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Best Yoga Clothing from Top to Bottom

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 5, 2017 | Categories: Fashion, Health and Fitness
Healthy lifestyle with THRIVE

Is 2017 your year? The year where you put YOU first? Are health and fitness your New Year goals? One of my goals is to add more yoga into my daily routine. I talked about the best yoga mats yesterday, and today I want to share with you the best Yoga clothing at the best […]

Yoga Meditation Beginners Can Do…

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 2, 2017 | Categories: Health and Fitness, How To

Yoga meditation beginners can do is a frequently searched and asked question. Maybe because we think yoga meditation is too intimidating, especially if you’re new to yoga and meditation. This is entirely a misconception; yoga meditation can be helpful to anyone, not just a select demographic. It is a way to clear your mind and […]

Join Planet Fitness on August 15th!

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 14, 2016 | Categories: Health and Fitness

Does the thought of going to the beach or the pool intimidate you because the thought of wearing a swimsuit in public is just unbearable? Yeah, me too. That’s why it’s nice to get a helping hand from brands like today’s sponsor, Planet Fitness. They want to help us get summer ready by offering an […]

Goji Play 2 – Exercise Has Never Been So Fun #GetUpAndGojiPlay

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: December 8, 2015 | Categories: Apps, Family and Health, Gaming, Health and Fitness, Technology
Goji Play 2 #GetUpAndGojiPlay #GetEmOffTheCouch

This Goji Play fun-filled post was sponsored by Blue Goji but all opinions are 100% my own and may differ from yours. I will only endorse companies, products and services that I believe, based on my own experiences, are worthy of endorsement. #GetUpAndGojiPlay A goal that my husband and I set for ourselves last Christmas […]

10 Healthy Lifestyle Hacks for Busy Moms #Just10

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 4, 2015 | Categories: Health and Fitness
Nature Made and yoga is good for decluttering your mind

I decided last Christmas that I had to lose weight, watch my cholesterol (at my last physical it was borderline), get healthier, and live a better example for my son. No more excuses. All moms are busy, I had to quit using that as my excuse. I’m too busy to do this. I’m too busy […]

4 Tips for Finding a New Workout Buddy

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 21, 2015 | Categories: Health and Fitness

If you are struggling to find the motivation you need to make it through your workouts, do not despair. You may be able to find the motivation and support you need with a workout buddy. Workout partners are great to have because they can help you to overcome challenges that you normally would not be […]

How Filtered Water Impacts Health and Beauty

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: November 11, 2014 | Categories: Health and Beauty, Health and Fitness

I think most of us know how important water is to our overall health. I don’t always find it easy to drink water, especially in the fall and winter. I am trying to do better, but I really have to work at it. Women should have 68 ounces of water a day (20 from food […]

How to Mentally Prepare for Weight Loss

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 13, 2014 | Categories: Health and Fitness, Weight Loss

Being prepared mentally when it comes to weight loss is one of the most important steps in the process, I have come to realize. Trying to lose weight when you are in the wrong state of mind is kind of like trying to run in quicksand… you are pushing your way through, but not really […]

Wауѕ Tо Rеlіеvе Stress And Live A Healthier Lіfеѕtуlе

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: June 9, 2014 | Categories: Health and Beauty, Health and Fitness, How To, Tips
ways to relieve stress

Stress is nоw recognized as a mаjоr соntrіbuting factor to mаnу mеntаl аnd physical соndіtіоnѕ. It is оnе оf the most соmmоn rеаѕоnѕ fоr missing wоrk, аnd соѕtѕ the есоnоmу mіllіоnѕ еасh уеаr. But what rеаllу іѕ stress аnd hоw do wе recognize and deal wіth іt? Stress can be dеѕсrіbеd аѕ our rеѕроnѕе or […]

How Do You Know If You’re Really Hungry? And Ways To Avoid Eating If You’re Not #greatstarts

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 13, 2014 | Categories: Health and Fitness, How To, Tips
how do you know if you're really hungry? #greatstarts

I used to have a bad habit of eating something because I “thought” I was hungry. Like if I was at a party and there was food, I ate. I mean the hostess paid money to provide all this food and I don’t want to hurt anyone’s feelings. Right? Wrong. I’ve worked hard at showing […]