We are constantly hustling and bustling without pause. We are on from one task to the next, and rarely take a beat or a breath for ourselves. It can seem like there is hardly a moment for self-care when things are moving at such a fast pace. Our stress levels rise and we can feel our minds and bodies take the effect. The road to self-care has many routes. One being to bring laughter back into our daily lives. This may not be the first idea that comes to mind as part of a self-care regimen.…Continue
Added by Ginger McBride on November 20, 2021 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Our health is one of the most important responsibilities we have, without it we can not enjoy life to its fullest potential. While me may be taking our multi-vitamins, dieting and exercising accordingly, we may still feel like we aren’t at our very best. Magnesium is a mineral that many of us may not be aware of. The amazing magnesium is a cofactor of over three hundred enzyme systems that regulate things like biochemical reactions, protein synthesis, muscle and nerve function, and…
Added by Ginger McBride on August 3, 2021 at 2:30pm — No Comments
We always make time for the things that are most enjoyable to us. It's not that the important things aren't a priority, but it is easier to motivate ourselves when we know joy is on the way. So much of our lives are riddled with responsibilities. It's easy to understand how it can be difficult to prioritize more work in the little free time we have. This is why working out and exercising can be difficult for some. We procrastinate for a multitude of reasons such as fear of failure, fear of…Continue
We exist in a world where there always seems to be a new obstacle or challenge set in our path. While it most certainly is easier to allow ourselves to be upset or frustrated we must rise to the challenge, and shift our perspective instead. We know this isn't a small task to ask of ourselves. We know it's going to take time and dedication. We also know things worth fighting for tend to be worth it in the end. Perspective is everything. Perspective is the key!
The truth is we can…
Life sneaks up on us when we least expect it. We are going about our day like the many before, and all of a sudden we feel the brush of anxiety and stress taking hold. We would love to believe that the world could just stop spinning for a moment, but we know better than that. It is us who needs to stop spinning, and not the other way around. Learning to take a breath or a break can be essential to our success and well-being. Meditation has many benefits, and can be practiced in a variety of…Continue
Fighting fatigue in our daily lives is never easy. It is essential to have enough energy and focus for our work, personal lives, and various activities we may partake in. Sometimes it may seem like there is never enough energy through out the day. We find ourselves dragging mid-day, and often feels as if we are on autopilot. It can be helpful to focus on the root cause in order to achieve solutions. It can be surprising with a few slight changes in our daily lives the results that can be…Continue
We work hard for our aspirations. We know what matters, and who we fight for. We're organizing our lives to reach our many goals, whether that is getting out of debt, losing weight, making time for family, and so on. It's natural to want to reward ourselves for our hard work. Don't allow these rewards to hinder the goals ahead though. Our future selves will thank us later!
A reward can look like many things such as chocolate, candy, sugar, coffee, chips, take-out, and comfort…Continue
Keeping a level headspace is essential in these trying times of life. This is an act that requires practice on a daily basis in numerous circumstances. Even when we try to be prepared for the day ahead things naturally pop up. While we can definitely be logical creatures, we have emotional minds that need our time and attention. We can begin tending to our mental health by consuming foods that help aid, and balance our minds!
Carbohydrates over the years have gotten a bad wrap in…
We begin our year with a fresh, new resolution. We have plans, goals, and ambitions to meet, but sometimes life interjects, and we stray off our path. When fall arrives we know the end of the year is near, and celebrating is around the corner. We begin to retrospect about what we wanted to accomplish in the first place! Whether there is a goal that was not accomplished, or there is a new one to take it's place we can continue to strive for healthy living!
During the holidays it can be…Continue
We exist in a fast paced society. We rush from point a to point b. We're on the move, and always on the go.We dance to the beat of someone else's drum, and forget our own. Then suddenly we find ourselves exhausted, uninspired, unmotivated, and questioning what's wrong. We're so busy thinking of our next move, that we aren't paying attention to our present one. The place where there is peace, not anxiety, and not depression. The past is gone, and the future isn't here yet. When we choose to…Continue
Immunity has always been important, but due to recent events of COVID-19, it is more essential than ever that we stay as healthy as possible. Our health is our vehicle, it gets us from point a to point b, it allows us to provide for our families, spend time with our loved ones, be active in our communities, create art and enjoy what life has to offer! In order to do that we need to keep our immune system healthy, and strong!
One of the ways we can improve our immunity is by…Continue