Winter Wellness Kit

Keep yourself Healthy all winter long! Wouldn’t you just love to avoid a cold or flu this year? You can keep your risk at a minimum by using these Winter Wellness Kit ideas: 1.  A Neti Pot.  This is a great way to keep your nasal passage free and clear. 2. An Ototek Loop.  A safe and effective way to clean your ears. 3.  A teapot and tea.  A healthier alternative to coffee.  Get a soothing tea with immune boosters like omegas or antioxidants. 4.  Vitamins……. D, C, Zinc, Magnesium.  You may be able to get a combo of 1 or more of those listed. 5.  Floss.  Buy it & use it daily!  2x if possible. 6.  Pocket hand sanitizer.   Tips: - Take a pump of hand sanitizer every time you go into a store.  I’ve noticed they have a dispenser at every market I go to, and many pharmacies have one available. - Refrain from touching your face, ears & mouth with your hands. If you need to,...
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3 most common Holiday struggles….. and what to do about them!

What do you think are the 3 most common things people struggle with during the Holidays? They're probably the things you struggle with too....... stress, weight gain and depression.  Yup, those are the top 3 things I've heard from clients consistently during the Holidays in my 20+ years in the Fitness/Wellness industry. 1.  STRESS People get totally stressed out during the Holiday season with all the shopping, parties, baking, etc.  They don't have time to themselves, they feel really thrown off schedule and are just constantly rushing around.  My recommendations are: - make yourself a priority & get to the gym to workout your stress - shorten your regular workout time with a quick routine or class - throw in a 15 minute chair massage to get pampered 2.  WEIGHT GAIN Between Thanksgiving and New Year's, the average person gains 5 lbs!  Are you average?  Would you rather be above average?!  Begin a new tradition this Holiday season, and fit into your clothes all season long...
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Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk

Don't Cry Over Spilled Milk Have you ever been really busy, and then gotten super hungry because you've forgotten to eat?  It doesn't happen to me often, but it did this morning.  As I scanned the choices in my kitchen for something that could be made under 5 minutes, I ruled out oatmeal or a peanut butter and habanero marmalade sandwich.  A quick look in my fridge revealed a banana on it's way out, sitting next to my hemp protein on the top shelf.  Disco! As I was taking my rice milk out, it slipped from my grasp, and spilled all over the floor.  On top of that, the plastic container it was in cracked in the corner.  End of that.  As I was mopping it up, (still hungry!), I realized the milk was in the container because I had dropped the box as I was unloading my groceries.  Fucker. I did not want to go out, as I am in the midst...
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