Tag: hacks

Home & Family, Well Being

Easy Kitchen Cleaning Hacks

Easy cleaning kitchen hacks exist, thank you Pinterest. A kitchen is where life flourishes, blooms, bonds are made, laughter echoes through the home, and where bellies are happy. The kitchen should be a sanctuary but also a place of functionality. Of course, in order for a place to function well, especially a kitchen, it needs to be clean. But, how many of us have time to get everything sparkling and all the grease stains off our cabinets? Kitchen cleaning probably doesn’t rank very high up there as a life fulfilling hobby. Turning on the oven to the self-cleaning mode feels […]

Health & Fitness, Well Being

Easy 5-Minute Self-Care Practices

Self-care should be a part of your daily lives, whether it’s 5 minutes in the morning or before bedtime. It’s your time to recharge and regroup. Some of us feel pretty guilty for taking time out for ourselves to sit in a bath until our fingers get wrinkly. This happens only because it seems like others are self-caring all day, every day and you wonder what bad life choices you’ve made not to deserve such a care-free lifestyle. The first thing to do is to quit comparing what you do with your time to what someone else does with their […]

Sleep & Stress, Well Being

5 Easy Hacks for Better Mornings

We can guess that most of you aren’t morning people and if you are, please tell us your secrets. We know there’s that saying that the “early bird gets the worm” but what’s the big deal about that worm? Lately, all of us here at #teamteri have been waking up earlier than we ever have. We are full of regret when that alarm goes off at the horrid life decision we made the night before. But, from all of us who are not morning people, there’s something actually magical about getting up at the crack of dawn. You get to […]

Big Picture, Productivity & Planning

5 Hacks to Stay Accountable

We’ve talked about productivity hacks in the past here, here, and here, but this one is a little different because the focus is on accountability. Accountability is your way of being responsible and proactive with your any of your goals. Everyone has different tricks and tips to help them keep moving towards their goals. But, as easy as it is to set goals, it can be just as difficult to keep up with them. Life always gets in the way and we easily quit going to the gym or quit altogether. So, here are 5 easy hacks to help us […]

Beauty, Clean Cosmetics

5 Hacks for Healthy Lips

How many of you are always dealing with chapped or dry lips? You are not alone. We are always applying lip balm and we make sure to have one in every pocket of every jacket and purse. There are a few people out there who never seem to need lip balms like Eva Mendes who credits drinking plenty of water and LL Cool J who’s literally always licking his lips. Using the same products applied to your skin probably has never worked too well for your lips unless the ingredients work well for both your skin and lips at the […]

Big Picture, Productivity & Planning

5 Hacks to Stop Wasting Time

So far this month, we’ve talked about making big changes such as: letting go of things in life that no longer bring you contentment, how to be happier and healthier, how to manage your money, and how to find balance in your life. These changes, if made properly, may help us all move forward in life in the best, most positive way possible. As we continue with this theme, we will discuss one of the biggest changes that challenge many of us year after year: how to stop wasting time. The more positive twist with the same idea is “how […]

Home & Family, Well Being

How to Handle the Holidays (from a Golden-Ager)

It’s December and it’s to time talk about how to handle the holidays from a golden-ager. Just when you’ve put that turkey platter away and folded down the extra chairs, it’s time to get back to square one. Shopping, prepping, cleaning, and making gorgeous dinners for your family for the upcoming Christmas season. But, are you still wiped out from Thanksgiving? I am, too, and that’s because we are the family glue, the “keepers of the flame”, and the do-it-all-women. If this sounds like you, then welcome to my tribe I like to call the “Sandwich Generation”, otherwise known as […]

Sleep & Stress, Well Being

5 Hacks for Stress Management

We can never stress the importance of dealing with stress enough around here. It affects all aspects of our lives from our emotions, to our weight, to our hormones, and even our skin. Holidays are usually a trying time for most having to juggle more hours at work to have funds for gifts or dealing with all the family, even the ones you can’t even with. Here’s a round-up of some amazing, quick tips displayed in pretty infographics to help you get through any stressful situation.     65 Common Symptoms of Stress + 6 Natural Ways to Manage Stress […]

Sleep & Stress, Well Being

5 Hacks for Good Sleep

Here is a round-up of the 5 best hacks for good sleep. Now that the sun is setting earlier and the nights are getting longer, some of us can put this darkness to use and get better sleep. Sleep can make or break your entire day. With prolonged periods of sleep deprivation, your health and soul may eventually also suffer. Getting good sleep doesn’t have to be too difficult but if you are suffering from insomnia or any other medical condition that affects your quality of sleep, please be sure to seek medical treatment immediately. Without further adieu, good sleep […]

Sleep & Stress, Well Being

Hacks for Better Sleep, Naturally

Dear Sleep, I miss you. Please come back to me. How many times have we thought this or written it down in a journal? Sleep, it’s one of those natural human needs that somehow gets tossed to the wayside. Thanks to work, family, friends and the internet webs, it seems like we just can’t get enough shut eye these days. But instead of thinking of sleep as an optional activity, where we can shortcut our snooze time in order to make way for other priorities, the act of sleep itself should be regarded up there with eating and going to […]