Put Down the Twinkies: Snacks for Your Sweet Tooth   Let’s talk about healthy snacks that don’t leave you feeling guilty and sick to your stomach.                   Fruit Fruit is a low cal option full of vitamins and fiber!                    …

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We Are What We Repeatedly Do: Habits and Happiness for Teens Like exercise, I am a big believer in the fact that our happiness has a whole lot to do with our habits. (Aristotle’s famous quote comes to mind: “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit”.) Today’s…

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5 Simple Rules for Healthy Living 1. Don’t sweat the small stuff (and it’s all small stuff) 2. Drink enough water 3. Get enough sleep 4. Sweat every day 5. Eat sensibly And don’t forget to wear sunscreen.

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How to Start (or Maintain) an Exercise Routine: Finding Your Why At some point, that illusive 8-pack will not be enough. Really. Vanity can only take you so far when it comes to healthy living. This is when you’ve got to find your Why. When the going gets tough and you swear your brand new…

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Hooray! It’s Get Physical Friday! I guess it makes sense to write your first bog post as an introduction of sorts. Aside from the super cool, book-loving, grammar-correcting, and Jeopardy!-watching me, I am also (dare I say it?) — an athlete. For me, this is a fairly new classification. I’ll give you a brief history.…

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