Health & Wellness

Life Hacks: What NOT to Buy in July

Life Hacks: What NOT To Buy

People enjoy life hacks for several reasons, but we especially like ones that help us save money. Sites like DealNews and Lifehacker provide great money-saving tips on a regular basis, including specific items you shouldn’t purchase in a given month. Thus, here’s the July installment of our monthly series on what NOT to buy! READ MORE

Favorite Outdoor Workouts: Slim Your Waistline, and Your Energy Bill

Slim Your Waistline, and Your Energy Bill

It’s bathing suit season, which means most people are spending a little more time working out these days. Why not take the workout outside? Exercising outdoors not only is a great way to improve your health and get some vitamin D, but it also saves energy indoors while you’re away. Here are some ways to get fit and save energy in your home by hitting the pavement. READ MORE

Life Hacks: What Not to Buy in May

People enjoy life hacks for several reasons, but we especially like ones that help us save money. As it turns out, websites like DealNews and Lifehacker provide great money-saving life hacks and tips on a regular basis. In particular, they’ve created a yearly timeline listing out the best times to purchase certain items. While that has been helpful, they’ve also collected specific items you shouldn’t purchase in a given month. Thus, here’s the May installment of our monthly series on what NOT to buy! READ MORE

Get Heart-Healthy with 5 Snacks for American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month, and while it seems as though cancer is more prevalent, heart disease is actually even more fatal. According to the CDC, 1 in every 4 deaths is of heart disease, and as a woman, the scarier number is that “1 in 3 women die of heart disease and stroke (American Heart Association).” Knowing the harsh facts can scare a person into living a healthier lifestyle. And a great way to do that is by exercising regularly and eating healthy. If you need to get started on the right heart-healthy track, here are 5 tasty snacks for American Heart Month. READ MORE

4 New Year’s Resolutions for Improving Your Health

After all the holiday festivities and sheer lack of time (or motivation) to work out, you may find yourself a few pounds heavier starting out the New Year. If that is the case, then now is the perfect time to make some New Year’s Resolutions geared towards becoming healthy, getting in shape, and actually following through this year! So here are 4 New Year’s resolutions for improving your health. READ MORE