21 Creative Ways to Meet Your Daily Step Goal

21 Creative Ways to Meet Your Daily Step Goal
January 13, 2017

Are you struggling to meet your daily step goal? Did you know that Fitbit started the trend and recommended that people work towards getting 10,000 steps in a day? 10,000 steps equate to roughly 5 miles per day, and it is equivalent to 30 minutes of exercise a day. It also satisfies the CDC’s recommendation that people should get at least 30 minutes a day or 150 minutes per week. As a…

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6 Fail-Proof Ways to Transform Your Dry, Cracked Feet This Winter

6 Fail-Proof Ways to Transform Your Dry, Cracked Feet This Winter
December 29, 2016

Do your heels feel like sandpaper when you rub your hand over them? My feet are awful, and I would be so embarrassed to go to the nail salon. I also feel sorry for my massage therapist too. She massages my feet, and it didn’t dawn on me how dry that they are at the moment. Ekk! I am so glad that I received an Oak Leaf Pedicure Foot File &…

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Office Exercises You Can Do Secretly

Office Exercises You Can Do Secretly
December 28, 2016

Working a steady job with regular working hours in the office is a dream come true for many people. Still, no matter how practical a desk job may be, there is an obvious health disadvantage to it. As you may have heard already, sitting has been stated to be the new smoking. In that respect, the time you spend sitting at work and during the rest of your day can…

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Surprising Ways To Help Prevent Colds and Flu This Winter

Surprising Ways To Help Prevent Colds and Flu This Winter
December 27, 2016

These days, colds and flu are a common problem especially in the wintertime when people are stuck indoors. To fight off these problems, you need to act fast. According to research by the University of Arizona, when someone is sick in the office, it takes only four hours for various surfaces in the room to have traces of the viral infection. As per statistics, the 2014-2015 flu season was one…

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Finding your Fitness Flow: How to Stay Motivated in Your Workout Routine

Finding your Fitness Flow: How to Stay Motivated in Your Workout Routine
December 23, 2016

When you start a new workout regimen, the excitement alone will often be enough to propel you through the first several weeks. As the novelty wears off, you might need to dig a little deeper to find your motivation. Check out these 10 tips to keep your enthusiasm high even when your blankets seem more tempting than that early morning run. 1. Try something new. The old saying, “familiarity breeds…

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10 Last Minute Stocking Stuffers for Her

10 Last Minute Stocking Stuffers for Her
December 21, 2016

Can you believe that Christmas is in 4 days? I was able to sneak off to Walmart this morning and I was aimlessly walking around trying to figure out what I wanted for Christmas. My husband asked me to go shopping for him so that I would have some items in my stocking on Christmas morning. I am probably the hardest person to shop for 95% of the time and…

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The Importance of Preventive Dentistry

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December 21, 2016

The practice of taking care of your oral health is crucial if you want to avoid tooth decay, this method is known as preventive dentistry. With preventive dentistry, a person can avoid various oral health issues like cavities, gum problems, enamel wear and plenty more. Preventive dentistry comes with plenty of forms, however, brushing your teeth three times a day is considered the best form of preventive dentistry. Preventive dentistry…

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How to Beat Blue Light with These 5 Superfoods

How to Beat Blue Light with These 5 Superfoods
December 20, 2016

If you remember your school science lessons, you’ll probably already know that light comes in a spectrum. That’s why, when you refract light through a prism, it separates into different shades. What you may not remember from school is the fact that blue light is especially harmful to your eyes, especially over the long term. Unlike red light at the other end of the light spectrum, blue light is composed…

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How to Manage Dry, Flaky Hair in the Wintertime

How to Manage Dry, Flaky Hair in the Wintertime
December 16, 2016

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Head & Shoulders. The opinions and text are all mine. Do you have dry, flaky hair? Great hair starts at the scalp and using Head & Shoulders can help you gain your confidence back so that you don’t have to avoid wearing dark colored shirts. Dark colored shirts make dandruff show up more easily and some people will avoid wearing…

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Top Health Benefits of Swimming

Top Health Benefits of Swimming
December 7, 2016

What makes swimming so great is that it is “the purest exercise of health.” It has numerous benefits on your body, ranging from muscle development and bone strength to helping you achieve cardiovascular excellence and improving your overall quality of life. To better understand why swimming is such a fantastic exercise here are the top health benefits of swimming and why it is such a great source of physical wellness….

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6 Fail-Proof Ways to Host a Healthy Christmas Party or Gathering #ad #BoarsHeadHummus

6 Fail-Proof Ways to Host a Healthy Christmas Party or Gathering
December 6, 2016

Are you looking for some ways to make your Christmas party healthier? I love going to Christmas parties but most of the time the food that is served isn’t always the healthy. It is so much easier to serve healthy foods when you are the host and can plan out what you want to serve your holiday guests. However, when you aren’t the hostess then you don’t always know what…

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12 Christmas Traditions that Won’t Pack on the Pounds

12 Christmas Traditions that Won't Pack on the Pounds
December 4, 2016

Christmas traditions have always been near and dear to my heart since I was a little girl. I wanted to be sure that I passed our family’s traditions to my own children so that they could pass them on to their children one of these days. Of course, being a semi-health nut now, I want to make sure that my children don’t them to make the same unhealthy Christmas traditions that…

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How to Manage Neck Pain Without Using Medication #TensUnit010

How to Manage Neck Pain Without Using Medication
December 1, 2016

Do you suffer from neck pain? A few weeks ago the weather changed and all of a sudden I had a horrible nagging pain in my neck and middle of my back. I have dealt with some off and on pain in my neck since my car accident in 1998. This is the same car accident that has caused lots of problems in my low back that led to having surgery…

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The Year’s Biggest Health and Fitness Trends

The Year's Biggest Health and Fitness Trends
November 28, 2016

Most trends have one thing in common – they get replaced very quickly. But, even though staying healthy and fit may change up its biggest means to achieve this every year, the trend of healthy and fit body and mind is here to stay. In recent years, more and more people have decided to change their lifestyle for the better and paid greater attention to what they consume and what…

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9 Things That I am Thankful For This Year

9 Things That I am Thankful For This Year
November 23, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! It is so hard to believe that this year is almost over with and we will be planning our New Year’s resolution. I have always tried to live a life of gratitude throughout the year and not just in the month of November or Thanksgiving day. I dedicated this year to improving my health. Today, I wanted to share with you 9 things that I am thankful…

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