• 1.13.Slide

    Which Contraception Method is Right for You

    Click on Courtnie's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Birth control. Contraceptives. Family planning. No-baby pills. Whatever name you prefer, there are a myriad of options available to help you navigate safe, consensual sex and even reduce some of the… Read More...
  • 1.12.Slide

    Why I Chose to Embrace a Vegetarian Lifestyle

    Click on April's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! I have been a vegetarian for nearly 25 years. There have been times during those 25 years when I was strictly vegan. I fall off the wagon from time to time however, and while I do eat eggs and dairy, I am never… Read More...
  • 1.6.Slide.2

    Ten Minutes a Day: How Meditation Can Change Your Mind

    Click on Shannon's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Before I begin discussing my love of meditation and various routines, I want you to take a minute to reflect on two things: 1) When was the last time you took ten minutes to yourself? And by that I mean purely to… Read More...
  • 1.2.Slide

    Healthy bSmart Ingredients for Baking Yummy Desserts

    Click on Joli's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Most of us eat like there’s no tomorrow. Millions of foodies would do absolutely anything to eat what they want, when they want it, and however much of it they want. Unfortunately, even though eating and loving food… Read More...
  • 11.29.Slide

    7 Ways You Can Make a Difference for Alzheimer's Awareness Month

    Click on Alex's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! November is a time for fall, family, and giving thanks. But it's also a time for reflection, and for raising awareness for a disease that, though extremely prevalent, tends to get less attention than it so direly… Read More...
  • 11.17.Slide

    National Diabetes Month: How I Took Charge of My Health

    Click on Nina's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! November is National Diabetes Month, bringing awareness to a disease that affects 9.3% of Americans. To start, I want to say I'm one of the lucky ones who is not personally affected. Some people can be born with the… Read More...
  • 10.5.Slide

    Pretty in Pink Ribbons

    Click on Laura's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! I called my mom today...which isn’t different than most days. But today I called for a very specific reason: I got my mammogram. She calls me when she gets hers, too. You see, we carry a gene we wish we didn’t… Read More...
  • 9.28.Slide.2

    Strike a Pose: It’s Yoga Awareness Month!

    Click on Samantha's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Virasana. Tadasana. Dandasana. Vrksasana. Virabhadrasana I. Utkatasana. Savasana. You may not know it, but you’ve just read your way through a yoga class. I don’t speak Sanskrit; I prefer the Americanized… Read More...
  • 9.20.Slide.2

    The Undiagnosed Eating Disorder: On Learning to Love You

    Click on Cyndi's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Disclaimer: I am not a doctor nor have I received an official diagnosis of an eating disorder. However, I have consulted a physician and am seeing a nutritional counselor. Warning: This article may be triggering… Read More...
  • 8.31.Slide

    Four bSmart Tips to Motivate You to Get to the Gym

    Click on Dylan's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! As I sit down to write this, I'm thinking about how I can take some of my own advice in terms of finding motivation to go to the gym and making the most of a workout. In my defense (although I am still guilty as… Read More...
  • 8.30.Slide

    5 Ways to Conquer Your Healthy Eating Goals

    Click on Krista's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Dieting. This one little word terrifies so many women. It’s also a word that I think should be kicked out of our kitchen vocabulary! Too often, our consumer culture seeks to lure women into quick weight-loss fads… Read More...
  • 7.8.Slide

    Understanding Transcendental Meditation and Finding Belief Again

    Click on Claire's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! When I was 5 years old, I moved to ‘heaven,' otherwise known as Maharishi Mahesh Yogi’s national headquarters for Heaven on Earth in Fairfield, Iowa. My family was struggling and my mother didn’t have much, but… Read More...
  • 7.7.Slide

    Water: Mother Nature’s Gift to Your Face and Body

    Click on Nina's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Today, women are spending an increasing amount of money on products and treatments to cleanse their skin and body. While there are many products and programs to help keep the body healthy and glowing, some people… Read More...
  • 7.6.Slide

