Archive for March 2019

Ways to Use Daily Affirmations (Day Two)

If you have ever read about being more positive, changing your life, or any self improvement topic, then you have probably come across the concept of affirmations. The reason people talk about them and encourage them so much is because of how powerful they can be. An affirmation is just a positive statement you repeat…

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Benefits of Thinking Positively (Day One Blog Post)

Thank you for joining us on day one of the Positive Thinking Challenge. If you haven’t signed up yet, you can do so here [insert link]. Today in the challenge, we were talking about making a list of reasons why you want to think more positively. The problem with that is that you might not…

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Frittata

•1 cup leafy greens of choice •1/2 cup broccoli, chopped •1/2 cup bell pepper, chopped •1/2 cup onion, diced •1/4 cup mushroom, diced •8-10 eggs, beaten •1 teaspoon black pepper Combine all ingredients in a well-greased crockpot. Cook on low for approximately 2 hours, or until frittata is cooked through.

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8 Ways to Drink More Water

Everyone knows that water is an important part of taking good care of yourself, due to the dangers of dehydration, and the many benefits it provides you. However, it is all too common to not drink enough water during the day, whether because you don’t enjoy it, you don’t think you have the time, or…

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The True Health Benefits of Exercise

Exercise. It can improve your health on all levels. We’re not just talking about being fitter and stronger. We’re talking about overall health and longevity. Regular exercise improves your heart health, brain health, muscle and bone health, diabetes, and arthritis. Beyond those, it also reduces stress, boosts moods, increases your energy, and can improve your…

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Oatmeal

1 cup steel cut oats •1.5 cups water •1.5 cups almond milk •2 apples, diced •3 tablespoons brown sugar •1 tablespoon cinnamon •1/4 cup raisins •1 tablespoon coconut oil •Optional toppings: coconut flakes, fresh fruit, your favorite nuts. Add all ingredients to well-oiled crockpot and stir well. Cook on low for 5-6 hours, or until…

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How to Reduce Stress This Spring

Many people look forward to spring. After a cold winter, it’s inviting to enjoy longer days and warmer temperatures. However, it’s easy to overlook common stressors of the season. Holiday debts are starting to show up on the credit card statement. Taxes are due. Spring break means you’ll have a house full of kids. There…

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Need Help Going Dairy-free? Here are 6 Great Substitutes

If you’re reading this, you likely are or are considering going dairy-free. You may have an intolerance, have been told to eliminate dairy, or just want to have less of it. Either way, dairy is not an essential nutrient, and there are lots of things you can have instead. These include not just milk, but…

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Mediterranean Diet 101

he Mediterranean diet is one of the most studied diets out there. It’s based on the traditional foods that people who lived around the Mediterranean Sea ate about 50 years ago. Back then, in the mid 20th century, researchers noted that people in Spain, Greece, and Italy lived longer and healthier than Americans. And they…

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