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7 Tools To Naturally Boost Your Immunity During Cold And Flu Season

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The cold weather months can be tough on us, both mentally and physically.   In the midst of the joy that the holidays bring, we are usually faced with extra stressors that can make us more susceptible to getting sick.  The shorter days can contribute to feelings of sadness and depression, especially for those with SAD.  Though it can be a challenging time of year, there are plenty of ways to naturally support your body’s immune system and stay vibrantly healthy during the winter months.   I’m excited to share some holistic strategies that have helped me to stay positive and healthy during this time of year. Continue reading “7 Tools To Naturally Boost Your Immunity During Cold And Flu Season”

Fitness · Healthy Living

5 Ways To Stay Active At A Desk Job

You’ve probably heard that sitting is the new smoking, but does that mean all of us with desk jobs are doomed?  Not if we play our cards right.   For several years, I skipped lunches and rarely got up for any other breaks during the busy season at work, feeling chained to my desk because of all that I had to get done.  Sadly, I’m sure many of you can identify with my experience.  After I got married, I started to realize that no work responsibilities were more important than my health.   This was my fault for not prioritizing movement throughout the day.  It’s easy to blame your employer for a heavy workload or long hours, but ultimately it’s up to you to set boundaries and be your own advocate to put your health first.   If you’re a current or former DJ like me (that’s desk junkie), try incorporating some of the below strategies into your workday to sit less and improve your health. Continue reading “5 Ways To Stay Active At A Desk Job”