Chocolate's my favorite health food

Just in time for Valentine's day: Should you be eating more chocolate? ...more

Take Care of Yourself (post-divorce advice)

One of the biggest things any reading material or advice giver of those going through (or on the other side) a divorce will tell you is to start taking care of yourself! Take time to love yourself, treat yourself well - I mean, I've even seen date yourself! Honestly, this can kind be an eye-roll sort of task, especially when your ex has already moved on and you feel like a total single loser. But one thing I'm trying super hard to work on is allowing myself time to heal and not to rush into anything....more

5 Steps for Handling Criticism Constructively

I can tell you -- for a fact -- that there is probably nobody who struggles with criticism more than I do.  In fact, if you were to ask any of my former employers, they would all probably say that "being defensive" was the one quality about me they struggled with the most.Nobody likes criticism....more

How to Maintain Healthy Muscles

Muscles play vital roles in our body system. They are body tissues consisting of long cells, and are responsible for many important functions in our body system.In fact, muscles make up to 40% of our body weight, and everyone has about 600 of them. Thus a healthy muscular system contributes immensely to a healthy wellbeing.Many people believe that only athletes and macho men require strong and healthy muscles. This is a misconception as muscles are involved in essential functions such as heartbeat, smiling, frowning, eating, talking, and moving....more

Lemon Blueberry Cake Smoothie

I hope that you all have some awesome weekend plans! I’m sure they’re much cooler than mine. I’ll be working on a marketing project (woohoo).  To start your weekend off right, I made a lovely and fresh tasting smoothie-Lemon Blueberry Cake! All kinds of yum. Lemon Blueberry Cake is quite possibly my favorite dessert in the entire world. Carrot Cake takes a close second place. So, why not turn my favorite into a smoothie?   ...more

5 Steps to Stay Hydrated

It's common knowledge that drinking enough water is one of the best things you can do for your body. Drinking water aids in digestion, is great for your skin, and literally fuels your body. One of my top personal goals for 2016 is to drink more water - something I'm admittedly not that great at right now....more

Reasons to Buy a Fitbit

I'm not great at exercising on a regular basis (or even a semi-regular basis), but when I found out I had a slight arrythmea I was motivated to keep better track of my fitness and overall health. We only get one body so we're supposed to treat it like a temple, right? And no, not a temple worshipping bagels and wine. Enter the Fitbit Charge HR....more

How To Avoid Catching Other People’s Stress

It’s possible you feel that catching other people’s stress is unavoidable, but that’s simply not true. Take a minute to sit and think about what typically causes you stress. A lot of your stress probably stems from internal thoughts and pressure you put on yourself, but I bet a large chunk of it also gets triggered by other people....more

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