Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

Hard for You to Say “I’m Sorry?” – 6 Simple Steps

June 12, 2014 at 5:35 am

Finds’ friend, Andrea Brandt, PhD. recently started blogging for Psychology Today. I love her first post on “how to say ‘I’m Sorry’ — and truly mean it.” Here are Andrea’s tips on making amends (reprinted with her permission): “If you care about the feelings of those with whom you have a relationship, want to keep that relationship, and would like to enhance your own feelings…

It’s Hemp History Week – Learn and Celebrate! #hemphistoryweek

June 7, 2014 at 1:50 pm

This post was written as part of my partnership with Zemas Madhouse Foods. All opinions are my own. It’s Hemp History Week (June 2 – June 8). Yes, that’s a thing. My friends at Zemas Madhouse Foods wanted me to tell you some hemp history and then to share a great summer recipe. Why? Because Zemas mixes have hemp in them and they think it is an…

Guest Post: From IT Desk to Nutritious in The City

June 5, 2014 at 5:38 am

My friend, Richard, suggested I check out Nutritious in The City’s 11 Day Cleanse. I was worried that this would be all juice and powders, but it is real food and only real food. I spoke to Jen, the health coach behind Nutritious in the City, and could really relate to her story of finding her passion and purpose, so I asked her to share it.…

Fed Up Preview + Top 6 Tips to Kick Your Sugar Habit

June 1, 2014 at 7:08 am

My friends at Abe’s Market offered me and 2 readers tickets to see the Chicago premiere of the new documentary Fed Up. Ironically, I posted this giveaway when I was attending the Snacks and Sweets show. In fairness, I was working with Simple Squares, an organic snack bar company that uses only honey in its 5 ingredient energy bars. That said, I still got my…

Tried It Tuesday: Snack & Sweets Show Edition (#Giveaway)

May 27, 2014 at 5:45 am

Sometimes in life, you just get lucky. As a blogger who loves to write about healthy snacks (and sometimes partake in not so healthy sweets), being asked to staff a booth at the NCA’s Sweets and Snacks Show is like hitting the lottery. I am not going to sugar coat it, it was AWESOME! How awesome? Well, there were “over 620 vendors exhibiting candy snacks over…

It’s Celiac Disease Awareness Month – Get the Facts!

May 15, 2014 at 5:34 am

This post was written as part of my partnership with Zemas Madhouse Foods. All opinions are my own. It seems like gluten free diets and talk about Celiac Disease are everywhere these days. For some, gluten-free is this month’s diet “flavor of the day,” but for people with Celiac Disease, it is a lifelong MUST do. And of course with the rise of this new trend,…

Tried It Tuesday: Get Nutty (#Giveaway) and Fit, Too!

May 13, 2014 at 7:08 am

So far my “Tried it Tuesday” posts have covered products I have tried, or shared, for review. Today, I am going to tell you about some nutty stuff – coconutty and just plain nutty. Also on tap is a free fitness app I am loving at the moment. Cocomo Joe Foods had an unusual beginning. Click here to read the details, but the gist is that Joe was down on…