1 10, 2014

6 Reasons to Get Chia Seeds Into Your Diet Today

By |2020-04-06T15:52:18-05:00October 1st, 2014|General Health & Fitness|Comments Off on 6 Reasons to Get Chia Seeds Into Your Diet Today

Anyone who is reasonably interested in health and fitness has probably, at some point, come across a person touting the benefits of chia seeds. Like so many trendy “superfoods” chia has new age health-types in a frenzy about its supposed health benefits. Well it turns out that for once, the [...]

30 09, 2014

5 Health Foods That Are Spoiling Your Weight Loss Efforts

By |2020-04-06T16:02:51-05:00September 30th, 2014|General Health & Fitness|Comments Off on 5 Health Foods That Are Spoiling Your Weight Loss Efforts

Don’t we all know someone who appears to eat nothing but a variety of health foods, yet despite their good efforts, they still have excess pounds to shift? Perhaps this person is you? The biggest mistake many of us make when it comes eating healthy is that we forget about calories. [...]

30 09, 2014

Seasonal Eating: The 6 Best Fruits and Veggies of Early Fall

By |2020-04-06T15:52:18-05:00September 30th, 2014|General Health & Fitness|Comments Off on Seasonal Eating: The 6 Best Fruits and Veggies of Early Fall

Although we officially transitioned into fall last week (Sept. 23), it's still that weird in-between-seasons kind of weather. It's brisk some days and warm on others. Just last weekend I wore long pants and a sweater one day, shorts and a t-shirt the next. It's all over the place. But [...]

30 09, 2014

3 Power Moves to Fast-Track Your Dreams into Reality

By |2020-04-06T16:02:51-05:00September 30th, 2014|General Health & Fitness|Comments Off on 3 Power Moves to Fast-Track Your Dreams into Reality

Statistics are now proving that college graduates change jobs five to six times before they finally land in a career that can keep them engaged for a certain length of time. Interestingly enough, this was recently spoken by a high school college guidance counselor working with students on choosing their [...]

29 09, 2014

7 Rules For Healthy Eating And Lifelong Vitality

By |2020-04-06T16:02:51-05:00September 29th, 2014|General Health & Fitness|Comments Off on 7 Rules For Healthy Eating And Lifelong Vitality

Though we are conscious of what goes into our mouths, we sometimes don’t consider the meaning or purpose behind that action. If we want to be healthy and experience lifelong vitality, we must be aware of our daily decisions and actions, and align them with health. The actions we take, [...]

28 09, 2014

6 Ways to Keep the Whole Family Active

By |2020-04-06T16:02:51-05:00September 28th, 2014|General Health & Fitness|Comments Off on 6 Ways to Keep the Whole Family Active

Children are little balls of energy, naturally. But with seemingly endless television channels, gaming devices, and social media outlets, it can be difficult to get your kids interested in being physically well. However, there are many things you can do as a family that promote physical wellness without seeming like [...]

27 09, 2014

The 3 Most Effective Exercises For Fat Loss

By |2020-04-06T16:02:51-05:00September 27th, 2014|General Health & Fitness|Comments Off on The 3 Most Effective Exercises For Fat Loss

Why is exercise good for fat loss? Well, diet is about losing pounds, but exercise is about losing inches. Diet does one thing that dietary restriction cannot: it builds muscle. This is a poorly misunderstood concept, because most people, including clinicians, equate BMI with body fat. BMI does not take [...]

27 09, 2014

6 Ways to Exercise When You Don’t Have Time

By |2020-04-06T15:52:19-05:00September 27th, 2014|General Health & Fitness|Comments Off on 6 Ways to Exercise When You Don’t Have Time

Exercise, as we all know, is good for us. It keeps us healthy and fit. However, with work, school, families, and other obligations it's hard to find time to fit a workout in as often as we'd like. Luckily, there are ways to stay in shape without hitting the gym [...]

26 09, 2014

10 Ways to Get Over the Afternoon Slump

By |2020-04-06T15:52:19-05:00September 26th, 2014|General Health & Fitness|Comments Off on 10 Ways to Get Over the Afternoon Slump

The afternoon slump happens to the best of us. Even when we get a good night's sleep and wake up feeling energized, when 3 pm rolls around it's all we can do to stay awake. And while taking a nap at your desk probably isn't an option, there are other [...]

26 09, 2014

6 Ways To Get A Better Night’s Sleep Tonight

By |2020-04-06T15:52:19-05:00September 26th, 2014|General Health & Fitness|Comments Off on 6 Ways To Get A Better Night’s Sleep Tonight

Despite the fact most us go to sleep every single night of our lives we just don’t seem to be getting the hang of it. Sleep should come easily to us considering the fact we spend half of our lives doing it, yet we get into bed and find ourselves [...]

26 09, 2014

4 Quick Tips to Keeping You Authentic

By |2020-04-06T15:52:19-05:00September 26th, 2014|General Health & Fitness|Comments Off on 4 Quick Tips to Keeping You Authentic

It’s midnight and you just remembered you signed up to make brownies for your kid’s bake sale tomorrow. With one eye half open you pull all the ingredients out of the pantry (aka the box of brownie mix) and then reach for the butter and eggs out of the refrigerator [...]

26 09, 2014

10 Ways to Get Your Kids to Behave Without Spanking Them

By |2020-04-06T15:52:19-05:00September 26th, 2014|General Health & Fitness|Comments Off on 10 Ways to Get Your Kids to Behave Without Spanking Them

Parenting can get overwhelming. When kids don’t do what they are supposed, you may be tempted to blow your top and spank them out of desperation. But, it’s never okay to hit children. An increasing number of scientific evidence confirms there is a link between a child being hit, pushed [...]