When it began, the weight loss process was relatively mindless because I began by relying on packaged meals. Eventually, I took matters into my own hands – and lost more than 120 pounds in one year.
Be on the lookout for dangerous, convincing scammers who are out to get your money. Here are some financial scams you should know about, as well as some pointers on how to handle them if they arise.
Going on a road trip? It’s important to be prepared so you make the most of your time and money. Check out these road trip do’s and don’ts before hitting the pavement!
“Apple picking” – instances where thieves “pick” your Apple phone off you – is on the rise. Crime rates in cities across the country are going up, and smartphone theft is largely at fault. Take a look at these safety tips to help prevent Apple picking, as well as increase the likelihood of recovering your phone if it’s stolen in the future.
Boating is a great way to relax during the summer, but there are a few safety precautions that you may want to take before you hit the water. Whether you’re driving or just kicking back, being on a boat can be more dangerous than most people think. This article will hopefully help you brush up on your boater’s safety and give you a few tips to have fun next time you get a little nautical.
Warning: The following facts may challenge what you currently hold true. Tomatoes are not vegetables, cracking knuckles won’t cause arthritis, swallowed gum doesn’t take seven years to digest and obese people can be happy. I’m proud to have personally disproved the belief that obesity and happiness are mutually exclusive.
I don’t know what changed. I still cannot figure out why I decided to attack what I saw as my one major flaw. I don’t know why it took me reaching over 300 pounds, I don’t know where the motivation came from and I don’t know why I was suddenly willing to give up the way of life I had so passionately clung to and defended. I don’t know why my body, which I considered only a physical shell for my inner self, began to matter.
It’s pretty obvious that visiting big cities can be a really fun time. However, with the hustle and bustle comes crime, which can be a serious problem if you’re walking around a city on your own. To find out some basics of pedestrian safety, we researched what the experts had to say about ways to stay safe when walking downtown.
A new blog series is coming to Zing! The author, Lisa Schlosberg, is a Quicken Loans team member and writer who recently lost 150 pounds and has become increasingly interested in nutrition, food, exercise and overall wellness. Through sharing personal insights from her weight loss journey, she hopes to teach and inspire the readers of Zing on a personal level!
If you’re looking for a few effective ways to boost your self-esteem, these ideas are sure to dial up your happy feelings.