    Community Campaign: The Best Ways to bFit and bWell this Summer

    What are some easy at home or free outdoor workouts the busy bSmart woman can do to be her best self? We asked and your fellow bSmart members answered: What are the best ways to bFit and bWell this summer? Read their advice below! bFit with Friends I live by the East River Park in NYC so I often… Read More...
  • 6.15.Slide

    Your bSmart Summer Workout Guide

    Click on Meghan's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! The days of ice cream, sunsets, and hours at the beach have arrived. Finally, it’s summer. Yet with the arrival of beach days comes the panic of the beach bod. So, I have shared a guide for feeling, and looking,… Read More...
  • 6.1.Slide

    The bSmart Guide to a Stress Free Day

    Click on Brittany's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! You just had a stressful day at work. Emails flooded your inbox, too many unanswered calls filled your voicemail, and your boss pestered you every few hours. Finally, the clock hit 6 PM, meaning it was time for… Read More...
  • 5.20.Slide

    Breakfast with Champions: Young Breast Cancer Survivors On Intimacy and Relationships

    Click on Adelene's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Nicole Seagriff was 26 years old when she was diagnosed with breast cancer four years ago. Now a board member of The Pink Agenda, Seagriff shares her story to empower young women experiencing the same diagnosis.… Read More...
  • 4.14

    The Secret to a Food Log For Improving Your Mental and Physical Health

    Click on Emma's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! At the start of my second semester in college, I began giving more thought to the food I was eating. For starters, my school’s dining hall offerings were not doing my overall diet any favors. I managed to not gain… Read More...
  • 4.6.Slide.3

    Identifying The Culprit: Deeper Meaning Behind Disordered Eating

    Click on Sara's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Eating disorders are complex mental health conditions, notorious for being hard to detect and even more difficult to treat. Part of the difficulty in identifying those struggling with eating disorders stems from the… Read More...
  • 3.3.b.Slide

    Community Campaign: Finding Balance in Life

    How do you find balance between your work (or school) and personal relationships? We asked and your fellow brilliant, bSmart ladies answered. Living in the present, compartmentalizing, and creating an organized calendar with dates + ‘To Do's’ were the common themes shared! I've found, that being… Read More...
  • 2.22.Slide

    End the Shame and Remain Aware: Eating Disorder Awareness Week

    Click on Meghan's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! The Merriam-Webster dictionary’s definition of an eating disorder is ‘any of several psychological disorders (as anorexia nervosa or bulimia) characterized by serious disturbances of eating behavior.’ To those who… Read More...
  • 2.16.Slide.b

    A Letter of Encouragement to Type A Personalities Everywhere: Breathe

    Click on Emma's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! To all people with strict Type A personalities: You’ve probably been told that you're diligent, efficient, ambitious, and thorough. On the other hand, you’ve most likely, at some point or another, been… Read More...
  • 2.5.Slide

    Becoming Robotic: When Artificial Parts Do Their Job Too Well

    Click on Alexa's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! By striving to become the epitome of our existence, we erode our humanity. With the application of aesthetic prosthetics in healthy bodies, the ethically acceptable limit for transformation comes into question.… Read More...
  • 12.3.Slide

    6 Ways to Overcome a Stressful Lifestyle

    Click on Alexia's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Life can be incredibly stressful, and there's no one-size-fits-all solution to handling it. The tactics you use to keep yourself from becoming overwhelmed could vary greatly from the next person as each coping… Read More...
  • 11.16.Slide

    9 Nearly Guiltless Recipes to Cure Your Sweet Tooth

    Click on Brooke's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! It’s 8:00 PM and the dreaded sugary cravings strike. Ice cream, chocolate, cookies…which will you choose? While occasionally indulging in these treats is relatively harmless, a regular diet high in sugar can… Read More...
  • 11.12.Slide.1

    5 Ways You Can Support Alzheimer’s Awareness Month this November

    Click on Dylan's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Alzheimer’s is a deeply personal issue for me having a grandmother who passed away from the disease when I was just in the 7th grade. Considering that 1 in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or another dementia and… Read More...
  • 11.10.Slide

