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Tools to fight seasonal depression

How To Combat Seasonal Depression During the Winter Months in Anchorage

What is seasonal depression? The winter months are often filled with joy and anticipation. This time of year brings the opportunity to gather with loved ones, the ability to build a snowman (that won’t melt from the powerful sun), and so much more. But the darker winter months can lead to an often unspoken ailment: …

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Best hikes near Wasilla, AK

5 Best Hikes Near Wasilla, AK, and Tips for Hiking Adventures for the Whole Family

If you live in Alaska, you already know the health benefits of spending time in the great outdoors. And hiking, too, has many benefits. The sunshine on your face (don’t forget your sunscreen!) can help improve your overall health and well-being. Sunshine provides a nice boost of vitamin D that can reduce your blood pressure, …

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Find togetherness at family dinner

5 Top Tips on Making Family Dinners Less Stressful and More Fun

Family dinner is a time to come together and bond. Modern life is complicated, making today’s families busier than ever before. It can be pretty easy to forego family dinner instead of wrangling everyone together to share a meal and a moment’s peace.  But the truth is the importance of family dinner shouldn’t be overlooked, …

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Happy summer in Wasilla Alaska.

How to Stay Healthy and Active in Wasilla, Alaska, This Summer

Wasilla, Alaska, is a truly wondrous place! There are so many opportunities that you and your family can enjoy this summer. With so much of the great outdoors to experience, it’s easy to find various ways to stay healthy and active throughout the summer. Hiking the Wasilla Creek Wetlands Trail This gorgeous trail allows you …

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Make the best of this unpredictable world

5 Ways to Live Better in an Unpredictable World

How can you plan ahead for an unpredictable future? Christopher Walken once said, “At its best, life is completely unpredictable,” and that couldn’t be more true. This unpredictable world has a way of throwing unexpected situations our way. Some transitions, like accidents, death, divorce, job loss, or serious illness, can be quite dramatic and can …

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Is the winter weather affecting you

6 Ways Winter Weather Can Make You Look Older Than Your Years

The Effects of Winter Weather and Its Impact on Our Bodies Many people associate the summertime and the bright sunshine with younger-looking skin. That light sunkissed tan helps hide blemishes and puts some color on our cheeks. In the heat, we also tend to eat more fresh vegetables and light summer foods, meaning our bodies …

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Time for some holiday fun in Wasilla

Festive Holiday Fun in and Around Wasilla, Alaska

Celebrating the Winter Holiday Season in Wasilla Spending your winter holiday vacation in or near Wasilla, Alaska, is an eye-opening experience that will create lasting memories for you and your family. Our city is quickly growing, which means we have the perfect combination of big-city convenience and small-town charm. We’re also only a 40-mile drive …

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At Valley Dental we appreciate our clients

A Great Big Thank You From the Team at Valley Dental Clinic

Thanksgiving Wishes From Us to You Our modern lives are fast-paced, and every day we’re exposed to numerous negative events and shocking headlines on our phones, our TVs, and the internet. Even our own personal struggles can put a damper on things, focusing us more on what we want than what we already have. This …

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