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How the Quality of Your Mattress Can Affect Your Health

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 16, 2017 | Categories: Family and Health
How the quality of your mattress can affect your health

Far too many people take their sleeping habits too lightly. If you’re prone to sleepless nights where you toss and turn, wake up still sleepy and find yourself aching in the mornings, then the source of your problems could come down to your lack of knowledge about your mattress. There are several secrets to a […]

Boost Your Nutrient Intake with These Food Buddies

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 2, 2017 | Categories: Health and Fitness
Boost your nutrient update with these food buddies

Sometimes, eating a healthy diet rich in vitamins and minerals isn’t enough. Many of the nutrients we need to stay healthy and fight disease are not very easily absorbed by the body. The good news is that by combining certain foods (food buddies), you can increase absorption and get greater benefits from the foods you […]

Easy Steps for Your Healthy Post-Baby Body

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 12, 2017 | Categories: Babies, Pregnancy
Easy steps for your healthy post-baby body

Having a baby changes your life in many wonderful ways. However, it can turn your life completely upside down! Life as you knew it will not be as it was. While that can be pretty easy to adjust to, there are some things that not everyone finds easy to adapt to. Your post-baby body can […]

Merck Manual Consumer App Giving Me Peace of Mind

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 11, 2017 | Categories: Apps, Health and Fitness, iPhone, Technology
The Merck Manual Consumer app gives you peace of mind...

Disclosure: I received compensation for this post, but all opinions are 100% my own and may differ from yours. I will only endorse companies, products, and services like the Merck Manual Consumer app, that I believe, based on my own experiences, are worthy of endorsement. Two days before Christmas I woke up early feeling sick. […]

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 […]

Love Yourself Enough to Take 5 Minutes for You

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: June 30, 2016 | Categories: Motivational, Parenting, Women
Take 5 with Cafe Breaks from Ingles using Ibotta app.

As a mom, it is so easy to get caught up with family and work responsibilities so much so that we oftentimes put everyone else first. It’s nice to get a helping hand from brands like today’s sponsor, Cafe Breaks through Acorn Influence. They want to help moms like me to recharge, relax, and take […]

Dog Treats Tailored for Your Furry Friends

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: June 29, 2016 | Categories: Dogs, Pets
Dog treats that promote a healthy lifestyle like TopDogDinners Herbal Dog Treats

Our pup is a member of our family, so it’s important that what we feed him is good for him. I really appreciate brands like today’s sponsor, TopDogFoods, who make dog treats with our dog’s health in mind. Just like people, not every dog is alike. Of course there’s different dog breeds (to be exact) […]

June is Scleroderma Awareness Month

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: June 20, 2016 | Categories: Health and Fitness
Scleroderma awareness pledge

This post was sponsored by Scleroderma as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I can remember the first time I heard the word “Scleroderma”. I knew “derma” had something to do with the skin and figured it was some kind of skin disease/disorder, but that was all. When my friend told me that […]

Baby Boomers Get Tested for Hepatitis C – Hepatitis Awareness Month

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: May 18, 2016 | Categories: Health and Fitness
Baby Boomers need to be tested for Hepatitis C

I am participating in a VIN campaign for Quest Diagnostics. I am receiving a fee for posting; however, the opinions expressed in this post are my own. I am in no way affiliated with Quest Diagnostics and do not earn a commission or percent of sales. Did you know that 3 to 5 million baby […]