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How to Give Compliments to People Who Won’t Take Them

My husband is the best, but if there’s one thing he’s terrible at, it’s taking a compliment. He’ll try to downplay it, give someone else the credit. If all else fails, he just goes completely silent and blushes. Now, I hate making him uncomfortable,…

March 7, 2017
Noms

Why I Make National Nutrition Month a Big GD Deal

March is National Nutrition Month (NNM), and it’s coming up fast. It’s a perfect time. If you made a New Year’s resolution about eating healthy, NNM rolls up at just about the time most resolutions start to fade. That’s why I make NNM a…

March 1, 2017
Noms

Paleo Recipes to Trick Your Friends With

Everyone loves good food — the kind that makes your mouth water to the point where you’ll do almost anything to get your hands on the recipe. As paleo enthusiasts know, the ingredients are the most important part to every recipe. Here are a…

February 27, 2017
Om

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
Om

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
Om

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