Get A Handle On Your Debt

Debt is money that you owe. Whether you took out a loan, used a credit card, or got behind on a bill payment, it’s debt. When debt feels like a barrier to your goals it can be hard to face, but it’s important to remember that with a little planning, you can reverse your situation. …

Struggling To Break Bad Habits? Consult With Your Brain.

In my last blog, I talked about habits and touched on how your brain changes when you start breaking these habits. The ability of your brain to change is called neuroplasticity, and there’s a lot more to it. Our posts often give tips for modifying behaviors to create healthier habits, including ways to save money, …

Go With Your Gut

Your colon or large intestine is home to about four pounds of bacteria that enter your system from food and the environment, many of which are “good” bacteria that are vital to your health. Emerging research shows that these probiotics help improve digestion and absorption of foods and nutrients. Probiotics can also activate your immune …

Spring Clean The Kitchen For A Health Makeover

Spring brings thoughts of cleaning and making changes. Cafeterias and supermarkets have proven that you can shift food and drink choices by making healthy food more appealing, more visible, and more accessible. So why not start in your kitchen with changes that can boost your family’s health? Countertop Start with your counter because it’s one …

How Much Is Too Much Screen Time For Kids?

Computers, phones, tablets, television, and video games, oh my! Technology is a major source of entertainment, learning, and socializing for children. Kids can develop important connections by chatting with long distance friends or relatives. Digital devices also allow kids to develop languages and learn new skills, especially when parents are involved in the screen time …