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About This Workout
Kathy Smith, fitness expert for over 30 years, takes you through a gentle stretching and strengthening session in this 20-minute&n... Read more
Kiki (username YANKYKITTEN) joined SparkPeople in 2007 at 189 pounds and 46% body fat. She credits walking for her 47-pound weight loss and reduction to 30% body fat a year later. Find out how walking helped her drop the pounds, mentally focus during... Read more
Friendships seem to be front and center throughout childhood and early adulthood, but once careers get into full swing and families start to grow, female friendships often take a back seat to other priorities. Nurturing good friendships is hugely imp... Read more
Does any one have any advice on any "beginner"s" yoga dvd I haven't ever done yoga before and I am thinking about taking it up to de stress after a stressful night at work instead of beer and junk food like I did last night-- If anyone has any sugges... Read more
Guilty pleasures don't have to cost you calories! I'm in Iraq, work out alone in my quarters and use Pandora.com which allows me to "create" my own radio station that streams through my laptop. My go-to workout station at age 39? "Britney Spears Ra... Read more
About an hour or so before bed, drink a cup of peppermint herbal tea, sweetened with stevia. It's relaxing and it's like Christmas in a cup! =) Great way to relax/destress after a long day or a tough workout.... Read more
When the weather starts to cool, risotto is one of those dishes that pop up on menus. Creamy and rich, studded with vegetables--and usually full of cream, cheese, and butter. Traditionally, risotto, which is a slow-cooked rice dish that hails from no... Read more
Think the solution to your fatigue is an earlier bedtime? Getting enough sleep is important, but it’s also the quality that counts—and there’s more to it than just a comfy bed. Also complicating things: As you get older, your sleep... Read more
Stress Journal Entry 1
This is my attempt to identify the top five stressors in my life and as I move forward research ways that I can counteract these stressors.
1. The number one stressor in my life is finances. Being a 28 year old fu... Read more
Part I: Today's action plan is to think about the top two stressors in your life right now that are within your control. Ask yourself if there's anything you can do to make your life easier.
I am always looking for ways to make my caregiving l... Read more
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