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Category Archives: Healthy Mind Body and Spirit

Incorporating Yoga for Stress Relief

Posted on July 7th, 2014

Posted by Steve Auger, guest blogger We all wish life was worry-free. Unfortunately, stress inevitably rears its ugly head. Even the most positive people can get stressed out, but there are ways to combat it to ensure it doesn’t overwhelm you. Exercises such as jogging, bike riding, weightlifting, and group classes are just a few [...]

Five Home Garden Ideas Using Tomatoes

Posted on July 5th, 2014

Posted by Kerrie Snowdon, guest blogger A home garden this summer can provide you with all the fresh organic produce you need. Tomatoes are one of the easiest and most prolific croppers of all the garden vegetables, and are a mainstay of your average garden salad recipe. Be environmentally friendly this season, save money, and [...]

Best Low Sugar Foods for Your Diet

Posted on July 3rd, 2014

Posted by Bethany Johnson, guest blogger Everyone wants to live a healthier life, and that often means consuming fewer simple carbohydrates, or sugars. There are so many studies that link high sugar consumption to poor health that it makes sense to limit your intake by eating low sugar foods. According to a report on the [...]

Home Remedies for Bad Breath

Posted on July 1st, 2014

Posted by Tania K. Cowling, guest blogger Bad breath is often the result of the foods you eat, but it can also occur for less obvious reasons. Knowing the cause can go a long way to helping stop the problem, and so can a number of home remedies, when used in conjunction with regular oral [...]

Use a Reward Chart for Kids to Encourage Brushing

Posted on July 1st, 2014

Posted by Jennifer A. DiGiovanni, guest blogger Busy kids develop their own set of priorities, and brushing their teeth twice each day doesn’t usually rank very high. To encourage kids to brush without issuing continual reminders, design a reward chart for kids to set expectations and encourage healthy oral habits. A poster-sized chart is a visual [...]

How to Make Your Own Flower Design with Backyard Flowers

Posted on June 28th, 2014

Posted by Rebecca Desfosse, guest blogger Flower arrangements brighten up any room. Creating your own flower design with backyard blooms is easy and inexpensive, and a lot greener than store-bought creations. Here are some flower arrangement ideas to help you create the prettiest bouquet around. Option 1: Asters, Zinnias, and More If you have lots [...]