How To Hygge: Danish Secrets For Happiness

Have you read any good books recently? This book, "The Little Book of Hygge" by Meik Weiking was a PURE delight and joy to read. I highly recommend it! It is written by the CEO of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen, Denmark. Meik Wiking walks us through the philosophy of Hygge, the Danish secrets to happy living. Denmark is repeatedly at the top of the list for the world's happiest countries, so I was curious, what's the secret?! What makes the Danes so happy? Did you know that Social Support is the #1 factor that determines if people are happy? Having someone you can turn to in a time of need is critically important for maintaining happiness. Who is that one person in your life?

Trick or Treat? 🎃 5 Step DIY Sugar Detox 🍭

What's scarier than Halloween ghosts and goblins? 👻 According to the American Heart Association (AHA), the MAX amount of added sugars you should eat in one day are 9 tsps for men, 6 teaspoons for women, and LESS 6 tsps a day for anyone under the ago of 18. TRIVIA 🎉 On Halloween, guess how much sugar the average child consumes?? About THREE CUPS of sugar, which is about 144 teaspoons of sugar!! THAT IS 24 TIMES MORE THAN RECOMMENDED BY THE AHA 🚨 Not only will this knock the immune system out (watch how many people get sick these next few weeks...), but it also leads to a whole host of health issues. #KeepingItReal Now of course Halloween is a holiday, but as a nutritionist I wanted to tak

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