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No doubt, normal Halloween festivities aren't exactly going to happen how we'd all like for them to this year. The good news? It doesn't mean there isn't still fun to be found, whether you get joy from handing out candy or are a parent looking for something special for your child to safely enjoy. Check out these ideas for trick-or-treat alternatives and tips:

Mindfulness, as defined by Mayo Clinic, is a type of meditation in which you focus on being intensely aware of what you're sensing and feeling in the moment, without interpretation or judgment. Practicing mindfulness involves breathing methods, guided imagery, and other practices to relax the body and mind and help reduce stress.

Happy October! I am so excited to welcome this change in seasons, and eager to read some new spooky books. If you know me, you know I love a good thriller/mystery book any time of the year—but there is no better season to read a scary, suspenseful book than in "spooky season."

With news and current events swirling around us at what seems like the speed of light, it's understandable to feel like you can't keep up. It's critical, however, to do so. Use these tips to up your game, while ensuring the information you're reading is credible.

COVID-19 has resulted in some stressful and isolating times. And soon, the weather will get colder and we'll be facing our first full winter season during the pandemic. Honestly, the thought of that has me a little freaked out, which is why I've already started planning for ways to make it as enjoyable as possible.

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