It is the time of year where we all seem to be fighting for time. We just finished the squeezing time out for the holiday season. Time to get shopping done. Time to bake thousands of cookies. Time to get presents wrapped. Time to prep Christmas Dinner. Now you should be making time for you.… Read More Making Time For Exercise Means Making Time For You
This is not a how to or what to do post today. Today I’m writing about where we are and how we’re doing. As a country, a planet and even as basic as how we are doing as humans. My opinion? Not so great and stress caused by many factors including Covid and the unknown… Read More If Covid doesn’t take us out, stress will finish the job.
When you make the commitment to living a healthy lifestyle, eventually your thoughts will turn to exercise. Or rather what’s the best way to check exercise off your to do list. But with all the craziness of the current pandemic, is it safe to go to the gym? My answer? Do whatever what makes you… Read More Healthy Living: Is it safe to go to the gym?
We all want to live a healthy life but for most of us, that is much easier said than done. For me, I have always been active swimming, playing softball and later hitting the gym several times a week. Then my daughters came along. All of a sudden it was not as easy to stay… Read More Healthy Living: It takes a village.
This is a topic that may not be well received but I’m going to write about it anyway. A few weeks ago around the time school was getting ready to go back in session, I watched a video that was supposed to be funny that really hit a sore spot with me. It was demonstrating… Read More Are we failing our kids?
Eating healthy? Check! Exercise? Check! So why aren’t we sleeping well? Did you know that stress is the leading cause of six illnesses including heart disease and also affects how we sleep? Since diet and exercise alone is not enough to combat the stress that we deal with on a daily basis, what else is… Read More Laughter is the best medicine.
So many times when talking to young kids and teens, there is a word that always seems to come up. Can’t. What do you want to be when you grow up. Response? I want to be xxx but I CAN’T because. Do you want to go to college? I want to but I CAN’T because. … Read More Don’t say that ugly “C” word.
Ever notice how you are bombarded constantly with advertisements and commercials for weight loss? The number of ads you see on TV or read in a magazine on a daily basis is mind-boggling. I have a real problem with those advertisements and you should too. The copywriters for these commercials are good. They are very… Read More Does it work for YOU?
Is it time to unplug from your smartphone? When did our phones become so smart that they made us dependent on them? How smart are we to let it happen? Are our phones harming our health in the process? You may be very surprised by the answers to these simple questions. We have become dependent… Read More Can your smartphone harm your health?
Again? Already? Yes it’s true. We are heading into the busy holiday season and again I am shaking my head trying to figure out where in the world the year went. Summer seemed to end too soon and the calendar tells us winter begins December 21. So it seems like this week would be the… Read More Healthy Living: Tips for a healthy, happy holiday season.