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Jasmine Kaloudis

Tired of Dinner and a Movie? Try these Active Date Ideas

The couple that sweats together stays together.  If you’re looking to mix things up, try one of these date ideas that’ll keep you moving.

Billie Ward

Billie Ward

Take a Bike Ride

Taking a bike ride together is a great way to explore your community in a way you wouldn’t on foot.  Pack a picnic or snack for when you want to take a break. Continue reading

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The Microbiome: What You Need to Know

Micro-what?  As Dr. Shawna Darou, Naturopathic Doctor, explains, the microbiome is the “more than 100 trillion microorganisms that live in the digestive tract, mouth, nose, throat, lungs, skin and urogenital tract”.  If you’ve been hearing a lot of talk about the microbiome lately, it’s for good reason: Having the right balance in your microbiome is essential for good health.

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9 Tips for Keeping Your Skin Hydrated All Winter


Dry, flaky skin got you piling on the moisturizer this winter?  As Olivia Jenkins, creator of the Clear Skin Project explains, skin dries out in the winter because of all the exposure to artificial heat.  Here are her best tips to conquer your dry skin once and for all this winter!

  1. Switch to a Cream-Based Cleanser

Olivia says that a simple switch to a creamy cleanser will help to nourish and rehydrate your skin.  Cream-based cleansers tend to moisturize as they clean, unlike other cleansers and soaps which strip your skin of moisture.  Booya’s Top Picks: Neutrogena Naturals Purifying Cream Cleanser and Philosophy Purity Made Simple.

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