It’s crucial to have an accountability partner when you’re trying to jumpstart a lifestyle plan, or lose weight, or reach your wellness goals. An accountability partner is someone who can keep you motivated and be your cheerleader along the way. This will help you stay on track. Whenever we are trying to stick to a … Read More
The Fourth of July holiday always brings fond memories of fireworks, family gatherings at the lake and of course my favorite summer indulgences. As I no longer have my teenage metabolism, here are some simple tips that will enable you to enjoy the celebration without falling off the wagon. Eat a high protein snack before … Read More
During the summer months, it is important that you and your family stay hydrated. According to the Mayo Clinic, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine recommends that an adult man needs approximately 15.5 cups (3.7 liters) of fluids per day and an adult woman needs approximately 11.5 cups (2.7 liters) of fluids per … Read More
For years I have been working with my professional clients in developing strategic tips for staying healthy and fit on the road. In my new role as the Director of Marketing and Business Development at Clifford Law Offices, I now find myself in a similar position. Here is a guide featuring my favorite hacks that … Read More
After you set wellness goals, a great way to stay motivated is by tracking your progress. The purpose is to do so in a positive way that will inspire you to keep moving forward. Here are my favorite go to methods. Scale Make the scale your friend as opposed to your foe. The best way … Read More
Researchers and health experts both agree that eating with nature’s cycles yields the most nutritional benefits and promotes balance within the earth’s resources. When you eat fruits and vegetables based on what is in season, you support your local farmers market, spend less money, and are getting the freshest, most nutritionally-packed gems. Fruit and vegetables … Read More
Getting your “beauty rest” isn’t just about looking refreshed in the morning. It is about recharging your entire body! The benefits of consistently sleeping 7-9 hours per night include: Stress reduction – a sleep deprived person produces more stress hormones which can cause high blood pressure. Being more energized and alert – these qualities help … Read More
Great for your health and cleansing your body, especially if you’ve been having lots of summer treats.
Instead of a boring peanut butter and jelly sandwich, start the school year off by preparing bento lunch boxes with your kids. A traditional Japanese bento box holds rice, fish or meat, and vegetables. BUT you can create custom boxes to accommodate each family member’s favorite cuisine! Here are a few ideas to get you started:
Make the syrup by placing the sugar and water in a small saucepan over medium heat. Stir until the sugar has completely dissolved and turn off the heat. Add a sprig of fresh mint to the syrup for flavor. Let it sit in there while you prepare the strawberries.