The Value Of Friendships

Learn How & Why You Need To Value Your Friendships If you're an "I Love Lucy" fan, then you may recall the little jingle Lucy & Ethel sang about friendships.  And if you have friends, you also know the value of friendships.  Lucy & Ethel demonstrated how special friendships can be.    Just being able to talk a close friend [...]

Fascia Facts

Some Fun & Interesting Facts About Fascia You've heard the word "fascia" used in connection with exercise or stretching.  Maybe you practice self-myofacial release or SMR.  But what exactly is fascia and why is important to you as a competitor or casual athlete?  Let's learn some facts about fascia. What Is Fascia? From the Latin meaning "band", fascia is "a [...]

What’s On Your Food?

Do You Know What's On Your Food? Sure, you've become a label-reading professional and can spot a sugar hidden underneath 15 other ingredients.  You may know what's IN your food, but do you know what's ON your food? Someone Knows What's On Your Food The Environmental Working Group (EWG) knows what's on your food.  Well, at least on the produce [...]

Preventing Wrinkles or Promoting Health?

Promoting Your Healthy Journey AND Preventing Wrinkles Can Co-Exist Do you choose preventing wrinkles over promoting a healthier you?  Let's be real.  No one wants to age badly.  So we use creams and other "anti-aging" products to help stave off or even prevent wrinkles.  But are you really promoting your health by using some of these products?  Let's learn what [...]

“Sunshine Makes You Happy”

 "Sunshine on Your Shoulders" Does Make Your Body Happy As it turns out, John Denver wasn't just whistling Dixie.  Sunshine, or the Vitamin D it helps your body produce, makes your body happy.  That's because Vitamin D deficiency is a real health concern, but one that is easily treatable. Vitamin D Does More For Your Body The folks at Natural [...]

The Individuality of Weight Loss

Weight Loss Is As Individual As You Are! The Bible tells us that we are "fearfully & wonderfully made".  Also, that God "knit [us] together in [our] mother's womb".  In the original Hebrew, these statements mean: great reverence, heart-felt interest, and with respect (Fearfully) unique and set apart (Wonderfully) We are unique.  Individuals meant to live out our lives as [...]

Exercise Your Brain

Make Sure You Flex ALL Your Muscles:  Exercise Your Brain! You know the importance of exercising your body.  But do you “exercise your brain?”  What can you do to ensure healthy brain function and why should you care? Flexing The Muscle Your brain is constantly moving.  Whether you’re a businessman handling a 3 million dollar deal or a wife and [...]

Probiotics

Does Your Weight Need A Helping Hand?  Consider Probiotics Almost every yogurt commercial touts the importance of enjoying the product as a way to help you keep your gut healthy with probiotics.  But what are probiotics and why are they important to you? What Are Probiotics? Basically, probiotics are “good bacteria”.  The body contains both good and bad bacteria.  The [...]

Is There Meaning In Grief?

Discovering Meaning In Grief & Loss Benjamin Franklin is generally credited with the quote "...but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”  Yet, there are other things that seem to be certain in the world, too.  One of those is the grief that accompanies death.  Sometimes, the death of a loved one is [...]

Collagen: “The Fountain Of Youth”?

Is Collagen "The Fountain of Youth"? Maybe the "Fountain of Youth" is a myth.  A place where, just by bathing in its waters, one could regain a youthful appearance, even in old age.  Even Ponce de Leon supposedly sailed from Spain to find this promise of eternal youth.  But maybe, the "fountain of youth" is closer than we think.  Let's [...]