The Miracle of Movement

Our bodies are remarkable. They are perfectly designed to extract oxygen from the air, turn food into fuel, and move in every which way like one of those sky dancers beckoning to you from the parking lot of the car dealership. Have you ever stopped to truly marvel at how our bodies can run, squat […]

If it is Worth Doing, it is Worth Doing Now

You’ve heard the expression, “There’s no better time than the present.” In fact, you’ve probably heard it so many times, you have never stopped to think about what it truly means. To me, this expression means that anything worth doing is worth doing immediately. So often, though, we say we want to do something, but […]

Start Living Life with Intention

One thing that COVID has taught us is that we are all vulnerable. Your life could change in the blink of an eye over something completely out of your control. The news is a constant barrage of bad news. My heart breaks for those who have lost loved ones, lost jobs, and lost their homes […]

Relieving Stress with Journaling

I think we can all agree that 2020 was a year for the record books, and not in a good way. 2020 brought us challenges and hardships that we could not have imagined a mere ten months ago. In fact, it is hard to imagine a world now where masks are only worn in hospitals […]

Delicious Foods to Boost Your Immune System

In the fall and winter, there are many different sicknesses going around. Prevention is key in keeping yourself healthy during the cooler months. Fortunately, there are plenty of natural ways to stay healthy and fight off illnesses, even if you can’t always avoid the germs. Eating a variety of nutrient-rich fruits and vegetables is important […]

Stay Healthy By Boosting the Sunshine Vitamin: D

This fall and winter, you should prioritize getting vitamin D. This is an important part of fighting off seasonal threats. The problem that you might run into is getting vitamin D during these cooler months. The sun is our main source of vitamin D. In the fall and winter months, there is less daylight. You […]

The Power of the Decisive Woman

Life is what happens while you are making decisions. Every day, adults will make an average of 3500 conscious decisions. Our lives are like a Twist-A-Plot book. With each decision you make, you are charting a path; the direction that path takes depends upon the choices you make. Some choices are obvious, like what time […]

Yoga In A Pandemic

This year is so different from previous years. There are no travel plans, no lounging on the beach, no family reunions. The pandemic has taken over all of our usual routines. I know Covid-19 has been with us since spring and we felt it would be short-lived. But, now it’s clear that it is here […]

Embrace the Gift of Change

I learned fast in life that the only thing constant in life is change. Life takes amazing twists and turns that are not only surprising but shocking.  All through my undergraduate years, I wanted to be a physical therapist.  I still remember telling people that “I would never be a nurse”.  I guess the joke was on […]

Foods with high amounts of hidden sugar

Sugar is the real culprit. For many years people have been led to believe that saturated fat is the main cause of heart disease. However new studies have revealed that saturated fat is far less harmful than sugar. It is no surprise that that chocolates, fizzy drinks, sweets and cakes are loaded with added sugar. […]