Secretly Sabotaging Your Health

As you sprint up the career ladder to success, you may find that your weight often goes up right along with it. But it’s not just a matter of too many doughnuts at those 9 a.m. meetings or a missed workout or two. On-the-job stress may be the simmering underneath that’s secretly driving up those numbers on the scale. Read More

Hear My Prayer

Help us to hear the heart cries of those around us. Help us to be listening ears. And Lord, when we don’t know what to pray or what to say, hear what’s in our tears. Allow hugs to be enough in the moment. Surround us with love, support and encouragement. Thank you for all youRead More

Take Away The Pain

Today’s message shares a common thread with every post written in the past, one of hope, of love, of encouragement, of uplift; but most importantly, one that is real and relates to each and every one of us. Pain unexpectedly seems to find us no matter how much we try to dodge it’s grip. HowRead More

Are you eating too much protein?

The protein powder aisle is beginning to look like the cereal aisle. Dozens of options, an abundance of ingredients and colorful packaging, with promises of better health. The market for more protein in the American diet has arrived — and it’s not going away. The attraction to protein as a weight-loss and muscle-building nutrient has exploded so exponentially that manyRead More

The health risks of too much salt

Most Americans, including older adults, consume too much salt—or more accurately, sodium—than they should. In fact, a ­recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that those 51 and older average about 3,000 mg of sodium per day, twice what the American Heart Association recommends and about 30 percent more than the DepartmentRead More