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Tips for Making it a Great New Year

Tips for Making it a Great New Year

 

Each New Year millions of people make resolutions in hopes for everything from losing weight to quitting smoking to learning how to control their anger. The problem is that many are not sure what things can truly help them have a great year, or what changes they need to make to help those resolutions become a reality. The good news is that there are some really small changes people can make that will help give them a great New Year.

“Most people sit down to make their resolutions and they simply want to lose weight or something like that,” explains Louix Dor Dempriey, a spiritual master who started Louix Dor Dempriey Foundation and leads the events. “Just making that a resolution doesn’t show you the path on how to achieve results, or happiness. When you are happier and more complete, you will find it much easier to achieve those goals.”

There are a variety of good things that people can focus on to help bring them a great 2013, including:

5 Reasons to Go Vegan

5 Reasons to Go Vegan

Bill Clinton did it. So did Ellen DeGeneres. In fact, millions of people around the nation have taken the pledge to go vegan. November is considered World Vegan Month, and it is a great time to take a look at what veganism is and why so many people are moving toward this lifestyle, which eschews using any animal products.

“Veganism is a diet based on living in peace and harmony with the natural world,” explains Louix Dor Dempriey, a spiritual master who started and leads events through the Louix Dor Dempriey Foundation. “There are many great reasons for being vegan, and people around the country are beginning to take notice, helping to increase the number of those who are either vegan or moving toward a vegan lifestyle.”

PartnerMD Brings Concierge Medical Care to Lansdowne, Virginia

PartnerMD Brings Concierge Medical Care to Lansdowne, Virginia

Lansdowne, VA, November 12, 2012  - PartnerMD, a membership-based concierge medical practice, has opened an office in Lansdowne, its fourth office in Virginia. PartnerMD will provide membership medical care, Executive Physicals and corporate wellness programs. 

 

The PartnerMD office in Lansdowne opened on November 1, 2012, with temporary quarters at 19450 Deerfield Avenue, Suite 280, Leesburg, Virginia 20176. Construction is expected to be completed in January on permanent quarters at 19500 Sandridge Way, Suite 200, Leesburg, Virginia 20176.

 

Dr. James Ditaranto, former Medical Director of Ashburn Medical Center, joined PartnerMD on November 1, 2012. Dr. Ditaranto, an osteopathic physician who is board certified in family medicine, has practiced in Northern Virginia for 17 years. One other physician is expected to join Dr. Ditaranto in early 2013.

HealthWorks Opens in Leesburg ::: Care Regardless of Age, Insurance, or Ability to Pay

HealthWorks Opens in Leesburg ::: Care Regardless of Age, Insurance, or Ability to Pay

 

The Loudoun Community Health Center opened the doors of its new Leesburg building and began providing expanded health care services on Tuesday, October 23, 2012. In addition, the health center began doing business under a new name – HealthWorks for Northern Virginia.

The new building, located at 163 Fort Evans Road NE in Leesburg, was completed using an $8.7 million federal grant awarded in 2010. The funding enabled the health center to expand not only space but also the services it provides.  The new 27,000-sq-ft building houses a seven-chair dental suite, a pharmacy, mental health counseling rooms, 18 exam rooms, community meeting rooms and more. 

Loudoun County Sheriff's Office Advises Residents of Busy Weekend Ahead

Loudoun County Sheriff's Office Advises Residents of Busy Weekend Ahead

The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is advising residents of several special events over the weekend that could affect traffic. Please be patient, drive safely and follow all law-enforcement direction. 

October 19th- Homecoming parade for Stone Bridge High School.

Step Up with Walgreens Walk is Oct. 20

Step Up with Walgreens Walk is Oct. 20

When Karen Flanagan walks across the finish line of the “Step Up with Walgreens” Challenge on Sat., Oct. 20, she’ll be taking the steps at least 21 pounds lighter.

The Manassas resident reluctantly signed up for the challenge in August, prodded by her daughter, Walgreens employee Fawn Flanagan, and now is in the running for an individual prize worth $500.

“I’ve been trying to lose weight,” said Karen, whose wake-up call came when she went in for a physical this summer, the first since “I can’t remember.”  Raising five children and being a grandmother to five more, plus working a physically demanding job as a pet groomer, the 55-year-old had just plain neglected her own health.  “So when I walked in Walgreens and Fawn said, ‘Mom, come over here!’  I knew I was in for it.”

5 Things A Bully Doesn’t Want You to Know

5 Things A Bully Doesn’t Want You to Know

As the sound of school bells ringing signals that school is back in session for the year, it also means that students and parents will face some common issues. It is estimated, each day in America, that 160,000 students stay home from school in order to avoid being bullied, so it makes a lot of people wonder what goes on in the mind of a bully. Judging by the research regarding who bullies, it would stand to reason that it’s quite a bit.

“We tend to look at the situation of bullying, and not so much at the bully him- or herself,” explains Peter J. Goodman, author of the book “We’re All Different But We’re All Kitty Cats.” “But if we had a chance to peek into the mind of the bully, we might be surprised at some of the things we would learn.”

There are some things that bullies don’t want people to know, including: