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Choosing the Perfect Health Club: 5 Tips to Get Started

Choosing the Perfect Health Club: 5 Tips to Get Started

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger I’m always looking for ways to improve my health. Whether I’m trying uncommon vegetables at the farmer’s market or tackling intense aerobic dance games in the privacy of my living room, I like new things. Recently, I reached the dreaded exercise plateau; I’m losing and gaining the same five […]

Time Management Tips: How to Make Your To-Do List Disappear Daily

Time Management Tips: How to Make Your To-Do List Disappear Daily

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger Organization is the secret to productivity. To keep my days flowing smoothly, I rely on daily to-do lists to itemize work tasks, house chores, and volunteer work. If your to-do list never seems to end, let alone get shorter, it needs a major overhaul. You will complete your list […]

6 Reasons and Benefits of Waking Up 30 Minutes Earlier

6 Reasons and Benefits of Waking Up 30 Minutes Earlier

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger If, for the next 30 minutes, you had no work or personal responsibilities to tend to, what would you do? Catch up on a few chapters in your book? Go for a short stroll? Squeeze in some meditation? I’d take the dogs for a quick walk around the neighborhood […]

5 Benefits of Natural Toothpaste

5 Benefits of Natural Toothpaste

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger During my last dental checkup, my dentist smiled and said my teeth look great. Then she asked for my secret. She admitted she hasn’t seen my teeth look this clean and tartar-free in a while. I explained I’ve been working diligently to reduce my exposure to unnecessary artificial chemicals […]

Natural Products: My Favorite All-Purpose Natural Cleanser

Natural Products: My Favorite All-Purpose Natural Cleanser

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger Natural products are part of my everyday lifestyle. I opt for organic, homegrown produce in the summer. I choose mineral makeup free of synthetic chemicals. I avoid artificial dyes. In keeping with this lifestyle, I also like to make my own household cleanser. This simple sanitizing spray naturally disinfects nearly […]

5 Reasons to Buy from Green Companies

5 Reasons to Buy from Green Companies

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger I’ve been recycling for years, using cloth grocery sacks before it was trendy and splurging on organic produce every chance I get. So, when I wanted to increase my environmental awareness, I was a little stumped. After much thinking, I vowed to eliminate any preventable exposure to synthetic chemicals […]

Natural Soap: From Rashy to Radiant Skin

Natural Soap: From Rashy to Radiant Skin

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger Beauty products with pretty packaging and sweet scents used to lure me in. The more colorful and fragrant, the better—or so I thought. As I get a little older, my skin has started rejecting the flowery beauty products. Itchy skin, rashes, and dry patches were simply becoming too common. […]

3 Benefits of Using Natural Products

3 Benefits of Using Natural Products

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger A few years ago, my New Year’s resolution was simple: Eliminate unnecessary chemicals from my life. Little did I know that this vow would extend far beyond my cleaning supply pantry. I now choose natural products for my beauty needs, for cooking and cleaning, and for home remodeling projects. […]

Healthy Eating: 5 Small Changes That Make a Big Difference

Healthy Eating: 5 Small Changes That Make a Big Difference

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger On January 1, 2012, I resolved to overhaul my eating habits. Although I thought my vegetarian lifestyle was healthy, I had room for improvement. Healthy eating goes far beyond having a salad with dinner or choosing low-fat options at the grocery store. Here are five ways I improved my […]

Taking Care of Yourself: 5 Yoga Benefits

Taking Care of Yourself: 5 Yoga Benefits

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger We all want more energy and a sharp mind. Start the day with yoga! You don’t have to be in training for the circus or naturally flexible to reap the many benefits of doing a series of stretching exercises. For me, yoga benefits my body from my head to my […]