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Staying Happy and Healthy in Your Role as Mom Through Mindfulness 

January 19, 2017
Staying Happy and Healthy in Your Role as Mom through Mindfulness 

It’s the buzzword it seems everyone is saying—mindfulness. When you think of mindfulness, you may think of hippies, granola, and frolicking in a meadow. But what does mindfulness really mean? The very definition of mindfulness is a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one’s feelings, […]

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Grow It Out: Natural Ways to Speed Up Hair Growth

January 7, 2017
Grow It Out: Natural Ways to Speed Up Hair Growth

Are you feeling jealous of Rapunzel of late? And regretting that decision of yours which made you chop off your long hair because you thought you didn’t want it anymore?   Well, we all have been there and done that. When we were kids, our mom’s took amazing care of our hair, oiled them, and plaited […]

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Losing Your Hair? Not on Our Watch!

December 13, 2016
Losing Your Hair? Not on Our Watch!

With the exception of people who shave their heads on purpose, nobody wants to go bald. Unfortunately due to genetics some of us will eventually find ourselves with more shampoo than we know what to do with. Finding out whether you are genetically predisposed to baldness isn’t difficult and can provide quite a lot of […]

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Getting Back To The Pre-Baby Figure: Realistic Advice From Women That Have Been There

December 6, 2016
Getting Back To The Pre-Baby Figure: Realistic Advice From Women That Have Been There

Having a baby and suddenly being thrown into the responsibilities of becoming a parent can be very overwhelming both emotionally and physically. Many studies have shown that new parents often suffer from severe sleep deprivation and exhaustion, determined to invest all their available energy on the needs of their baby. Due to extreme tiredness, many […]

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Gym Fitness Strategies

June 8, 2016
Gym Fitness Strategies

In some cases, your metabolism slows down due to countless factors. Thus, despite the efforts you are putting in at the gym by working out to reduce body weight or get into shape, this approach might not be working for you. There are countless people who complain that despite their continuous efforts and determination they remain unable to […]

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How to Prevent Your Dog from Getting Arthritis

January 4, 2016
How to Prevent Your Dog from Getting Arthritis

As your dog ages, he or she is susceptible to developing arthritis. Arthritis involves inflammation that can affect your pet’s joints and make it difficult for him or her to move. Arthritis can be painful for your furry friend and something he or she could have to take medication for. Once arthritis is present, it can’t […]

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Help Your Child Lose Weight in Fun and Healthy Ways

November 4, 2015
Help Your Child Lose Weight in Fun and Healthy Ways

How to get a child to lose weight is a problem many parents are facing today. In the age of internet, tablets, computers, game consoles, and smart phones getting a child interested and motivated to exercise and be active is difficult. Children are looking for constant entertainment, and from their point of view, exercise is […]

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4 Reasons to Consider Increasing Your Fiber Intake

August 18, 2015
4 Reasons to Consider Increasing Your Fiber Intake

When it comes to maintaining good health, it all boils down to finding a balance between eating the right foods to receive the various nutrients and vitamins your body needs and remaining active to help the body naturally rid itself of the unnecessary toxins and buildup. If you’ve ever researched how to get rid of […]

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Get Healthy Now

July 29, 2015
Get Healthy Now

Nobody can predict what life will throw at you, but that should not prevent you from being ready in case of emergency. An emergency can take shape in many forms. Emergencies arise from severe weather, sudden illness, accidents, etc. It is truly mind-boggling how we make it through the day with all the dangers surrounding […]

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The Real Reason You’re Always Tired

July 24, 2015
The Real Reason You’re Always Tired

If you are always tired, there are plenty of reasons why this may be true for you. In today’s overbooked culture, many people are suffering from chronic tiredness. The good news is that it is possible to make a few lifestyle changes and re-energize your life. Top Reasons You Are Tired There are multiple reasons […]

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5 Great Reasons to Keep Carbs in Your Diet

