3 Ways to Fight Holiday Stress

3 Ways to Fight Holiday Stress

Holiday stress plagues many Americans every year. Top holiday stressors include staying on a budget, managing multiple commitments and finding the perfect gift. Use these three tips to help keep holiday stress at bay this year.  Create your budget now. If you’re...
This One Thing You Use All the Time May be Covered with Flu Bacteria

This One Thing You Use All the Time May be Covered with Flu Bacteria

With peak flu season approaching quickly, you know how important it is to constantly wash your hands and disinfect shared spaces, but there’s probably one thing you’ve been neglecting to disinfect: your cellphone.  Researchers from the University of Arizona found that...
Don’t Let Cooler Temperatures Derail Your Workout Plan

Don’t Let Cooler Temperatures Derail Your Workout Plan

If you find it harder to keep up with your workout program as the temperatures drop, you’re not alone. Every year, many Americans find it increasingly difficult to remain committed to their plan as the holidays, shorter days and less-than-ideal weather create...
Makeover Your Holiday Recipes by Substituting Fats

Makeover Your Holiday Recipes by Substituting Fats

Butter, oils and other fats can add flavor to your favorite recipes, but they can also add many calories. They act as a barrier so flour does not absorb as much water to give your dishes a moist, tender feel. There are many ways to reduce the fat without sacrificing...
A Beginner’s Guide to Mindfulness

A Beginner’s Guide to Mindfulness

It’s no secret that the holidays bring joy, but they can also bring stress. We all know that prolonged and chronic stress can wreak havoc on your overall health and wellness, so it’s important to find healthy ways to manage it. One effective way to do so is to...