Exercise To Keep Calm Under Stress

I'm never surprised to read about the benefits of exercise. It was physical pain in my body that brought me to exercise many moons ago. I believe that when exercise is used for the goal of wellness rather than just weight loss the benefits not only will be lifelong but so will the ability AND … Continue reading Exercise To Keep Calm Under Stress

Fitness Freak

Sometimes I can feel a bit of a freak. The early morning darkness. The kiss of frigid across my cheeks. The bellyache breathing. Heart pounding pulse. Heaviness in the legs as I check if someone poured concrete in my runners. Then the head gets cleared in the monotony of steps. Then I’m done and it … Continue reading Fitness Freak

Try This Free 8-Minute Meditation

We all know it’s good for us but we mostly put ourselves last when it comes to self-care. We all know it’s good for us but we mostly put ourselves last when it comes to self-care When you start meditating once a day, even for just a few minutes at a time, you’ll notice a … Continue reading Try This Free 8-Minute Meditation

84 Day Marathon

What came first the chicken or the egg. The good decision or exercise. Does regular activity help us make better decisions? First take note that I said activity rather than go to the gym, CrossFit, run 5k or cycle class or any other fad/trendy that tarnishes or brings a scowl to the value of being … Continue reading 84 Day Marathon

“Y” the “I”

As a teenager, I wasn't a rebel, much-as my children laugh. In understanding children and youth, I was however probably looking for some way to create originality. My family were immigrants, right off the boat. I can vividly remember my Dad chasing youngsters after incessant name calling; wap, dago, go back to your country. Sound … Continue reading “Y” the “I”

How To Live Longer Better

TIME magazine published a double-issue in February of this year How To Live Longer Better! "A 2016 study found that elderly people who exercised for just 15 minutes a day, at an intensity level of a brisk walk, had a 22% lower risk of early death compared to people who did not exercise." "Researchers from … Continue reading How To Live Longer Better

Plastic Free July – 9 Ways To Minimize Plastic In Your Home

We know it. What are you doing about it? What small step can you take today? Our plastic society is putting the world's ecosystem at risk. Unnecessary plastic is making its way into our homes, and often through the kitchen. Our friends at Food Matters offer a number of ways to reduce, reuse, and recycle … Continue reading Plastic Free July – 9 Ways To Minimize Plastic In Your Home

Research Says Walking This Much Per Week Extends Your Life

I've said it before......our bodies are designed to move. Studies now show that even walking as little as 2 hours a week could begin to reduce the risk of disease and help you live a longer healthier life.......Blue Zone life. The world’s longest-lived people don’t pump iron, run marathons, or join gyms. Instead, they live … Continue reading Research Says Walking This Much Per Week Extends Your Life