7 Workout Mistakes


Spot reduction There is no such thing as “spot reduction.” The best way to lose those love-handles or other areas? Focus on total body weight loss and firming the muscles. Not monitoring your heart rate If you follow the heart rate recommendations on the cardio machines, you may be doing yourself a disservice. A heart […]

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How NOT to Look Old


EYES You don’t need to follow the trends in makeup to stay hip. Say no to heavy eyeliner, glittery, too matte or too bright eye shadows, clumpy mascara and single ledges of false eyelashes. Heavy makeup magnifies imperfections. Keep your make up palate simple with flattering shades of beige, brow, khaki or gray. For longer […]

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RECIPE: Crustless Quiche Breakfast Cups


10        oz package frozen chopped spinach ¾         cup shredded reduced fat cheese ¾         cup egg whites or egg substitute ¼         cup diced green bell pepper ¼         cup diced onion 3          drops hot pepper sauce (optional) Microwave spinach 2 ½ minutes. Drain excess liquid. Line a 12-cup muffing pan with tin baking cups and spray […]

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RECIPE: Healthy Chili Garlic Chicken Stir-Fry


Prep time: 10 minutesCook time: 15 minutesServes: 4 Ingredients: 1.5       pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts but into 1” cubes2          tablespoons peanut oil2          teaspoons chili powered2          cloves minced garlic2          tablespoons Sriracha hot chili sauce2          cups broccoli florets2          cups thinly sliced carrots Sprinkle half of the chili powder on the chicken Heat the oil in a wok […]

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Brain-Boosting Breakfasts


What if you could perform better during the day, work more productively, or study more efficiently just by eating a different breakfast? It’s possible. Research has shown that by choosing the right mix or of brain-building foods, you may be able to increase your energy, concentration, and focus, which can help you take on the […]

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RECIPE: Brain Power Blueberry Smoothie


Did you know that blueberries can boost concentration up to 5 hours? Try this smoothie in the morning to help boost your concentration for your work day. ½         cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt 6          oz Cascade Fresh blueberries low fat yogurt 1          cup organic blueberries 1          teaspoon cold pressed flax oil ½         cup crushed ice […]

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Vitamin F(lowers)


Natures remedy for emotional energy Research proves that flowers, being dubbed by some as “Vitamin F”, help feed our need for serenity, inspiration, wellness, love, and optimism.  EMOTIONAL ENERGY: Inspiration and motivation We all deserve to find simple ways to create a happy and harmonious feel in our homes by being able to disconnect from the […]

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10 Tips for Soothing Stress


Recent Studies indicate that 54% of Americans are concerned about the level of stress in their lives. No one is completely free of stress. Stress in a small dose can actually benefit us by keeping us motivated, focused, and alert when we need to be. However, when life’s demands exceed you ability to cope, stress […]

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