Tag: Living Healthy

Relax and Unwind: 4 Great Products to Help You De-Stress

Stress is a stranger to nobody. The same goes for the numerous tactics which can be used to try to alleviate that stress. Naturally, everybody has their own unique methods of providing themselves with some much needed relaxation. But when these personalized techniques aren’t enough, it might help to have a Plan B that can… Read More

Not All Cocoa is Created Equal: How to Sort the Good and Bad Hot Chocolate Brands

It wouldn’t be the holiday season without hot cocoa, but what few people are unaware of is that not all cocoa is created equal. Sure, we can differentiate between different brands of cocoa based on things like flavor, but some of the most important distinguishing factors between different brands are the things we can’t taste.… Read More

A Health Guide to the Tricks and Treats: See How Your Favorite Halloween Sweets Stack Up Against Each Other

With all of the tricking and treating said and done for this Halloween, we find ourselves — yet again! — left with more candy than we know what to do with.   This is a time when a little indulgence is justified. While no Halloween candy can necessarily be classified as “healthy,” you can still… Read More

Stress-Free Isn’t All It’s Cracked Up to Be: Why “Good Stress” Is Important to Your Growth, Success, and Happiness

We are always on the hunt for new ways to reduce or avoid stress in our lives, and too much stress can definitely wreak havoc on our health, our emotions, and our lives. But stress can be a positive force as well, and attempting to eliminate all of our stress might actually lead to boredom and… Read More

Opinion: Living The Pure Barre Fitness Lifestyle

“What’s so special about Pure Barre?” my mother asked me the other morning. She had never seen her daughter sweat so much before sunrise.   Founded by Carrie Rezabek Dorr in 2001, Pure Barre is a dance-inspired regimen for individuals seeking full-body sculpting exercises. You don’t even have to have previous dance experience to enjoy… Read More

Chia Seeds Make Our Hearts Happy — and Our Souls

Chia seeds have gained popularity in the nutrition world for a few years now. Chia seeds are known to provide many nutritional benefits, including antioxidants, fiber, quality protein, and omega-3 fats.   Of course, these little seeds aren’t really something you want to be snacking on by themselves, so instead we have collected a few… Read More