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Do You Have The Seven Essentials?

Do You Have The Seven Essentials?

Health.  What is health? “The state of being free from illness or injury.” Okay… makes sense right?  If you don’t have illness or injury, you’re healthy.  Pretty simple. So, what is wellness? “The quality or state of being healthy in body and mind, especially as the result of deliberate effort.” “An approach to healthcare that emphasizes preventing illness and prolonging life, as opposed to  emphasizing treating diseases.”   Wellness is also defined as: “A conscious, self-directed and […]

7 Steps to Beat the Clutter

7 Steps to Beat the Clutter

Staying organized is so important.  Often, organization gets underrated and is pushed under the rug, or put last on the mental to-do list.  This is the worst thing anyone could do for their mental, and physical, health! Living in an organized space helps keep your mind […]

Are Electronics Making You Depressed?

Are Electronics Making You Depressed?

In today’s digital world, media and electronics are becoming more prominent, and people are being exposed to them at younger ages. Addiction and related depression, one of the most commonly untreated conditions, are also on the rise. The correlation between electronics, media exposure, and addiction […]

How To Grow Your Own Herbs & Save Money

How To Grow Your Own Herbs & Save Money

Herb (h)ərb/ noun 1. any plant with leaves, seeds, or flowers used for flavoring, food, medicine, or perfume. A.K.A. one of the most expensive things you’ll buy in the grocery store, and one of the most important ingredients to your dishes. So, what’s the way […]

Is Your Device Reducing Your Reading Comprehension?

Is Your Device Reducing Your Reading Comprehension?

Why is it important to keep using physical paper and books?  Mainly due to what it does to our brain and learning.  Did you know that different brain paths are used and stimulated when using physical reading material versus e-reading?  Did you know that there […]

Stretch & Strengthen: The 30 Second Killer

Stretch & Strengthen: The 30 Second Killer

Exercising does wonders for the body!  It can lower your stress hormones, increase alertness, increase energy, increase blood flow, help manage weight and appetite, lowers cholesterol, lowers blood pressure, and the list goes on and on! So, why don’t more people exercise regularly?  Science is still […]

Easy Cinnamon Roll Granola

Easy Cinnamon Roll Granola

Cinnamon Roll Granola is a mouthwatering, easy dish that only requires five ingredients! Naturally sweetened, and made with whole ingredients, there’s no shame in eating this for breakfast or dessert!

Swimming for Fitness & When Not to Stretch

Swimming for Fitness & When Not to Stretch

Swimming is one of the best workouts there is!  It works your entire body including your legs, core, back, chest, and arms.  It even helps with cardiovascular fitness! Swimming is amazing for anyone at any age.  It’s particularly noted for older adults with joint issues […]

Stretch & Strengthen 10×10 AMRAP

Stretch & Strengthen 10×10 AMRAP

You slept through your alarm… You start dreaming about getting ready for the day.  You just got out of the shower, and you brush your hair.  You put on your pants and your shirt.  The tag is in front as you walk out the door.  Silly you. […]

Do You Have a Food Intolerance?

Do You Have a Food Intolerance?

With everyone and their dog going gluten-free, dairy-free, organic, etc., you must have wondered at least once if you had any of these intolerances or allergies, right?  I have.  Turns out I actually have a few.  Granted, I had the easiest warning signs to recognize, skin […]

Sitting: The Silent Killer

Sitting: The Silent Killer

We’ve all been told to get at least 150 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) each week.  While some meet and excel the American Heart Association guideline, some may get a smaller amount of physical activity (PA), and some do not engage at […]

Health Benefits & Facts of Ginger

Health Benefits & Facts of Ginger

For all around health benefits, Ginger is a great choice.  Ginger has anti-inflammatory properties, which helps with just about everything in the body.  It also has a wonderful taste that wakes up the mouth and stomach with a zing! According to Live Strong, Ginger provides […]

What is Diabetes?

What is Diabetes?

When we think of Diabetes, a lot of us will immediately jump to the idea of “Type 2 Diabetes.”  We also tend to associate Diabetes with “overweight people who are sedentary and don’t have any discipline to stop eating sugar.”  But what about the people […]


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