The Holidays

Fascinating Holiday Traditions

World Holiday Traditions

From hanging shoes to setting trash on fire, there are many downright fascinating holiday traditions. Our personal encounter with ‘Julebukking’ inspired us to further investigate holiday traditions and folklore across the globe and we stumbled upon 6 that we just couldn’t help but share. Julebukking (Norway): Children dress up in costumes and masks, go door-to-door […]

5 Tips to Prevent Holiday Weight Gain

Christmas Ball with Measure Tape

Weight gain can seem like an inevitable part of the holidays but it doesn’t have to be! Below are 5 insider tips that may just leave you weighing less than before the season even began. #1. Balance Your Blood Sugar Levels: Sugar that is in your blood that is not burned as energy will be […]

3 Easy Steps to Beat the Winter Blues

Art portrait of a beautiful young sadly girl looking through the

Winter is here – which means less sunshine and, for many of us, the winter blues. Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) can be triggered by a lack of sunlight; researchers estimate that it affects about 4 to 6 percent of the population every winter.[1][2] Although the percent of people with SAD is relatively small, the lack […]