How to Quit Shampoo Without Becoming Disgusting

How to Quit Shampoo Without Becoming Disgusting You may have heard about the “no poo” movement that’s been sweeping the nation. Many people have stopped using shampoo for a variety of reasons, reducing their carbon footprint, because shampoo is too harsh, because for any number of reasons they want to avoid harsh chemicals often found […]

Oregon Latest State to Offer Legalized Marijuana

Almost half, 23 to be exact, US states have legalized some form of legal marijuana usage, Oregon became the latest on July 1, 2015, following a vote last November. Oregon has some of the least restrictive laws in the nation so far, and joins Alaska, Colorado, the District of Columbia, and Washington by allowing recreational […]

Guilt and Chronic Illness

For those of us who have been struck, often in the prime of life, with a chronic, invisible illness, the guilt we carry can be almost as bad as the disease itself. Guilt for not being the parent we wanted to be. Guilt for not being able to go to parties, weddings, birthdays. Guilt for […]

How to Stay Happy When Those Around You Are Not

How to Stay Happy When Those Around You Are Not By Jennie Lee No one likes conflict. And when those around us are unhappy about something it is easy to take it personally, especially when they are blaming us for their unhappiness! The most typical responses are to try to make the problem go away […]

Judge-y McJudgerton

I had no idea what to call this, so I decided on the name my family jokingly uses when we feel someone is judging other people’s choices. I decided today to take a little break from social media. It all started from a comment about convicted felons being allowed to vote, and how only law-abiding […]

Single on Valentine’s Day

As many single people know, Valentine’s Day can make you feel inadequate and lonely because you are a single rather than a duo. The cards, flowers, jewelry, and hotel specials for couples are advertised every time you turn around. There are some groups of women in urban areas who have famous women’s parties to celebrate […]

Adventures in Low Carb Living Week 2

I am a couple days behind on this, but there has not been much exciting to say, unless you find the trek from my bed to the sofa fascinating… never get a bad disease, I mean it, this is ridiculous, I hate being sick and it seems I always am, so the computer gives me […]

From the Blogs: Turbopulse

(Author’s Note: This is a fascinating blog, when I started looking I could not stop! It’s also our first interview with a male, so that was fun! I hope you enjoy!) https://www.facebook.com/Turbopulse http://www.turbopulse.com/ Q: Turbopulse is an interesting name, how did you come up with it? A: I’m a bit of an Internet geek and […]

Should I Text Him?

Relationships can be difficult, okay, they are difficult, even at best. This is for every time you’ve wondered if you should make first contact, how long is too long, or how fast makes you look too eager. Be smart about your availability, and hold yourself high, and don’t settle! This is just a fun look […]

From the Blogs: Peace, Love, and Low Carb

Author’s Note: Great stuff from an inspirational blogger! I hope you enjoy this as much as I did! I cannot wait to try the recipe… If you know of a blog you think we should feature please let us know. https://www.facebook.com/PeaceLoveAndLowCarb http://peaceloveandlowcarb.blogspot.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/PeaceLoveLoCarb Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/kdholley3020/     1) Those are some amazing before and […]

Adventures in Low-Carb Living, Finishing the Week

As an experiment this has gone well, I have noticed increased energy although I had a virus, was not flat down for as long as usual, also my lower extremity edema is greatly decreased. I think I will continue to do this for a while longer at least, but post on it once a week […]

Adventures in Low-Carb Days 2 & 3

I gave into the cold virus and rested yesterday, I still ate low carb though, yogurt for breakfast with a few peach slices, baked fish and steamed green beans for lunch, and for supper I made my daughter a tuna melt, I took the rest of the tuna on a bed of lettuce, I had […]

Breathing Problems: Causes, Tests, and Treatments

Breathing Problems: Causes, Tests, and TreatmentsBy Stephanie Dawson There is no worse feeling than trying to breathe and feeling like your lungs just can’t get air. This happens on an everyday basis for those with severe asthma, COPD, and other respiratory disorders. Others get along fine most days, but when it’s hot and humid, or […]

Keeping it Cool

It’s summer time and the living is easy… or is it? Many of us are sweltering in our homes, sweating in the heat, and going from air-conditioned spaces to hot and humid areas all day long so our bodies have a difficult time adjusting to the heat. Getting overheated can lead to dehydration, heat stroke, […]

7 Cardinal Rules in Life

Quite often we are brought down and saddened by things that we have no business worrying about. There are things that are out of our control, and until we realize that it can make us miserable. Own your past, make peace with it, let it go. Just one example of these wonderful life lessons put […]

5 Steps to Win Any Negotiation

Are you due for a raise? Is your landlord not following through on promises to upgrade your rental property? Would you like your partner to help more around the house? These simple and easy to follow steps can help you to get what you want. Identify it first, and prepare your arguments, maybe even prepare […]

Antioxidant Supplements

Do you need them? How often should you take them? This poster has a simple diagram showing the role of antioxidants in the body, why you need them, and how they work. Quite often we hear things advertised without knowing what exactly they are, what exactly they do, and if our lifestyle makes us require […]

Top Uses for Chia Seeds

By now you have probably heard that these little black seeds are full of fiber, healthy Omega 3’s and 6’s, calcium, micronutrients, etc. Maybe you have even bought a bag if they carry it in your area, or ordered one online, but now what? You are perfectly willing to try these nutty little wonders, if […]