Friday Five: Health and Wellness

Here are my go to spots this week for finding solid information about your mental and physical health!

If you think grocery stores are playing tricks on you, they really are.The Washington Post explains how we are set up to spend more money and purchase less healthy items at the market through tactics like larger grocery carts, samples, and even aromatherapy! (Washington Post)

Making change can be difficult. These 14 tips and tools are game-changes for your wellness routine. (Washington Post)

Are your kids raiding the pantry after a long day at school? Don’t miss this opportunity to nourish! Here are 5 tips to prep your pantry for healthy , tasty options.(Washington Post)

Will restricting sugar with your kids instill healthy eating patterns, or inevitably backfire? Hint: all or none thinking patterns in most areas of life cause problems. Here are some strategies for rethinking restriction for the entire family. (Washington Post)

5 ingredient “energy balls”from the minimalist baker receives rave reviews from both the adults and children in my life. This recipe is naturally sweetened with dates and tastes like “peanut-butter cups.” (minimalist baker)

Jamie Dana

Jamie Dana

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