A few weeks ago, I asked a simple question of my e-mail subscribers: What's your greatest struggle right now? And quite a few of you responded. Some of your replies tugged at my heart. They resonate with me, because in many cases I've been there. And in other cases, I still AM there. So with appreciation for you, I'm creating a series. Each day in October 2017, I plan to post something new … [Read more...] about 31 Steps to a Healthier You: 2017 Challenge
Each time I pass our kitchen window, or sit at the table nearby, I cringe and berate myself a little. I immediately want to stop whatever I'm doing, grab work gloves, go outside, and start digging. The mulched, natural area in the furthest point of our yard once beautifully held a few bushes and flowers, crepe myrtles and a dwarf magnolia, two filled bird feeders, and a small mobile fire pit … [Read more...] about What Happens If You Look Beyond the Weeds?
Healthy eating and self-care don’t have to stay in the car when you arrive at grandma’s house. Or behind a locked door as a neighbor stands on the front porch bearing homemade treats. Even amid Christmas cookies and egg nog, we can thrive this holiday season. We can stay on track with exercise and hydration, and even at appropriate times share our new-found knowledge with others who also may be … [Read more...] about Avoid a Health Sabotage this Holiday Season