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…

Tried It Tuesday: Chips & Snacks Your Nutritionist Will Approve! #Giveaway

July 15, 2014 at 6:47 am
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I have been fortunate to try so many awesome, healthy snacks recently. Today, I am going to talk chips and popcorn – the good for you (but still delicious) varieties! I raved about Good Health Natural Foods’ Glories Sea Salt Sweet Potato Chips in my April Bestowed Box review. I wrote to them to tell them about the interest on my blog and they offered to send me their Half Naked Popcorns and new Popped Crisps for review…