Category: health

5 Ways To Use Puritan's Pride Essential Oils

Scent is a big part of my life.  Daily I’m looking for the right candle to burn to set the mood for our home, the lightly scented lotion to use after a shower, or afternoon pick-me-up, and just the right oil to dab behind my ears to help me find calmness or to help energize.

Easy Ways To Get Fit!

You can make excuses all you like but honestly, there’s no denying it, when you exercise – get the blood flowing and your heart pumping – your mood lifts and your day feels better. I put off exercise for about 3 months, and my mood really took a hit. I’ve stayed committed for 5 months

Let's Stay Healthy At The Beach! Water, Sunscreen and Proper Cover

  Every summer, millions of people will make their way to the beach. There is no denying the fact that the beach is one of the country’s favorite vacation destinations. However, it is important to take the necessary precautions while enjoying the warm water and abundance of sunshine. Here are some tips for staying healthy

Benefits Of Improving Employee Health

    It goes without saying that if you do not have a staff of employees that are healthy and working at their peak efficiency, the productivity of your business will suffer as a result. You could create the greatest business plan in the history of the corporate world, and offer some outstanding products. However,

Do You Know The Benefits & Beauty Uses Of Coconut Oil?

(*Updated 11/2016) When I started researching the health benefits of Oil Pulling (using coconut oil as a mouth rinse to detox your body) I became more aware of the benefits Coconut oil has in our surface beauty regimen as well.  Coconut oil is a great makeup remover, cuticle helper, body scrub, body moisturizer, lip balm,

Quiz! The Best Uses For Coconut Oil

If there’s an item on the dessert menu featuring coconut then that’s the dish for me!  However, there are many other ways to enjoy coconut – and it won’t add to your waistline.  Recently I started Oil Pulling using coconut oil. It’s helped whiten my teeth and is helping to relieve my sinus pain due

My Best Kept Secret For Stress Relief

If there’s a health issue affecting my family I prefer to go the natural, holistic route first and see where we are. With regard to things that factor into our days I do my best to keep us organized as to avoid stress however, as the saying goes “The best-laid plans of mice and men

Using a Plant-Based Alternative Makes for Healthy Dinner Recipes

In order to make your traditional family recipes into healthy dinner recipes, you do not need to rewrite you entire cookbook. Instead, you can opt for the much easier solution of simply substituting the meat in each recipe with a meatless, plant-based alternative. This will allow you to keep a sense of order and continuity

Let's Make The Perfect Smoothie

A new year has begun and, perhaps, a healthier eating plan has started for you as well.  We know that smoothie’s are a great way to get your nutrition, necessary vitamins and antioxidants in one fell swoop but maybe your not sure what to put in it to get more bang for your buck.  Here’s

Efficient and Very Easy Ways to Get Fit

You can make excuses all you like but honestly, there’s no denying it, when you exercise – get the blood flowing and your heart pumping – your mood lifts and you feel better. I put off exercise for about 3 months, and my mood really took a hit. I’ve stayed committed for 8 months now,

Ways To Lessen Stress For Mothers

You lose sight of taking care of yourself.  The following information has good ideas and tips to help lessen stress for Mothers and get you back to ‘you’.  Would you like to add some mind and body tips to help relieve stress?  Please add them in the comments :->     (*Disclaimer:  This infographic is

Easy and Efficient Ways To Get Fit

You can make excuses all you like but honestly, there’s no denying it, when you exercise – get the blood flowing and your heart pumping – your mood lifts and your day feels better. I put off exercise for about 3 months, and my mood really took a hit. I’ve stayed committed for 5 months

Beach Health: Water, Comfortable Clothing and Sunscreen

Every summer, millions of people will make their way to the beach. There is no denying the fact that the beach is one of the country’s favorite vacation destinations. However, it is important to take the necessary precautions while enjoying the warm water and abundance of sunshine. Here are some tips for staying healthy at

*Update* Seasonal Relief Solution with Zarbee's Naturals

“I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Zarbee’s Naturals. I received a promotional item and a product sample as a thank you for participating.”   It was two weeks ago, the rain had stopped, the sun was shining and I was ready for my daily writing.  While sitting in front

Quick And Easy Ways To Add Fitness In Your Day

There’s no denying it, when you exercise – get the blood flowing and your heart pumping – your mood lifts and your day feels better. I put off exercise for about 3 months, and my mood really took a hit. I’m back at it now, 6 weeks in, and I notice a big difference in

The Mom Conference: Online and Free This Week!

For those of us that would enjoy connecting with other mothers, yet can’t make it to meetings and/or conferences that always seem to happen out of town, The Mom Conference is for us! This conference happens online and is FREE! Monday, April 7th – Conference launches! Each day of the conference, a new set of

Estroven Weight Management – It's Time For Changing Ways

You know how you can feel a certain age in your mind but your body has different ideas? Yeah, that’s what’s going on with my body and it’s time for my mind to accept it. Menopause. It’s starting earlier than I thought it would but hey, when it comes to this situation, there is no

My Blog Forward Challenge – Won't You Join Me?

Now that I’ve finally become used to writing the year 2014 (instead of 2013)  I’m ready to accept that it’s a new day and with that I am setting goals for myself to accomplish in this new year.  I’m participating in The Blog Forward Challenge and this is just the encouragement I need to start

The Digest Diet – Getting Back On Track

My path to healthier eating and correct portion size RE-starts today.  I’m using The Digest Diet by Liz Vaccariello. I read about this plan in Reader’s Digest and began the 21-day plan with my husband about a year ago.  We were so good for so long but, oh well, time has shown that we’ve forgotten

Proskins Slim Leggings Challenge 3-Week Update

I seem to have hit a stalemate with my numbers this week.  This is week number 3 of wearing Proskin Slim Leggings – for at least 8 hours a day – and my numbers have not changed since last week.  Currently I am: Measurements as of 10/24/2013: Hips:  42 inches Top of Thigh:  26 1/2

2 Week Update For Proskin Slim Leggings 28-Day Bloggers Challenge

Here I am, on week two of my Proskin Slim Leggings 28-Day Bloggers Challenge. As I’ve mentioned in my previous posts these leggings are incredibly comfortable to wear so the “challenge” of wearing them for 8 hours a day is easy-peasy. These leggings are not a tight, spandexy kind of fabric, they are a soft,

ProSkin Slim Leggings 28-Day Challenge First Week Update

To be completely honest I’m not really sure what’s going on here. I’m finished with my first week of the ProSkin 28 Day Blogger Challenge wearing ProSkin Slim Leggings for at least 8 hours a day and I have actually lost inches. I haven’t changed my exercise routine, I haven’t changed my eating habits, the