4 Easy Ways to Make Your Paper Bags Last Longer

28 June 2017, 13:50

Since they are so much better for the environment, paper bags are an excellent alternative to the old-fashioned single-use plastic shopping bag. Of course, paper bags become more eco-friendly the more you use them; a worn out bag can be pulped and recycled, but it’s far better for the environment if you make them last as long as possible. (more…)


 

 

The best superfoods for effective weight loss

20 June 2017, 21:30

Some people may want to lost weight to achieve a more active lifestyle.  Some might feel it gives them more body-confidence.  For others, being overweight may feed into health problems such as foot and ankle pain, which in turn can make exercise and activity difficult, leading to more weight gain.  If exercise is a challenge at the start of your weight-loss program, you might want to kick start it with a change in diet.  And where better to start than ‘Superfoods’?  They’re defined by Merriam-Webster as ‘foods rich in compounds beneficial to a person’s health’, and we’ve gathered a handful of the best for weight-loss. (more…)


 

 

How Stress Is Affecting Your Health

31 March 2017, 20:57

Stress is literally a killer. If you suffer from chronic stress it can damage your heart, mess with your mind, and even ruin relationships. There is help out there when it comes to managing your stress, and there are things that you can do at home, on your own, to deal with stress. (more…)


 

 

Eating ‘Clean’: What Does It Mean?

23 February 2017, 22:13

Eating clean involves a few simple dietary practices that consist of filling the body with pure and natural sustenance.  Clean eaters avoid processed and refined foods, which include the majority of snack foods currently on the market.  

Eating clean can help manage chronic illness, flush the body of harmful toxins, and facilitate healthy weight loss in some.  Embrace and enjoy whole foods like local farm-fresh fruits and veggies.  Eat healthy proteins and fats, and cut out refined sugars.   (more…)


 

 

Tips For Kicking Addiction Yourself

28 November 2016, 21:55

Many people start taking substances as something they think is innocent or perhaps as simple as a stress reliever. A cigarette once in awhile can easily transform into 2 packs a day depending on your biological makeup.   (more…)


 

 

Tips For Staying Healthy This Winter

3 November 2016, 10:06

The winter is a time when we are most susceptible to illness.  Tis the season when germs are rampant, the weather is chilly, and we are often breathing recycled air with no windows open in the public spaces. (more…)


 

 

Lessons Learned from a Game of Drinking-Roulette

2 November 2016, 05:56

I have absolutely no idea why on earth we decided it would be fun do this to ourselves — winding the clock back a bit with a game of drinking roulette. It definitely made for a rather refreshing twist to the Friday afternoon book club some of my girlfriends and I tried to get up and running (I know hey, which book club meets on a Friday?). (more…)