Having Self Doubt

We all need help through difficult situations sometimes. Do not allow noise to cloud the silence you may need (but not want). It may be in the silence that you find peace and healing. No one should tell you to “just get over it.” That is not in the word, but each of us should try uplifting others with loveRead More

Change My Thinking

Society continues to suffer from generations of recycled dirt. Psychological hiccups, so to speak. We, as a nation, as a world, as humans, need healing from years of abuse. We need repair from damaged thinking. We need cultural understanding. Most importantly, we need to acknowledge the recycled dirt in order to begin the tough processRead More

Simple snacks for more energy

Carbs, fat and protein are the only three nutrients that provide your body and brain with true energy. Many other vitamins, minerals and nutrients we consume, like magnesium, iron and fiber, support our cellular processes for energy and help stabilize our blood-sugar levels for longer lasting energy. Science has shown snacking can increase performance, butRead More

Can You Be Fat But Fit?

Wouldn’t it be great if we could eat all the ice cream and french fries we wanted and still be healthy? The idea that you can be fat but fit is increasingly bandied about these days, spurred by studies that suggest an extra layer of fat could have a protective effect on our bodies. SoRead More

Counting ‘Macros’ Diet

Maybe you’ve overheard people at the gym buzzing about how the IIFYM diet helped them slim down. Or at a work lunch, some coworkers made references to counting “macros” rather than calculating calories or carbs. What’s it all about? The initials stand for “if it Fits Your Macros,” an acronym that caught on first withRead More

Have A Vision

How do you develop your vision? Meditate on what you would like to see yourself doing. This takes time. Also, try not to envision someone else. Envision yourself! No two people have the same fingerprints! So, why trace someone else when you can paint your own picture? Use those you admire, to point you inRead More

Owning a Dog Is Really Good for You

Dogs are more than just cuddly companions — research continues to show that pets bring real health benefits to their owners.Having a dog around can lead to lower levels of stress for both adults and kids. They’ve been found to decrease the risk of asthma in children and have been linked to lower blood pressure. And researchers have also shown that dog ownersRead More