Exercise, Fitness, Food, Health and Wellness, Inspiration, lifestyle, Mental Health, motivation, Uncategorized, Workout

Taking back some control….

Right now more than ever, we may be struggling with feeling like we are out of control.  At least where I live, we have been under stay-at-home orders for a while now.  I haven’t been able to see my family, friends or my co-workers for almost 6 weeks. I am working from home, eating at… Continue reading Taking back some control….

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Staying Healthy: How can we help our immune systems right now?

First and foremost, I hope you all are safe, healthy and surviving ok right now!  Unless you have been living under a rock recently (which honestly I wouldn’t blame you for!), I am of course saying that because of a certain virus (that I am not even going to name because frankly I am tired… Continue reading Staying Healthy: How can we help our immune systems right now?

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Zzzzzz….

I love to sleep y’all!  And the older I get the more I realize how much a good night’s sleep can cure.  But sleep and I haven’t always been the best of friends.  For years I struggled with bouts of insomnia. There would be months on end where I would only be able to get… Continue reading Zzzzzz….

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The secret to losing weight and getting healthy is…

JUST STAND UP!  Ok, I just heard you roll your eyes but stay with me here!! The good news is losing weight and getting healthy isn’t all that complicated.  You really just need to burn more calories than you are taking in and make sure that you are taking in calories that nourish your body… Continue reading The secret to losing weight and getting healthy is…

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Who me? A Runner?

In the wise words of Charles Dickens, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times”.  In this case the times are when I am running and indeed they are both the best and worst times of my week.  Ok that may be a little dramatic as it is not really the… Continue reading Who me? A Runner?

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Reducing Stress and Anxiety…

Because let’s face it, stress is an inevitable part of life no matter how much I would like to tell you otherwise. We all have to deal with it at some point, right? Whether it be that traffic jam that is making you late for an important appointment. Trying to meet an impossible deadline at… Continue reading Reducing Stress and Anxiety…

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How we doing with our resolutions?

So reading that title either made you cringe or smile. According to statistics more of us cringed than smiled. Hopefully, however, we have achieved or at least are still working towards some of the goals we set for ourselves 4 months ago?!? Maybe? Ok, I’ll go first…my initial reaction was to cringe but then I… Continue reading How we doing with our resolutions?

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When stress makes itself a priority…

I've learned you can either let it get the best of you or acknowledge it and find ways to combat it.  This past week for me has been particularly stressful.  Nothing more than typical life stresses really...work has been crazy, a loved one had to have unexpected surgery (he's totally fine now, it just was… Continue reading When stress makes itself a priority…