    LOLA: My Search for a Safe and Natural Tampon

    Click on Louise's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! On a particularly long and crowded Sunday ride on the LIRR, I decided to indulge myself in a few of the articles posted to the 'trending feed' on Facebook. While navigating through the myriad of write ups on… Read More...
  • 11.6.Slide.1

    The Glorification of Stress and Impact on Women in Pursuit of Productivity

    Click on Anna's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! American women, particularly those who are professionals or are in higher education, are faced with a daily contradiction regarding stress and productivity: to be useful, smart, and hardworking while simultaneously… Read More...
  • 10.28.Slide.1

    3 Essential Healthy Eating Habits for Career Women

    Click on Patti's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Working full-time, taking care of a family, and trying to be healthy is often like juggling bowling balls. You’re pretty sure one of them is going to drop eventually; you just don’t know which one. All you can do… Read More...
  • 10.21.C.Slide.1

    Overbooked and Overstressed? How to Plan and Prioritize!

    Click on Sydney's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! It’s easy to get caught up in the rush of committing to various activities. We’ve all been there. Many opportunities are attractive and you find yourself wanting to get involved with most, if not all of them. The… Read More...
  • Fall + Winter Weather Workout Regime to Fall in Love with Your Body

    Click on Amanda's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! It’s a common belief that all women should be between a size 0-6. Fact: the majority of women in the world are not between a size 0-6. Key lesson for today (and the rest of your life) is to learn to fall in love… Read More...
  • 9.4.Slide

    A Runner's Ode To Yoga: Finding the Stillness Within

    Click on Amanda's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Running has been a part of my life as far back as I can remember, though my true passion for running developed after the formal structure of collegiate sport gave way, and I transitioned to distance running. One… Read More...
  • #BodyPositive: Learn to Love Your Body like Demi Lovato

    Click on Caroline's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! As social media becomes more and more commonplace, we face decisions about our digital presence and the kind of images we want to present. With celebrities a large topic of interest for our society, this idea is… Read More...
  • Embrace Your WomanCode: 5 Lessons to bSmart with Your Hormones

    Click on Caroline's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! My whole life, I’ve felt like I’ve been fighting a hopeless battle against my hormones. Whether it’s acne and cravings or anxiety and insomnia, I always feel like my body is turning against me in some way or… Read More...
  • 10 Surprising Places Gluten Might Be Hiding in Your Products + Food

    Click on Mandy's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Searching for gluten in products used to be as hard as finding a needle in a haystack. But with the growing popularity of the gluten-free diet comes a growing awareness for the allergy. Our first instinct when it… Read More...
  • OMG. I Can Meditate!

    Click on Lynne's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! When I first started meditating I didn’t expect to be making it my life and my business. What started as a personal struggle became my passion - and I just went with it, not knowing where it would lead. I used to… Read More...
  • 4 Smart Tips You Need to Know Before Purchasing Your Health Insurance

    Click on Amina's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Referring to my current bill of health as 'accident prone' might just be the understatement of the century. In the past four years, I’ve racked up health bills for everything from whooping cough, to an obscure… Read More...
  • Kickstart Your New Year’s Resolutions With Chia Seeds

    Click on Megan's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! A few weeks ago, I was in my office kitchen grabbing cereal before an early 8:00 AM start to the work day when my co-worker grabbed his own cereal and we started chatting about the weekend, latest episode of… Read More...
  • 5 Ways To Stay Fit and Healthy During Winter

    Click on Megan's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! I'll admit it. I'm the first person who needs to take my own advice. I have a sweet tooth like none other and drinking my umpteenth vanilla latte during the cold winter months somehow makes me feel like it's warmer… Read More...
  • 5 Ways To Get A Good Night's Sleep

    Click on Sarah's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! When I was a young and vibrant college student I didn’t require much sleep. Evenings out on the town began no earlier than midnight and it was rare if I made it home before the sun rose. I could pull all-­nighters… Read More...
  • A Call For Increased Awareness: The Subtleties And Acceptance Of Gender Stereotypes

    Click on Emma's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! I’m lucky. I go to a school with relatively socially conscious individuals and I grew up in an environment aware of sexism and gender stereotypes. But I forget that my standards for gender equality and expectations… Read More...
  • Dear Universe, How Can I Be Successful?

