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Health Made Easy: Tried and True Ways to Boost Your Health

This can be harder to do when it’s cold or rainy outside, but by stepping out into nature we can experience some of the beautiful and calming effects that nature inherently gives… Read More

For the Love of Chocolate: How sweet it is!

Chocolate has many benefits, though not all chocolate is created equally. White chocolate has no cocoa powder in it at all. Milk chocolate contains as little as 10% cocoa powder… Read More

Achieving Those Goals: 8 Tips for Making Success a Reality

Start with – Creating a List. Set a timer for two minutes and just write out what you’re feeling you’d like to change or achieve. Don’t worry about the practical carrying out of these ideas yet, just get them down on paper. Read More

Holiday Health: How to Stay Healthy Through the Most Wonderful – and Tasty – Time of the Year

When you’re throwing that Christmas party, be sure to surround your space with delicious and healthy options. Read More

How To Exercise With Excellence

The best time to start exercising excellently is now! And here are 5 tips how: 1 – Plan your workouts at the beginning of the week. 2 – Find A Fitness Friend. 3 – Do What You Enjoy! 4 – Listen to What Your Body is Saying. 5 – Be Courteous to Yourself. Read More

Is Sugar Ever Okay to Eat?

Well, in answer to the question, “is sugar ever okay to eat?” yes. It is okay to eat sugar. Sometimes. There are many studies with evidence as to why/how too much sugar is detrimental to your health and well-being… Read More

The Wonders of Water: How Wonderful It Is!

What if I told you that there was something that would benefit every function of your body, help you feel more awake and alert, promote weight loss, is essentially free, and it’s there before you just waiting to be taken? Would you be interested in trying it? Read More

Water vs Sugary Drinks: Give Me Water or Give Me Disease

Cut the soda and energy drinks and replace them with water! The FDA uses the standard 2000 calorie a day plan to determine total intake of nutrients. The FDA recommends no more than 50g of sugar per say. Read More

Protecting your Ears: Can You Hear Me Now?

Our ears can hear a wide range of sounds from very quite sounds to very loud sounds. The unit of measurement for the loudness of a sound is the decibel (Db). The more loud a sound is, the higher the Db level. Read More

Protecting your Eyes: Can You See Me Now?

How your eye can become damaged? Excessive light, such as sun light or welding arcs/flames, can cause permanent damage to your retina and cause blindness. Read More

Exercise and Physical and Psychological Health: Do This and Your Mind, Heart & Lungs will Thank You

We all know that exercise is an important part of staying healthy, but how exactly does it help keep us physically healthy and mentally healthy? Learn the reasons why you need to exercise! Read More

Hypertension: Dodge the Silent Killer

The American College of Cardiology guidelines are: 1) Normal: Less than 120/80 mmHg 2) Elevated: Systolic (top number) between 120-129 mmHg and diastolic (bottom number) less than 80 mmHg 3) Stage 1: Systolic between 130-139 mmHg or diastolic between 80-89 mmHg. Read More

Too Sweet for Our Own Good? Get to Know the Most Common Types of Diabetes

There are 3 common types of Diabetes – (1) the Prediabetes, where your blood sugar level starts to get high; (2) Type 1 Diabetes – where your pancreas produces little or no insulin; and (3) Type 2 Diabetes – where your body’s production of blood sugar is already affected. Read More

Got the Sugar Blues? 4 Steps to Defeat the Sugar Monster

Sugar is easily hidden in foods because of the numerous sources for it – but now you’ll know. Here’s a few to watch out for: The “oses”, Evaporated Cane Juice, Agave Nectar, Corn Syrup… Read More

Do You Have Work Stressors? Read Our 6 Hacks to Relieve Stress!

Having Stresses from work? Here’s our 6 solutions for those problems! These include: (1) Don’t Take Things Personally or Make Assumptions, (2) Make “ahead” Your Word of the Day Every Day… Read More

Having a Hard Time Falling Asleep? Read Our 5 Hacks to Fall Asleep Fast!

If you are suffering from having a hard time falling asleep, we have 5 solutions to help you with it! These include: (1) Beat the Sugar Blues, (2) Kill the Buzz, (3) Wired at Night? Zap the Blue Light… Read More