A Valentine’s Day Without Chocolate? NEVER.

Our nutritionist/guest blogger Victoria Shanta Retelny, RD, LDN, knows that Valentine’s Day is around the corner, and for many of us, that means one thing: chocolate ....more

3 Aphrodisac Effects of Dark Chocolate

Let me count the ways…that chocolate is good for us ....more

Color Therapy Takes the Gray out of the Winter Blues

It’s an odd winter in Chicago, with temps nearing 60 and rain but THERE’S STILL THAT GRAY SKY ....more

Sweating with Harley Pasternak at the Coca-Cola Workshop

I was compensated for my participation in Coca-Cola’s Balanced Living Workshop, but my thoughts and views are my own.   Wake-up call ....more

6 Ways to Handle Holiday Controllers, Critics and Coaches

With the holidays around the corner, many of us can use a little help coping with all the togetherness. Sure, the holidays are a time for family gatherings and quality time with loved ones ....more

Coca-Cola Balanced Living Workshop Here I Come!

I was compensated for my participation in Coca-Cola’s Balanced Living Workshop, but my thoughts and views are my own. Woo hoo! ...more

Is ‘Sitting’ a Blogger’s Occupational Hazard?

What portion of your day is spent sitting? In my case, a lot. Even though I exercise regularly, all this sitting could be taking its toll.New research shows that women who exercise regularly spend as much time sitting as women who don’t, which can have significant health consequences, according to the study by Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. This study is important news for those of us who spend endless hours in front of a computer, like bloggers!...more
Get up off your chair this morning! A new health study says we are sitting wayyyyy too much. ...more

7 Tips To Take Care of Your Health During the Holidays

Give yourself the best gift of all this holiday season — the permission to take care of yourself!  We make plans, we shop, we cook, we entertain, and then what? ...more

Going Gluten-Free for Turkey Day

Our nutritionist/guest blogger Victoria Shanta Retelny, RD, LDN, is always looking out for us ....more

Get Up Off That Chair; We’re Sitting too Much

What portion of your day is spent sitting? In my case, a lot. Even thought I exercise regularly, all this sitting could be taking its toll ....more