Archive for the ‘Wellness’ Category

Eat Healthy on the Go Tips + Help from Fit Snack #Giveaway

July 26, 2015 at 6:56 am
eat healthy fi

Last summer, I saw a great article in Epicurious on eating healthy on the go in summer for you and your family. They offer suggestions for when you are on the road (think plane and car) and out and about (think beach or park). I am also partnering with Fit Snack to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a month of Fit Snack’s…

Tried it Tuesday: Block Island Organics Sun Care #Giveaway

July 21, 2015 at 5:53 am
Block Island FI

Kelly from Block Island Organics reached out to me to see if I wanted to check out their new Natural Mineral (zinc only) Sunscreen – SPF 30.  She said, “It’s great for active adults.  All of our products are free of parabens, sulfates, petrochemicals, phthalates, gluten, dyes and artificial fragrances.  We don’t do animal testing and we use vegan-based formulas.” It sounded right up my…

Savor, Thank, Aspire, Give, Empathize + Be Happy!

July 19, 2015 at 5:25 am
happiness FI

It feels like a while since I have written about happiness after a slew of happiness posts. [Links here, here, here, here and here.] I saw this awesome post from HealthTap so here I go again. HealthTap suggests the following SKILLS to be happier: 1. Savor the Moment. 2. Thank Those Who Matter 3. Aspire to Meaningful Goals 4. Give of Yourself 5. Empathize with…

How do you #RockYourHealth?

July 15, 2015 at 5:59 am
rock health FI

If you have been around here much, you know I love to run road races AND I love free entries! This year, I am going to “Rock my Health” at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon. I got my entry in exchange for telling you all about Humana’s #RockYourHealth campaign and their involvement in the Rock ‘n’ Roll Race series in Chicago, New Orleans,…

Friday Finds: 5 Ways to Have a Healthy, Happy Independence Day!

July 3, 2015 at 7:01 am
5 Ways Happy 4th

It’s Friday, so I am linking up with Courtney at Eat, Pray, Run DC, Cynthia at You Signed Up for What and Mar at Mar on the Run for their weekly linkup. Each Friday, they host a link up — a “Friday Five.” This week’s topic is “Independence Day.” I am going to go with 5 ways to have a happy, health Independence Day weekend.…

Tried It Tuesday: Biotin Bursts + Refreshing Herbal Mist #Giveaway

June 30, 2015 at 5:22 am
Neocell FI

Neocell contacted me and asked if I wanted to try two new products. I am not into taking supplements, as you may know. However, Biotin Bursts are chews – so they are more like candy then vitamins. Sure, I said, send it over. They also offered to send me a 1 oz bottle of their Refreshing Herbal Mist which basically helps with dry skin. Since…

10 Ways to Stay Cool This Summer + #Giveaway

June 29, 2015 at 6:57 am
stay cool

We’ve had a surprisingly cool summer so far in Chicago. A few humid runs and sticky days reminded me that I needed to brush up on how to keep cool in the summer. I copied Lauren’s great tips from her newsletter last summer to share and forgot to do so. Read on and then enter to win some of my fave keep cool summer running…