Wellness Tips

Packing School Lunches

Packing School Lunches

Written By Erin Linde. I was recently asked for tips on packing school lunches.  Our girls started packing their own lunches for school a while ago.  However, if they are really busy with homework and after school activities, sometimes I will make their...

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Take a Break from Tech!

Take a Break from Tech!

Technology is AMAZING. We use it nearly every single day...and it absolutely improves  the quality of our lives and puts the world at our fingertips.   However…. it can also be highly addictive, distract our attention, and can cause us not  to be...

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Quality Sleep Challenge

Quality Sleep Challenge

Psychologist Philip Zimbardo did a study with USA Today a few ago asking Americans  how “busy” they were.   More than 50% of people said they are busier now than they were in previous years and  that they sacrifice friends, family and sleep for the...

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Homestretch 15 Challenge

Homestretch 15 Challenge

This week’s challenge can feel almost like a guilty pleasure … although I  promise you, there’s absolutely no reason to feel guilty about it.  Your challenge is to spend 15-20 minutes at the end of each day stretching  or doing some mobility/recovery...

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Focus on being PRESENT

Focus on being PRESENT

It can be a real challenge living in the present moment because it’s all to easy to get  sidetracked thinking about the past, worrying about the future, or distracted by  technology!   Being present is something you can practice on daily basis. It...

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Activity Challenge: Jump Rope

Activity Challenge: Jump Rope

It’s GO TIME! You’ve probably already guessed it, but this week’s  challenge is to add some jump-rope back into the mix (if you’re not already  doing it, of course!)   If you’re not used to jumping rope, be patient! There’s a definite learning...

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Earthing

Earthing

When’s the last time you walked around outside barefoot? Have you ever noticed how  great you sleep after a day of walking in the sand or being in the ocean?  Well, emerging science reveals that direct contact with the ground can have some pretty...

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Zuppa Toscana

Zuppa Toscana

recipe slightly modified from 40Aprons Ingredients:4 slices organic, uncured bacon , cut into about 1/2″ pieces1 pound Italian sausage , made from below recipe 1/2 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes16 ounce organic potatoes, I used small bite sized potatoes cut in...

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Wild Blueberry Banana Bread*

Wild Blueberry Banana Bread*

Ingredients: 3 ripe bananas1/4 cup maple syrup 1/4 cup coconut sugar1 tsp alcohol-free vanilla extract1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk2 cups gluten-free oat flour1/2 tsp sea salt1 tsp baking powder1/2 tsp baking soda1/2 cup frozen wild blueberriesChopped walnuts, for...

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Toasty Cinnamon Oats

Toasty Cinnamon Oats

😋 This recipe gives you the crunchy goodness of granola … but without all of the sugar and excess calories! Try it over yogurt or a bowl of berries or even applesauce. Delicious! 👩🏾‍🍳 TIP: This is also amazing with pumpkin pie spice. TOASTY CINNAMON...

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