Category Archives Healthy Living

Walk Your Way to Fitness
The health benefits of moderate exercise are well known, and walking is one of the easiest ways for people of all ages to achieve them. Research shows that walking briskly for a total of 150 minutes a week – in bouts of as little as 10 minutes – can help you to: Lose weight Get [...]
Prep ahead for freezer meals all month long
For most of us, “frozen food” conjures up cardboard pizza, pot pies, Hot Pockets and low-calorie lunches. Frozen food has evolved quite a bit from the early days of Swanson’s first “TV dinners,” but it’s still something we look at as a fallback when we don’t have time or energy to cook: cheaper than eating [...]
Learn how to prevent pet poisoning.
As smart as we may think our pets are, they often don’t know enough to avoid sniffing or ingesting foods and other products that are toxic to their delicate systems. Even something that may be harmless to humans – or to other species – can be lethal to your pet. Cats, dogs and other animals [...]
Apps can help increase your happiness!
Who couldn’t use more happiness in their life? What is happiness anyway? What does it mean to be happy? It means something different to everyone, but the dictionary defines it as good fortune, pleasure, contentment and joy.  Whether you call it bliss, exhilaration, delight, enjoyment or something else, happiness is something that most of us [...]
Essential Oils
Essential oils have been used around the world for centuries, curing our ailments in a more natural way. If you experience sleep deprivation, low energy, headaches or other problems, there is a likely concoction of essential oils that may be beneficial to you. Whether you use a diffuser or blend them with carrier oils, essential [...]
Tapping can help reduce stress in cats
If you’ve ever had a highly emotional pet, you know how difficult it can be to calm your four-legged companion. However, a pet’s uncontrolled anxiety, aggression or even enthusiasm can create risks for your pet, for you and for other humans and animals. In a recent article, we shared a method for reducing your own [...]
Almonds are much more than a yummy snack.
“Behold, the almighty almond – though they be but small, they are fierce.” It’s small and unpresuming. It’s versatile, it’s resilient and its powers are far-reaching. It’s the beloved nut-like seed, the almond. Regardless of the type of diet you enjoy in your daily life, whether you’re an omnivore, vegetarian, pescatarian, vegan or somewhere else [...]
EFT tapping helps reduce stress and anxiety
These days, stress seems to be a way of life. Many of us walk around under a cloud of anxiety, anger or worry. In an effort to escape those feelings, some people turn to excessive drinking, smoking or other addictive behavior. But what if a way to quickly reduce your stress and anxiety, improve your [...]

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