Green tea should be a superfood, if it’s not already. (I’ll have to check the list for it.) I usually see this amazing tea on lists for weight loss “hacks”. I frown when I see that because green tea isn’t just good for weight loss. Green tea has a host of other benefits that go well beyond dropping a few pounds. There are numerous reasons to drink green tea and I’m not talking about the kind you can grab from your grocer’s refrigerator. I’m talking about brewing good ole’ fashioned tea leaves or bags.More
Welcome to Week Two of our Clean Living Series. We’re talking deodorants. While at the personal care aisle, you’ll see a seemingly endless choice of deodorants and antiperspirants. When overhauling your personal care products, it’s important to look at labels, just like with your diet. In the last few years, there has been an increase in natural, organic, and non-toxic products. This is because a lot of the ingredients found in the conventional products we use daily contain harmful chemicals.More
Sunlight is necessary for life. When it comes to sunshine, we often think it’s only necessary for plants to thrive. We fail to realize that we also need UV exposure. Between the ease of working from and daylight savings time ending, we tend to miss out on those precious hours of sunlight. This time of year, we have to make a concerted effort to relish in the sunlight. It’s common to leave the house when it’s dark and not leave the office until it’s dark. This makes it easy to forego the necessary exposure to sunshine.More
Fitness reboot? What’s that? Do you need one? Sometimes we fall off the wagon and have to start over again. Welcome to my world the last few
months…err, years. I signed up for several half marathons, only to not run them because I didn’t train. I couldn’t even begin tell you how many times I started and re-started C25K. I’m happy to say I’m on Week 5 of this (and final) attempt of C25K. This is actually the farthest I’ve gotten on C25K since I started running in 2010.