Archive for the ‘Wellness’ Category

Friday Finds: Oscar Sweetener, Feel “A Little Bit Better” & Great Deals!

February 22, 2013 at 5:33 am

I hate to say it, but I am still woefully behind on my Oscar movie watching. Of the best picture nominations, I have only seen Zero Dark Thirty (2 thumbs up). I am planning to see Silver Linings Playbook on Sunday. That said, there was not much to keep my interest past the red carpet. That was until I saw this chance to win on…

Wellness Rules of Healthy People & My Winners!

February 21, 2013 at 5:37 am

I love the website Well+Good NYC. I am sharing their (awesome) highlights of the book Integrative Wellness Rules: A Simple Guide to Healthy Living which they called 9 Wellness Rules of Exceptionally Healthy People by Carla Vass. (Note: text and a few links have been modified/added by me!) 9 Wellness Rules of Exceptionally Healthy People 1. Hang out with positive people and “movers-and-shakers”. Spend time…

Fitivity, No Equipment Exercise & Deals Dudes May Like

February 19, 2013 at 5:48 am

I saw a tweet yesterday that is SO true for me from fitivity Chicago: It then occured to me that I never checked out their app/website. So I did. fitivity allows you to find, or organize, activities in your community for sports, fitness and recreation. You can join groups based on your interest and location. Whether you want to participate in a pick-up basketball game,…

21 Day Compliment Challenge! Let’s Do This!

February 16, 2013 at 8:21 am

Because of Valentine’s Day, February tends to be a month where people talk about love. I saw a lot of great reminders and posts about remembering to love yourself and be more positive. Thank you, Revolutionary Act and many others! On Valentine’s Day, I saw a great post on the Chicago Athletic Clubs blog from trainer Stacy Lindstedt which was about a post she saw…

Poosh, Last V-Day Deals & “Like” Me/Be My Valentine Give Away

February 12, 2013 at 5:42 am

I came across an ad for a company called “Poosh” and was compelled to click through. At first I was not sure why you would sign up for this, but the more I thought about it, the more it piqued my interest. Poosh is a health & fitness, text-message based service that enables “like minded people to connect and motivate each other directly to through…

Awesome Day at Cycle for Survival!

February 10, 2013 at 8:27 am

Yesterday marked my second time riding in a spin “marathon” event called Cycle for Survival and my first hosting a team (shamelessly self promoting this blog)! It. was. awesome! To step back a bit, I will tell you about about Cycle for Survival and why I participate and encourage others to, as well. I remember reading an article about Jennifer Goodman Linn in 2008 or…

Join me in the “Healthy sELF Challenge” (& Get Valentine’s Deals NOW!)

February 5, 2013 at 6:05 am

Elle from Nutritionella and Lindsay from The Lean Green Bean created a holiday wellness challenge: Elf for Health Holiday Challenge. It was a huge success with over 900 “elves” spreading health & wellness during the holidays! It was such a success that they created a new challenge: The Healthy sELF Challenge. The Healthy sELF challenge kicked off on Monday, February 4th (but you can join…