Month: June 2015

Why you Need an Accountability Partner

  When you’re on the path to becoming healthier, there are always going to be obstacles that will trip you up. Perhaps your office is always stocked with tasty treats, or you’re super busy chasing kids around and you don’t have time to work out, or you’re tight on money. Buying healthy foods may seem too pricey and too time consuming to make it work. A trip to McDonalds or Burger king is surely the easier route to take! These obstacles are the exact reason why you need an accountability partner. What Does an Accountability Partner Look like? Accountability...

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Fiber Focus Friday: Breathtaking Blueberries

Featured today on Fiber Focus Friday is the blueberry. This fruit is a classic staple of breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and desserts! The blueberry can be found in an assortment of different recipes with all kinds of different uses. Its versatility is only the beginning though, as the blueberry is one of the healthiest foods you can add to your diet. There is no reason why you shouldn’t find a way to invoke the power of the blueberry and add it to your arsenal of go to foods. In this post you will learn all about the blueberry, and questions...

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7 Outrageously Easy Ways to Reduce Stress In Your Life

Stress is a bitter enemy. It can creep up on us when we least expect it and brings with it multiple consequences for our health and well-being. Doing what you can to reduce your stress now will pay dividends now as well as later on. The good news is that reducing stress is possible and you can start to put some of these 7 tips to work right away. This article is going to discuss stress in general, the health consequences of a stressful life, and different solutions for fighting back and reducing stress. Please comment at the end...

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What is Working for Me Right Now

“The mystery of human existence lies not in just staying alive, but in finding something to live for.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Brothers Karamazov Life is hard. It comes with a lot of obstacles, distractions, and is full of temptations. The hardest part is trying to navigate life and come up with ways to beat these challenges, and not let life beat you down. My wife Miranda and I have been on a long journey to determine the best way for us to leap over the obstacles, avoid the distractions, and resist temptations. We have come quite a long...

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Fiber Focus Friday: Sweet Potatoes, Nature’s Succulent Spud

Featured today on Fiber Focus Friday is the incredibly nourishing, wonderfully nutritious, sweet potato.  Sweet potatoes are an awesome high fiber food and are an excellent addition to a high fiber diet. Just like previous posts we will be focusing on the types of sweet potatoes, fiber content, health benefits, where sweet potatoes come from, and even some fun facts about sweet potatoes! As always, please comment with any questions or suggestions for future foods to be featured! The Sweet Potato Quick Fact Card Fiber Content of Sweet Potatoes The fiber content of a sweet potato is about 4...

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