Tips to stay healthy this flu seasonFlu season is here, and it's knocking people down left and right. Staying healthy and germ-free when everyone around you is sniffling, sneezing, and coughing is a veritable feat. Continue your flu-free streak with these tips on boosting your immune system and disinfecting your environment so you can continue to ward off this wintertime illness.
How low levels of Vitamin D affect Black and brown people differentlyWinter is upon us and so is the risk of vitamin D deficiency and infections. Vitamin D, which is made in our skin following sunlight exposure and also found in oily fish (mackerel, tuna and sardines), mushrooms and fortified dairy and nondairy…
Health Is Wealth—Why You Can’t Ignore Your Body and Mind | World's Funniest Motivational Business Speaker Steve RizzoAn important piece of advice on persistence and pushing on despite circumstances, this attitude to work can cause more harm than good in today’s incredibly competitive, power-driven world.8
Are You a Health Ideas Collector? (I am.) - Cupcakes and Yoga PantsWe start boards on Pinterest to organize nutritious recipes. Fitness apps linger on our phones. We bookmark inspirational blogs for encouragement. The home treadmill gathers dust while an avocado turns brown. (Does this sound familiar?) We really do mean well,...13
The Books I Read For My First Reading ChallengeLast year (which sounds SO weird since it was only a few weeks ago!) I brushed off my GoodReads app and participated in their Reading Challenge. It's pretty simple: at the beginning of the year, you decide the number of books you want to have read by year's end. Most of my GoodReads buddies were aiming for 100+ books. My mom-brain cannot fathom reading that much. Seriously. I don't even think I was able to read that much in my pre-kid days. My goal was 11 books. It sounds pathetic, but I based it on the amount of time it took1