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Happy New Year and New Year’s Resolutions everyone! I know I’m a bit late, but a lot has already happened since the 1st. I was having having laptop issues, job issues and family and friends visiting from all around. I was also planning my own trips along the way. Anyways, I hope you all came up with a few New Year’s resolutions. I know this is cliche, and most people are done with theirs by the summer, but I still wanted to share mine in hopes I can always come... read more

I live a very happy and blessed life, which is why I was inspired to make a daily checklist for a healthy life. Whenever I’m down or bothered, I always like to tell myself, “things could be worse.” I’m engaged to a great guy, I have amazing friends and family, and I’m happy and healthy with a roof over my head and food on my table. I’m not using this time to gloat about how great my life is, I just want people to find the good in everything and appreciate even the small things. Nowadays, many people... read more

This healthy recipe for Greek style chicken breasts was a huge hit at dinner the other day. I found this awesome healthy recipe from the Cooking Light Weeknight Chicken Cookbook. I made this dish this past week, and it completely became my fiance’s new favorite dinner (I’ll post his used to be favorite, now second favorite, later this week). The recipe is simple, healthy and best of all amazing! Definitely worth making one of these nights. The original recipe serves... read more

Now that summer is almost here and I live in Phoenix, it’s time to drink more water.   Right now we’re getting excessive heat warnings here in Scottsdale, which was my inspiration for this blog. We all need to drink more water, but here are 13 signs you’re not drinking enough. Not drinking enough water can do some serious damage to your body. Check out these signs before it’s too late, and be sure to drink more water! So this first one is the most... read more

Always wanted to know how to have a better life? Well, studies show it’s quite simple really. I’m sure many of you have seen this list before, but if you haven’t then here it is. The ultimate list to follow to have a better life. I’m sure you’re thinking, “It’s almost too easy…” Well it is! If you just follow these 10 (well I guess you can count the last as 11), steps, you’ll see a significant and more positive change in your life. Here’s the list. Get more sleep. We all... read more

I’ve been seeing a lot of sick people lately, which is inspiration for this blog about how to strengthen your immune system. I’m sure many of you have noticed something going around. I’ve seen it at work and even when I’ve been at the pool in my community. As many people know, a weak immune system leads to sickness. I hate being sick as I’m... read more

Try this blackberry lemonade green smoothie next time you’re feeling hungry. I just made this blackberry lemonade green smoothie today, and it was so good! The only thing is it didn’t quite taste like lemonade. But I’m sure that can be fixed! Either way it was still really good. And best of all, it’s healthy! Here’s the recipe for this blackberry lemonade green smoothie for you to try. Ingredients: 1/2 a banana, frozen then chopped Large handful... read more

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Need some clean eating snack ideas? We have some for you here! Snacking can be one of the hardest things to stay on track with when trying to eat healthy. There are so many yummy, yet so bad for you, foods surrounding you everywhere. Snacking doesn’t have to be a bad thing or something you should feel guilty about doing. Here’s a list of some of the most popular clean eating snack ideas for you to try. No more feeling guilty about snacking! Just be sure to not over... read more

I’m sure many of you heard of a HIIT workout. If you haven’t, it’s definitely something should you start incorporating to your everyday workout routine. HIIT stands for High Intensity Interval Training. Whether you’re an everyday gym goer, or you’re just getting started, try this 7 minute HIIT workout to switch up your routine. Do each exercise for 30 seconds at high intensity, followed by a 10 second rest. Repeat the circuit up to 3 times for a... read more