remove the greenhouses once the seeds have germinated and cuttings are rooted.

Elizabeth Flaherty

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Healthy carbs from fruits and high-fiber foods can form part of a sound diabetes diet.

New recommendations state that all adults over age 18 with type 1 diabetes should test daily. (Older recommendations suggested starting at age 25). Self-monitoring for type 2 diabetes also has benefits, but the benefits aren’t nearly so clear if you don’t take insulin. In that case you should check with your doctor.

 By Charles Patrick Davis, MD, PhD