Category Archives: Health

Gratitude, the gateway to awesomeness plus recipe!

Holy shizznettt! We got hit hard here in the Northeast! It’s a good thing I don’t mind the snow since we just keep getting blasted with it. The snow I’m cool with, the below freezing temperatures, not so much. But what are ya gonna do? I choose to live here. I just do my bestContinue ReadingContinue Reading

The secret to being, doing, & having all that you want

The secret to being, doing, & having all that you want

When that clock strikes 12, most people set resolutions and vows that this year will be the year they fix their marriage, lose weight, launch a business, write a book, see the world, and so on. You start off strong, full of excitement and hope. The adrenaline and desire fuels you for a while. You’re highly motivatedContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Say “NO” this holiday season and simplify your life

Say “NO” this holiday season and simplify your life

Happy Holidays Wellness Rebels! Like my hat? It was a spontaneous purchase. Money well spent if ya ask me! I love the holiday season…actually I think I just like cookies and mulled wine haha. I’m not a fan of all the shopping (I only like shopping for books, pretty stationary, and fitness clothes) I’m notContinue ReadingContinue Reading

5 tips for a healthier halloween

5 tips for a healthier halloween

Halloween is here! Jack- o-lanterns, haunted houses, pumpkin spice lattes, slutty nurse costumes, and candy. Lots and lots of candy. In all honesty I’m not a huge fan of halloween. I participate in it because I have a child, but halloween wreaks havoc for an OCD like myself. Much to my internal protest, my daughter really,Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Addicted to exercise. A unique and unhealthy obsession.

Addicted to exercise. A unique and unhealthy obsession.

There’s more pressure than ever on woman to look like the fit, thin bodies idolized in celebrities. Exercise addiction is unique in one aspect: It’s almost universally viewed as something to aspire to. If you drink or smoke too much, your friends start to worry. Exercise a lot, and everyone envies yours dedication and commitment. AsContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Not all Stevia is created equal

Not all Stevia is created equal

When you first consume sugar your taste buds do a happy dance. You feel as if you’re on top of the world, like you’re the incredible hulk and no one can stop you. You strut a little more, flip that hair back, bat your eyelashes, but then… something happens: you smack right down back toContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Why channeling your inner coke dealer will make you a better grocery shopper

Why channeling your inner coke dealer will make you a better grocery shopper

When I buy groceries I like my food to be just that…good for me, whole, and natural FOOD, not food with a side of chemicals. Nowadays that’s what you get unless you posses a green thumb. I don’t. I buy what I can from local farms, but the rest of the time I’m dependent onContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Reduce your gluten consumption

Reduce your gluten consumption

What is up with Gluten? Everywhere we see it’s gluten-free this, gluten free that. And now they’ve turned something that is a disease into a weight loss diet. WTF??? Friend: “You look great Cindy! What have you done?” Dumbass: “Oh Paula, thank you! I’ve gone gluten-free. Now my bum is two inches higher and myContinue ReadingContinue Reading

4 Lifestyle Rules for a slimmer and healthier you

4 Lifestyle Rules for a slimmer and healthier you

Doing something good for yourself ONE time isn’t enough to counter the effects of everything else. How you spend your precious time on earth makes a different, so spend it doing something to better who you are. We’re constantly looking for the latest “rules” or “must dos” to help us achieve a better version ofContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Is buying organic worth the price?

Is buying organic worth the price?

Even though my parents had money, we were very, VERY frugal. I’m talking only-two-squares-of-toilet-paper-per-person frugal. It was drilled in my head from early on to never spend money on things I didn’t need and to save every penny I ever made. This kind of early programming turned me into an incredibly guilty spender. Whenever I wouldContinue ReadingContinue Reading

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