Life Health

The Long Haul

Insidious. That’s the term I can best describe COVID-19 as, insidious. It manifested that way, upended our life that way and has continued to stay exactly that way, insidiously. I remember some time back, late April, early May thinking that we had finally kicked ‘Rona, (as we affectionately call her) to the curb. Life resumed, I went back to work,…

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Life Health

Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff

Hump-day message: SHAKE IT OFF You crawl in bed after a long day, looking forward to a good’s night sleep but then, BAM….the brain kicks into overdrive.  Ah, the things that keep us up at night (and why is that)?  Why is night time THE TIME that the brain turns on and REFUSES to shut off, and you relive every…

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Life Health

Cool As A Cucumber (or not)

A while back, I found myself in unfamiliar territory.  An anxiety attack.  The specifics no longer matter about the cause, it only matters to say that it started to profoundly affect my life.  I always thought that I was “cool as a cucumber” (there’s my reality shattered). I have always had stressors in my life (who doesn’t?) and I have…

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Life Health

Sunscreen and my fair haired beauties.

I was playing outside with my fair haired granddaughter and started to wonder if her skin already has sun damage. She’s only 2 years old, but her family lives outdoors. Her daddy believes in getting them outside from the time they wake up until the time they go to bed. It’s especially important to dad during the summer, because we…

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Life Health, Relationships

Go Short or Go Home

The ‘Pixie Cut’, it is one of the hottest hairstyles today. There’s something to be said about a woman who goes with a bold, pixie cut.  It shows that she doesn’t follow conventional beauty and has a hell of a lot of confidence to pull off such a look. Some things to think about before going with a pixie: Start…

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Life Health

Going Green & What Does That Mean?

Going Green.  It’s a BIG topic and an even BIGGER conundrum.  Where do we begin?  And does it even matter anymore?  Can we fix what we have started to break, our Earth?  I’d like to think so.  There have been many documentaries that have outlined how important it is for us to think about pollution and how it affects Earth,…

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Life Health

My Love Affair with……

Yoga.  It is my “new thing”. I used to be an avid runner and “lifter of weights” (“weight lifter” sounds very manly).  However, I found that the older I got, the more I needed something a little less jarring on my ever aging bones and joints. I always thought yoga looked so cool!  I would see Madonna and other celebrities coming…

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Life Health

Exercise

Exercise can be the single most important thing that we do for our bodies, minds and overall health.  Here are a few compelling reasons to get a move on! Reverses detrimental effects of stress. Improves depression. Increases learning. It builds self esteem. Improves body image. Feelings of euphoria. Keeps the brain fit. See you on the move!

Life Health

The 5 Second Rule

I recently attended Arbonne’s Global Training Conference and our outside speaker was Mel Robbins. Mel Spoke about her 5 second rule that changed her life. I’ve heard and read almost every motivational speaker and my end thought is usually, ”That’s just a bunch of fluffy words and no concrete tools”. As she spoke she shared about how her life had…

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Life Health

Find Your Happy=Wellness!

We hear the word thrown around everywhere, lifestyle.  It is the new IT phrase and it seems to be the proverbial embodiment of “being alive” in 2018.  But what exactly does “lifestyle” mean? According to the “Collins English Dictionary” defines “lifestyle” as a set of attitudes, habits or possessions associated with a particular person or group. Your lifestyle can be…

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