Choose Hard. 90% of Americans are complacent in life. Why? It’s easy and it’s what is being pushed on us. We live at the warp speed of our smart phones (not sure they are really all that smart but we can’t leave home without them.) We hear a “ping” and our entire mindset […]
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Sometimes, we need a kick in the butt to get ourselves moving again. A 30-day program, a 12-week challenge, you name it. But once we lose the weight, how do we keep it off….forever? You see, the statistics are pretty disheartening in the industry. While the health and wellness industry continues to boom to over […]
By Kendra Bylsma Whether your job takes you across the country or your kids take you across town with extracurricular activities, we all must eat. With school sports starting back up for our kids and getting back from two weeks of vacation travel, I know first hand how hard it can be, even as a health […]
Embracing the Darkness by Emma Szczepanek July first marks the beginning of the second half of the year. For those who are goal oriented, or even for those who are not, this can sometimes spark a new beginnig similar to New Years Day. I always aim for my writing to be uplifting and inspiring, and […]
You Need A Day Off! By Tiffany Karger Raise your hand if you walked out of a class or workout and didn’t take the time to stretch. Now raise your hand if you do not take one or more off days per week. I know most and possible maybe all of you reading this do […]
by Emma Szczepanek Last month after watching a very convincing Ted Talk I decided that I needed a break from social media. I’d thought about the idea many times before, but watching that video was the catalyst that made me decide it was time. I’ve always had a mostly hate relationship with social media (90% […]
Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner, so why not whip up a non-dairy vegan queso for your next party? This creamy vegan queso from Pinch of Yum is SO tasty! It’s made with just three ingredients: cashews, green chiles, and taco spices. INGREDIENTS: 1 cup cashews 1/2 cup water 4 ounce can […]
By Jess Welch Lose 10 pounds in 10 days! Twelve workouts to a flat stomach! Lose unwanted cellulite in just 30 minutes! Tag lines like these pollute our media and are riddled throughout our everyday lives. Misinformation and misleading titles lead individuals to think sustainable weight loss is as easy as a snap of a […]
This simple but hearty salad is bursting with flavor and addictively delicious! Perfect salad for meal prep or feeding a crowd. Easy to prepare, the broccoli is perfectly “cooked” but crunchy broccoli and so flavorful! Note: “Cook time” is the broccoli resting for an hour after being tossed with the hot garlic oil. Active time: […]