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HIIT Workout for Weekday Mornings

You’re a busy person with a lot on your plate each day. You don’t have time to exercise, right? Wrong. There’s an alternative to spending hours of your day going to the gym. High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is the answer. Research has shown…

February 23, 2017
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Here’s What Will Happen To Your Body, Mind & Soul When You Meditate

The following is a guest post from Elaine Clara Mah,  Elaine is a Contributing Writer for BookMeditationRetreats.com. She is a firm believer in meditation and sets aside at least an hour a day for silence. Though I certainly don’t have an hour of silence a…

February 21, 2017
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Why I Believe Positivity Has a Place in Mindfulness

I’m a roll with the punches, make the best of a bad situation, look-on-the-bright side kind of gal. I’m not one to dwell on something that can’t be changed. Some days, it’s something as simple as turning a “no” into a “yes” from my…

February 16, 2017
RandOM

Clever Ways to Save Energy at Home

When people think of conservation, they usually imagine steps big businesses can make to lower their environmental impact. There are also things you can do at home to produce less waste and increase your savings. Most homeowners know to use Energy Star appliances, seal…

February 14, 2017
Moms

10 Valentine’s Day “Date” Ideas for the Whole Family

In the golden era of pre-children romance, you and your partner probably had fantastic plans for Valentine’s Day. You ate dinner at restaurants while having uninterrupted conversations and using cloth napkins. You went to the movies and not a single character was a cartoon.…

February 10, 2017
Noms

12 Hot and Spicy Recipes to Heat Up Your Kitchen

Ah – February. A polarizing month, for sure, thanks in large part to Valentine’s Day. Whether or not you’re settled down with some little ones running about or single and loving it – we can all agree (I think) that the best place to…

February 7, 2017
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6 More YouTube Yogis You Should Be Watching

Still interested in starting a yoga practice, but just haven’t quite taken the plunge? Or have you gotten into a yogi-slump and are tired of your current routines? Well, if you have foregone your yoga endeavors, sorry to say, you’re simply out of excuses.…

February 2, 2017
Moms

What Will Parenting Be Like in 20 Years?

You’ve seen the articles and heard the stories. And you’re living proof. Parenting 20 years ago was different. Kids went outside to play from sun up to sun down, walking to school alone was no big deal and parents raised their children without all…

January 31, 2017
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How to Solve Your Biggest Problems With Mindfulness

Think you’ve got 99 problems, but stress ain’t one? Think again. If you find yourself answering that classic small-talk opener “How are you?” with “Busy!” instead of the expected “Fine, thanks,” you’ve got two issues. The first one is easy to solve: Recognize that…

January 26, 2017
Moms

Why I Choose to Drink Less Than My Friends

On a Friday night, you won’t find me on my couch with a bottle of wine, a glass in my hand and binge watching my favorite Netflix show (okay – I will probably be binge watching my favorite Netflix show…) Yes, many moms joke…

January 24, 2017