7 Ways to Motivate You to Make Healthy Changes in Your Life

7 Ways to Motivate You to Make Healthy Changes in Your Life

Anybody can set a goal and hope for the best, but a goal without a plan is just a wish. There’s one more important ingredient to add to the mix, and it’s often the trickiest one to crack: motivation.

The good news is that motivation isn’t an innate skill given to a blessed few. Much like you can flex a muscle, there are ways for anyone to develop motivation and make healthy changes in life.

10 Tips to Naturally Proof Your Home Against Colds and Flu

10 Tips to Naturally Proof Your Home Against Colds and Flu

Since the average person spends 90% of time indoors—in the US, Canada and Europe—simple changes at home, like using a humidifier and briefly opening windows daily, can reduce cold and flu risks. I prefer to avoid using antibacterial products as much as possible to prevent superbugs and I’m genetically blessed with allergies. These 10 go-to strategies strengthen your immune system and reduce germs in your home naturally, while lowering toxin exposure and promoting clean air.

7 Tips for More Fitness, Mindfulness and Happiness: a Simple Nature Walk Exercise

7 Tips for More Fitness, Mindfulness and Happiness: a Simple Nature Walk Exercise

Have you ever wondered how to fit everything you want for yourself into your schedule? Meditate, get fit, be healthy, feel happy and have the energy you need? Oh, and, finish all your personal and professional responsibilities. This is our challenge.

A way to tackle this reality is to add a nature walk into your weekly routine

5 Tips on How to Find the Right Type of Meditation

5 Tips on How to Find the Right Type of Meditation

How do you decide what meditation method is best for you?

Do you want to start a meditation practice, but you’re not sure which style to choose? Today, you have so many choices, you might end up feeling stressed out and give up. Don’t go there! Instead, use these expert tips to find what’s best for you.

7 Natural Holiday Beauty Tips

7 Natural Holiday Beauty Tips

You want to look your best for all those holiday gatherings. But, perhaps you’re concerned with what you’ve heard about toxins in self-care products.

The following beauty tips are 100% natural with no risk of harm. Most importantly, remember to laugh (even at yourself, when you catch yourself stressing out), smile more and savor the good in each moment. Happiness is the best beauty elixir of them all!

5 Tips to Avoid Holiday Overeating and Weight Gain

5 Tips to Avoid Holiday Overeating and Weight Gain

Holidays are here: one of the the season's biggest pitfalls—overeating. This time of year is notorious for unwanted weight gain (studies show people typically gain about 1.5 pounds or ~.7 kg). Holiday weight gain research shows that people who struggle to manage weight tend to gain more; most people don’t lose this weight, which can add up over the years.

The key to prevent this: use proven strategies to increase awareness, know your triggers and plan ahead.

10 Tips to Reduce Holiday Stress

10 Tips to Reduce Holiday Stress

The holidays are wonderful for spending time with friends and loved ones, soaking up holiday beauty, savoring comforting scents, enjoying favorite traditions and making new memories.  However, they can also be a time of stress, expectations and indulgence.  Minimize negative feelings with simple strategies.  Here are 10 tips.

10 Ways to Stay Fit at the Holidays

10 Ways to Stay Fit at the Holidays

Here are 10 ways you can stay fit during the holidays. You may think it’s impossible to find time for exercise during the holidays. Think again! You can stay active. These helpful holiday fitness ideas will motivate you to find ways to increase physical activity and to fit in exercises whenever possible, while still enjoying a fun, happy and healthy holiday season.

5 Tips on How to Sit for Meditation

5 Tips on How to Sit for Meditation

You can’t enjoy meditating if your back hurts or your leg and foot are asleep (I know this from experience). Here are 5 practical tips to answer your questions about how to sit.

10 Tips to Start Your Meditation Practice

10 Tips to Start Your Meditation Practice

You want to start a meditation practice to get all those great benefits you've been hearing about. 

Here are 10 tips to demystify the process so you can start feeling calmer and more centered today.

Why You Need a Digital Detox, 5 Tips on How to Detox and Detox Day Guidelines

Why You Need a Digital Detox, 5 Tips on How to Detox and Detox Day Guidelines

 Have you ever felt mentally exhausted? In other words, you cannot deal with one more thing? Or, do you find yourself being unable to pay attention, making simple mistakes or forgetting things? These can be signs of digital overload.

2 Proven Ways to Feel Happier Right Now

2 Proven Ways to Feel Happier Right Now

Have you noticed how some days you wake up and feel happier? For example, it's Friday and you feel great—or, it's a holiday or a birthday. You're smiling, you're energetic, you're looking forward to and feeling positive about the day.

9 Proven Tips to Boost Happiness: How You Can be Happier Now

9 Proven Tips to Boost Happiness: How You Can be Happier Now

Make time to find things that make you happy every day.  Happiness doesn't just happen to you—you can proactively create it. Here are 9 scientifically proven tips to increase your daily happiness.

"Serene and Gorgeous" Shoulder Rolls

"Serene and Gorgeous" Shoulder Rolls

Do you work long hours at a computer? Are you often reading your smart phone? If you answered yes, you're like me and many others who can benefit from a stretching 'power pause'. 

A Few Ways to Incentivize Your Workouts

A Few Ways to Incentivize Your Workouts

In a healthy fitness routine, the goal is that you come not to mind working out. It doesn’t necessarily have to be your favorite part of the day, but it shouldn’t be something you dread either. The trouble is getting to that point from scratch! One way to do it is actually through a handy little workout app called Pact. 

 

Be Happy! 5 Proven Ways to Boost Happiness & Avoid or Minimize the Flu

Be Happy! 5 Proven Ways to Boost Happiness & Avoid or Minimize the Flu

Did you know that laughing and smiling more can boost your happiness and reduce the chances that you will get the flu? Read on to learn 5 tips to boost happiness and help prevent colds and flu.

Hug it Out: Mind-Body Tips to Prevent Colds and Flus Naturally

Hug it Out: Mind-Body Tips to Prevent Colds and Flus Naturally

Check out 8 mind and body ways to avoid catching a cold or flu this season. You can use natural methods to boost your immune system and also have fun and feel great.

Want to Get in Shape Faster? Exercise Outdoors

Want to Get in Shape Faster? Exercise Outdoors

Green exercise is intentionally exercising outdoors to enjoy not only the physical benefits of being active, but also the additional health benefits that come from doing the exact same activity outside, instead of inside. 

Ways to Tone and Firm Your Upper Arms

Want to tone and firm your upper arms?  Simple, effective routines let your natural beauty shine.  Do these easy exercises to complement your natural beauty with a toned aesthetic.