September 15, 2019

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My 5 Secrets to a Better Start to the Day

(BPT) - With a new season, comes a new wellness routine. As vacations end and we go back to our daily lives with work and school, Karla Martinez offers a few “must-do” tips to ensure you're ready for whatever the day brings.

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