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
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
Apparently I need to destress my life. Being a wife, a mom of two kiddos (one a teen), a satisfying but demanding job, a student working one online class at time to earn my Bachelors degree with a hubby who travels a lot and is also a student is taki... Read more
For week 3 of the stress buster challenge, I am to create a daily routine to destress. So next week, each day I will:
1. Do at least one stress-relieving activity - either working with the horses, painting, swimming, or meditating/deep breathin... Read more
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