Archives for April, 2015

Get Your Body Healthy AND Beach Ready!

It’s officially spring and warm weather is here. What better time to start working on that beach body you’ve been craving? You can make significant changes to your appearance in a mere four weeks with the right diet, enough exercise and a little pampering, too!

Why You Should Lift Weights

Stuck in a rut with your workout routine? If you tend to head straight to the treadmills, think about detouring to free weights instead! Lifting weights can be intimidating at first, but you’ll be amazed at the results you’ll see in your tone, weight and overall health.

Notes from the Alachua Peanut Gallery

Florida’s sandy soil is a haven for more than palms and tourists – peanuts have been thriving in the Sunshine State for over a hundred years. This photo captures local peanut farmers vending their fares at the Alachua County Fair in 1918. The sign in the front reads “Spanish Peanuts,” which are mostly grown for candies and peanut butter. Although …

Leading Women: 20 Influential Women Share Their Secrets to Leadership, Business, and Life

When’s the last time you looked around at the world, your home, your office and relationships and thought, “What an incredible time to be a woman!” Yet that’s how Dr. Nancy D. O’Reilly begins the introduction to her new release, Leading Women, a collection of 20 entries from industry-leading women on business, professionalism and leadership. Sure, most 21st century women …