Presented by Maine Behavioral Healthcare Sometimes a simple gesture — a reassuring touch or kind word — can make the reality around you less painful after a traumatic event. During times when it feels like the whole world in… Read More
    You just received a letter in the mail, informing you that you have been selected for an audit. Now what? Here are some things to understand about an IRS audit. Currently, audit rates for individuals hover around 1 percent for all filers, according to the IRS’… Read More
    Presented by Maine Behavioral Healthcare When professionals encourage us to practice mindfulness, what they’re really imploring us to do is to be more aware of ourselves holistically. Mindfulness is associated with better health outcomes. It’s vital to… Read More
    Presented by Machias Savings Bank If you’re thinking about buying a home, you’re in good company. In 2015, more than five million existing homes were sold in the United States, plus an additional 510,000 new homes. Of those… Read More
    Presented by Machias Savings Bank Jenna Hudson, the 35-year-old mother of Brice, Chase and Bailey, lives in the rural town of Northfield, Maine. This fall, her mornings are a little more hectic than usual. Not only is she packing up… Read More
    Presented by Maine Behavioral Healthcare In the weeks leading up to the national election, we saw an explosion in the very things that tend to cause heightened levels of anxiety: overwhelming amounts of negative media, preparation, anticipation, and conflict. Read More
    Presented by Maine Behavioral Healthcare Life’s hardest lessons are easy to understand and difficult to put into practice. We struggle in predictable and painful ways until we come to terms with things as basic as our own needs and… Read More
    Blueberries, which grow in abundance in Maine, are among the world’s healthiest fruits, and it’s easy to incorporate them into your meals. A cup of blueberries contains 14 percent of the recommended daily allowance of fiber and 24 percent of the recommended daily allowance of vitamin… Read More
    Lobster is considered a nutritious food because it has lots of protein and almost no fat. But lobster rolls are notorious for lots of fatty mayonnaise, which seems to kill the deal. Can you still have a heart healthy lobster meal when you put it into a roll… Read More
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    In a time of rapid change in the healthcare system, it’s no surprise that hospitals across the country are examining new patient care delivery approaches. In many cases, business professionals with management experience are driving innovation. According to experts at the Harvard Business School (HBS),… Read More
    If you regularly have trouble falling asleep at night and staying awake the next day, you are among some 40 million Americans afflicted by chronic sleep disorders, including insomnia. In fact, a 2011 study concluded that insomnia is so prevalent among U.S. workers that it costs American… Read More