Becoming a Social Butterfly

Networking, the term is thrown around daily like loose change. To me, Networking sounds so...Adult. According to social norms I am technically an adult, but I don’t feel like I do very adult things, Networking included.

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Ashley Hansen
7 Tips for Better Sleep Naturally

It’s 2019 and the phrase “life in the fast lane” has never been more relevant. With access to literally everything at our fingertips it’s hard not to feel invincible; food, news, advice, entertainment; they are all just a click away. One thing we can’t order up is our health. Fitness and wellness have been on the rise for the past few years (win!)  but what about our sleep health? A good night’s sleep plays a huge role in mental and physical performance, so why are we putting it on the back burner? Time to kick the bad habits to curb and start making sleep a priority.

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How Does Leptin Affect Your Weight?

Why is it that every time we all try something new we feel stuck? The weight is not moving? Is it just me? Or how about this scenario, I lose the weight and gain it all back? I blame the yo-yo diets or maybe my lack of “strong will power” as a reason for my failures.

Oddly enough, it might be none of those things. Modern weight gain and obesity research has found a correlation with the hormone Leptin and the predicament many of ourselves find ourselves in!

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Mental Health: Let's Talk About It

A recent study, co-sponsored by the National Council for Behavioral Health and the Cohen Veterans Network, and conducted by research firm Ketchum Analytics, showed that 94 million Americans have had to wait longer than one week for mental health services. That is a long time for many people to wait, it even may cause further psychological damage. In other cases reported, the wait time to see a therapist in their insurance network were several months to a year!

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Michelle Giannino
6 Tips for Healthy Joints

Think Joint problems only affect the older generation? Wrong! While joint problems are common among older folks, everyone can experience joint pain or joint related issues. Preventative and ongoing joint care is crucial to maintaining a healthy body. Check out these 6 tips for maintaining healthy joints.

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Ashley Hansen
Sucralose & Your Gut

One thing everyone can agree on is that SUGAR contains calories, and a lot of them. Whether you are sugar conscious or not, since we were kids we were always told “Don’t eat all that sugar” but what I did not know was the VAST amount of natural versus artificial sugars that are out there! So what is a gal to do?

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Healthy is Beautiful

I’ve taken biotin and pre-natal vitamins before and never had this kind of success. What changed you ask? I started taking Immune Boost. Immune Boost is packed with vitamins and minerals; so I did some research to find out which ones were contributing to my hair growth.

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Ashley Hansen
I'm Breaking Up with Pre-Workout Coffee

Caffeine is an important part of my day and there are many health benefits from antioxidants to cognitive function. Unfortunately, some days 2 cups can turn into 3 or 4 depending on how I slept the night before or if I know I have a hard workout planned. Coffee is a natural stimulate but in excess can cause anxiousness, trouble sleeping, and sometimes in large quantities panic attacks. I wanted to try something new with my routine and see if I could have a different outcome without all the coffee. Queue Fuel-5 and Fuel-5+.

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