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27Jul 2016

“Today is the first day of the rest of your life.” Anonymous Yes – it sounds overly simplistic – but, once you decide to do something, then to commit to the action to see it through, you will set a cause in action and change yourself in an instant. So, what do you want to […]

14Jun 2016

Dr. David Ludwig wrote an opinion piece for the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) last week where he discusses new information from the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) and it was eye-opening, and well worth considerable concern. According to the opinion piece, if you look at age-adjusted death rates for the […]

10Jun 2016

Mental / emotional toughness vs. spirituality are different, yet related. So let’s tease those out. What does mental toughness mean? My favorite definition is “a collection of attributes that allow a person to persevere through difficult circumstances and emerge without losing confidence”. In other words – grit! What about spirituality? To me, spirituality is searching for […]

11May 2016

Hey everyone – not looking ‘put together’ here – but, I just got done with a 50 minute workout (so forgive my au naturele look.) Just wanted to peek in and say ‘Hi’ and introduce myself a bit more personally. Spring is here and summer is right around the corner. Why don’t we work to […]

09May 2016

Last week the New York Times wrote an article about the long term capability of “The Biggest Loser” participants to keep weight off (not a good track record) and how dieting doesn’t work. According to the Times, the diet industry ‘reacted defensively’ about the article. I considered the piece to be a bit shoddy on […]

17Mar 2016

First, I am going to tell you that I am not a doctor – and, if this become a major issue – see your physician.  What I am going to give you here are some ideas that may assist you in getting a good night’s sleep. Remove sources of ‘Blue Light’ in the bedroom.   Remember when […]