Posts in Health
Cancer Loves Sugar

I know this picture is harsh and I am not going to apologize. I have a family member going through cancer treatment who just had a PET Scan. As a result I did some research. I wish I could say I was shocked about what I learned. I have heard for years about how "sugar feeds cancer," yet because of the addictive nature of this nasty drug, I could not put sugar down.

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8 Reasons Why to Attend a Meditation Retreat

In today’s society, many of us approach life full speed ahead. Low-grade stress, in the form of worry, is our constant companion. Often we’re concerned about work, family life, and finances. Sometimes this leads us to cram more activities into or eke more productivity out of every day. It is as if we’ve become hamsters on a wheel and forget that we have a choice about whether or not to get off that wheel…

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Zumba da Bumba!

When I lost my job in 2013, the gym and doing ZUMBA® several times per week helped keep me sane. I not only lost 50 pounds, but I found a community of people (mostly women) that danced "like nobody's watching."   No judgment – just joy.

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My Hip Replacement Journey

My journey to fitness began when I had a bad body image and all of my friends at that time were getting liposuction, face-lifts, and breast lifts.  I had reached 200 pounds. The year 2015-2017. I was running and had friends that told me I was fat and had a big butt.  I also was going through menopause.  At that time, I was experienced stress where I lived and at my job.  I was running, and eating low carb diet.  This did not work for me.  I changed my gym and friends.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Meditation

The benefits of mindfulness and meditation are often in the news. Would you like to tap into these benefits but don’t know how to get started? Have you tried meditating, but feel like you’re not doing it right so you give up? Perhaps this guide on how to meditate for beginners will help you develop a practice and stick with it.

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Five Elements of Meditation

We have all heard about the benefits of eating healthfully, exercising regularly, sleeping well, spending quality time with loved ones. Many of us are familiar with the concept of meditation but either convince ourselves that we can’t do it. We tell ourselves we don’t have time for it, and/or we don’t fully understand its impact on our daily life. Follow this easy 5-part guide on how to meditate and watch yourself begin to thrive.

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