Kara Middleton

Healthy living is important not only because you’ll feel better, sleep better and maybe even be able to run a 5k, but it helps you be happy as well! My name is Kara and I’m here to bring you awesome facts and interesting stories as we go through our own life journeys. I’ve lived in different parts of the Midwest my whole life, but I would say Michigan has the most to offer on many different levels.

Goat Yoga: The Fitness Trend You Have to Try

The A Healthier Michigan team recently tried goat yoga. Find out why it’s a growing trend.

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Annoying Co-Workers? Tips to Help You Cope

Sometimes you can’t get along with everyone, but there are ways to deal with pesky co-workers.


The Benefits of Learning Sign Language

American Sign Language is a fun and beneficial language to learn, plus you’ll be exposed to a great culture and community.


High-Tech Fitness: Area45 High Intensity Training

Metro Detroit's new Area45 Fitness is revolutionizing workouts with a fun, interactive environment.


Why Song Lyrics Can Ease Your Mind

Do you pay close attention to song lyrics? Turns out they could be good, or potentially harmful, for your health.

Home and Family

My Happy Box: A Few of My Favorite Things

When you have a bad day, your "Happy Box" is there to make you smile with some of your favorite things.

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Five Common Stressors and How to Handle Them

There are quick and easy ways to alleviate common stressors and help us focus on the task at hand.

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