Updated 12:00 a.m., Thu December 1, 2016

Soup-er stress relief

Ease holiday hassles with a quick chicken soup

It’s the season to feel stressed out. At least, that’s how too many people feel as December looms before us. Suddenly, there are too many gifts to buy, too many parties to plan and cook for, too many cookies to bake, too many errands to run, too much food to eat. Oh, and I almost forgot to mention: too many pounds to gain. Yes, the holiday season can be, and most often is, a joyous time. But if you aren’t careful, the month’s demands can sometimes take their toll. That’s why I always try to plan regular breaks during the coming month for quiet family time and exercise. I al... READ MORE

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