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 […]

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 […]

The Most Shocking Beggar of Our Time

This is the story of Dobri, a 99 year old beggar from Bulgaria who’s become the most generous benefactor of the largest Cathedral in Eastern Europe. This inspiring hero walks 10 kilometers everyday to reach to the city of sofia, the Bulgaria’s capital to beg for money. Now why is he deserved to be called […]

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 […]

This Brilliant 15-Year-Old Wows M.I.T.

This Brilliant 15-Year-Old Wows M.I.T. This is a great story: It’s a story of A young genius boy who knows no boundaries. 15-Year-Old Kelvin Doe is a young inventor living in Sierra Leone, a less- developed country in West Africa. When he was 13, Kelvin scours the trash bins for spare parts to make electronic […]

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 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 […]

From the Blogs, Gluten-Free Rosie

A new feature here at PositiveMed is a section with questions and answers from some of our favorite blogs. If you know of a blog you think should be featured send us an email and we will check it out! (Author’s note: I liked Rosie’s answers so much I left them as is, no changes, […]

Weight Loss Secrets From Around the World

Weight Loss Secrets From Around the World: The world is much smaller than it used to be, technology has brought us closer together and made it easier to share our knowledge and personal experience through social media and online blogs. There are many websites that share secrets on how to effectively lose weight. Here we’ve […]

The DeHumanization of the Poor

The DeHumanization of the Poor I should mention that this is a blog post, it is my personal opinion, not necessarily that of this page. I am also including facts and figures with sources to illustrate a point. Names have been changed, except mine, I am still me. SNAP, for those unfamiliar, is the food assistance […]

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 […]

45

Well, I am 45 today. It feels weird. My son, for 7 or 8 years, thought I was 32. It was only when he hit 20 that he said to himself “whoa mom must be more than 32!” he was telling that story to his wife as we made plans for my party this weekend, […]

Smoothies Abound!

This is for everyone who wonders what fruits and veggies do what in a smoothie? If you are aiming for a certain diet plan, like Paleo, is there a smoothie that is just for that? Well this poster is for you! Great smoothie options to make your life easier, enjoy!