Don’t Just Eat Your Greens… Sleep with Them

Heal at Home with the House Plants On the colour spectrum, green sits midway between the warm stimulating colours like yellow, orange and red and the cool calmers; blue, indigo and violet. It’s the colour of balance and healing. It’s also a prevalent colour of nature.   There are some places that make…

Beneficial Beverages for a Body Boost

Water Rules, but These Beverage May Surprise You You will rarely hear anyone advising you to forgo water for other drinks. I’m also not giving that advice. It would be very wrong. What I do recommend is for you to benefit from other good-for-you drinks as well. Water is undeniably essential to…

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5 Popular Health Myths: BUSTED!

Who Should You Trust? There are so many voices online talking about what you should or shouldn’t do when it comes to health and nutrition. One article talks about avoiding fat, while another says you need it, and yet another talks about only have a certain type of fat (FYI, avocado is…

Compound Exercises for at Work

Every Second Counts Work, family, responsibilities, pets, life. So much going on it seems almost impossible to add fitness in.  Don’t worry, we won’t let you get out of a solid workout that easily. When you can drop and do pushups, jumping jacks, or chair dips anywhere, we really don’t…

Gluten, FODMAPS and Yes, You’re Sensitive

You Don’t Have to Explain Yourself for Going Gluten Free My education on food sensitivity started when my grandson and granddaughter were diagnosed as dairy intolerant. Where did this come from? Neither of their parents had any food intolerance and neither had their families. I watched them resist the day care…

PMS is Never Normal

How to Say no to PMS PMS can be like this. But it doesn’t have to be. Once we were told that we had to endure PMS. PMS (premenstrual syndrome) was first described in 1931. By the 1950s medicine had recognised estrogen as a major contributor. The recommended cure for…

5 Healthy Snacks for Stress Eaters

Healthy Comfort Foods to Alleviate Stress Even the healthiest person can reach for snacks under stress. Should you be feeling guilty about it? Not if the snacks are healthy. But is there any such thing as healthy snacks for stress eaters? Most definitely, yes! If you are like me, you…

Intimidated by Fit Chicks?

Stefaniya Koleva and LeAura Alderson Get Your Fit on at Home! Do you want to exercise and get in shape, but feel like something is always stopping you?  During the last 3 years I have tried several different kinds of exercises and workouts in my attempt to be healthier, stronger and…

Peanut Butter, My Best Friend in the Kitchen

I’m a Proud Guilt-Free Peanut Butter Addict My day starts with peanut butter and ends with peanut butter. I always add one tablespoon of this deliciousness in my oatmeal bowl. Every. Single. Morning. I also found a way to take peanut butter with coffee! Coffee is the second love of…