New Year, New Beginnings

Tips for Better Health in 2014:   “Do U Have TXT Neck?” (I do!) All of us can be guilty of over-using technology like computers and smartphones. Early last year, I read something in Shop Smart magazine about the latest painful health problem that’s hitting people who spend a lot of time texting and sitting […]

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Mediterranean Diet Is Shown to Ward Off Heart Risks

About 30 percent of heart attacks, strokes and deaths from heart disease can be prevented in people at high risk if they switch to a Mediterranean diet, according to new research. Read Fully Story

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Happy Valentine’s Hearts

Happy February! Because this is the time of year we celebrate love in its many forms, I wanted to share a couple articles I found with you about how to show love to your family and yourself, along with some fun treats and crafts that will get hearts in the warm spirit of the month. […]

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Post Thanksgiving Pilates Tune Up

Pilates instructor Cassey Ho takes us through a total body workout designed to vanish our post Thanksgiving Angst :). This workout targets arms, abs, legs and butt.

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32 Ways To Liven Up Your Day – Part 4/4

Run run run. The evening hours are often fast paced, filled with commuting, making sure the kids’ homework is complete and that dinner is ready and everyone is bathed and ready for bed. Here are some ways to help the fast pace stay stress free as you wind down for bed-time. 1. Pop On Your […]

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32 Ways To Liven Up Your Day – Part 3/4

WAKE UP! Do you feel like a deflated balloon in the afternoon? “The mid afternoon slump is actually a true physiological event,” says Matthew Edlund, M.D., the director of the Gulf Coast Sleep Institute in Sarasota, Florida. “During this time of day, your core body temperature plateaus, which can bring on sleepiness.” THAT’S WHY MANY […]

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32 Ways To Liven Up Tour Day – Part 2/4

Here are some tips on how to keep your energy flowing throughout the day. This is Part 2/4, The Day Has Begun. 1. Change channels. Author Jim Loehr, Ed.D., a co-founder of the Human Performance Institute in Orlando, FL, advises changing your routine every 90 minutes for peak productivity. “Changing channels physically, emotionally, or mentally […]

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Yoga, Music and Early Childhood Development

We recently sat down to talk with Kira Wiley, founder of Fireflies Musical Yoga for Kids and a certified early childhood yoga instructor. Kira has just released “Kings & Queens of the Forest”, which blends upbeat, danceable music with instructional yoga voice-overs and illustrations of Kira’s kid-friendly yoga routines. Kira answers our questions about how […]

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32 Ways To Liven Up Your Day – Part 1/4

I am a slow riser. When the alarm goes off in the morning I let my husband take the lead and get our son out of bed and into gear. I follow suit in about 15 minutes. That’s why I was excited to read Your Renewable Energy Plan by Amy Paturel and Sara Reistad-Long in […]

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Happy New Year!

Wishing you a magical and abundant 2012!

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