Tag: Healthy Strategies; Healthy Living; Health

Tackle Winter Woes

Unlike many of our furry friends, most humans cannot simply disappear into a dark cozy cave to sleep away the winter months. Some may dream of doing this, but in today’s busy world, it’s probably not a real option, now is it? For many people, the shorter days and longer nights may affect their mood,

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Acupuncture for Inner Body Balance

Acupuncture is a form of holistic Chinese medicine that has been in practice for more than 2000 years. Today, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is one of the most popular and preferred forms of holistic medical treatments. TCM uses many treatment protocols such as needles, herbal medicines, fire cups, massage – tui na and shiatsu, tai

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Calendula, Your Skin’s First Aid Flower

As Mother Nature bursts from her winter cocoon and dresses our gardens with a kaleidoscope of colors, one flower stands out. More than your vibrant splash of yellow and orange, the picturesque Calendula is also a time-tested nourishment for winter-dried skin. Calendula hydrates to soothe away dryness and irritation while giving your skin anti-aging benefits.

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Your New Year's Body Begins Before Christmas

Each year, we celebrate New Year’s Eve counting down with our loved ones. The moment the ball drops and the fireworks go off, we get caught up in the moment with an embrace and a kiss. It’s out with the old and in with the new. What could be more natural than pledging to bring

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Metabolism Boosting Practices and Recipes

Every time you eat or exercise, your metabolism, the biochemical process by which your body converts calories into energy, kicks into gear. For those looking to lose weight and improve energy levels, there are various foods and practices that can boost your metabolism on a daily basis. Depending on your age and body type, results

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No More Yo-Yo Diets

Hello All Year Summer Body Let’s face it; the majority of us have a difficult time keeping our New Year’s resolutions, especially when it comes to our health and fitness goals. For some reason, the guilt of holiday binge eating seems to serve as stronger motivation to get into shape for summer, than the thought

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Healthy Recipes for Your Thanksgiving Table

These are some healthy options to switch for your Thanksgiving sides! Mashed Cauliflower (instead of Mashed Potatoes) Ingredients: • 1 head organic cauliflower, chopped • 1/3 cup coconut milk (from a BPA-free can) • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt • Fresh parsley (for garnish) Instructions: Steam cauliflower until soft and put in a blender with coconut

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Overcome Your Pain – Pain Prevention Strategies You Can Do at Home

Ouch! What was that? I’m in pain! What do I do? “Am I dying?” Determine this first. Joking aside, please seek medical advice if you feel you are experiencing something seriously wrong. Now that we’ve determined everything is ok, how do we manage our less serious aches and pains? Is this a new or acute

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Step-by-Step Guide to Develop and Conquer Your Fitness Goals

There are two steps to achieving your fitness goals: 1) DEVELOPING A PLAN2) STICKING TO ITI have been a trainer for the last 20 years. Throughout my career, I have participated in hundreds of fitness journeys. I have also heard every excuse in the book. The truth is, a good trainer can develop a plan

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