Fitting Fitness & Reflection Time into a Busy Schedule

  Fitness and Reflection Time This time of year is a busy one for many of us. Vacations, children out of school, plans, plans, and more plans. Many times when we’re running from here to there we put things on the back burner in order to make it through the day. But even ten minutes…

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How Can Candida Affect Stubborn Fat Loss?

Source Candida and Stubborn Fat Loss Green olives and chocolate¬†don’t usually sound like a winning combination – unless you’re pregnant. ūüėČ Body fat and candida aren’t either.¬†When these two get together it spells TROUBLE¬†with a capital ‘T’ – and for most women, that trouble is found clinging to our hips, butt, and thighs. Before we…

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Fermented Pickles

Oh, where to start? Why do I love fermenting my own pickles so much? Is it because of the probiotics, enzymes and enhanced vitamins? Or because cucumbers are in season, and I can¬†capture a bushel of¬†those pretty bright green fruits to enjoy all year long? Maybe because I’m a frugal DIYer?¬†Or¬†am I most captured by…

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Summer Fitness and the Importance of Hydration

Source Summer brings sun, fun, and heat while we get out¬†to¬†relax and experience summer-time¬†activities. It’s always important to be prepared for the elements, and that’s especially true if we’re exercising in the heat of summer. If you head out for that 10 mile run, you don’t¬†want to get stuck five miles in – overheating and…

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Using Essential Oils for Headaches and Migraines

Source I don‚Äôt know about you, but headaches and migraines have been¬†a big part of my life.¬†I‚Äôve run the gambit on over-the-counter medications for them – Tylenol, Excedrin, Ibuprofen, and a generic muscle rub similar to Bengay just to get some relief! I even have a prescription strength medication.¬†You name it, I’ve tried it. Up…

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