simple de-stress tips

15 Minute Fitness Challenge!

Have you done a 30 Day Challenge yet? They’re quite popular, and fun! They’re also a great way to start a new workout plan because when you complete anything for 30 days, you have a much better chance of making it a permanent new habit; so let’s get started! Here’s my recomme...

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Ever Want to Just Hibernate?

Freezing Rain, Snow, Sleet, Wind – Winter has arrived… Seems a bit early this year, but perhaps it’s just that I’m not looking forward to several more months of this. 🙁 While we don’t actually hibernate like bears, there are some things we can do to prepare ourselves...

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‘Tis The Season For Over-Indulgence!

Speaking of over-doing, the holiday season is a time when many of us overbook ourselves and become pretty stressed out. I have one word for you: no. Learn how to say “no.” It’s difficult at first, but after a while you’ll feel a lot happier for not overbooking, overcooking, o...

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Diets Don’t Work!

Last week’s news release of a study that proved diets don’t work made headlines, but in my opinion, should not have. Anyone that’s been on one knows that once you stop, you gain the weight back. Who needed a scientific study to tell us this!? All four of the top diet programs, Atki...

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Foods For Cancer Prevention

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, let’s talk food for better health! Most people know that berries are high in antioxidants, which help prevent cell damage; and that foods like nuts and cold water fish are high in Omega 3’s, which help prevent inflammation, in turn, keeping o...

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How a Gratitude Journal Can Reduce Stress

How many of you are participating in the current Gratitude Challenge making its viral debut through Facebook? If you are, I’m sure you are noticing a difference in your mental clarity and overall sense of wellbeing. That’s because when we take a few minutes each day to allow ourselves to feel gr...

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Natural Treatments for High Cholesterol

This is another guest post by my friend Carolyn Dean MD ND The Huffington Post is an online site that attracts millions of viewers. But nobody took much interest in an article titled “PCSK9 Inhibitors: New Class Of Cholesterol Drugs Shows Promise In Trials.” Since only 9 people shared it on Face...

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What is an Accountability Partner?

One of the things I recommend in my coaching programs is having an accountability partner. So far, no one I have mentioned this to has any idea what this is, but everyone who has tried this system, loves it! An accountability partner is a friend, coworker, or relative (not a spouse) who also wants t...

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