Valentine’s Day Date Ideas for the Health-Conscious Couple

Valentine’s Day is all about love, but, often, that love is expressed with chocolates and high-calorie dinners. If, as a member of a health-conscious couple, this doesn’t appeal to you, you might want to consider one of these healthy Valentine date ideas instead. Go to the Farmer’s Market Spend the money you would have at […]

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Solo Mama Time in Edmonton

Great article listing some amazing businesses for your solo mama time, including one of our favorites, Sticks and Stones Flowers and Home Decor, here in Sherwood Park!

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Getting Started with Winter Sports

The holiday season is finally over and the long, cold days of winter in Canada are finally upon us. Whether you’ve resolved to be more active in 2016 or are simply looking for a way to make the cold days pass by more quickly, taking up a winter sport is a great way to stay […]

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Healthy Holiday Meal Tips and Hacks for a Happy Christmas

Holiday parties and overindulgence seem to go hand-in-hand. From puddings and candy to cookies and rich meats with gravy, the call of the unhealthy is all around us during the month of December. However, by following a few simple healthy-eating guidelines specific to the holidays as well as designing hacks that work with your lifestyle […]

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Brain-Power Boosting Foods

“You are what you eat” is more than just a silly cliché. As we are finding more and more these days, especially with the real food and slow food movement, carefully choosing what foods you eat can have a profound impact on everything from your energy levels and concentration to your cancer risk and overall […]

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Kickstart Your Fitness Routine: We Breakdown Three Popular Options

Kickstarting your personal fitness is a challenge. Whether you’ve struggled with weight loss, are recovering from illness or simply fell off the bandwagon of regular workouts, getting the motivation and setting goals for fitness is a daunting, overwhelming task, which is why many people seek help in the form of fitness challenges, bootcamps, and personal […]

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Healthy Morning Habits – How to Start Your Day Off Right

Getting up each morning and starting our days is a given. However, the tone of your morning routine also sets the tone for the entire day. Who among us hasn’t had a frazzled morning that runs into a stressful afternoon and a crazy-filled evening? While it is impossible to protect ourselves from all of life’s […]

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Vitamins and Supplements – Which Are Right for You?

You need only walk down the aisle of any supermarket, drugstore, or health food store anywhere in the country to understand the appeal of vitamins and supplements in our culture. Like health foods, life-changing exercise plans, and all things “natural”, the idea of vitamins and supplements as an easy way to achieve better health has […]

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Road Trippin’ for the Health Nut

Travel, by any means and for any reason, is always stressful. From sleeping in a strange bed to spending long hours out and about, it is easy to get lax about simple healthy habits when traveling. However, whether you travel once a year on vacation or once a month on business, especially by car, making […]

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Happiness is excitement that has found a settling down place.  But there is always a little corner that keeps flapping around.  ~E.L. Konigsburg

10 Inspiring Quotes to Start Your Summer Off Right

After a long, cold winter and a transitional spring season, the promise of summer sun, time off of work and school, and “lazy days” makes June an ideal time to inspire yourself to be something more. Whether it is embracing a healthier eating plan, finally committing yourself to fitness, or focusing inward and meditating or […]

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