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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 …

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. …

Appreciate Life and Lower Your Stress

Did you know that when you appreciate the small things in life, you are less likely to be stressed out? Easily Upset vs Calm and Appreciative: Which is Better? It makes sense when you think about it. People who are easily agitated get upset about everything. They don’t appreciate things that are right in front of them, and it causes …

Happy Holidays: Families and Complications

As our families get more complicated, so do the holidays. Most modern families no longer consist of Mom, Dad, 2.5 kids, and one or two adoring grandparents. Instead, you’re dealing with ex-spouses, their new partners, and a mix of children, step-children, and various half-brothers and sisters. With that, a lot of complications get added to your already busy holiday schedule. …