    Click on Kamerin's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Do you ever wonder why you’re here on this earth? Wonder if you’re just a number out of the billions of humans on this universe? These are normal thoughts, you’re not going crazy (I promise). Life is such an… Read More...
  • Take Charge of Your Pleasure: Debunking the Myth of the 'M' Word

    Click on Kat's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Birds do it, bees do it, even educated fleas do it. That’s right, ladies, this article is about the big 'M' word. What we’ve heard about it, and what’s actually true. First thing’s first: a definition. masturbate… Read More...
  • 5 Essential Habits for a Happier and Healthier You

    Click on Megan's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Do you ever get to the end of the day and just getting ready to fall into bed feels like a chore? And by the time the work week is over, the only thing that sounds appealing on a Friday night is a Friends marathon,… Read More...
  • Keeping the Spark Alive: How to Love Your Body in the Post-Grad #bsmart

    Keeping the Spark Alive: How to Love Your Body in the Post-Grad

    Click on Amina's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! There’s nothing in this world that devours self-esteem quite as efficiently as a full body mirror and a set of fluorescent lights. And yet, there I was in a Nordstrom’s dressing room, 7 months of post grad… Read More...
  • I’m All In: #YesAllWomen, No to Sexual Harassment

    Click on Polly's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! I will never forget my first trip to New York City. I was seventeen, and my twin sister and I had been hired for an exciting project. We traveled, independent of parents and safety-nets, from our Southern hometown… Read More...
  • Food for Thought: The Seven Stages of Juice Cleansing #bsmart

    Food for Thought: The Seven Stages of Juice Cleansing

    Click on Sara's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! No no, we’re talking about the seven stages of grief (well, not totally, anyway). This past week I did a three-day juice cleanse. To describe it in one word, I would say it was “ridiculousyetenergizing… Read More...
  • Your Summertime Workout for a Healthy Mind #bsmart

    Your Summertime Workout for a Healthy Mind

    Click on Anita's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! When sitting down to write this post, I thought to myself, I want to give bSmartGuide.com readers tips for creating a healthy mind during the mid-summer heat, because, boy, is that easy to lose when you’re going… Read More...
  • Confessions of a Recovering Self-Improvement Junkie #bsmart

    Confessions of a Recovering Self-Improvement Junkie

    Click on Danielle's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! In a society that prides itself on moving and changing quickly, it’s no wonder that as women, we’re expected to always be moving and changing as well. We’re bombarded by the message that to be valuable, we must… Read More...
  • Healthy Living With Community Supported Agriculture

    Click on Leesa's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! What is CSA? CSA is not just a trendy idea for the vegan select. CSA is Community Shared Agriculture and this little acronym has drastically helped me live a healthier life. CSA (I’m using this word a lot, I know,… Read More...
  • 7 Weight Loss Tips for Getting Back On That Wagon

    Click on Emma's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Some people are great at changing their lifestyle. They can stand up, make a sweeping declaration with a twinkle in their eye, and a month later they’re at the gym four times a week and can’t remember what processed… Read More...
  • Feasting on Pesto Flatbread: Fast + Healthy Recipe

    Click on Polly's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! It’s almost swimsuit season… oh my gosh… it’s almost swimsuit season… Around this time every year I start to panic, along with millions of other women, in fear of my first trip to the pool or to the beach for the… Read More...
  • Clean Eats: bSmart & Revolutionize Your Health

    Clean Eats: bSmart & Revolutionize Your Health

    Click on Polly's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Ignoring the Noise I have more gluten-free friends than I can count, and I know so many vegans I struggle to do my own grocery shopping for fear that I will have company and be unable to play the role of hostess… Read More...
  • How to Be Happy Through Practicing Mindfulness

    Mindfulness shows us what is happening in our bodies, our emotions, our minds and in the world. Through mindfulness we avoid harming ourselves and others. Thich Nhat Hanh Everyone gets the blues now and then. Often times shifting your perspective through being mindful of your thoughts is the key to… Read More...
  • 5 Reasons P90X Is The Best Weight Loss Program For You #bSmartGuide

