How do you think about food?  #2

How do you think about food? #2

Sooooo... we are on the second day of our discussion about food. Question:  Do you ever remember having to eat something you didn't want to?....  Like maybe some "nasty" green vegetable or chicken livers or something that you thought was gross?  I remember my dad used...

Food is GOOOOOD!

Food is GOOOOOD!

Day 1 of a 7-part discovery. Soooo... especially during this Holiday Season, what come to your mind when you think of food?  Do you think of a table laid with delicious, decadent food , like at Christmas?  Where you are actually SCARED a little bit as well as...

What’s the BEST exercise?

What’s the BEST exercise?

People ask me all the time... . What’ s the best exercise to do to "lose weight, get more tone, feel better, etc"? My reply always is:  The one you will do!!! I've been teaching fitness for 20 + years and have done my very best to keep it as FUN as possible. As I have...

Study on heartburn meds

Shocking study: Heartburn medication linked to kidney complications Saturday, October 22, 2016 by: S. D. WellsTags: PPIs, acid reflux, heartburn medications (NaturalNews) Despite the name, heartburn has nothing to do with the heart, besides symptoms that, when severe,...

Essential Vitamins and Minerals for Weightloss

While we all need to intake vitamins and minerals every day to remain healthy, weight loss can be helped along by ensuring we have adequate intake of a few particular nutrients. This is especially important considering in the past 20 years, modern farming practices...

3 Tips for Getting Started With Mindful Eating

For most people the hardest part of mindful eating is getting started. The longer you work at it the easier it gets and the better you’ll feel. The main issue is that it’s so different from how we’re used to eating.  I'm talkin to myself here.... Look around, the...

How to Stay Positive When Trying to Lose Weight

Staying positive when you’re trying to lose weight is easy when you’re seeing results. When you hit a plateau or start to fall off track it’s a totally different ball game. How do you stay positive even when you’re not losing as much weight as you were hoping you...

I LOVE Watermelon!

I LOVE Watermelon!

My friend Khendra was always asking me how I cut up a watermelon cause she liked how the pieces were.  I told her it was just a quick process because I have cut many many watermelons as it is one of my favorites.  So, as a going away present, cause she was moving, I...

Do you remember?

5 Tips for Improving Your Memory   Believe it or not, your lifestyle dictates how your body looks, feels and performs. If you stay up late each night, don't get the rest you need, eat a lot of processed foods and avoid exercise, your health and energy will...

Do You Sit Down Too Much Every Day?

Do You Sit Down Too Much Every Day?

New research results keep confirming what we have suspected all along – sitting is bad for us. But just how bad? Even if you regularly exercise when not sitting behind your desk, it still significantly raises your risk for diabetes, heart disease (including strokes...

Using the Power of Positive Thinking     (aka – add Pizazz)

Using the Power of Positive Thinking (aka – add Pizazz)

Stress is a problem that can affect every aspect of your life. Your health, personal relationships, work and self-esteem are all connected with stress and the symptoms they cause. How do you answer the question, “Is your glass half empty or half full?” It’s a question...

You havin’ any fun?

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5 Reasons Why You’ve Lost Your Motivation

We all lose our focus from time to time, even on important things. Motivation is the same way. Whether this is in regard to your health, career, family or whatever, it can happen.  It’s normal… happens to all of us at one time or another.  Because of your busy life or...

The Top 3 Keys to Excellence

The Top 3 Keys to Excellence

If you are striving to lead a life where you excel in everything you do, there are certain keys to help you achieve this. You do want to remember though, that while you can commit to excellence, nobody is perfect.  The following are the top key steps you can put into...

5 Tips on How to Manage Your Energy Levels

5 Tips on How to Manage Your Energy Levels

The varying degrees of your energy level can be your best friend or your worst enemy. Sometimes you have to have the energy to complete a task or activity and other times you seem to have the most energy when you’re trying to relax. If you can learn how to manage your...

How to Stop Seeing Exercise as Something Negative

How to Stop Seeing Exercise as Something Negative

With all of the nutritional nightmares in today's normal diet which make you inactive and sloth-like, it is easy to see exercise as something you would rather avoid. Your body is the most amazing machine ever created, (Is God cool or what?) and it tends to become...

Does Your Brain Require Exercise?

Does Your Brain Require Exercise?

While most people acknowledge and agree that your body functions better when you exercise regularly, have you applied this to your brain? When was the last time, if any, that you made an effort to challenge or exercise your brain? Most people often neglect to think...

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