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Showing YOURSELF Some Gratitude

Let’s be honest, most of us are already going 100 mph most of the time with work & home life – add holidays to this mix and it’s easy to get overwhelmed. A break may not seem all that feasible in November and December and it may feel like you’re wasting precious time, but in reality NOT taking a few…
October 21, 2023
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Meal Planning 101

Studies have shown that only about half of Americans prepare their own meals at least 3 nights a week and parents report meal planning to be one of the top 3 sources of stress in their lives. When we know that preparing food at home and eating together with others are both independently significant markers of health and can both…
September 21, 2023
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Body Neutrality: A New Concept in Body Acceptance

If you have a child or grandchild between the ages of 3-8 you may have read the book “Grumpy Monkey.” The main character, a monkey named Jim, is just having a grumpy day for no reason at all and every animal in the jungle tries to convince him that it’s a beautiful day, which only makes him feel worse about…
September 21, 2023
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5 Ways to Use Collagen Powder & 5 of Our Favorite Recipes!

Let’s talk collagen!  Collagen is a protein that’s found in our joints, tendons, ligaments, bones, muscles, and for those interested in keeping a youthful appearance – our skin!  It’s a major structural protein, and its production decreases as we age – especially with risk factors such as exposure to the sun, smoking, excess alcohol, poor quality sleep, and lack of…
August 22, 2023
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What is Your Lymphatic System and How to Take Care of It

The lymphatic system is a network of vessels that lie just beneath the skin that help move a fluid called lymph around your body and back into your bloodstream for circulation.  The lymphatic system is involved in a lot of processes including: Managing fluids through collecting fluids from your tissues and bringing it back into the bloodstream. Immune System via…
August 22, 2023
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5 Food Groups to Feed Your Skin

The foods we eat are so important for keeping our skin looking youthful!  Vitamins A, C, and D have anti-aging properties that can protect your skin from damage and help with new skin growth.  Healthy fats are needed to help with absorption of vitamins and lean cuts of protein will provide collagen.  As always, you can find a lot of…
August 22, 2023
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Dry Brushing: Does It Really Work?

Dry skin brushing is a centuries-old practice from Ayurvedic medicine.  It involves massaging your body with a dry brush made of bristles specific for the skin to stimulate blood flow, exfoliate dead skin, and increase lymphatic drainage. The bristles are fairly coarse, but there are brushes unique to the skin of the face that are much softer for this sensitive…
August 22, 2023
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Mobility Circuit

Whether you struggle with aging or sitting at a computer all day, we could all benefit from more mobility and functional movement. Try this circuit at least once a day to get those joints and ligaments moving.
July 29, 2023
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10 Favorite Air Fryer Recipes

Time to turn off the oven and turn on the air fryer for low heat cooking! Here are some of our favorite recipes!   Air Fryer Granola Bark Salmon & Swiss Chard Air Fryer Chicken Tikka Roasted Cauliflower Tacos Air Fryer Broccoli Everything But The Bagel Chicken Tenders Air Fryer Veggies Air Fryer Eggplant Air Fryer Peaches Banana Fritters  
July 29, 2023