    5 Reasons P90X Is The Best Weight Loss Program For You

    Click on Emily's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Now, I know what you're thinking... “P90X? That's not for women! Isn't that the workout that all the actors from 300 had to do in order to get ripped for the movie? That's not for me.” Well, I am a woman and I have… Read More...
  • The Body Compass: 3 Questions for Your Inner Monologue for a Healthy Life #bsmartguide

    The Body Compass: 3 Questions for Your Inner Monologue for a Healthy Life

    Click on Christine's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Every woman has a unique relationship with her body. Whether you’re running a 10K every weekend or trying to better your health and spirit, the inner monologue in your head is a powerful voice that influences… Read More...
  • Celebrity Superfoods: 5 Healthy Snack Ideas to Try This Year

    Click on Sara's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Superfoods are like A-list celebrities. We follow them closely and gossip about them regularly. Well, let’s start with, what is a superfood? Superfoods are known for their nutritional benefits and providing high… Read More...
  • Benefits of Bikram Yoga: Sweat for Success #bsmartguide

    Benefits of Bikram Yoga: Sweat for Success

    Click on Sarah's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! I recently read an article, which used information from a new scientific study to claim that no health benefits come from sweating. I would have to believe that the author of such an article has never taken a… Read More...
  • How to Improve Your Life with a Simple Kitchen Ingredient: Apple Cider Vinegar #bSmartGuide

    How to Improve Your Life with a Simple Kitchen Ingredient: Apple Cider Vinegar

    Click on Leesa's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Kitchen products are quickly becoming the darlings of the health and beauty world. Improving your everyday life with a pinch of this or a teaspoon of that is not only easy but also empowering. A trip to the grocery… Read More...
  • The Body Compass: 3 Motivational Tips for Weight Loss and Healthy Living #bSmartGuide

    The Body Compass: 3 Motivational Tips for Weight Loss and Healthy Living

    Click on Christine's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! I’m not perfect nor am I an expert when it comes to healthy living, so when it comes to offering advice, I don’t feel qualified. However, I do feel that sharing my insights and ways of thinking after numerous… Read More...
  • 3 Tips for Designing a Healthy Life in 2014

    3 Tips for Creating a Healthy Life in 2014

    Click on Sara's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! I didn’t make a typical New Year’s resolutions list this year. Instead, I’m trying a new tactic. Rather than thinking about all the things I could resolve to change about my life, I’m thinking about all the things I… Read More...
  • 4 Healthy Lifestyle Tips for Designing a Healthy Life in 2014

    Click on Adedayo's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Living a healthy life should not be another chore, another thing on your to-do list, or another resolution that doesn’t get accomplished - it should be a way of life that is sustainable. The fuel that creates… Read More...
  • Resolutions wavering? 5 Tips to keep you on track for a healthy life in 2014

    Resolutions wavering? 5 Tips to keep you on track for a healthy life in 2014

    Click on Kim's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! At this point in the very New Year, many of us have fallen off the wagon with our New Year’s resolutions. It’s around this time that many ambitious resolution-ers start to lose sight of their original goals. I’ve put… Read More...
  • Latest Trends for Creating A Healthy Life and Healthy Dinner Meals

    Latest Trends for Creating A Healthy Life and Healthy Dinner Meals

    bSmart by creating a healthy life and delicious healthy dinner meals: Use these products and resources to monitor and improve your health, dine at an underground vegetarian supper club, deliver healthy snacks, and get fit with the latest exercise trends at home or with a group! How they help you… Read More...
  • Best Weight Loss - bSmart!

    6 Products for Best Weight Loss Results

    Your Best Weight Loss Products 6 Products To lose weight, sculpt Your Body, and achieve Your Goals! Healthy Life 1. Shrink Session Digital Download. Shrink Session founded by Erin Stutland is an alchemical mix of yoga, cardio-dance, kickboxing, life coaching, meditation and inspiring affirmations… Read More...
  • Effective Weight Loss - bSmart!

    Effective Weight Loss: Detox or Diet?

