Choosing an exterior paint color is an intimidating exercise. Looking at those minuscule swatches and picturing what any one color will look like spread over your entire house is tough. It really feels like a make-or-break decision as far as the curb appeal of your house is concerned.
Every time I travel abroad, I prepare myself for the inevitable:
As a registered dietitian, one of the most common requests I receive from my clients is for help composing a specific meal plan that will get them the results they want. Many people are confused by the plethora of diet options they’ve read about online or in magazines, seen on popular television shows, or heard about from friends or family members. With diet options ranging from low carb to low fat, from Paleo to vegetarian, and from juicing to whole foods, it can be easy to get confused. So what does the perfect day of eating look like?
Older generations like to poke fun at millennials for how they stare at screens rather than have conversations face to face. But, ironically, much of that screen-staring time is spent connecting with other people. Millennials chat on social media apps and make plans over texts. Facebook (and Myspace before it) even counts the number of friends you have and pressures you to keep that friend-count high so you don't look like a loser.
For years, we have known the adverse impact that smoking can have on the body. Studies have shown the harmful effects years of smoking has on someone's overall health, but what about the effects of smoking on a person's bank account?
Research shows that positive self-talk can increase your lifespan, help your physical and emotional health, strengthen your well–being and provide better coping skills during hardships and times of stress. Self-talk is the voice in your mind that controls your thoughts about yourself and your life. Reachout.com states “What you say in your mind can determine a lot of how you feel about who you are.”
A staggering 87 percent of Americans are avoiding one food that’s known to control appetite, stabilize blood sugars, prevent obesity, keep bowels regular, reduce blood pressure, lower the risk of heart disease, inhibit cataract formation and protect against some forms of cancer. Could it be acai berries? Green coffee bean extract? Kefir?
“Most people are about as happy as they have made up their minds to be.”- attributed to Abraham Lincoln
There are some things that men do that really annoy women. It may be something they have no control over, like the fact that they are a man, or it may be something that they do. Whatever the reason, here are 5 annoying habits that women hate about men:
The 20s are full of emotions and experiences- some pleasant, others not so much. Here are 20 stages you go through when you're 20-something:
“Everything in moderation.” While this dieter’s mantra defines success for some, it spells disaster for many and gives rise to several questions: What does moderation really mean? Why does it work for some people and not others? How can I eat the foods I love but also feel great and maintain a healthy weight? The good news is that moderation works. The bad news is that most people are doing it wrong.
A kitchen remodel is one of the most popular remodeling projects homeowners undertake that we've seen in our business and also that the National Association of Home Builders survey has reported.
There are certain recipes I only make on special occasions, and there are some recipes I make almost every week. But there is one that my husband asks for every day: my recipe for Easy Sour Cream Biscuits.
There are so many moving parts and issues to consider when remodeling a home that today we want to summarize five of the most important ...
We’ve all just spent two weeks glued to the TV, watching the best athletes in the world jump, hurdle, throw, wrestle, flip, swim and ...
It seems when we are young we have a bunch of dreams, and we feel that anything is possible. The older we get however, the ...
How many times a day are you asked, "how you are doing"? It is a common phrase, a greeting even. How often do we answer ...
We want to help homeowners discover the value of good design and the benefits of using an architect for a residential remodeling project. Our goal ...
Whether we realize it or not, people are constantly saying negative things about us, either to our faces or behind our backs.
Are the “health foods” you’re buying actually healthy for you? While no single food is unhealthy enough to warrant being universally labeled as a ...
Whether you notice it or not, balance is a key player in everyday life. Balancing your checkbook, balancing work and play, or simply balancing in ...
Why do some women want to bring other women down?
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