Your days are busy with work, kids, your spouse or partner, meetings, deadlines, workouts and myriad other urgent issues. You often don’t have time for the kind of rest that leads to rejuvenation, but here are two of my favorite habits to restore energy during your day -
Do you ever get ravenous just a few hours after you have a big meal? Do you keep looking in your fridge hoping something you missed will magically appear? Do you need that midnight snack before going to bed? We’re all different, and about a third of us have metabolisms that are higher than average, so that’s normal. But if it’s becoming an issue, then chances are you’re feeling that nagging constant hunger because of something that’s awry in your diet. Let’s discuss…
We all know that quality sleep is essential for good health. It's just no longer trendy to boast about not getting or needing enough ZZZs because you have an insanely busy life. The truth is your life is best served with an adequate amount of sleep each night as it provides your body, mind and spirit with numerous benefits.
A few years ago 3 of my close friends simultaneously became vegans. While I’ve cut out many animal foods from my diet, including pork products, I’m far from vegan. But I truly admire what they’re doing and contemplate daily the problems that meat consumption causes to our environment and health, as well as the welfare of animals.
As you’ve read or heard by now, an inactive lifestyle and working environment has contributed to the new warning that “sitting is the new smoking.” Recent research sadly suggests that sitting, and of course our indulgence with binge TV watching, is taking months, if not years off our lives, even if we do go to the gym.
Forget the expensive creams and serums, want to know what REALLY makes skin healthy and look beautiful? It’s what you put into your body that counts. Here’s what to avoid and what to thrive on for a glow that will get you compliments.
There’s a message that’s been circulating for years now that you shouldn't eat after a certain hour, say 7 or 8pm, if you want to avoid gaining weight. But this is nothing more than a misleading myth, for the simple reason that our bodies burn calories even when we’re sleeping.
Have you ever noticed how inhaling the steam from a cup of hot tea or bowl of soup can ease sinus congestion? Here’s a purposeful herbal steam that you can do at home should you need to fight a cough or cold.
Today’s world often seems like a force-fed sound bite with time limits on everything from Instagram videos to TED talks. Keep it short and snappy, since that’s the way to catch people’s attention. But the inverse it true when it comes to your own attention, your own success.
Here we are, in the midst of the Holiday Season! Time for friends, family and many more opportunities to drink than usual. And with drinking comes overdrinking, followed by a headache, body aches and the worst of it-nausea.
Each individual’s success may be defined differently, but most everyone can agree that is takes thoughtful planning and effort to achieve the goals we set for ourselves. Here are 8 habits that offer efficiency in the quest to succeed.
Ahhh, the nap. If you partake in napping I’ll bet you don’t boast about it since our society typically views this refreshing break as either something that only children need, a waste of time, and even laziness. Not true!
Oh the dreaded scale, it still seems to be the main arbiter of men and women who are in the process of getting or remaining fit, yet there are other ways to witness success in a more well-rounded manner than just measuring total body weight.
The readers of VOGUE were recently presented with an article on the ‘Big Bootie Trend’, something that the editors thought a necessary topic since all forms of media have been following the celebrity fixation with larger behinds that make them as famous as their chosen talent.
A little girl once wished for winter to arrive early. The colder the better, since freezing temps meant the lake at her family’s summer home would be thick with ice and she could finally try out her brand new skates.
As experts in food and nourishment, both dietitians and nutritionists have studied the role food plays in overall health. But these titles can be confusing, so here are a few basic differences to be aware of.