Stress And Diet!

Think of all the things you do in a day.  Perhaps feeling tired, irritable, or nauseous can be stress related.  Too much stress without some relief can cause some serious health issues for you now and later in life.  Heart disease and high blood pressure can be a result of being stressed-out.  In you already … Read More


The cheapest way to improve your health, drink water!

Lucky for us, in America water is free just about anywhere you go. Drinking water instead of sugar-sweetened beverages will not only help your wallet but could help to improve your health. Although there are currently no set requirements for water consumption, the Food and Nutrition Board recommends that the average women consume 91 ounces daily … Read More


Heart healthy tips to keep your

Thinking about what to do on Valentine’s Day for those who hold a special place in your heart? Take a look at the suggestions found on the American Heart Association’s Website: heart.org . The site contains 14 practical and health conscious ideas that have more value and show a deeper love than a box of chocolates … Read More


Get Active and Stay Active during the Holidays!

During the holidays it can be difficult to maintain your usual workout schedule. In an effort to reach your physical activity needs try to switch it up! If you are crunched for time try fitting in time at work during your lunch break! You could go for a brisk walk or even do chair exercises … Read More


Heart Healthy Tips

Thinking about what to do on Valentine’s Day for those who hold a special place in your heart? Take a look at the suggestions from the American Heart Association. They share some practical and health conscious ideas that have more value and show a deeper love than a box of chocolates or a dozen roses … Read More


Get moving: continued motivation

Exercise or physical activity is a hard blog for me to write about because I yo-yo with exercise. Some of you know what I am talking about. For years, I exercised every day to the point of being a compulsive exerciser. I had a good solid exercise routine that really worked for me, and I … Read More



Come join me and move more!

Being physically active has long-term results.  What you do right now does have an effect on your future.  Including time in your life for physical activity is not just something to do when you want to lose weight.  There are so many other wonderful benefits.  I found that when I started making time for some … Read More


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