GoatHouse Brewing Co

November 2017  By Elizabeth Smith One of my first weekend trips to Placer County, California, included a stop at GoatHouse Brewing, which recently celebrating four years in business. A few visits later, after their Farm Yoga experience, I caught up with co-owner, Catherine Johnson, about what it’s like to live the dream: owning a craft brewery which produces its own hops and raises its own … Continue reading GoatHouse Brewing Co

The Instagram Effect: The Pressure of Perfection How to deal with the self-esteem pitfall after giving birth

Our relationship with social media is definitely a love/hate one. As much as we enjoy seeing what’s up with our friends and our favorite celebrities, its also takes a toll on our self-esteem. New moms see celebrities shedding baby weight within a few weeks; fitness models that further promote their tight abs, cellulite-free, stretchmark-free bodies.  Then you have friends competing with one another… there’s Stephanie … Continue reading The Instagram Effect: The Pressure of Perfection How to deal with the self-esteem pitfall after giving birth

Stocking Stuffer of the Day: Tensage Stem Cell Cream

Note: We are running the Stocking Stuffing of the Day ~ Gift Ideas for everyone in the family, now through December 21st. I receive samples of various products to test and write about. Several skin care samples have come in from companies for review and I am firm in my sample policy which is, submission of samples does not guarantee a review. The reason for this is … Continue reading Stocking Stuffer of the Day: Tensage Stem Cell Cream

Healthy competition leads to weight loss success By Caleb Radford

WORKPLACE rivalry and mobile technology are proving to be successful tools for battling obesity and heart disease. A three-year study by researchers at Flinders University in South Australia found that exercising in groups, particularly co-workers, helped provide the motivation required to lose weight. The study, in collaboration with corporate fitness company Stepathlon, involved almost 70,000 employees from 64 countries including India, Australia and the United … Continue reading Healthy competition leads to weight loss success By Caleb Radford

Know the Common Signs of Zinc Deficiency by Benita Lee

What is Zinc? Zinc is an essential trace mineral that is intricately involved in hundreds of activities inside our cells. At the moment, research estimates that 100 to 300 different enzymes require zinc to accomplish their tasks. In many cases, zinc acts as a catalytic component for those enzymes, aiding the biochemical processes that help cells function regularly. Enzymes, and even hormones, hormone receptors, and … Continue reading Know the Common Signs of Zinc Deficiency by Benita Lee

Social Butterfly, Master Manipulator – PsychTests’ Study Reveals The Dark Side Of Social Insight

  New study by PsychTests.com reveals that social insight can be used to take advantage of others if not tempered by other emotional intelligence traits.   One who deceives will always find those who allows themselves to be deceived.  ~Niccolo Machiavelli Social insight, a key factor in emotional intelligence, is largely considered a valuable skill. Being able to perceptively and accurately appraise people and anticipate … Continue reading Social Butterfly, Master Manipulator – PsychTests’ Study Reveals The Dark Side Of Social Insight

PlumHill Pure Body Essentials Founder Jeanne Kissman Shares Tips For Healthy Summertime Skin and Hair

Are you counting down the days to summer vacation and festivities in the sun? It’s never to early to start planning camping trips to the river and outdoor music festivals, but it’s also important to prepare your summertime skin and hair regimen. If you’re wondering how to keep your hair and skin healthy all summer, we have asked lifestyle expert Jeanne Kissman, founder of PlumHill pure body … Continue reading PlumHill Pure Body Essentials Founder Jeanne Kissman Shares Tips For Healthy Summertime Skin and Hair