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Your At Home Spa Night

By Amanda Roland Self-care is so important. With our busy schedules and endless to-do lists, we often forget to take care of ourselves and relax! Here are some ways to treat yourself to an at home spa night that will let you recharge and make you feel pampered. Find your favorite essential oils Within the [...]

Our Favorite Financial Apps

By Sara Buechler “I’m broke” is a phrase most common amongst any generation at some point in their life. Somehow even when you have money, it goes through a portal of bills, payments, student loans, and suddenly it’s gone.  Personal finance and budgeting apps have been around for some time now and are a growing [...]

Alternative Yoga

By Isabella Sorresso As busy as our day-to-day lives get, we could all use some rest and relaxation. What better way to do that than with some alternative yoga? According to the Yoga Alliance, yoga is, “a comprehensive system for wellbeing on all levels: physical, mental, emotional and spiritual and is a well-known system of [...]

Charcuterie Boards

By Natalie Richoux Translated from French, charcuterie means delicatessen and that is precisely what this board is! A charcuterie board must have a variety of cured meats, cheeses, olives, figs and baguettes, but often fruits and vegetables are added accouterments. Impress your guests at your next party with this guide to making a great charcuterie [...]

Loving Number One: You!

By Jessica Franklin The term “self-care” may conjure the image of a woman at the spa, perhaps with cucumber slices over her eyes while someone paints her nails and massages her feet. But self-care is more than a superficial indulgence; self-care is a necessary part of life that demands more attention than we have been [...]

Tips for Self-Care

By Leah Antovel When was the last time you thought about, well, you? Maybe you think cramming your days with activities makes you successful, but neglecting your own mental and physical health can be counterproductive. Having said that, here are some suggestions on how you can put yourself first.  Declutter  Are clothes from high school [...]

Jump Start Your Morning

By Sara Buechler Getting in a routine of practicing healthy habits can definitely improve your life in many ways. Not only can it improve your mood, but it can also help control your weight, increase your energy, expand your life span, and could prevent certain health conditions such as a heart attack or stroke. So, [...]

Healthy Kitchen Gadgets

By Colleen McTiernan & Nicole Irving Trying to get on a path toward healthier cooking, but feel stuck? These seven kitchen gadgets are sure to help you cook up some light and delicious meals! Hurom Citrus Juicer, $149 From limes to grapefruits, the one-size-fits-all cone of this juicer is designed to minimize damage to the fruit [...]

Combating Obesity

By Tracy Wright Obesity is a major health problem nationally. Almost 40 percent of American adults and 17 percent of children are considered obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Factors related to obesity, including hypertension, diabetes and heart disease, are among the leading health problems. In Alachua County, approximately 25 [...]