Preventive care is important to living a healthy and happy life. For many in our community, sometimes we have to make the tough decision between paying critical bills or our health care needs. Lucky enough, CVS/pharmacy cares about the health and well-being of its customers and is now expanding their annual Project Health campaign. What Is Project Health? Project Health is an … [Read more...] about How to Get a Health Check-Up Without a Doctor’s Appointment
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If you have ovaries, then you probably understand the frustrations of getting your period. It’s not fun. In fact, it's so not-fun that the phrase "period problems" is used in everyday conversation, and is even a hashtag. Despite the collective groan of period-havers across the globe when they know their time of the month is coming, everyone’s experience with their period is different. Some cause … [Read more...] about Period Problems: How to Know What’s “Normal” and What’s Not
Most of us enjoy having a drink now and then, over dinner or while on a night out with friends. The odd cocktail or two isn’t going to kill you, but drinking glass after glass of alcohol just might. There’s a fine line between drinking in moderation and having an alcohol problem, and sometimes it can be hard to know which side of the line you are on. When it comes to alcohol, it can be … [Read more...] about Are You Drinking Too Much? How To Get Your Drinking Under Control!
It probably isn’t really a secret to anyone who knows me well, but I am a major procrastinator. I know I am not the only person with this secret, but when I am in the throes of my secret problem, it sure feels as if I am. What Is Procrastination? Procrastination is the avoidance of doing a task that needs to be accomplished. The practice of doing more pleasurable things in place of less … [Read more...] about Getting To The Bottom Of Procrastination
As a nutritionally oriented MD, my goal is to help restore and maintain optimum health for everyone I see. This always includes helping women get to and maintain their optimum weight. Today more than ever this is a problem for many. The toxic environment and toxic food tend to poison our body’s ecosystems and breakdown the mechanisms that would naturally regulate hunger and satiety. In addition, … [Read more...] about Could This Little Known Fact Boost Your Weight Loss?
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Sports Authority for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Getting in shape is fun! I love trying out different exercises, yoga, weightlifting, running...you name it and I'm there. So, of course, I need the right gear to match! Half of the fun of working out is finding the perfect outfit to workout in, am I right? My Favorite Place To … [Read more...] about Working Out Is Better With The Right Gear
I call myself an artist because I like making art. For me, it doesn’t matter where I’ve shown my art, what “techniques” I’m using, or who I’m selling it to. Art is my aliveness brought to fruition in a way that others can see and hopefully spot their own aliveness in as well. Sometimes, I consider it a blessing that I have no formal art training. Not being savvy with technical art terms … [Read more...] about Why a Kid Insulting My Art Was My Greatest Art Inspiration
When my period hits--it is a week of being nothing but uncomfortable. But what keeps me happy during my very own hell week is my favorite underwear! A lot of women say that they have their special "period panties" which usually mean an old, overworn pair of panties that they would not mind if they were ruined. For me, however, I love to have fun and comfy undies that I can look forward to … [Read more...] about Staying Comfy In My Favorite Undies
A lot of people--along with myself--often wonder how others can always be healthy, happy and optimistic even though they seem to be as busy as we are. How do they do it? I've done a bit of research and I found some of the best habits that healthy people have. I've started adding them all into my daily routine and I am starting to feel a lot better already. 1. Drink A Glass Of Water First Thing In … [Read more...] about 5 Habits That Healthy People Do Everyday
You need your credit for everything nowadays: renting an apartment, applying for business loans, buying a house, financing a new car, even applying for some jobs! Having a good credit score is extremely important--when you do, you can pretty much own the world. So staying up to date with your score can really help. Even when you make your payments on time and fully, things can still get messed up … [Read more...] about Tips To Keep Your Credit Score Awesome
It is never easy giving up a bad habit. Smoking seems to be one of the hardest bad habits that millions of people struggle to kick. And I am here for you! Sure, I can tell you to stop cold turkey or by chewing gum, but what about the other 24 hours of the day? Smoking is a HABIT. That means that you probably reach for a cigarette before you even realize it. So here are a few tips and tricks that … [Read more...] about 6 Tips to Help You Quit Smoking