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January 26, 2015

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The Egg Timer Against A Wave of Change

It's constant.  Life brings us new things constantly.  Changes in technology, knowledge, information and life responsibilities grow at a pace we were not designed to handle.  None the less, we face the pressure of life and work along with more technology and information.  Learning is a way of mitigating the pressure.  The act of learning chang

December 15, 2014

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Tis the season of parties and family gatherings!

December 1, 2014

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The Foundation of Your Continued Existence

Many people breathe in a very shallow way.  They do what is called shallow chest breathing and it almost looks like panting.  When you are breathing in short panting type shallow chest breaths or even holding your breath, the mind perceives this as something is wrong.  This is actually a very stressful condition for your body.&nb

November 19, 2014

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Give the Gift of Learning This Season

As we celebrate the season of giving, you may be looking for a unique gift for a special person.  Would you like to inspire that person to develop their best qualities, or to just have a little fun?

November 13, 2014

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Give Yourself the Gift of Health and Safety

Here are 12 recommended tips from the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) for self-care this season. Keep yourself and your loved ones safe and healthy—and enjoy the holidays!!

November 6, 2014

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Health Benefits of Dancing

How much thought have you given to dancing? Personally, the only dance experience I have comes from the jazz-square and grapevine-heavy choreography of our high school chorus shows. Does that count? Anyway, in the past few years, I’ve become a fan of Dancing with the Stars.

October 20, 2014

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Do You Know Someone That's 20-Something?

As a parent I sometimes get frustrated and feel as if my child, at 23 years of age, should already be established in a career and fully independent, but then I came across an article by Melinda Beck.  According to Beck their brain is still developing and will be well into their third decade of life – 30’s???

October 1, 2014

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Change is in the Air

Fall is a season of change. The leaves change, temperature drops, and suddenly there’s pumpkin-flavored everything. Here, nestled in the mountains, we get to experience the transformation that fall brings firsthand. Each year, the Blue Ridge Mountains trade in their distinctive hue for vibrant shades of red, orange, and yellow that people travel from all over to see.

September 25, 2014

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5 Facts About Online Classes

Since 2002, A-B Tech Continuing Education Division has partnered with ed2go to provide online classes to our students. Here are five things you should know about our online classes:

September 4, 2014

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Wellness is the Right and Privilege of Everyone!

Yes, the right and privilege of everyone; there is no prerequisite for it other than your free choice.  Wellness begins with your lifestyle.  Your environment is important, heredity does play a part, and the health care system has an impact on your wellness, but only lifestyle is under your direct influence.  Since lifestyle is the key element in

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