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Do you find it difficult to eat well and exercise during the Holidays? The Holidays don’t have to be a struggle or full of guilt around poor food and lifestyle choices. Join Chelsea of Groove Dance Fitness, LLC and Kim of Cultivating Health for an exciting Healthy Holidays Open House at the Glenn Dale Community […]

Be Grateful. In order to make room for more blessings, we first need to count the blessings we currently have in our lives. It’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the season and to forget what truly matters. Consider naming then things that you are truly thankful for every morning […]

Are you dreaming of a Green Christmas? Consider eco-friendly and socially responsible gifts, and present them in reusable gift bags or some type of recycled gift wrap (i.e. fabric, recycled paper). A donation to your friend’s favorite charity is also a nice option. You also may consider drawing names and organizing a secret gift exchange […]

Get Out & Get Moving. It’s really important for both our physical and mental health to step out into the sunshine and fresh air this time of year. If you’re limited by daylight hours and can’t take a walk at lunch, bundle up and venture out with a loved one on a starry night. Regardless […]

Embrace Sweet Vegetables & Sweet Spices. Incorporating sweet winter vegetables such as parsnips, carrots, rutabagas, sweet potatoes and winter squash into your diet is a healthy way to satisfy sweet cravings or prevent them in general. They beauty of these hearty sweet vegetables is that they can be used in savory dishes as well as […]

Although it sounds cliché, breakfast really is the most important meal of the day and unfortunately, it’s one of the first things to slip off the radar during the busy Holiday season. Fortunately there are very simple things you can eat for breakfast that don’t require much work in the morning while you’re trying to […]

The Holidays are upon us and so are the sugar and refined flour laden goodies. It’s important not to deny yourself, but instead, be realistic about what you put in your mouth. Foods with sugar, flour and dairy in them are often too congesting for the mind and body. Eat too many of them and […]

The big day is tomorrow and then the Holiday Season officially begins. When it comes to taking care of ourselves, this time of year can be a struggle. Often we are shuffling from one engagement to the next without thinking twice about the toll it’s taking on our bodies and spirits. So what can you […]

Eat & Drink Mindfully. I’m not saying to skip the cookies and the wine, (and not just because those happen to be my favorite things) but enjoy them mindfully. Believe it or not, our bodies do know when to stop if we are paying attention. Alas, we often get caught up in the excitement of […]

Cultivating Health and its partners offer a variety of playshops, teleclasses and special events. Stay tuned to this page for announcements about upcoming programs. It’s a great way to get your feet wet in the world of healthy living and meet fun, like-minded people.   Detoxify: Spring into a Healthy New You! Feeling bloated, heavy […]


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