LIFESTYLE

Posts that look at lifestyle issues.

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Stress-Less Snacks: Dark Chocolate Blueberry Oat Protein Balls

Snacks. These are my kryptonite. I love snacks but I have learned that I can’t just love my snacks like I used to! So, I have to find options for a healthy snack that taste good but aren’t filled with things you can’t pronounce! Some days, you just don’t feel like putting in the effort to make that kind of …

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Want Less Stress? Try These 5 Foods

Just thinking about all the chores that are piling up, all the errands you have to run, the looming work deadlines, and the social demands on your overbooked calendar can run you ragged. Talk about stress! If left unchecked, stress can lead to many health problems, including heart disease, diabetes, obesity, and high blood pressure. Not to mention stress can …

Recipe: Healthy Instant Oatmeal Jars

Adding whole grains into your diet can provide many benefits including lowering blood pressure and improving your body’s reaction to stress. These healthy instant oatmeal jars are the perfect way to have an easy ready-to-go snack or meal on hand in the pantry. I recommend using mason jars or some other air-tight containers to hold the mixtures. Then block out …

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Feeling Stressed? Try These 5 Tips

Our lives are so busy, sometimes it can feel hard to breathe. We spend our days running around multi-tasking, doing endless errands, cooking and cleaning, working, and taking care of our families and the household. What Can Stress Cause? Doing all the things all the time without a break in sight can take a toll on both your mental well-being. …