My Toddler, Myself

If you are visiting Vytal Living’s website, then I assume you want better for yourself. You are at least curious about living a healthier life. You may have the desire for more energy, to lose weight, or to manage your chronic illness. Oh, if only curiosity and desire were enough to change our lives for […]

Author of Your Own Story

I was listening to an interview with Matthew McConaughey the other day, and Matthew was promoting his new book Greenlights. In his book, he discusses the events in his life that shaped him. He discusses the idea of free will and sees himself as the author of his own story. I have heard other people […]

The Health Benefits of Singing

Lessons Learned from Buddy the Elf The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.  Singing may be the best way to spread Christmas cheer, but it also is a wonderful way to boost your mood and your immunity. Singing does not require any tools or training. It can be […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]