Healthy Living

How I Got Rid of My Seasonal Allergies and You Can Too

How I Got Rid of My Seasonal Allergies and You Can Too

I used to dread this time of the year because I would always have itchy eyes, a runny nose, an itchy nose and the back to back sneezing that I could not control. I thought I would have seasonal allergies for life and that there was nothing I could do about it. Well, since making […]

5 Simple Ways to Decrease Inflammation in Your Body

5 Simple Ways to Decrease Inflammation in Your Body

Has anyone ever told you that they had inflammation, or that they are working on ridding themselves of inflammation in their body? Today you learn what inflammation is and five simple ways to decrease inflammation in your body. What is Inflammation? According to Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary inflammation is: a local response to cellular injury that […]

The Power of a Smile and a Wave

The Power of a Smile and a Wave

Do you know anyone who smiles and waves at everyone? I could say that I don’t know anyone who does that, but that would be a lie. I know a little girl who carries the power of a smile and a wave with her everywhere she goes.  It’s truly an amazing sight to behold. This […]

Diet & Nutrition

A Quick Start Guide to Paleo Diet

A Quick Start Guide to Paleo Diet

Today’s post is written by guest blogger, Paul Vandyken. The most critical factor of transitioning to the healthy Paleo diet is finding the willpower to start. This kind of diet away with grains, processed foods, dairy products and sugar. Most grains contain gluten whose regular consumption can lead to gluten intolerance. Grains also contain lectins […]

Food Intolerance, Do You Think You Have One?  here’s how you know

Food Intolerance, Do You Think You Have One? here’s how you know

Food Intolerance, Do You Think You Have One? While chatting with a friend, she told me that after eating bananas she feels bad. A YouTube subscriber asked, “How do you know that dairy/cheese caused your digestion issues? Today, I tell you how you can discover if you have a food intolerance. My Quest Bar Experience I […]

Quest Bars Messed me Up and Here’s What Happened

Quest Bars Messed me Up and Here’s What Happened

Last month I tried Quest Bars.  These bars messed me up and here’s what happened.  I thought Quest Bars were good for me, but I was wrong. I have not had any kind of protein powders or protein bars since last year. I started a month or so ago taking collagen, but I do not […]

Self-Care

4 Reasons Why You Should Always Take Care of Self

4 Reasons Why You Should Always Take Care of Self

One of my favorite aunts gave me a call with some news she received about her health. She probably thinks that I am always cool because my voice is always calm no matter what news she tells me. Hey, I’m just that kind of gal. I could tell by the sound of her voice that […]

7 Ways to Get the Best Sleep Ever

7 Ways to Get the Best Sleep Ever

“A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book.” ~ Irish Proverb “Sleep is the best meditation.” ~ Dalai Lama “Sleep is that golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.”  ~ Thomas Dekker Are you sleeping well? Do you find it hard to get a good night’s rest? If […]

7 Benefits of Unplugging from Social Media / Technology

7 Benefits of Unplugging from Social Media / Technology

Social Media has been popular for a while now, but I have noticed that over the years that relationships aren’t like there used to be. Why is this? Because in-person relationships have taken a back seat. People spend more time glued to their smart devices engaging on social media instead of engaging with the people […]

Fitness

Lift: Fitness Culture, from Naked Greeks and Acrobats….(Book Review)

Lift: Fitness Culture, from Naked Greeks and Acrobats….(Book Review)

Lift: Fitness Culture, from Naked Greeks and Acrobats to Jazzercise and Ninja Warriors Lift: Fitness Culture, from Naked Greeks and Acrobats to Jazzercise and Ninja Warriors, author Daniel Kunitz Learn some history about fitness. You should read Lift if: you have an interest in fitness you want to learn the cultural history of fitness you […]

A Story About a Pull-Up Bar and Fitness

A Story About a Pull-Up Bar and Fitness

Have you ever felt like giving up before giving the task a really good try? I am sure some of you have felt like this at some point in your life. Today I share with a story about the pull-up bar and fitness. The Pull-Up Bar I bought a pull-up bar a month ago and I […]

