What is mindset and where is yours? Properly positioned, it can help you grow and flourish. Vitamins can be a waste of money, but can serve a healthy and beneficial purpose. Understand and practice gun safety if you have kids, or anyone with mental and emotional challenges in your home – gun security is critical! Do you know your credit score? It can be more important and farther reaching than you think.





  •  Multivitamins – beneficial or a waste of money? The general consensus from reputable online sources and medical journals indicate that in the majority of cases, multivitamins do not improve health, and may have adverse effects.  “…a growing body of evidence suggests that multivitamins offer little or nothing in the way of health benefits, and some studies suggest that high doses of certain vitamins might cause harm.” https://www.webmd.com/vitamins-and-supplements/news/20131216/experts-dont-waste-your-money-on-multivitamins#1
  • A good diet and plenty of exercise are the best methods to ensure a healthy mind and body, and negate the need for multivitamins. However, taking a multivitamin to fill in gaps where you may be deficient could prove beneficial. A medical doctor can you help you assess vitamin deficiencies by conducting lab work. As a burgeoning vegan, I take a multivitamin since vegans can be deficient in several vitamins and minerals. Vegans can get all the vitamins and minerals they need from foods, but it can be challenging to consistently maintain the needed levels.  Here is an article on the most common vegan deficiencies – https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/7-supplements-for-vegans


  • Dried fruit can be a convenient, tasty, and potentially healthy, but it may not be as nutritious or beneficial as you think (or the real deal fruits). I love dried fruit, as I have a BIG sweet tooth, so I tend to gravitate toward sweet and seemingly healthy foods. Dried fruits are fine, and can be healthy in moderation, but like most things, find that balance, and don’t overdo it. This article provides insight and methods to make dried fruits work for you, not against. https://www.womenshealthmag.com/food/a22613718/is-dried-fruit-healthy/


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  • We find comfort among those who agree with us, and growth among those who don’t.” – Frank A. Clark





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