What is CBD, and Will it Get Me High?

Reading Time: 4 minutesCBD is pretty much a buzzword at this point. You’ll hear it being incorporated at your local juice shop, headlined across leading publications, and everyone from soccer moms to teachers and lawyers are taking the compound in the hopes that it will provide some sort of relief. I bet your ears are perked up. Maybe because you take it and you’re not quite sure why. Or because you’ve heard it can provide relief and you’re curious. CBD stands for Cannabidiol, and it’s one of many cannabinoids molecules produced by Cannabis, second only to THC. I guess that’s where the caution with…

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How I Paleo Grocery Shop

Reading Time: 6 minutesGrocery shopping, especially on a diet and budget, can be exhausting. And so I’m not going to pretend that it’s a simple task that gets performed once or twice a week, and if I’m being honest, I inevitably forget something or run out of something and have to make a trip mid week.  This posts intention is to give you a better insight into what I buy at the grocery store, and what I eat, and when to help you understand how I manage my paleo diet day-to-day.  For the record, I work from home, so lunches and snacks I…

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Health and Wellness in Chicago’s River North

Reading Time: 7 minutesOn a recent trip to Chicago for work, I found myself in the River North neighborhood. I have visited Chicago many times, but hadn’t focused my visit on a single area. And because this trip was pretty short and work oriented, I wanted to make my exploring easier on myself. That, and it just so happens that River North is pretty dope, especially for health and wellness oriented people. Like me! Stay The hotel our conference had booked us at was The Freehand, located right on Ohio St. It’s right next door to Eataly, and around the corner from some…

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