10 Cheap Ways to Get Healthy

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Did you know that, according to Psychology Today, most people who make New Year’s resolutions tend to fail? 22% fail after the first week, while 40% often fail after the first month! While those statistics are discouraging, there are steps you can take to make sure you don’t become one of them. If you’ve made it your resolution this year to lead a healthier lifestyle, here are ten cheap ways to get healthy and stay motivated.

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Five Tips for Surviving Cold and Flu Season Naturally

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Photo by Taylor Marie Photography (Flickr)

It’s that time of year again. The kids are back in school, the weather is getting colder, and office workers everywhere are lining up for their company flu shots. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 200,000 Americans each year are hospitalized and 36,000 die from seasonal flu complications. With the additional threat of the H1N1 virus, this season could be worse than ever. While the CDC recommends a yearly flu vaccine as the first and most important step in protecting against influenza (locate a flu clinic near you), there are also other steps you can take to naturally boost your odds of surviving what could be a long and severe cold and flu season. [Read more...]

Taking Control of Your Life: How Anyone Can Create A Life Plan for Better Living

Most of us would never dream of starting or running a business without a carefully thought out business plan, yet we often live our lives without any plan or premeditation. Without that intentional approach to life we are often overwhelmed and stressed out. We all have goals, whether it is to loose weight, save money, stay healthy, advance our career, or connect with love ones. But how are you going to actually achieve any of your goals or stay on track without a plan to get there? This is where creating a Life Plan comes in.

You may hear a lot about creating a Life Plan in business success circles, but developing a Life Plan can be useful in your every day life whether your are a corporate executive, a college student, or a stay at home mom. Creating a life plan helps you to organize your life in ways that you may never have thought of before. [Read more...]