I recently read a study from the University of Maryland that showed those who watched the least amount of television reported being happier than everyone else. While I love watching my favorites like Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, Breaking Bad, and The Sopranos, this is something I have sensed […]

4 Tips to Transform Your Harmful Television Habit


“Okay, I’m going to exercise today and stay off Facebook”, I promise myself as I roll out of bed. … Fifteen hours later, one of which was spent on Facebook and having clocked no time at the gym I think, “What went wrong?” I had good intentions, yet I failed […]

Do You Have Inner Self-Control?


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Feel better about eating ice cream and ditch the sprinkles,  these healthy toppings taste just as good. Two of your favorite childhood snacks in one delicious bowl! Relatively speaking, ice cream provides little nutritional benefit. It does however provide the benefit of comfort. Since I love my ice cream, I […]

Peanut Butter and Jelly Ice Cream



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My wife and I love this meal! I love it because I’m a cheap health-nut, that doesn’t like to spend a lot of time making food. She loves because it taste like yummy pizza! When we have kids, I imagine this will be a great way to trick them into […]

Pizza Rice Bowl Recipe


Be careful how you are talking to yourself because you are listening. ~Lisa M. Hayes Here’s a post for those of you who find yourself feeling anxious in social situations. It happens to me all the time… I’ll be having a polite lunch conversation and then WHAMO it hits me. […]

1 Trick to Throw Social Anxiety Out the Window


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It’s true-laughter is the best medicine! Recent research confirms it- laughter can improve your memory, lower your risk of heart disease, decrease stress, and help you lose weight. A recent study at Loma Linda University in California which tested a group of 20 senior citizens discovered that watching comedies helped […]

Laughter on the Brain



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  It’s very common to wonder what people think of you. Many people worry about pleasing others and are worried that others will judge them negatively. The truth is, what other people think of you doesn’t matter. What goes on inside people’s heads doesn’t affect you in the slightest. In […]

What People Think of You is None of Your Business


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Youtube Video: Inspirational Quotes for the Hard Times in Life These inspirational quotes are for the hard times in life. This video is to help inspire you when things get overwhelming. You have the strength to defeat life’s obstacles and overcome your challenges! V: Shot at Hueston Woods, Ohio A: […]

Inspirational Quotes for the Hard Times in Life


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The perfect family board game is one that can be played. What’s your favorite game? Mine is the one that allows me to have the most fun with my friends and family. Lately it has been Risk, Catan, or Apples to Apples. I will normally go with whichever game those […]

[tiny tweak] Play Games



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Snowflakes are one of nature’s most fragile things, but just look what they can do when they stick together. – Verna M. Kelly You probably started off life with a fond appreciation for snow. As a child snow means no school and snow ball fights! Sadly, for adults it means […]

[tiny tweak] Play in the Snow