Pay It Forward This Thanksgiving!

Pay It Forward This Thanksgiving!

As many of us prepare for the holiday season with Thanksgiving this week (and Christmas right behind!), it’s a good time to reflect on the many things we’re thankful for this year. Perhaps you’re most thankful to be gathering with friends and family for the first time in a long time, or maybe you’re thankful for a new job (or keeping…

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Happy Halloween for EVERYbody: Three Ways to Make Halloween More Inclusive This Season

Halloween is just a couple of weeks away. Kids (and adults) are picking out the perfect costume and preparing for lots of fun, and PLENTY of candy. While some families will still be participating in traditional trick-or-treating in nearby neighborhoods, other families here in Polk County might not yet feel comfortable going out in droves to take part. What’s more,…

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Back to the Daily Grind: Helping Your Pets Transition When You Head Into the Office

With much of the workforce returning to in-office hours, pet owners everywhere are facing a universal problem: what should they do to help their pet adjust to no longer having them at home all day? Many pets have gotten accustomed to having their owner(s) at home 24/7 over the last year and a half, especially those who were bought/adopted during…

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Valentine’s Day, the Safe Way: Celebrating in 2021

With just a little over a week left until Valentine’s Day, many of us are busy making preparations for showing the ones we love just how much we care. It’s no secret though that this year’s holiday looks different than years past. No crowded restaurants, no big parties, no surprise cruises or last-minute vacations and no large-scale community events will…

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Decking the Halls 2020: Bringing Joy to Your Neighborhood

When it comes to Christmas decorations, people usually fall somewhere in between two points on this spectrum: outdoor extravaganza or no Christmas lights outside at all. No matter where you fall on the scale, it’s no secret that Christmas lights are a favorite pastime, from small communities to the big city, and Polk County is no exception. Lakeland, Winter Haven,…

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Self Care Is More Than Healthy Living

Health is a hot topic in today’s society thanks to COVID 19. Even before the pandemic, weight loss regimens, exercise programs, and health foods were a lucrative market for those who sought to help people take health to the highest level. However, many of the offerings for “bettering one’s self” focus on the physical body, and leave out the emotional…

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New Home, New Career: PHR Staffing Solutions Welcomes You to Florida

A move to a new place can be exciting, but it can also be stressful and is certainly busy. Managing the transition from one home to another can take a lot of time and effort, and simply getting your new house set up and functional for daily life is a long process on its own. If you are adding a…

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Make Moments Count: Using Your Free Time Wisely

Fall is not far off (even though it doesn’t feel like it right now!), and the time of year when festivities and fun usually begin is upon us. Halloween will be looming on the calendar, closely followed by Thanksgiving and then, suddenly, it’s Christmas! If you are currently unemployed though, you might be wondering “what’s next?” for you and your…

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Putting Your Best Face Forward: Mask-Wearing Tips As You Head into The Office

With many places returning to a semi-normal state in regards to operating hours and available services, employees are slowly getting back to work, but that doesn’t mean life looks the same as it did before COVID came along. Distancing and excessive hand washing aren’t the only new policies around most offices, as masks have become the hottest (literally!) fashion trend…

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Fall and Feeling Your Best: How to Prepare for The Coming Cold and Flu Season Amidst COVID-19

As we prepare to head into Fall, parents are usually preparing themselves for the horde of colds and sickness that will come into their home from their school-aged kids. School (or daycare) is associated with sickness, which would leave many people who don’t have kids in school feeling pretty safe about their health this season. The workplace too can be risky when it…

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