These healthy challenges aren’t going to be focusing on hitting the gym, counting calories, or doing anything that you aren’t comfortable with – within reason. I’m an agoraphobe by nature – many of us writers are to some degree – but every day, I try to get outside, even if it’s just on my front…

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Don’t let your mind be alone too long. This might need a bit of explanation. You see, for those of us who suffer from depression, anxiety, panic attacks, and other emotional stresses, syndromes, disorders, whatever you want to term them as – spending any significant amount of time just thinking, overthinking and worrying generally leads…

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This article is going to come with a bit of a disclaimer at the beginning of it, because I don’t want to leave anyone out, but I am specifically directing what I have to say to the able-bodied demographic of the populous. Getting outside at least once a day can be tricky for some, and…

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There’s a part in Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves (withhold your judgement on the movie, and just deal with the fact that Morgan Freeman was hilarious in it) where he {Morgan’s character, Azeem the Moor} says to Robin {Kevin Costner} who is laying in the stream being walloped good and proper like by Little John…

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One of the best, most important things you can do for your body, is to maintain the internal fuel requirements. We’re going to be looking at ten specific ways to make sure that you’re getting the proper intake, and ways to ensure that you’re actively participating in your healthy eating. Eating healthy choices helps maintain…

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Regular sleep has been scientifically proven to not only help boost your mood, but your immune system, your cognitive abilities, your memory, and your interpersonal skills. And that’s just the tip of the proverbial iceberg! Sleeping resets us. It balances and maintains our ‘ebb and flow’ of life cycles. The longest humans can go without…

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I finished my first workout at the MUA gym about an hour and a half ago. It was shorter than I will be doing from here on, but let’s face it; I haven’t spent time in a gym since my last visit to Crunch Fitness in Staten Island way back on February 9th. I figured…

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We’re going to change things up this time. Or rather, we should say, do this the right way – the way it should have been, like it was for me on my first #100days. Back To Basics is the theme. And here is where we gently remind you that you need to talk to a…

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A year ago, I was making excuses for not wanting to get off the couch in Staten Island, NY. My back was sore, my leg was bugging me, I had a migraine, I didn’t sleep well, blah blah blah. I was the queen of internal silent excuses, and the number one thing: no one was…

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Today I’m offline again – no clue what the internet issue is today, but I was unaware of something that has apparently become “big” news at least in Facebook friends of the hubs. Body shaming. **Disclaimer: This article isn’t an attack on being overweight or underweight. It is however, a scathing reply to the fact…

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Making memories out in the ocean isn’t too difficult, but you’re going to want to keep a few things in mind: Respect the ocean. There is life that is MUCH larger than you. Don’t think because you cannot see it, that it cannot see you. The rule I was taught first was “if it’s extremely…

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