    Effective Weight Loss? The popularity of detoxification diets has skyrocketed. Authors of diet books and producers of detoxifying products have theorized that our body retains toxins (chemicals with potentially harmful effects) that may cause symptoms such as fatigue, headaches, weight gain, and… Read More...
  • Weight Loss Meal Plan - bSmart!

    Best Weight Loss Tips For Your Tropical Vacation

    Weight Loss Meal Plan Looking for a weight loss meal plan to lose weight for a tropical vacation? Here is the best weight loss guide to losing extra pounds and keeping them off even after your return home from that tropical vacation. Step 1 Prepare your own meals By preparing your own meals, you’ll… Read More...
  • Gluten Free - bSmart!

    Gluten Free Girl for a Healthy Life

    Gluten-Free Girl For several years I struggled with poor digestion, bloating, low energy, etc. I was a little nervous that something was wrong because I was eating a very healthy, high fiber diet and was exercising regularly. So it seemed odd to me that I would be having so many issues with being… Read More...
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    Health Advice for Cancer Prevention in Women

    Interview with Cambra Overend, 30 years old, Breast Cancer Survivor Health Advice for Breast Cancer Detection Cancer is the #2 killer of women, behind heart disease. 1 in 8 women are diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetimes. My health living tips for early cancer detection are: *After you… Read More...
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    Women's Health Advice: Prenatal Screens

    Health Advice for Women Before Your Doctor Visit For many first-time moms, pregnancy is already filled with the 'what-ifs' and late night Google searches about every scary complication out there looking for advice for women. So, why would physicians choose to add to the concern with unnecessary… Read More...
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    Women's Health Advice: Essential Vitamin

    Essential Vitamins for Women's Health It’s important to note that every woman (every person) can be slightly different in her nutritional needs – some people have low or high blood sugar, some people are prone to high cholesterol, some women have low iron, etc. It’s always best to ask your doctor… Read More...
  • De-Stress Techniques for Work-Life Balance

    De-Stress Techniques for Work-Life Balance

    De-Stress Techniques Mother Teresa's words of wisdom to Amabassador Tony Hall comfort me in this area. When he expressed despair over the amount of need and poverty he saw, after a long pause, she responded with, "Tony, you just need to do the thing that's in front of you. No more. No less." I've… Read More...
  • Quick Workouts - bSmart!

    Quick Workouts for Weight Loss for Women!

    Quick Workouts Do you ever watch TV and think, 'Wow, that actress looks great. I wonder how she got that bod?' Well, she probably didn’t get it from sitting on her couch and staring at her flat screen. However, that’s not to say you can’t watch television and get fit at the same time with a quick… Read More...
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    Katie's Motivational Story for Becoming a Sporty Spice

    Read bSmart member Katie Kezele's motivational story about how she overcame fear to have a healty life and become the female athlete she was mean to be! Katie's Motivational Story Fear can be a controlling and manipulative little devil when you're trying to have a healthy life. In my high school… Read More...
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    Healthy Meals for Dinner: Eat Organic!

    Interview with Cambra Overend, breast cancer survivor Eat Organic bSmart: You’re an advocate of eating organic as much as possible when preparing healthy meals for dinner. Why? Cambra Overend: Cambra Overend: Eating organic is one of the simplest things you can do for your health. After being… Read More...
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    The Facts About Depression

    About Depression Everyone gets depressed at one time or another. Some people are more prone to periods of actual “depression,” where a chemical imbalance occurs in their brain that needs tending to, and some people just get blue and cranky and generally down on life. Regardless of the severity, it… Read More...
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    Effective Weight Loss Tips for Women

    Effective Weight Loss As a registered dietician, I realize that weight loss goals are often not realistic, resulting in failure to achieve the desired results and reinforcing our belief that losing weight is an elusive dream. Why not try a different approach this year....one that is much more… Read More...
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    My Healthy Food Plan After Surviving Breast Cancer

    Read bSmart member Cambra Overend's tips for a healthy life and a healthy food plan! Healthy Life Tips bSmart: What are the lifestyle changes you’ve made since being diagnosed with breast cancer? Cambra Overend: Breast cancer has different components and qualities that vary from woman to woman.… Read More...