by Gina Higgin

While you may look forward to the celebrations and family traditions, the holidays can also introduce some unhealthy habits. For many, exercise and weight loss are naughty words this time of year. Remember, the holiday season lasts about two months but the actual days of celebration are much fewer. There are things you can do […]

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by Jonathan Eisler

There are two things we can always count on around this time of year—being asked what we’re thankful for as friends and family gather for Thanksgiving and charitable organizations ramping up their fundraising efforts for #GivingTuesday. This weekend, I reflected on the shared spirit of these annual November events and considered the implications for those […]

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by Bernard Dyme

It has been a good week, mainly because the election for the President of the United States is over. Finally, after 2 years, it is over. Please don’t get me wrong. I don’t mean to sound anti-patriotic. In fact, I believe very strongly in exercising our right to vote. However, this election has been different […]

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Resiliency in the Final Inning

by Bernard Dyme

This has been a very exciting time for Chicago. It has been a long time since the team on the north side of the city has been in a World Series (71 years) and even longer since they won (108 years).  But 2016 is the year that changed it all.  That’s right, the Cubs won […]

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