Archive for March, 2013

Stack of Bagels
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Bagel, Anyone?

You’re having a productive morning at work and it’s almost time for lunch. The thought of biting into that warm, chewy bagel smothered with cream cheese, makes your stomach growl. You look at your watch, disheartened, realizing that you still have another 30 minutes before you meet your friend at your favorite bagel shop down the […]

Top 5 Tips To Help Your Children Keep Their Teeth Healthy
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Top 5 Tips To Help Your Children Keep Their Teeth Healthy

Getting your children to clean their teeth at night and stopping them from enjoying sweets can be an uphill battle. A recent study by the Office of National Statistics in the UK, conducted across the UK and USA, found that 14% of children ages 12 and over have at least 2 fillings and 3% have […]

Girl Scout Cookies
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Girl Scouts Cookies – To Buy or Not to Buy?

Laura was in a predicament. Her co-worker was selling Girl Scout Cookies for her daughter. Not wanting to offend her coworker, Laura decided to take a look at the cookie selection to see if there was anything that she could buy. She was on a health mission this year and was very careful what she […]

Pond
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Live for the Moment! Be Present!

Being happy takes a conscious effort. Why is that? Well, our world is more demanding, stressful and complex than even a decade ago and living in it can be overwhelming. Paying bills, frustrating situations at work and demanding kids can take a toll on your mental health, if you let it. It is easy to […]

Stressed Woman
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Negative Emotions Begone!

For the most part, I consider myself an optimistic person. Most days the sun is shining, the birds are chirping and I am happy to be alive and experiencing whatever comes my way. But I would be lying if I said that every day is a perfect, happy day. Like everyone else, I have days […]

Bikram Yoga: Not All It Is Claimed To Be: Part 2
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Bikram Yoga: Not All It Is Claimed To Be: Part 2

On March 8, 2012, I wrote a blog post about the claims and potential dangers of participating in Bikram Yoga. To my surprise, I got a lot of feedback. That’s why I’m posting an update on this topic a little over a year later. Surprisingly to me, the article was very polarizing. A significant number […]