Cooking and making food can be fun, and even restorative. To enjoy cooking most, practice food safety.  Keep your kitchen clean to keep you and your loved ones from getting sick. Here are some tips to keep your kitchen and your food clean and safe. Defrost meat in the refrigerator overnight. For larger meats,…

Do you find yourself rushing through each meal? Do you forget what you had for dinner last night? Instead of rushing through your next meal, try practicing mindful eating. Mindful eating is when you pay attention to your food as you eat. Mindful eating can help you listen to your body about hunger and feeling…

Why do we have bad habits even when we know they are not good for us? Why is it so hard to start a healthy new habit? It can be hard to get habits under control. Don’t worry, we’re here to tell you how you can kick those bad habits and replace them with good…

Stress can be a good thing if it is in small amounts. When you go through short moments of stress, it can help give you energy to get things done. But sometimes stress can last for long periods of time. When this happens, we can get anxious or overwhelmed and even worse, our health might…

Say your best friend or partner is stressed but they haven’t told you. Sometimes you can just tell they’re stressed just by looking at them. Understanding your feelings and noticing the feelings of other people is known as emotional intelligence. People with high emotional intelligence can see how someone else is feeling and help. Not…

By Ashley Koff RD, founder of the Better Nutrition Program www.ashleykoffapproved.com We all want better health. If we have it, we want to keep it. If we need it, we want it badly, and then too, we want to keep it.   Better nutrition fuels better health. So we seek and we share information. And…

Relationships should make you feel good. Use these tips to help support and build healthy relationships with loved ones: Check-in. Talk with loved ones about relationship needs. Ask your loved one what they need from you. Let them know what you need from them. Talk about how you can both have your needs met. You can…

Do you sit in front of a computer at your work for long periods of time? This can be really hard on your body. You may have pain, stiff joints or tight muscles after you sit for a while. Try these tips to help you sit the right way. This will support and protect your…

Travel is full of joys and excitement. It can also be hard when things don’t go as planned. Use these tips to help you stay in the moment and enjoy your adventure! Pack less. Take less stuff with you. You will spend less time choosing what to wear. Plus repacking will be faster when it’s…