Plan Your Exercise Routine for Success

Plan Your Exercise Routine for Success

Do you find it hard to stick with a fitness routine? I used to find it hard to stick with a fitness routine. My failure to stick with a fitness routine was because I had no plan of action. As a result of not having a plan for my exercise routine, I exercised sporadically. It […]

Reviews

Lift: Fitness Culture, from Naked Greeks and Acrobats….(Book Review)

Lift: Fitness Culture, from Naked Greeks and Acrobats….(Book Review)

Lift: Fitness Culture, from Naked Greeks and Acrobats to Jazzercise and Ninja Warriors Lift: Fitness Culture, from Naked Greeks and Acrobats to Jazzercise and Ninja Warriors, author Daniel Kunitz Learn some history about fitness. You should read Lift if: you have an interest in fitness you want to learn the cultural history of fitness you […]

The Mind-Gut Connection (Book Review)

The Mind-Gut Connection (Book Review)

The Mind-Gut Connection: How the Hidden Conversation Within Our Bodies Impacts Our Moods, Our Choices, and Our Overall Health The Mind-Gut Connection: How the Hidden Conversation Within Our Bodies Impacts Our Mood, Our Choices, and Our Overall Health is a book written by, Emeran Mayer, MD. Learn how the mind and gut connect and how they […]

Why Leaky Gut May Be the Root Cause of Your Health Problems (Book Review)

Why Leaky Gut May Be the Root Cause of Your Health Problems (Book Review)

Eat Dirt:  Why Leaky Gut May Be the Root Cause of Your Health Problems and 5 Surprising Steps to Cure It Eat Dirt is a book written by Dr. Josh Axe.  Learn why leaky gut may be the root cause of your health problems and 5 surprising steps to cure it. You should read Eat Dirt […]

Weight Loss

Free e-Booklet – Foods to Avoid for Weight Loss

Free e-Booklet – Foods to Avoid for Weight Loss

Free eBooklet, Foods to Avoid for Weight Loss I made it through fifteen days without any social media. During my time away from social media, I have gotten a lot of work done. I registered for a few classes, one class is about how to get published, and the second class is about learning to […]

15 Things to Check when Weight Loss has Stalled

15 Things to Check when Weight Loss has Stalled

Are you stuck at a certain weight and can’t figure out why? Here are 15 things you need to check when weight loss has stalled. Check out this list to learn what may be causing your weight loss stall. The Check List This is a checklist to help you take a closer look at your […]

Comparing Your Weight Loss Journey to Others Hinders Progress

Comparing Your Weight Loss Journey to Others Hinders Progress

Comparing Your Weight Loss Journey to Others Hinders Progress. I am in the fourth month of following a Low-Carb High-Fat Ketogenic Diet and most of what I see on the internet when it comes to some people who follow a Ketogenic Diet, is about weight loss and of course the food.  The health improvements are oftentimes […]

Recent Posts

A Quick Start Guide to Paleo Diet

September 26, 2016
A Quick Start Guide to Paleo Diet

Today’s post is written by guest blogger, Paul Vandyken. The most critical factor of transitioning to the healthy Paleo diet is finding the willpower to start. This kind of diet away with grains, processed foods, dairy products and sugar. Most grains contain gluten whose regular consumption can lead to gluten intolerance. Grains also contain lectins […]

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Food Intolerance, Do You Think You Have One? here’s how you know

August 16, 2016
Food Intolerance, Do You Think You Have One?  here’s how you know

Food Intolerance, Do You Think You Have One? While chatting with a friend, she told me that after eating bananas she feels bad. A YouTube subscriber asked, “How do you know that dairy/cheese caused your digestion issues? Today, I tell you how you can discover if you have a food intolerance. My Quest Bar Experience I […]

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Lift: Fitness Culture, from Naked Greeks and Acrobats….(Book Review)

July 25, 2016
Lift: Fitness Culture, from Naked Greeks and Acrobats….(Book Review)

Lift: Fitness Culture, from Naked Greeks and Acrobats to Jazzercise and Ninja Warriors Lift: Fitness Culture, from Naked Greeks and Acrobats to Jazzercise and Ninja Warriors, author Daniel Kunitz Learn some history about fitness. You should read Lift if: you have an interest in fitness you want to learn the cultural history of fitness you […]

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