Category: Life

Mindfulness: What It Is & How to Practice It

This post was originally published at MotivateHealth.com. By definition, mindfulness means maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations and surrounding environment. Mindfulness also involves acceptance, meaning we pay attention to our thoughts and feelings without judging them — without believing, for instance, that there’s a right or wrong way to think or

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Are You Addicted to Technology?

This week we’re talking tech. The average person will spend more than five years of their lifetime on social media, according to a recent study. That’s five years sitting in front of a screen typing, scrolling or browsing. If you’re worried about your amount of technology usage or if you want to spend less time online and more

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Why Switching to Green Cleaning Is Significant for Your Family and the Environment

In the past, you may have purchased a cleaning product without giving it much thought. You selected the brand you knew, the one you trusted. Today, it’s rare to not have a large selection to choose from; sometimes it can even be overwhelming. While it’s nice to have a choice, many cleaning products can put

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Why I Stopped Washing My Hair Every Day

Hair. Whether you have a lot of it, or none of it, it’s a topic of constant discussion in the beauty world. We’re told to wash our hair. We’re told to not wash our hair. So, what’s a person to do with all of this mixed information? I, personally, decided I wanted to experiment with

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Mackinac Island Is For Lovers (A Weekend of Vegan Travel Around Northern Michigan)

What to do, where to stay, and where to eat for a plant-based filled weekend on Mackinac Island. To say goodbye to Michigan and to celebrate our one year of marriage, my husband and I ventured up to Mackinac Island for a romantic getaway at the Harbour View Inn. Even though I’ve been to Mackinac

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