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4 Areas to Practice Lagom for Health and Wellness (It's the New Hygge)

4 Areas to Practice Lagom for Your Health and Wellness

If you were on the internet anytime during 2016 I’m betting you came across the phenomenon that is hygge. Hygge is a Danish word loosely defined as a warm, cozy atmosphere. However, it seems there may be a shift toward…

20 Reasons to Start Practicing Yoga

20 Reasons to Start Practicing Yoga

I’m over at Red and Honey talking about the benefits of yoga. While POP Pilates is my daily exercise of choice, I do enjoy a good yoga flow every now and then. In the post I go through a number…

The Best Essential Oils for Fitness Enthusiasts

Essential Oils for Fitness Enthusiasts

A couple weekends ago I competed in my first 10K trail race. It was also my first time ever running 10K at all. While I’ve been enjoying running 5K every week with a local run club and I workout…

10 Ways to Celebrate Women's Health and Fitness Day through All 5 Components of Health

10 Ways to Celebrate Women’s Health and Fitness Day

The last Wednesday in the month of September marks National Women’s Health and Fitness Day which means it is set for tomorrow the 28th. This day is meant to bring awareness and attention to the importance of healthy living for…

The 8 Best Ways to Start Your Day

The 8 Best Ways to Start Your Day

It’s September, and that means it’s back to work and back to school season. In my home it’s both since Brad is a teacher. We are settling back into normal schedules and establishing our regular daily routines. I am…

10 Fun and Cheap Ways to Enjoy the Outdoors

10 Fun and Free Ways to Enjoy the Outdoors

Science has already proven the many benefits of being outdoors, and I’ve talked about a few before as well. Spending time outside, especially in natural, green, wild spaces, positively affects us physically, mentally, and emotionally. While I’m currently struggling to…

3 Ways to Combat the Winter Blues

3 Ways to Combat the Winter Blues

I struggle against negative thought patterns and low moods at the best of times, and during the winter the effort certainly intensifies. Once the merriment of the holidays are over, winter seems to morph into darkness and gloom. The cold…

Homemade Yoga Mat Cleaner

We moved 3 weeks ago into a new place. All my previous homes have had carpet, and now suddenly I’m living in the world of laminate with all it’s visible dust, loud falls, and cold feet. I do like…

5 Benefits of Exercise

Up until this year I had been strongly opposed to exercise.  I was active in the sense that I went walking, hiking, or biking quite a lot, but I couldn’t keep up with a regular workout routine. In January…

3 Stretches You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

I’m guest posting at Lucy Locket Loves about the importance of stretching, and I’ll go through three useful yet uncommon stretches to implement into your life. I know many people aren’t a big fan, but stretching really is important.…