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5 creative ways to say “I love you”

On this day where the western world celebrates its love, there are plenty of couples bound to make good on their dinner reservations, exchange gifts of chocolate and flowers and spend some quality time alone together. Children will give their parents handmade cards and certainly friends will exchange some sentiment of fondness. Whether it’s your… Continue reading 5 creative ways to say “I love you”

Fitness · Relaxation · Stress Management

Perspective is everything

Each Monday on The Honeydew Facebook page we post a “Monday Morning Mantra” an inspirational quote to guide your work week. This week I want to tell you about an interesting little mishap that reminded me of the importance of perspective. And it has to do with a motivational quote. I was exploring author Facebook… Continue reading Perspective is everything

Nutrition

Products we love: Annie’s Homegrown Mac & Cheese

I first discovered Annie’s Homegrown back in 2013, back when all that was on the shelves was mac & cheese. I’m a sucker for boxed mac & cheese, but at the time where I was going organic and natural at every possible turn, I am disheartened at the thought of giving up my beloved pasta.… Continue reading Products we love: Annie’s Homegrown Mac & Cheese

Natural Healing · Relaxation · Stress Management

Five ways to use essential oils

Why is lavender so calming? It is because of something chemical, or because we’re told it’s good for relaxation? Things that make you go “hmmm.” Scents can affect our mood–but not for the reasons we may think, according to a report by Rachel Herz, an assistant professor at Brown University in Scientific American. Instead, scents… Continue reading Five ways to use essential oils

Fitness · Natural Healing

3 benefits to donating blood + tips!

Around holidays and birthdays we struggle to find the perfect gift for our friends and loved ones. What about the perfect gift for strangers? Donating blood helps those who have lost a great deal of blood due to trauma, disease and violence. Every non-profit, political campaign and charity on the face of the earth seeks… Continue reading 3 benefits to donating blood + tips!

Fitness

Apps to help you remain New Years resolute

The new year has only just begun. Have you kept up your gym streak? Have you staved off the urge to spoil your diet? Here are three apps to keep you on track for building healthy habits for free. 1. Aqualert Google Play: Free | App Store: Free I found this one just before the ball dropped. It’s… Continue reading Apps to help you remain New Years resolute

Personal

Set a theme for 2017 and rock the new year

Every year hundreds of thousands of people resolve to make the new year “my year.” Every year tens of thousands of people quit the gym after the first month. Me too. When I started my planning for this post, I thought I’d talk about SMART goals. I planned to say with authority how to best… Continue reading Set a theme for 2017 and rock the new year