Five Things Friday

Your regularly scheduled Lend a {Healthy} Hand round up will be back next week, but this Friday I had a few things I needed to share with you all. So I thought it would be best to take part in one of the Friday link-ups that take place all over the blog world each week! All of this is pretty much totally random, but it’s all little tidbits I’ve been meaning to share. So an ‘all over the place’ post is exactly what was called for!

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Foods of the Moment: Bar Addict Edition

As you’re reading this, I am either in the midst of a long day at work or heading to see one of my all time favorite comics for one of his 4 shows in Buffalo this weekend! I am coming prepared with gifts and my best ‘biggest fan’ face ever. I am so pumped.

Hope you all are enjoying your weekend! These past few days have been non-stop, go-go-go, but it’s nice to be busy sometimes! Certainly keeps you occupied! Stay tuned for my next post for the EPIC pizza recipe I promised.

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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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