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Social Media and Mental Health

Social Media and Mental Health

Social media can allow your mind to travel places it should never go. I know of a mother who considered herself to be a great mom until she got social media. When she saw what other mothers posted, it affected her mentally. She saw the Facebook posts and how other mother’s children were doing different things, having achievements and then she saw the pictures of “perfect” homes.

Seeing all those images became a sizeable area of stress for her and she doubted her abilities as a mother. The fact was, her children were just like every other children, but she did not have time to post every moment on social moment. She was busy raising her kids.

8 Small Steps to Improve Your Health

8 Small Steps to Improve Your Health

In a few weeks, we will start another month and moving farther away from our beginning of the year goals. To that extent, this might be a great time to reflect on those goals and evaluate our progress. It is difficult to see the year quickly passing, but it is...

Ten Stress Fighting Foods

Ten Stress Fighting Foods

How are you doing today? Are you stressed? You may have found this article because you are looking for foods to help with your current level of stress. Each of us face stressful situations during our lifetime. Whether we have stress during the week, a few times a...

The Benefits of Sleep

The Benefits of Sleep

For years, I tried to avoid sleep because I wanted to get as much work done as I could. I felt like sleep needed to take a back seat to the possibility of achieving my goals and dreams. Little did I know, I was wrong. Not only was I wrong, but I was wrong. Sleep is a...

How to Have an Excellent Day

How to Have an Excellent Day

All of us want to have an excellent day every day. However, having an excellent day every day is not always possible. There are many factors we do not control, but we control our responses to them. What that means for you and I is we need to be ready to approach each...

Gluten: A History and Your Health

Gluten: A History and Your Health

History of Gluten & How It’s Affecting Our Health In the past few years, many people have been focused on gluten and what it brings to a diet. The word gluten brings to mind bread, but it is a little deeper than just bread. Read on to find out a brief history of...

Coco Smoothie Recipe

Coco Smoothie Recipe

Ingredients: 4 oz. coconut milk3 oz. water¼ cup cauliflower¼ avocado1 tsp vanilla extract1 tablespoon mint1 tablespoon cacao powder1 tsp cinnamon Directions: In a blender place all ingredients and blend until smooth

The Quick and Skinny Omelette

The Quick and Skinny Omelette

  Serves: 2   Prep Time: 10 Minutes Cook Time: 10 Minutes Total Time: 20 Minutes     Ingredients:  2 eggs pinch of salt 1 tablespoon chives 1 tablespoon pesto bit of goat cheese handful of salad greens   Directions: In a bowl beat eggs and pour in a skillet...

Healthy Eating at a Restaurant: Is it Possible?

Healthy Eating at a Restaurant: Is it Possible?

If you and your family love to eat at restaurants, you may think this lifestyle is not good for a healthy diet. Most times, you would be correct. However, you can still enjoy restaurants occasionally and maintain your healthy diet. It’s all about making good food...

Low-Carb Cauliflower “Rice”

Low-Carb Cauliflower “Rice”

  Serves: 4   Prep Time: 10 Minutes Cook Time: 10 Minutes Total Time: 20 Minutes    Ingredients  20-22 oz. cauliflower ¼ tsp salt ¼ tsp turmeric 2 oz. butter  Directions:  Blend cauliflower and set aside In a skillet melt butter, add cauliflower and cook for 8-10...

Just Say No: Healthy Eating and Peer Pressure

Just Say No: Healthy Eating and Peer Pressure

If you are on a diet or simply enjoying a healthy lifestyle, then you probably know that peer pressure to eat foods that are not good for you is a major part of your life.   Peer pressure never disappears. When we were younger, our parents warned of a peer...

Is Organic Worth It?

Is Organic Worth It?

When you head to the grocery store, shopping for products like eggs, meat, fish, milk, and produce can be very tricky. You will see signs posted everywhere labeling food as natural, organic, and several other things—but what’s the difference? Learning what specific...

What Exactly Is A Gluten Free Diet & Is It Right For Me?

What Exactly Is A Gluten Free Diet & Is It Right For Me?

What Exactly Is A Gluten Free Diet & Is It Right For Me? Now it’s time for us to look at what a gluten free diet really is, and whether it could be right for you. Remember, gluten is a very complex ingredient and is far more complex than a lot of people seem to...

Your Gut and Gluten

Your Gut and Gluten

Can Gluten Cause Gut Issues? For most people, digestive issues are not very common and often only occur every so often. However, for people suffering with gluten-related issues, whether they be: Celiac disease, gluten sensitivity related, gluten intolerant related, or...

Diet and Activity Bring Success

Diet and Activity Bring Success

Nutrition and physical activity go together like bread and butter for our bodies. Wait, did I say bread? Carbs! Run away! Butter? Oh yeah...lots of butter! Exercise is going to take our lives to a better fitness level along with four other major things: Flexibility...

Breakfast Stuffed Peppers

Breakfast Stuffed Peppers

Breakfast Stuffed Peppers Serves: 2   Prep Time: 10 Minutes Cook Time: 50 Minutes Total Time:  60  Minutes Ingredients:  2 cups bell peppers 2 eggs ¼ cup milk ¼ tsp salt 1 tablespoon green onion ½ cup spinach ¼ cheddar cheese ¼ cup ham   Directions:  Preheat the oven...

Where can you find G5 Wellness?

Where can you find G5 Wellness?

You can find us here, on this website, but did you know you can also find us on Social Media? Find us on Facebook here - http://www.facebook.com/G5Wellness Find us on Twitter here - http://www.twitter.com/G5Wellness Find us on Instagram here -...

How to Start Healthy Eating

How to Start Healthy Eating

It is not as hard as you think. But...it will take time and some difficult choices. You can do it when you have focused your mind for the long-term benefits of living better. Many times we may have the knowledge, but it is making the choice to apply that knowledge...

Vanilla Coffee Smoothie Recipe

Vanilla Coffee Smoothie Recipe

Vanilla Ice Cream Coffee Smoothie Ingredients: 1 cup coffee 1 cup almond milk 1 tablespoon coconut milk 1 tablespoon chia seeds 1 tablespoon heavy cream 1 tsp vanilla extract Directions: In a blender place all ingredients and blend until smooth Pour smoothie in a...

What is Gluten?

What is Gluten?

As you may or may not be aware, the gluten-free craze is very much now a thing. Not only is it a thing, but it is a thing that is here to stay. More and more people are making the decision to cut gluten from their diets, and they are reaping the rewards as a result....

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