English to American Quiz

Fasten your trainers, throw on your jumper, and hop on the motorway! Or should I say, fasten your sneakers, throw on your sweater, and hop on the highway? Click here to play the English to American Quiz. The goal is to “translate” all 45 British terms into American vocabulary in five minutes or less. Best of luck!

 

English to American Quiz

5 Tips for a Healthy Spine

The spine is our body’s main support mechanism. It keeps us upright, mobile and gives us the ability to do all of our daily activities. However, it’s no secret that we all abuse our spines on a daily basis. Sitting with poor posture throughout the day, sleeping awkwardly at night, and forgetting to strengthen our core are all factors for why we may have unhappy backs time and again. Luckily, there are ways to mitigate an achy spine. Click here for 5 tips for a healthy (and happy) spine.

 

Spine

Countries or Cities? Hong Kong and Macau

Have you ever wondered what Hong Kong is? Small country, large city, or somewhere in between? With over 7 million people, Hong Kong boasts a larger population than Serbia, has a higher GDP than Peru, and has been established longer than South Sudan. But do all these attributes make Hong Kong a country? Watch the video below to learn more.

 

 

Soup of the Day: Broccoli Soup

Sometimes, the simplest recipes are the best, and it’s for that very reason that we absolutely love this broccoli soup recipe. Gordon Ramsey’s take on this classic dish brings us back to the basics, and is a godsend for those who want a quick, easy and nutritious meal. All you need is some broccoli, water and salt… Amazing right? Watch the video below to see preparation instructions. Bon appétit!

 

 

2-Word TV Show Quiz

Can you name the 2-word TV show from its picture? There are twenty images as your clues and six minutes to complete the game. To play, click here. Best of luck!

 

2-Word TV Show

Fat-Burning Abs Workout

If you had a resolution this year to get in better shape and improve your health, don’t give up! Keep working on your goals and feel the (good) pain with this fat-burning abs workout. This sequence has 6 different exercises including jumping jacks, squats and planks. If you’re up for more of a challenge, try doing the whole sequence multiple times. Happy workout!

 

How to Make Roses Last Longer

After the end of Valentine’s day, you may be left with leftover chocolates, a couple of cards, and maybe even some roses. While we know the chocolate may not last long, we’ve got some tips and tricks to keep your roses fresh and blooming. Watch the video below to learn how to make roses last longer. Enjoy!

 

Happy Valentine’s Day

Whether you’re in a steady relationship or rockin’ the single life, we think everyone should celebrate Valentine’s Day. It’s a day we cherish the people we love and thank them for their support and devotion, whether they’re a significant other, a family member, or a friend. It’s a day we put aside differences, forget petty arguments and take the time to appreciate one another. So go ahead, call your parents and tell them how much you miss them; have a coffee with a friend you haven’t seen in a while; tell your kids how proud they make you feel. Take the time to celebrate the bond you have with others and most importantly, the love you have for yourself. Happy Valentine’s Day!

 

Happy Valentine's Day

15 Chocolate V-Day Recipes

There’s no secret that Valentine’s Day goes hand in hand with one particular food… CHOCOLATE. And hey, this may be a blog all about healthy stuff, but you’ve got to admit, cheating every once in a while doesn’t hurt. Click here, for 15 chocolate Valentine’s Day inspired recipes that you won’t want to share. Get ready for ultimate bliss.

 

Chocolate

 

How to Say “I Love You” Around the World

I love you. Regardless of where we come from, these three magic words exist worldwide and apply to people of all walks of life. In honour of this upcoming Valentine’s Day, click here to learn eight different ways to say “I love you” around the world. You can also learn about different ways to vocalize affection for family, friends and significant others. Languages include French, Korean, and even Arabic.

 

I Love You