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Expand Your Horizons

One of the best and most fulfilling things that a person can do in their life is travel. We live in a world that is so vast and beautiful, with so much out there to see. It's easy to get caught up in every day living and responsibilities such as working full time, raising kids, paying bills, being a student and or just chasing whatever dreams and goals we have. There can be so many priorities in the life of a busy person. One thing to never forget is the importance of expanding your horizons through travel so you can see and learn new things. As humans we're intrigued by adventure, and our curiosity leads us to wonder about and discover new things. It's great to take care of the home front and handle your business but challenge yourself to travel more and see more. I know that when we think of traveling we think of how expensive it can be  (especially for a family) between flight tickets, baggage fees, hotel accommodations and the time that we're taking off of work…

What's so special about berries?

Berries are not the cheapest fruits that you can buy, but they are definitely some of the healthiest. These small edible fruits can be eaten in moderation and still make a big difference in your diet and
 overall health. The best berries are blueberries, raspberries and blackberries. They are a good source of fiber and are considered to be cancer fighting fruits. Studies have shown that people who eat at least 3 to 4 servings of berries per week are healthier than those who don't. Ofcourse it depends on ones lifestyle and the other choices that you make, but generally speaking. Berries are rich in antioxidants and also an excellent source of Vitamins A, C and E, folic acid, Selenium and Calcium. Berries can improve your blood sugar and insulin levels and regular consumption of them can help defend against bacteria and viruses. Berries are delicious and nutritious and they can be added to your yogurt, cereal or smoothies there are hundreds of ways that you can enjoy them but the …

Defying the hands of time with your food choices

Aging is a part of life that most of us do not look forward to. We all want to live long and full lives, but most women don't want to embrace aging. The good thing is that we all have the opportunity to age gracefully but some of that is out of our control when it comes to genetics. What we can control is our food choices by maintaining a healthy diet this along with regular exercise can make you look and feel years younger than you actually are. Most people tend to look older when they have wrinkles and loose skin, also when they are overweight. Stress can be a big contributing factor if you're always frowning and letting this thing called life consume and depress you. You might want to try making a list of the good things in your life on a daily basis and meditation is a wonderful stress reliever too.
Here are some food choices with great anti aging benefits:
1.) Watermelon is great because it's high in Vitamins and Minerals but low in calories.
2.)Avocados are packed w…

Workout Essentials

Going to the gym and working out on a regular basis is a great thing so you should be proud of yourself for caring enough and taking the necessary steps to improve the quality of your life. There are so many great benefits that you get from exercising, but if you're not prepared and don't have what you need it can affect your experience. The most important part of having a good workout experience is wearing workout apparel that is comfortable and fits your body well. It's great to look cute and some women even shoot for sexy; However a good sports bra and proper support are everything! The shoes that you wear must be comfortable too. Pick shoes that are flexible with good cushioning so that they can support any type of work out that you choose to do. Good shoes provide excellent support for cross training and HIIT (High intensity interval training).
You also need to stay hydrated while exercising to maintain proper body temperature so you must have a water bottle. Don'…

Womanhood today

Womanhood today is definitely not easy.  We are expected to do many things as well as continue to be the nurturing, compassionate caregivers that we are supposed to be naturally. Some women are hard on themselves when they feel like they are not living up to this; However we are in a time where  women are expected to really do and be so much more. It’s easy to find yourself not being exactly the most nurturing and caring person at times because you’re consumed with your own issues.  Sometimes you may ask yourself if it’s even possible. Today Most women are independent and supporting themselves, some are single parents and the head of their households, Some are very successful power players that even have trouble finding a man who can deal with their level of success, Some are trying to juggle being a good mother, a good wife, contributing to the household, attending their kids ball games, staying in shape etc. and even cooking good meals. Some are just trying to find meaningful relat…
The importance of having a healthy Self esteem
SELF ESTEEM: Confidence in ones own worth or abilities; Self respect. Having faith and believing in yourself.
It's important for all of us as human beings to have a healthy self esteem, but in this article I'm going to focus on the importance of women having good self esteem and how it affects every aspect of our lives. It is the center of every choice that we make such as friendships, relationships, career choices, whether we take risk or not and even how we feel about other women. When you aren't sure of yourself as a woman and lack confidence you may find yourself being envious of other women. You may catch yourself looking at another woman who appears to have it all together as if it's a negative thing. Things that are positive such as a woman that always dresses nice, has an amazing sense of style, beautiful face, nice figure, looks physically fit and always has her hair done or looks flawless could possibly be misinter…

Living Your Best Life Today

There are so many reasons why being healthy and fit is important. It’s less about looking amazing in your clothes and more about leading a fuller healthier life. Studies show that exercise and leading a fit lifestyle can prolong  your life. It strengthens your immune system so you don’t get sick easily, strengthens your bones to help prevent osteoporosis, it can also suppress your appetite . A regular workout regiment helps control your weight and makes it easier for your body to use fat for energy. It also helps prevent some types of cancer, It reduces cholesterol, High blood pressure and your risk of getting heart disease. A strong fit body is not fragile therefore it won’t be prone to injury. A great workout will give you a natural high and the dopamine that your brains releases will have you  feeling euphoric, positive, happy and motivated. It will also increase your confidence and self esteem when you see results, giving you  a strong sense of accomplishment! What you put in you…