Wellness

A Commitment to Yourself

I’ve had several conversations recently with friends, colleagues and acquaintances about what they consider their biggest challenges on a day-to-day basis.  It probably won’t come as a surprise that time – or the lack of it – is often right at the top of the list.  Whether it is time Read more…

Wellness

So What’s Right with You?

Today, let’s talk about what’s right with you.  Yes, what’s right.  Too often, we get caught up in what isn’t working in ourselves, or our lives, and forget to appreciate what does work, and works well.  Sometimes we’re overly critical of ourselves. Or we expect perfection and are harshly critical Read more…

Wellness

Your Foundation

Everyone is busy these days. We’re juggling family, home, work, school and social obligations with the never-ending list of things “to-do” we have on our plate – grocery shopping, household tasks, and getting the kids to the dentist. Some of us may be concerned with getting Mom or Dad to Read more…

Wellness

Simply Super Spinach

Remember Popeye growing up? Turns out he was on to something. Spinach is a nutrition powerhouse. It’s got fiber, and is packed with vitamins, minerals, and is also a good source of iron. Dark leafy greens are an important source of beta-carotene, a disease-fighting antioxidant, that research shows to be Read more…

Health

Your Big Question – Why?

Have you been thinking about making a change in yourself, or your circumstances, for a while? Do you question (or maybe even secretly doubt) that making this change is possible? Or have you attempted making a change, maybe more than once, only to find yourself slipping back into old patterns, Read more…

Health

Those Holiday Parties

This time of year, magazines, newspapers and the internet are filled with articles containing tips on how to get through the holidays without gaining weight. What to eat at holiday parties, what not to eat, and just how to deal with all that delicious food that seems to be everywhere Read more…

Health

Bake Some Bread

This is a time of year when lots of us bring out our favorite recipes and get to baking – cookies, pies and breads. A wonderful thing to do is to bake a favorite treat to take to friends, neighbors or the office group. Most everyone appreciates a gift of Read more…

Fitness

Soup Season

I live in the Rocky Mountains just outside of Denver, Colorado, high up at 8,500 feet – a beautiful spot surrounded by tall trees and the mountains.   Today is one of those winter days – and it’s not even winter yet.  Mother Nature doesn’t seem to care about the date Read more…

Health

A Time for Gratitude

 Much has been written in recent years about gratitude.  How gratitude affects us, the science of gratitude, the power of gratitude and its effects on the mind, spirit and yes, the body, since all are intertwined.  Those who study such things – psychologists and researchers in the area of positive psychology Read more…