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Date Afternoon

Monday, March 15, 2010      6 comments

Yesterday afternoon, Cliff took me out for the 18th anniversary of our first date. We went to lunch and a movie. It was so nice. With money being so tight, we haven't really done a "date" in a while. Sure, we go to the movies occasionally, a... Read more

Lose Weight Like A Celebrity...Not!

Sunday, March 14, 2010      5 comments

All that glitters isn't gold. It's hard not to be jealous of those superstars who shed massive amounts of pounds in a matter of months while the rest of us are left battling the bulge. However, when it comes to celebrity weight loss, results ar... Read more

Enjoy The Great Outdoors

Saturday, March 13, 2010      7 comments

Stop being lazy. Instead of paying someone else to do your dirty work, get busy. Shovel snow. Rake leaves. Cut the grass. Cleaning up the yard is a great way to get active. Not only are you getting the job done, you're also burning calories at t... Read more

WALTZING TO WELLNESS

Friday, March 12, 2010      4 comments

Researchers at the Mayo Clinic have found that 1 hour of dancing can burn more calories than swimming or riding a bike for the same amount of time. Of course, as with most exercise, the benefits depend on speed and duration, but evidence shows ... Read more

NEED ENERGY?

Thursday, March 11, 2010      3 comments

Forget the sugar rush and go for a brisk walk. Research shows that putting one foot in front of the other for 10 minutes provides you with a good head of steam for up to 2 hours. However, the burst you get from eating a candy bar fades after a... Read more

CLEARING CLUTTER

Wednesday, March 10, 2010      4 comments

Organization can make a tangible difference in the quality of your life. Liberating and empowering. It reduces stress and frees up time to enjoy the people and things that are important to you. If a major spring cleaning sounds daunting, try ... Read more

INSPIRATION FOR POSITIVE CHANGE

Tuesday, March 09, 2010      5 comments

Take time to WORK; it is the price of success. Take time to THINK; it is the source of power. Take time to PLAY; it is the secret of perpetual youth. Take time to READ; it is the foundation of wisdom Take time to BE FRIENDLY;... Read more

MEDICINE FOR THE SOUL

Monday, March 08, 2010      7 comments

Most health issues can’t be resolved with a single pill or solution-and problems of a spiritual nature tend to be even more complicated. Fortunately there are steps we can take each day to address the things that weight us down. To help soothe... Read more

SHADES OF THOUGHT

Sunday, March 07, 2010      3 comments

Color can boost brain-power, but the most helpful hue depends on the task at hand, according to University of British Columbia researchers Juliet Zhu and Ravi Mehta. The two tracked more than 600 volunteers performing jobs that involved either ... Read more

DECODING CRAVINGS

Saturday, March 06, 2010      1 comments

Utter the word “chocolate” and most women start to salivate. But, what exactly causes cravings, and why do they seem more prevalent in women than men? According to Kathleen Zelman, WebMD’s director of nutrition, some studies suggest that c... Read more

5 TIPS FOR TOP HEALTH

Friday, March 05, 2010      2 comments

Even if you don’t have time to schedule a fitness retreat, there are easy ways to improve your well-being right at home. 1. Drink 10 to 12 glasses of water (8 ozs. ea.) per day to support high performance metabolism. 2. Eat 2/3 of ... Read more

USING ONLY ONE WORD

Thursday, March 04, 2010      2 comments

Not as easy as you might think! Copy and Paste into your own blog, change the answers to suit you. It's really hard to only use one word answers. Where is your cell phone? Purse Spouse Cliff Your hair? Silvery Your... Read more

QUIZ: HOW MANY TWINKIES?

Wednesday, March 03, 2010      3 comments

Keep calorie-conscious when dining out Created by Beth LaCoste, R.D., L.D. We all know that Twinkies are not the world’s healthiest food. So, when you look at a plate full of Twinkies, you know you shouldn’t eat them all at once. What y... Read more

BRIEF HISTORY ABOUT MARATHONS

Tuesday, March 02, 2010      3 comments

BRIEF HISTORY ABOUT MARATHONS How long is a half marathon? A marathon? According to the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF): • A half marathon is 21.0975 km or 13.10938 miles • A full marathon is 42.195 km... Read more

THE TOP 10 REASONS TO CUT THE COMPLAINING

Monday, March 01, 2010      6 comments

Whether at work or at home, complaining may cause more problems than we realize. A complaint is a negative response to what is perceived as a problem when what is preferable is a positive respone to a challenge. Here are 10 primary dangers we ... Read more


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