Life balance tips and hacks for living your best life.
By Vanessa Hampton Some people struggle to find motivation to exercise. Others struggle to take a rest day from workouts. If you are in the first group, you probably find yourself perplexed at how the other
By Vanessa Hampton If you know me, then you know that the last three years have been an extensive journey in digestion issues for me. I have cycled through many different theories, tests, trials, medications and
By ALLIE MYSZKA With the rain and high humidity -- albeit slightly lower temperatures -- many are still waiting for the crisp, clear weather that defines fall. Pumpkin Dip Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream But maybe,
Self-care is one of the most vital parts of life, yet it is often neglected or perceived as selfish. Without it, you can become unmotivated at best or burnt out and plain unhealthy, at worst.
Featured image via @findingmyelement on Instagram By ALLIE MYSZKA Do you ever find yourself lying awake at night, wishing you could sleep but unwilling to take a medicinal sleep aid? We’ve all been there at some
Do You See Yourself as Stressed? -by Vanessa Hampton Stress has been at the forefront of my mind recently for several reasons. One of those reasons is that next week I am giving a big presentation
Summer is over and the mayhem of work and/or school is in full swing. When you think of the word “relax,” you probably think of laying on a beach, curling up with your favorite book
By VANESSA HAMPTON Recently, I was having a conversation with a friend who was telling me about her achievements with healthy habits. She is someone like many of us who has had her fair share
By Allie Myszka From network nighttime dramas to decades of archival episodes on Netflix, Americans have never had more television shows at their fingertips than they do right now. While this can be great some of
By VANESSA HAMPTON If you are like me and grew up during, or lived through, the “Fat-Free Food Boom,” as described in an article on npr.org, you were lead to believe that healthy eating meant
By VANESSA HAMPTON Do you remember that kids song, “Dem Bones”? You know, the one that tells us all about how the “leg bone’s connected to the knee bone. The knee bone’s connected to the thigh
By VANESSA HAMPTON I just returned from a week of vacation at the beach. Stepping away from a routine, work, and a busy schedule always allows room for some reflection on how to make changes
For those with chronic pain, migraines or sciatica, the search for relief can seem endless. Living with pain on a daily basis is the norm. Medication or physical therapy is an answer, but only a
By VANESSA HAMPTON I have chronic back issues. Advanced arthritis, spinal stenosis, bulging disc (at one time)…pretty much the perfect storm for back pain. When I first found out about my back problems I was
By ALEXANDRA MATZKO Hot weather is here, and it feels like the only way to survive the hot, sticky humidity is to show some skin. But maybe, like me, you’re loath to let go of