Category Archive: The Happy Apple

A health and wellness blog based on personal experiences, advice and tips, and timely news and trends about health, wellness and fitness from an everyday enthusiast.

Dec 11 2014

A Brief Reflection Inspired by Ronin

A Brief Reflection Inspired by Ronin Matt Schmiedl   I’m taking a short break from the usual light-hearted Happy Apple blog posts on this one to talk a little bit about a very recent new story that hits close to my heart. This one might be a little tough but please bear with me because …

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Nov 11 2014

De-Stress Like a Pro…or Wile E. Coyote

De-Stress Like a Pro…or Wile E. Coyote Matt Schmiedl   Whew. What a crazy couple of months it has been. I’m sorry I haven’t posted anything in more than 6 weeks. Let’s remedy that now. 🙂   Ever hit a period where everything seems to be coming at you all at once? That was basically …

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Sep 05 2014

Why Coconut Shrimp Is My Archenemy

Why Coconut Shrimp Is My Archenemy Matt Schmiedl   It’s been almost ten years since my last encounter with an old friend…and now I feel old. Anyway, I was 22 or 23 at the time and I had been sticking to the Weight Watchers® FlexPoints™ plan for several months with some really great success. If …

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Aug 19 2014

Don’t Hit the Brakes When You Hit a Plateau

Don’t Hit The Brakes When You Hit a Plateau Matt Schmiedl   If you’ve ever stuck to a diet and exercise plan for an extended period of time with continued success, you know it’s motivating to see those results each week. But suddenly, without apparent reason, your progress stalls faster than the rusty, old jalopy …

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Aug 12 2014

The Scale: An Unrequited Love (Hate) Story

The Scale: An Unrequited Love (Hate) Story Matt Schmiedl   There are probably few things in the world that are dreaded (and hated) more than…the scale!   dun…Dun…DUUN!!!   During my love-hate relationship with my scale, we had our fair share of fights – always telling me how much I weighed with cruel reality (which …

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