• Detox Your Home, Detox Your Mind

    Detox Your Home, Detox Your Mind

    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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  • 9 Self Care Strategies to Help Prevent Stress

    9 Self Care Strategies to Help Prevent Stress

    Many people think of stress as unpleasant situations in their lives. For some, it may be how their boss treats them. For others it may be a physical condition such as an illness or a death in the family. Actually stress is our response to these situations, not the situations themselves. Challenging life situations happen to all of us. The more energy and vitality we have, the more easily we meet and adapt to challenging situations. These 9 healthy lifestyle habits build a natural foundation of energy and vitality. They help us become more resilient to the challenges of life....

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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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  • How to Lose The Holiday Weight Gain

    How to Lose The Holiday Weight Gain

     After the holiday rush dies down and life returns to normal, if you are like many people you may find your pants fitting a little tighter around the waist than they did before the holidays. With the abundance of rich foods, holiday sweets and parties to attend it is no wonder that so many people suffer from holiday weight gain. The extra pounds you may have packed on during the holidays can make the prospect of losing weight seem like an overwhelming task. The good news is that by taking the time to choose a post-holiday diet that will work...

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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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  • 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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