Posts Tagged ‘ wellness ’

January 20th through the 27th is Healthy Weight Week. The idea behind Healthy Weight Week is to not focus on dieting or what the number on the scale says, but rather to practice mindful eating, moving your body in ways that make you feel good during and after the movements and practicing true self care.  […]

How to Relieve Dry Skin with Exfoliants Found at Home

Dry skin, it happens to the best of us.  Dry skin can occur for several reasons and often becomes most prevalent during the summer and winter months where the air is most dry.  Removing dead skin cells helps to relieve the appearance of dry skin, encourage new cell production, as well as, prime the skin […]

How to Incorporate More Walking into Your Day

They say that the new killer is the sitting body.  We sit at our desks while we are on the computer, we sit in the car, bus or train as we head to and from work, we sit to eat, we sit to watch TV or check our phones- we sit a lot!  And all of […]

How to Stay Motivated in Your Walking Routine

Getting started is the first step to having a walking routine, but the hardest step is staying motivated to continue to do it!  Sometimes it takes motivation from different things to help us stay on track.  To get you started, we have listed a few ways to help you stay motivated in your routine! Set […]

Foot Soaks to Soothe the Mind and Feet

Foot soaks have been around for centuries with the intent to soothe the mind, body and soul.  They can be made from many different items found in nature.  Some are designed to relieve aching feet; some help remedy unwanted odor and others are purely to encourage relaxation and a sense of well-being.  Below are a […]

Celebrate National Wine & Cheese Day in Sonoma County

While we do have our regular wine and cheese festivals at different times of the year, June 25th marks the National Wine and Cheese day.  So, to help you celebrate locally, we have generated a list of a few of our favorite wine and cheese spots. WINE Ty Canton Vineyards.  If you are a fan […]

Why You May Want to Drink More Water

Did you know that our bodies are made up of 70% of water?  How amazing is that?  Ensuring that our bodies are properly hydrated allows for us to function properly inside and out!  While there is no agreed upon amount of water we should be consuming each day, the Mayo Clinic states, “if you drink […]

Competitive and Social Runs for 2018

The sun is shining, and you know what that means, it’s running season!  There are several competitive and social runs happening in and around Santa Rosa, so to keep you in the loop we’ve complied them all for you in one convenient spot! ANNADEL HALF MARATHON & 5K April 7th Annadel State Park, Santa Rosa […]

Great Protein Hacks for Muscle Health

Did you know, that as we age, we are slowly losing muscle mass, specifically between the ages of 30 and 80?  This is due to age-related sarcopenia, where the body is less efficient in using amino acids for muscle protein synthesis.  Even if you exercise, you will most likely loose a little muscle mass. But […]