To Know Who You Really Are

“In order to know who you really are, In order to know the power which you possess, In order to grow, In order to live and be free, You must first be willing to embrace every moment… The days before your existence, The days when you came to be and the legacy that you willRead More

Working Out With Your Partner

Before jumping into working out with a partner, it’s best to consider what your goals are as a couple, says David Lacocque, a clinical and sport psychologist for the University of Wisconsin-Madison Athletic Department, who also has an independent psychotherapy practice in Madison. Extending well beyond how many miles or reps you may want toRead More

Losing Weight Without Even Trying

A well-balanced breakfast is a key part of any stay-slim plan. Research shows that breakfast eaters typically consume about 100 fewer calories per day and weigh less than those who skip it. This strategy works in the long run too. Nearly 80% of participants in the National Weight Control Registry, which charts dieters who haveRead More

Sharing My Happiness

God is rich in grace, gentle in mercy, full of love (which He freely gives). He knows how He created us and who He designed each of us to BE. This morning I encourage you to seek to know thyself, and Embrace your strategically God-crafted design. Speak well over yourself. Do not cave to theRead More

Risks of Drinking Diet Soda

There’s nothing quite like cracking open a cold can of diet soda to accompany a late-night pizza order or a piping hot plate of sesame chicken. Some days, it feels like a reward for small victories. Hours of productivity pave the way for a 2 p.m. trip to the vending machine and the bubbly stuff.Read More

Lower Stress With Exercise

Exercising with a friend might be better for your health than exercising all alone, reducing stress and improving quality of life. New research suggests that group exercise, such as in a fitness class setting, may reduce stress by about a quarter but people who go solo may not see any change at all. The study,Read More

Its Flu Season

If you haven’t had your flu shot yet, there’s a good reason to get it taken care of this year. Scientists predict this year’s flu season is going to be a rough one. According to the Chicago Tribune, University of Chicago researchers have developed a new way to predict flu season “significantly earlier” than inRead More