July 9, 2015
5 Great Reasons to Keep Carbs in Your Diet

Guest post by Emily Hunter Carbs make the natural nutritional scapegoat. Put on a few extra pounds, blame the carbs that you had for lunch or dinner the day before. A little less 6-pack than one expected? Carbs. Truth is, though, carbohydrates are not the bad guy.   “The right types of carbs can help you […]

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30 Healthy and Delicious Ways to Incorporate Chia Seeds into Your Daily Diet

June 23, 2015
30 Healthy and Delicious Ways to Incorporate Chia Seeds into Your Daily Diet

Most of you have probably heard the catchy jingle “Cha Cha Cha Chia” used to advertise those popular Chia pets. I’ve even received one or two as grab bag gifts which I never actally used, I must admit. Well, instead of growing your chia seeds into a pet, why not try eating them instead. They are so healthy […]

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5 Steps to Increasing Your Metabolism to Help You Burn Belly Fat

January 29, 2015
5 Steps to Increasing Your Metabolism to Help You Burn Belly Fat

For as long as I can remember, I was the lucky one among my friends who never had a belly fat problem. But lately, to my surprise, my figure is slowly changing before my eyes. Coincidentally, everywhere I turned I saw a new book or headline addressing the apparent “fat belly epidemic”! So lately, I’ve been reading a lot […]

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It’s a New Year! My Top 5 Health-Related Resolutions for 2015

January 9, 2015
It's a New Year! My Top 5 Health-Related Resolutions for 2015

It’s 2015! A New Year! A New Birthday!   For me, that means that it’s time to finetune my game and “turn up the heat” on my healthy lifestyle! Like most of us, at the beginning of each year, I assess myself and set goals for the year ahead. It is a ritual that I truly enjoy! […]

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Virtual Book Tour & Giveaway: “Attract Your Ideal Weight: 8 Secrets of People Who Lose Weight and Keep It Off”

December 16, 2014
Virtual Book Tour & Giveaway:

How many times have you tried a diet and failed to lose any weight at all? How many times have you struggled to follow a diet, lost some weight and then gained it all back? What would life be like if you no longer struggled with your weight? Like many, losing weight and keeping it off is […]

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Are You Eating “Healthy” But Not Losing Weight? 10 Reasons Why I Love “The Virgin Diet Cookbook”

July 9, 2014
Are You Eating

For years, I have been following a healthy, organic, plant-based diet for years–and loving it. A typical day finds me downing green tea, fresh fruit, fresh juices, superfood green smoothies, salads, steamed vegetables, brown rice or quinoa, beans and greens. Coming from years of studying Macrobiotics, my plant-based diet also included tofu, tempeh, seaweed, fermented foods, nut milks, […]

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Trying to Lose Weight? 23 Tips to Help You Reach Your Goals

July 9, 2014
Trying to Lose Weight? 23 Tips to Help You Reach Your Goals

I’m sure you will agree that losing weight often proves to be one of the hardest challenges we face. Weight loss can really make a powerful and positive impact on your health and your lifestyle. However, it does require a lot of effort to succeed. There are so many weight loss schemes, diets, programs, myths and realities. Do […]

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Does Your Family Need a Healthy Lifestyle Makeover? 10 Fun & Easy Diet & Fitness Tips For Your Whole Family

June 12, 2014
Does Your Family Need a Healthy Lifestyle Makeover? 10 Fun & Easy Diet & Fitness Tips For Your Whole Family

Guest post by Bonnie Connerly. It can be challenging finding enough time to fit in regular exercise and a well-balanced diet for the entire family becomes harder still. Among school, work and extracurricular activities, managing several different schedules seems next to impossible. And yet, hundreds of thousands of families nationwide manage to lead healthier, more […]

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Picture This: A Day in the Life of a Healthy Person

May 21, 2014
Picture This: A Day in the Life of a Healthy Person

We all want to be healthy, look good, feel good, live well, right? But sometimes that is easier said than done. What does a healthy lifestyle actually look like? What habits should you follow to make and keep yourself healthy, naturally? To me being healthy is all about balance: mind, body, spirit. Ideally, living a naturally […]

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