Merritt Clubs Blog


Unplug to Connect

Posted by Lori O'Donnell

Mar 4, 2020

After my dad passed away about a year and a half ago, I started attending Friday night services at my synagogue on a regular basis. Initially, this was so I could say the Mourner’s Kaddish (prayer for the dead) for my Dad. But, as time went on, I realized that I enjoyed and appreciated the ritual of ending the work week in this way. The service lasts just under an hour, there’s lots of joyful singing, and, it’s a chance to see friends I don’t see on a regular basis. I always leave my phone in the car, and surprisingly, even that one short hour gives me a chance to unplug from the rest of the world and focus on what’s important and right in front of me.

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Topics: knowledge, healthy routine, spiritual health, healthy lifesty, healthty living

Why a Fitness Routine Promotes Healthy Living and More

Posted by Sterling McKinley

Oct 15, 2015

We all seem to fall easily into routines. Whether it be getting up and performing the same daily tasks, or following the same route to work, or setting a work routine, we do it all the time. So have you developed a fitness routine yet? A fitness routine is so important to living a healthy lifestyle. Take a look at a few of the great benefits starting and maintaining a fitness routine can do for you.

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Topics: health, healthy lifestyle, fitness, healthy routine