Lifestyle

  • SELF PRESERVATION DOES NOT EQUAL SELF CARE

    SELF PRESERVATION DOES NOT EQUAL SELF CARE

    Until you value yourself you will not value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it." - M Scott Peck In my recent survey I conducted, I was surprised that when asked to choose some of the challenges in life and business, a lot of respondents checked self-care. Matter of fact, one respondent asked me the question, What IS self-care?" I was so taken aback because I thought everyone was clear on what that term meant. Self-care is what I have struggled with for the last 15 plus years. Actually, all of my life,...

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  • STEP AWAY FROM YOUR DEVICE: IT’S TIME FOR A DIGITAL DETOX!

    STEP AWAY FROM YOUR DEVICE: IT’S TIME FOR A DIGITAL DETOX!

    Instagram, Snapchat, tweets and status updates keep us connected, but overusing technology may affect our health.
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  • DETOX YOUR HOME, DETOX YOUR MIND

    DETOX YOUR HOME, DETOX YOUR MIND

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    Self care isn’t just about what we can do inwardly! It’s also about extending that same attention to our immediate surroundings.

    Sure, you’ve heard all about clean eating, but what about clean living? Considering how much time we spend in the great indoors, it kind of makes sense to give your space some all-natural love and attention. But if the idea of scrubbing your home with baking soda os a little too out-there for you, don’t fret. Here, nine easy things you can do to reduce your exposure to toxins and make your home just a little bit healthier. 

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  • STAYING HEALTHY WHILE TRAVELING: TIPS FROM JOEL

    STAYING HEALTHY WHILE TRAVELING: TIPS FROM JOEL

    If you travel for work or pleasure, you know that healthy food can sometimes be hard to come by. Or I should at least say there are so many temptations out there that the healthy options seem few and far between. Being prepared is 75% of the battle when it comes to eating healthy while traveling. It definitely requires a little planning and a special nutritional strategy. Luckily, you can adhere to your healthy eating plan with a little extra work. These 8 tips for healthy eating while traveling provide some solid ideas to staying on track while on the...

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  • SHEDDING POUNDS WITH PROTEIN

    SHEDDING POUNDS WITH PROTEIN

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    When it comes to losing weight, creating a calorie deficit is what matters most. Pea protein powder — such as this product from Body Complete RX — is made from organic yellow peas. It’s hypoallergenic, making it a safe choice for those with intolerances or allergies to milk, soy or egg. What’s more, pea protein powder is a good plant-based alternative to dairy-based proteins for weight loss. A calorie deficit occurs when you consume fewer calories than you expend. You can accomplish this by eating less calories, burning more calories through exercise or a combination of both Once you establish a calorie deficit,...

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  • RECLAIM YOUR LIFE, TAKE A 24HR DAY FOR SELF CARE

    RECLAIM YOUR LIFE, TAKE A 24HR DAY FOR SELF CARE

    When was the last time you took a day just for yourself? If you're a small business owner or anyone else for that matter, you answer is probably never. Essentially an Extraordinary Self-care Day is taking one 24-hour period where you take care of yourself. You do no work at all. I know, I can hear your protest. I protested too when I first heard this idea "But you don't understand, I have to check my voicemail, I have to return phone calls, I have to answer my emails and on and on." I protested in my very best entrepreneurial...

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