This is part two of a three-part series on how we got out of debt and began the path to financial freedom. From meeting in our nutrition class, to having a glorious winter wedding less than a year later, to beginning our journey to pay off debt, this chapter was quite a whirlwind of change…
This is part three of a three-part series on how we got out of debt and began the path to financial freedom. After nearly three years, we finally made the last debt payment in January 2019, and are now on the path to full financial independence…
Around this time of year, many people begin to experience some version of “winter blues”, and the clinical form is known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Seasonal depression, at its core, comes from light deprivation.
People with winter blues or SAD may experience decreased energy, needing more sleep than usual, cravings for sugar, starchy foods, or alcohol, and feeling blue or hopeless.
Here is a list of practical strategies to boost your mood through fall and winter.
We are excited to announce our first monthly challenge: no alcohol for all of October. Or for those who share our love of rhyme: Sober ‘Tober. Why have we singled out booze for this challenge? Isn’t a glass or two of red wine a night supposed to be good for your health? Isn’t the resveratrol in grape skins supposed to protect against aging, cancer, and heart disease? As in many things, the truth is nuanced. Yes, some quantities of alcohol do seem to be beneficial for some people, but most of us would probably benefit from less C₂H₆O in our lives. How much better off could we be? That’s where this challenge comes in. Removing this chemical compound―and the accompanying social habits that go with it―for 31 days is enough time to start seeing significant affects and begin forming new alternative habits.
Nearly half of the world’s food supply is wasted. Much of the groceries we buy end up spoiling before we use them. Read on to see my 5 tips for saving more money on food by never letting anything go to waste!
We often think digestion starts in the stomach, but it actually starts in the brain with sight, smell, or even thought of food. Read on to see my 10 tips for improving digestion (and getting more out of your grocery spend!) through mindful eating.