Once upon a time, Valentine’s Day conjured up fear and dread in the hearts of singles. No more! With a fresh perspective, a healthy dose of hindsight, and your friends, Valentine’s Day can be just as fun for the savvy single as it is for the happily hooked up. By putting into practice the following do’s and don’ts, you’ll rock your single and ready to mingle self on Valentine’s Day and beyond.
There's always time for hearty chicken and noodle soup! Watch how to make a delicious chicken noodle soup that's ready in just 30 minutes. This 5-star recipe starts with cooked chicken, veggies, and dried herbs. Then the time saving trick? A combination of canned chicken and vegetable broth. This is the perfect recipe for leftover chicken.
By Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S.
You didn’t do everything on your to-do list. You let a loved one down. You yelled at your spouse, or your six-year-old. Or both. You still haven’t gotten over your ex. You thought someone else would make you happy but they didn’t. You received a bad performance review. Your Thanksgiving dinner didn’t turn out the way you planned. Nothing has turned out the way you planned.
By Karyl McBride Ph.D.
Expectations can get us in trouble during the holiday season. Why is it that we somehow still hang onto the vision that we can suddenly transform the family into what we want during the holidays and all those old wounds, stories, and disappointments will shrink away when the bells start ringing and Santa’s sleigh starts flying? The sparkle of the season adorned with gorgeous music, spirituality, bright lights and massive decorations has a way of tricking us into thinking anything is possible.
This time of year so many of us can fall for the “diet trap” – resolving to make extreme and abrupt changes to our diet or exercise routines. But, improving our eating habits and increasing our physical activity doesn’t have to be tied to an arbitrary day such as January 1st or “any Monday”.