Maintain Don’t Gain

Maintain Don’t Gain

You know how the whole holiday season tends to center around food? Specifically, comfort foods and party foods - a nibble here, a taste there, an extra slice of this or that, and all the glorious leftovers... Gaining a few pounds each holiday season is so common that...

Maintain Don’t Gain 2018

Maintain Don’t Gain 2018

You know how the whole holiday season tends to center around food? Specifically, comfort foods and party foods - a nibble here, a taste there, an extra slice of this or that, and all the glorious leftovers... It's so common for people to gain a few pounds each holiday...

Scruffy Hospitality

Scruffy Hospitality

So many women I know are outgoing and sociable, and would love to have friends over more often. But the stress of menu planning, house cleaning and trying to be a gracious host can be daunting. Sometimes it seems like too much hassle, and we give up entertaining...

Weekly Meal Prep

Weekly Meal Prep

Let's get an important distinction clear right away: weekly meal prep and food prep are not the same thing. Meal prep is preparing entire meals for the week in advance. Food prep is preparing individual food items in advance, making it easy to grab a snack or throwing...

Start A Walking Program

Start A Walking Program

Does your job keep you chained to a desk? Want to get moving and feel better? Start a walking program with short distances, slow paces and flat surfaces; and gradually build up distance, speed and inclines. Focus on good posture, with head lifted and shoulders...

A Serious Pain in the Butt

A Serious Pain in the Butt

Ever felt pain in your lower back when you stood up after sitting for awhile? How about pain in just one of your hips? Or the not-funny-at-all pain in your actual butt, making it hurt to walk? It might be caused by constriction of the piriformis muscle. I can hear you...

Seasonal Colds

Seasonal Colds

We had some crazy weather last week. Some parts of our beautiful state got snowed on, all of us wrapped up in snuggie blankets, only to switch them out a few days later for tank tops and flip-flops. Egads. It made my head spin. And what often happens when the...

Top 10 Hosting Tips

Top 10 Hosting Tips

If you have plans to host Thanksgiving dinner this year, you’re probably wondering where to begin. The amount of “to-dos” on your list can be overwhelming! Start here with this list from Tipsaholic of ten things you need to do to plan and organize a lovely and...

Yoga Poses To Help You Sleep

Yoga Poses To Help You Sleep

Yoga has a way of calming the nervous system. Through deep breathing, long stretches and relaxing postures, yoga can help induce a good night’s sleep so you feel rested and ready for the day that lies ahead. This simple yoga sequence is easy to do right before bed....

Sidestep Summer Setbacks

Sidestep Summer Setbacks

August is almost here, and you’ve been loving (or avoiding, as the case may be) the summer weather and activities. Are you happy with the fit of your clothes and your energy levels? Maybe things aren't exactly as they were back around Memorial Day —despite hitting...

Alter Nutrition as You Mature

Alter Nutrition as You Mature

As medicine continues to advance and we are living longer, quality of life remains a high priority. Age can also bring with it some real weight struggles, like the stubborn middle-age spread and what feels like a sluggish metabolism. Meeting nutritional needs as you...

Summer Cookout Time!

Summer Cookout Time!

Why so smugly happy about summer, you wonder? We are going to breeze through the long holiday weekends and multitude of cookouts without gaining an ounce. No magic necessary, because we have mad knowledge. If you’re on a quest to shed pounds or maintain a healthy...

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