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Staying Positive During Challenging Times

In Health and Wellness by David Wainwright April 3rd, 2020

Life has a way of throwing twists, turns and unexpected curveballs, making it hard to keep your head up and see the light at the end of the tunnel. Learning to cope during challenging times can be difficult, but once you figure out how to stay positive, there’s comfort to be found. Life may be tough, but always know that you have the resources to get through it.   Even during a global pandemic, it is …

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Don’t Let Anxiety Cause You to Overreact

In Health and Wellness, Uncategorized by David Wainwright April 3rd, 2020

Your mental health is very important, but right now, there are many things that may affect your mood and make you anxious. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, many people are experiencing a shift in their daily lives, such as working from home, online schooling and social distancing to help stop the spread of the virus.  Anxiety is your body’s natural response to stress and can cause a feeling of fear about what’s to come. There …

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How to Deal with Boredom

In Health and Wellness by Garcia Weight Loss March 27th, 2020

It is everybody’s responsibility to practice social distancing to help limit the spread of COVID-19, but that doesn’t mean you need to socially isolate. Boredom is a common feeling, especially during this worldwide pandemic. Boredom is an emotional state experienced when an individual is left without anything to do or feels uninterested in their surroundings. The more we focus on our boredom, the more we amplify that feeling.  Here are a few healthy, fun and …

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Effective At-Home Workouts

In Fitness, Health and Wellness by Garcia Weight Loss March 27th, 2020

As every gym and fitness studio remains closed to help fight the spread of COVID-19, you may be wondering how to maintain your regular level of physical activity.  It is essential to add at least 30 to 45 minutes of physical activity into your daily routine. You don’t need a gym to have an effective workout. There are plenty of at-home workouts that can get your blood pumping and help you reach your weight loss …

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Non-Perishable Food List

In Health and Wellness by Garcia Weight Loss March 26th, 2020

Non-perishable foods last a long time without spoiling and are vital for emergency situations such as hurricanes, electricity shortage or pandemics where you are advised to stay home. Even if non-perishable foods aren’t your favorite, it is important to have them handy during times of uncertainty.  What is non-perishable food? Non-perishable foods are items that can be safely stored at room temperature without going bad. These non-perishable items include canned goods, rice, pasta, flour, sugar, …

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How to Properly Wash Your Fruits and Vegetables

In Health and Wellness by Garcia Weight Loss March 20th, 2020

As we fight the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to practice healthy habits. These include practicing safe handwashing techniques, but did you know that safe food washing techniques are equally as important? Grocery stores have been packed with people gathering all the supplies they need for the coming weeks. As people rush to the grocery store, produce is being touched by hundreds of people a day.  It is important to rinse fruits and vegetables regardless of …

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How to Have a More Effective Workout

In Fitness, Health and Wellness by Garcia Weight Loss March 16th, 2020

We are about three months into the new year. How are your resolutions going? If you planned on exercising more, chances are you are trying to stick to an effective workout plan. Showing up to the gym and getting your sweat on is important, but having an effective workout also involves hard work, consistency and training smart.  Whether you’re a regular gym buff or you’re new to fitness, here are 7 workout tips to help …

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The Role B12 Injections Play in Weight Loss

In Health and Wellness, Supplements, Weight Loss by Garcia Weight Loss February 27th, 2020

According to the National Institute of Health, around 5-15% of the population has a vitamin B12 deficiency. Having a B12 deficiency can make it difficult to lose weight because vitamin B12 helps you metabolize your food. B12 injections are terrific for any individual who is deficient as well as anyone on a weight loss journey.  Why is vitamin B12 important? Vitamin B12 assists in energy production. In the digestive system, vitamin B12 converts carbohydrates into …

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Low-Carb Foods to Satisfy Your Cravings

In Health and Wellness, Weight Loss by Garcia Weight Loss March 4th, 2020

Pizza, fries and anything with bread are just a few delicious types of carbs Americans love to eat on a daily basis. Carbohydrates are one of the main types of nutrients the body needs (a macronutrient), especially when it comes to energy.  It is important to understand the difference between good carbs and bad carbs. Good carbs tend to include leafy greens, mixed berries and cruciferous vegetables, whereas bad carbs come from sugary drinks, sweets …

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6 Benefits of Getting Regular Facials

In Aesthetics, Health and Wellness by Garcia Weight Loss January 21st, 2020

No matter how well you treat your skin at home, there’s something about a professional facial that always leaves your complexion glowing. Even for those super blessed individuals who don’t have blemishes, hyperpigmentation or severe acne, regular facials can still be beneficial in keeping the skin healthy and free of unwanted debris.  Professional facials are the best way to find out what makes your skin unique and how to treat it going forward. Moreover, facials …