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Let’s Talk About Mental Health

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 15, 2018 | Categories: Health and Fitness
mental health

Over the last few years, people are talking about mental health more and more. Rewind say, 50 years, and mental health was considered to be a disease that people were stuck with, and it was very much frowned up to either have a mental health problem or know someone with one. But now the care […]

Time For a Much Needed Confidence Boost

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 13, 2018 | Categories: Health and Fitness
confidence

Pretty much everyone would say that they would probably like to have at least a little bit more confidence. After all, we all spend our lives surrounded by media that tells us we’re not thin enough, not young enough, not smart enough; generally making us feel as inadequate as possible. This is usually so that […]

Get Your Workout Motivation Back

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: | Categories: Health and Fitness
workout motivation

Doesn’t the new year feel like a lifetime ago? The best sign that we’re well into the year is that all of those incredibly optimistic resolutions that people made to get in shape and work out more have almost certainly gone right out of the window. If that’s something that’s happened to you, don’t feel […]

Oral Cancer Awareness Month: Know The Facts

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 6, 2018 | Categories: Health and Fitness
awareness month

Did you know that April is oral cancer awareness month? I didn’t. Oral Cancer Awareness Month But I am glad to learn there is a month devoted to bringing awareness to oral cancer. I know cancer isn’t something most people want to talk about, it’s scary I know but is so important to be aware […]

Ramp Up Your Winter Weight Loss With Turbo13

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 14, 2018 | Categories: Health and Fitness
Ramp up your weight loss with Turbo13 from Nutrisystem

This Turbo 13 post on how to ramp up your winter weight loss is sponsored by Nutrisystem. 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. So, the holiday feasting has passed, and the […]

Will Bodybuilding Make You Look Like a Man?

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 2, 2018 | Categories: Health and Fitness
bodybuilding

There’s a common misconception that bodybuilding will make women look ‘manly’. While using weights for fitness can undoubtedly make women look stronger and fitter, it will by no means make them look manly. In fact, bodybuilding can be so beneficial. It can strengthen the bones and muscles, make living everyday life easier, improve the way […]

The Importance Of A Little Me Time

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: | Categories: Health and Fitness
me time

When you’re a working mom, it can be difficult to find that precious peace and quiet that gives you time to breathe, much less some me time. Between your work, your family and taking care of your home – it can sometimes feel as though there’s no more time left. Even with your busy schedule, […]

Small Victories Equal Big Health Results

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 1, 2018 | Categories: Health and Fitness
small victories equal big healthy results

This is a sponsored post in partnership with The Motherhood on behalf of Nature’s Bounty. 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. As a later in life first time mom, who […]

How to Make a Hospital Stay Easier

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 20, 2018 | Categories: Health and Fitness
Hospital stay

Hospital visits are rarely pleasant experiences. No one likes going away from home at the best of times, especially not for a hospital stay. Not only will you be taken from your comfort zone, but you’ll also likely experience needles and medications. On top of which, hospitals aren’t exactly suited to decent nights of sleep. […]

How to Make Your New Year Resolutions Stick

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 8, 2018 | Categories: Health and Fitness
How to make your new year resolutions stick

This post about ways to make your new year resolutions stick is sponsored. 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. How to Make Your New Year Resolutions Stick Do you make […]