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Jennifer Jackson
Interests: knitting, health & fitness, scouting, clean eating, work-life balance, bulldogs, making "To-Do" lists and checking things off the aforementioned lists
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Coloring isn't just for children anymore. It's fun, therapeutic, and the smell of crayons can elicit happy memories of childhood. But there's more to it than that. Studies show that there are Health Benefits of Coloring for Adults Reduce stress and anxiety Improve motor skills and vision Improve sleep Improve... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2020 at My Wellness Warriors
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Transformation Tuesday starts in your mind. How do you get results? You form new habits. One of the best things that works is learning how to change your habits. That's where personal development comes in. Read or listen to The Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod and learn why building a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2020 at My Wellness Warriors
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Most Zucchini Bread recipes out there should really be renamed Zucchini Cake. That's what they are. Filled with refined sugar and transfat. But Ambitious Kitchen has a 5-star amazing recipe that you might want to try if you enjoy using up all your zucchini from your garden into a sweet... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2020 at My Wellness Warriors
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I promised some recipes for your zucchini crop. Here's a classic. These are Stuffed Zucchini Boats from Dinner at the Zoo Give them a try and let us know what you think! Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2020 at My Wellness Warriors
Yoga nidra or yogic sleep is a state of consciousness between waking and sleeping, like the "going-to-sleep" stage, typically induced by a guided meditation. There is evidence that yoga nidra helps relieve stress. I've been doing Yoga Nidra almost every night before bed since March and I can tell you... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2020 at My Wellness Warriors
Here's an oldie from the The Fifth Dimension from 1969 The chorus goes something like this: Let the sun shine Let the sun shine in The sun shine in Let this be your theme song and a reminder to get some vitamin D naturally every day. Go for a walk... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2020 at My Wellness Warriors
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It's fun to share a good laugh, but did you know it can actually improve your health? Learn how to harness the powerful benefits of laughter and humor with great tips from this article at HelpGuide.org Here's an excerpt: The Benefits of Laughter and Humor Physical health benefits Boosts immunity... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2020 at My Wellness Warriors
Our HR department put out this reminder this week: Working remotely comes with its fair share of challenges both on a personal and professional level. If you or a loved one is dealing with other concerns (e.g. mental, behavioral or physical health concerns), please contact your primary care provider or... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2020 at My Wellness Warriors
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The CDC, as one would expect, puts out some very helpful information about all things related to health. If you haven't checked out their Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19 article, you really should. Here's a brief excerpt from the CDC site with a list of links and emergency phone... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2020 at My Wellness Warriors
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It's back to school (BTS) time across the United States. Some children are going back in person. Some are doing a hybrid - in person and online. Others are opting for homeschooling. No matter how your children (young and old) are heading back to school, it's creating anxiety for both... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2020 at My Wellness Warriors
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Anxiety and depression seem to be at an all time high for most people during 2020. It's no wonder with all the changes, fears, extra work, maybe even things like diminished income in your family, children at home, children going back to school, hurricanes, earthquakes, wildfires, tornados. All of these... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2020 at My Wellness Warriors
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Here is some new fabric I just received for face masks. I took this picture before sewing it into face masks as it's easier to see the prints. Are you a dog or a cat person? Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2020 at Major Knitter's Boot Camp
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Here are some fun camouflage themed face masks. No one will see you coming! This is the fabric that is cut and ready to sew into face masks. It shows off the print much better this way! Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2020 at Major Knitter's Boot Camp
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Here is the camping themed fabric I'm using to make face masks as thank you gifts for everyone who donates to the Dave Farley Waterfront Classroom Project Fund at Camp Sequassen. Make your donation today for a very good cause.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2020 at Major Knitter's Boot Camp
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Here is the Marine Corps themed fabric I'm using to make face masks as thank you gifts for everyone who donates to the Dave Farley Waterfront Classroom Project Fund at Camp Sequassen. Make your donation today for a very good... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2020 at Major Knitter's Boot Camp
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Here is the Americana themed fabric I'm using to make face masks as thank you gifts for everyone who donates to the Dave Farley Waterfront Classroom Project Fund at Camp Sequassen. Who doesn't love Snoopy or Mickey Mouse waving the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2020 at Major Knitter's Boot Camp
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Here is the gardening themed fabric I'm using to make face masks as thank you gifts for everyone who donates to the Dave Farley Waterfront Classroom Project Fund at Camp Sequassen. Make your donation today for a very good cause.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2020 at Major Knitter's Boot Camp
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Here is the Red Sox, Giants and Patriots themed fabric I'm using to make face masks as thank you gifts for everyone who donates to the Dave Farley Waterfront Classroom Project Fund at Camp Sequassen. If you select the Patriots... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2020 at Major Knitter's Boot Camp
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Here is the sports themed fabric I'm using to make face masks as thank you gifts for everyone who donates to the Dave Farley Waterfront Classroom Project Fund at Camp Sequassen. Make your donation today for a very good cause.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2020 at Major Knitter's Boot Camp
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Here is the Girl Scout themed fabric I'm using to make face masks as thank you gifts for everyone who donates to the Dave Farley Waterfront Classroom Project Fund at Camp Sequassen. I realize that some people who love our... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2020 at Major Knitter's Boot Camp
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Here are the Boy Scout themed fabric I'm using to make face masks as thank you gifts for everyone who donates to the Dave Farley Waterfront Classroom Project Fund at Camp Sequassen. This is official BSA fabric. There are a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2020 at Major Knitter's Boot Camp
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Here are the animal themed fabric I'm using to make face masks as thank you gifts for everyone who donates to the Dave Farley Waterfront Classroom Project Fund at Camp Sequassen. Donated today and get your mask(s)! Do a good... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2020 at Major Knitter's Boot Camp
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Here are the face masks that I have available as thank you gifts for anyone who donates to the Dave Farley Waterfront Classroom Project Fund at Camp Sequassen (my happiest place on earth!) Red Face Masks Pink Face Masks Hot... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2020 at Major Knitter's Boot Camp
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I've been busy for the past five months sewing face masks. I'm trying to raise money for my happiest place on earth - Camp Sequassen - and the Dave Farley Waterfront Classroom Project Fundraiser. Anyone who makes a donation will... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2020 at Major Knitter's Boot Camp
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I support my local farm. If you haven't done this yet, I highly encourage it. This last week, our farmer Patti sent out an alert that the zucchini and summer squash crop was producing an overabundance of vegetables. She was offering them at 25 pounds of zucchini/squash for $20. That's... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2020 at My Wellness Warriors