Say “Goodbye to Boring Nuts”: Ricky’s Lucky Nuts #Giveaway

July 21, 2014 at 7:44 am
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You may remember Ricky’s Lucky Nuts from my Snack Show Finds. They say, “Say goodbye to boring roasted nuts!” Ricky’s Lucky Nuts created uniquely flavored peanuts “designed to perk up your senses and entice your taste buds.” The sweet and spicy peanuts are GMO-free and made from all-natural ingredients. The peanuts come in savory and sweet nut varieties including Sweet and Smoky BBQ, Thai Red Curry, Sweet Chai, Spicy Chile Chipotle, Real Coffee, and Black Pepper & Sea…

Leaving My Running Comfort Zone – How it Went!

July 20, 2014 at 9:08 am
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You may have seen my post 2 weeks ago on “Leaving My Running Comfort Zone Again.” If you missed it, please check it out. The gist was that I was invited to a cool event that I have never tried and goaded into doing a 6 hour timed “ultra run.” The two events to recap were the Sole Survivor Progressive Race on July 9 in Crown Point, Indiana and the Christmas in July Races 6 hour run yesterday…

Friday Finds: 2 Free Ways to Jump Start Your Zen + More!

July 18, 2014 at 7:36 am
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In the beginning of the year, my brother emailed me to tell me to check out the website Headspace. He said he was loving the quick start meditation program. I checked it out in the early days of my blog so I resurrected and added to the post. I saw that Headspace has been updated recently, so here is another update in case meditation is on your list of health habits to start this year, too. Here…

Feel Better Now: Quick Tips for “Emotional Fitness”

July 17, 2014 at 7:08 am
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Sometimes, I do too many things at once, or get into a worry loop, and get exasperated or down. Most of us do, right? I came across a great blog post on Psychology Today entitled 10 Instant Emotional Fitness Tools by Barton Goldsmith, Ph.D. I like his suggestions but it also made me think about other things that help me feel better. Here is the post I saw: “When things get out of control and you momentarily lose your…