There is so much going on in the world around us that the state of our mind can become overwhelmed.  Know that peace of mind is only a matter of your deciding that you want it.  You deserve it, it’s good for you, and it takes less time than you think. Your mind will answerContinue reading “Relax”

Heart Healthy for Valentine’s Day

February is American Heart Month.  The first proclamation was issued by President Lyndon B. Johnson in February 1964, nine years after he had a heart attack. Since then, the president has annually declared February as American Heart Month. Since Valentine’s Day has us thinking of candy hearts, it’s a great opportunity to take care ofContinue reading “Heart Healthy for Valentine’s Day”

How Can I Make Exercise Work For Me?

So, you’re ready to start an exercise regimen as part of your new healthy lifestyle, but exactly how are you going to find the time? Fitness experts say that exercising for just 20 to 30 minutes three or four days a week can dramatically improve a person’s weight, mental state and overall well-being.  Of allContinue reading “How Can I Make Exercise Work For Me?”

Motivation: Keeping Your Resolutions Alive

We often jump into the New Year full of good intentions and resolutions. But sometime around February, those intentions seem to diminish. If you find your motivation waning again this year, don’t let it. Motivation is essential to achieving goals and to leading a healthy lifestyle. To maintain motivation, figure out what you want, powerContinue reading “Motivation: Keeping Your Resolutions Alive”

Emotional Eating

People are impacted by the news of the coronavirus differently, but we know emotions can be heightened and uncertain. Adding to this the fact that a large majority of people are remaining at home, constantly within steps of the refrigerator and pantry, and we have a recipe for emotional eating. Emotional eating becomes problematic whenContinue reading “Emotional Eating”

Avoiding The Winter Blues

Due to Covid-19, many of us may be more susceptible to the winter blues this year than ever. It would not be unusual if you feel a bit down now that the holidays have come and gone. Many people experience bouts of stress and winter depression that linger past the holiday season. The condition isContinue reading “Avoiding The Winter Blues”

Our Intention Creates Our Reality

Intentions can be defined as our designs for living.  They are purposeful, not an accidental occurrence.  Our intentions shape the choices we make in our lives. Since our intentions determine our choices, so it seems that we are our intentions. Our intention creates our reality. Wayne Dyer There are two kinds of intentions – consciousContinue reading “Our Intention Creates Our Reality”

Moving Forward

For many of us, the holidays are synonymous with family, so spending a holiday alone can be a rough experience. This year, with restrictions on travel, social gatherings and other traditional aspects of the holidays, many of us have been on our own throughout the season, maybe for the first time ever. As the newContinue reading “Moving Forward”

Think Marathon, Not Sprint

These days with everything that is going on with Covid-19, quarantine, and our government, it would not be unusual for you to be feeling overwhelmed.  Add to this our own personal challenges, and most of us feel confused as to how to move forward.  Our problems, both real and imagined, can inundate us. So much,Continue reading “Think Marathon, Not Sprint”

Keep An Open Mind

I like to think of myself as an open-minded person, as I think most people would.  Truthfully, I have some strong views on certain things and I need to remind myself to think of the other side of the story from time to time. This can sometimes be difficult.  Truth is, I’ll never know allContinue reading “Keep An Open Mind”