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How a Healthy Active Person Thinks

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 7, 2018 | Categories: Health and Fitness

If you need to revamp your life and begin to implement methods of living more healthily, adopting the right attitude and mindset is always important to keep results coming in. For this reason, it can serve you well to know exactly how a healthy active person thinks on a daily basis. Of course, emulating someone […]

Keep Fit Over Weekends with These Tips

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 5, 2018 | Categories: Health and Fitness
Tips

Sometimes even the best-laid plans of a woman (and a man) fall apart when it comes to the weekend.  After all, you have worked hard all week to keep fit, and you NEED the weekend to cut loose and recharge. But sometimes that all too short break can be a recipe for disaster. Here are […]

How to Get Ready for a Healthy New Year

By: Greg Chaffins | Date: December 21, 2017 | Categories: His Health and Fitness
how to get ready for a healthy new year

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 that I believe, based on my own experiences, are worthy of endorsement. It’s coming, are you ready for it? Of course, I am talking about a brand new […]

Strength Training: 5 Benefits for Women

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: December 12, 2017 | Categories: Health and Fitness
5 Benefits of Strength Training

When we’re trying to lose weight or improve our fitness, most of us focus our attention on diet and cardio exercise. We go for runs; we swim, we workout in a way that gets our heart racing and the sweat pouring. We avoid strength training. Many of us assume strength training will turn us into […]

Apple Watch: The Only Exercise Gear You Need

By: Greg Chaffins | Date: November 5, 2017 | Categories: His Gadgets and Tech
Apple Watch

So, maybe you have decided to implement an exercise regimen into your daily life. First of all, kudos to you – 30 minutes of exercise a day can do wonderful things for the human body. But now the question comes, what kind of exercise gear do you need? Well, I’m here to tell you that […]

Balancing Your Health While Working The Night Shift

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 26, 2017 | Categories: Health and Fitness
12 ways for a happy and healthy Christmas. Get off the couch...

One of the most difficult parts of going to work is dealing with the hours, especially if you work the night shift. Humans are the only species that spends hours away from their families at a time at work and that can have a tremendous effect on our health and well being. There are many […]

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 […]

3 Shocking Sunscreen Facts You May Not Know

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 19, 2017 | Categories: Health and Beauty

We all know that sunscreen is oh-so-vital for avoiding wrinkles, and even more importantly, reducing the risk of skin cancer. And while some of us may be religious in our use of sunscreen, chances are we are still doing it wrong.Yep. Doing it wrong. Shocking, right? Well, what is even more surprising are these sunscreen […]

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 […]