Colorado’s Cottage Foods Law – What You Need to Know

Have you been intrigued by the urban homesteader trend taking over the metro area? Maybe you bought a few backyard chickens… that led to composting, which led to a nice a little productive garden. And now you have more eggs and vegetables than you can eat. If you’re considering selling your harvest, it might not […]


Why You Need to Care About Your Health Finances

Want more money in your savings account? We all do. Probably the best way to save yourself a lot of that hard-earned dough is to stay healthy. Look at these staggering statistics: According to a report on Health Care Spending in 2012, per capita health spending for females was $8,315, about 23 percent more than […]


Caffeine and Workouts: Does One Enhance the Other?

It seems to make sense, doesn’t it? Drink coffee, go workout. The caffeine will then give you an energy boost for your workout. (Note: If you have an irregular heartbeat, heart condition or high blood pressure, consult your doctor before ingesting caffeine prior to your workout.) Coffee + Exercise = Weight Loss Health Magazine cites […]


3 Tips for People Who Want to Be Happier

An article by The Atlantic basically states that the smarter you are, the less likely it is that you’re happy. Sounds surprising, doesn’t it? You can read the article and why that may be here, but for this post, we want to focus on the positive. If you’re one of those intelligent people who wants […]


How Negotiating Can Improve Your Healthcare Costs

Did you know you can negotiate your healthcare bills? Many people don’t know this. They put off important procedures and office visits because they think they can’t afford treatment. No need to do that anymore. Below, we’ll explain exactly how you can negotiate your costs to save you money and help you get the care […]


Supporting Community Outreach Through Your Health

It all started with some bruising. There was no real reason for it, yet the bruises were happening anyway. It was often enough for Denise Chambers to begin to wonder if she should have it looked at. The Discovery of a Rare Cancer As it turns out, the bruising was indicating a serious problem. Denise, […]


Now’s Your Chance to Win Big with Our Online Scavenger Hunt

We did this last fall and it seemed like a lot of you had fun with it. So, we’re bringing it back! All you have to do is find the answers to the four questions below. After each question, we’ll share a link to the page where you can find the answer. Then post your […]


Should You Stretch Before Exercising?

Let’s be honest, we’re all in a hurry. We’ve got tons to do and it’s hard enough to fit in a workout. So, wouldn’t it be great if you could shorten your exercise time by not stretching beforehand? Well, maybe! When to Stretch and When Not to Stretch Boston University interviewed three of their fitness […]


Feeling Anxious? How Unplugging from it All Can Help

You know how there’s a day for everything? A National Drink Wine Day, National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day, National Banana Cream Pie, National Cold Cuts Day (we really love our national food days don’t we?) … Well, there’s one national day around the corner, that may not be as popular as some others, but arguably […]


Back Pain and You – The 3 Things You Didn’t Know

Guest Blog by Jamie Atlas I was 22 years old when the doctor told me I needed surgery to resolve my back pain.  On top of that, it would be a year before I could play basketball at a professional level [again].  I was devastated.  I wanted so badly to play, to be able to […]