Fighting the Bulge

For many of us dieting is a part of our lives. We see these dream ads of going from a size 20 to a size 6 and fall for it. However there is no such thing. You are just setting yourself up for failure because everyone doesn’t have the same body make up. So thinking you will get these results is just a fantasy. I personally have tried many different diets, but never got the results I was seeking. So I have chosen to eat healthier. Its a better alternative to dieting and putting yourself through the torture of not...

Healthier Choices for the Holiday Season

As we all know the holiday season is upon us.  I am sure many of you including myself are getting the holiday menu set up and it includes yummy dishes like turkey, candy yams, and more.  With all of these scrumptious dishes it can be hard to control ourselves and many of us over indulge.  So today I will be sharing some suggestions I have come across and will be trying myself.  Alcohol Beverages This is a great time to celebrate and who wants to pass up the chance to enjoy a nice glass of champagne.  Unfortunately champagne is filled...

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Being the Best You

Self care is taking deliberate action to improve your physical, emotional and mental well being Physical-Taking care of the body regular doctor visits eating healthy foods monitoring portions and caloric intake exercising addressing chronic conditions finding alternatives to just taking medications for every issue. Psychological Self Care combat negative self talk addressing any mental health issues you may have knowing what and why you feel a specific way and how to resolve it in a positive way allowing you to grow. Emotional Self Care/Spiritual Self Care Having faith in a higher being…God and understanding your meaning in life. Emotional/Spiritual Self...

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Ways To Improve Your Health

How are you feeling? Have you ever been asked this question and was too ashamed to answer it truthfully? Well, I have. We’re so busy in our day to day lives trying to complete our daily tasks and what is asked of us that we forget about ourselves. Failing to take care of ourselves leads to symptoms from being tired to suffering from headaches and other ailments. So we will discuss some ways to improve our health and understand the importance of the key elements needed to be healthy. To improve hormonal balance the first factor is a healthy diet....

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5 Healthy Foods to Fight Cravings

Have you ever had the strong urge for a snack and just couldn’t ignore this deep feeling of want? Then you give in to that urge and later regret it. Many of us face this situation daily. There are so many things that can tip off your yearning from stress to boredom. Well, now its time to make a change in our lives and instead of denying these urges feed into it with healthier snacks that are not only delicious but good for your body. Also make some changes that would be beneficial in this fight like increasing your water...

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Women Beware

Information we all need to know about fibroids. Today I would like to discuss a very important issue that affects many women in today’s society. As I have constantly stressed to you, your body gives you signs when something is wrong and it’s up to you to take heed to the warning signs. Recently I had a very close friend of mine undergo surgery due to her constant suffering with fibroids. These fibroids actually were a sign of a more deep rooted situation and because she took action she was able to get help and prevent deeper life threatening health...