Lend a {Healthy} Hand #72: Helper’s High

One of the central tenants behind the Lend a {Healthy} Hand movement is the fact that doing good for others makes you feel better in general as well!

This week I wanted to share one of the #healthyhelps I did because believe it or not, it completely made my week. I am a firm believer that there is no high like the rush endorphins you feel after knowing you’ve helped someone else. Helper’s high is a real thing, people. Wouldn’t it be amazing if more people used helping others as a way to feel alive rather than turning to drugs, risky behavior, over exercise, alcohol, or other vices? The world would truly be an incredible place.

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Manduka Yoga Mat: Pros and Cons

Happy Weekend everyone! I am considering this my last weekend of true freedom of the Summer since next week I start a new job with lots of weekend hours. So I am definitely soaking it up! What are your plans for the weekend?


As you know, I’ve been going on quite a few yogi adventures lately! Whether practicing on a paddle board or in the pouring rain, I’ve had a lot of opportunities to try out the latest and greatest yoga equipment to see what works best in which conditions.

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Lend a {Healthy} Hand #71: Janji

Every week I love sharing all the good deeds, positive acts, and simple kindnesses that you all submit to me. It’s so amazing to know that this project has inspired people to do a little more for others each day. One of my other favorite aspects about the movement is being able to connect with companies that are making a difference in the world through their business model and practices.

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Explore Your Own Backyard: SUP Yoga

As much as I try to keep things light, fun, and positive here on the blog, sometimes ya just gotta be real and truthful about when things don’t go as expected or don’t meet the expectations you had for them. So this installment of Explore Your Own Backyard will be a bit different from the other ones as my experience this week with partaking in a new activity in my city was more negative. exploreyourownbackyard Last Wednesday I signed up to try something that had been on my bucket list for a few years now….SUP Yoga (Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga). Unfortunately the only thing I really got out of it was being able to cross it off said bucket list.

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Lend a {Healthy} Hand #70

[Have you entered my Chocolate Lovers giveaway yet!? Jocolat bars from Larabar up for grabs!]

Big thank you to all who filled out my reader feedback survey earlier this week! That can definitely count as your #healthyhelp for the week if you haven’t been able to fit in anything else! :)

Time to reveal the results!

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