I used to be one of those people who, when it was time for vacation, found myself over packing and overloading my suitcase with tons of stuff that I was sure I was going to need for my trip. I'd pull and lift, roll and drag way too much stuff wi... Read more
WHY, why do we do it? Why are we consciously killing ourselves?
The underlying preventable causes of death were, in order: the top most two being, tobacco, poor diet and physical inactivity! Like tobacco, obesity and inactivity increase the... Read more
From our first decision to lose weight from daily food tracking to exercise ideas, weight loss relies to a great extent on the power of consistency. More than anything else, emphases lies in creating (or breaking old habits) new habits through s... Read more
And.... here we are—because things just aren’t that simple as eat less, move more and weight loss is guarnteed. Despite all our scientific knowledge about how people gain and lose weight, there is no one-size-fits-all approach that guarantees yo... Read more
Where is the woman I want to be
She is buried somewhere inside of me
Dare I look and sneak a peek
Maybe she is playing hide and seek
I hear her ask, beg and even plead
How long 'til I can come out and play?
Yeah 2010 was a dud ... Read more
It's going to be an easier. smoother. simpler. 2011. I can go ahead and loosen that seat belt just a bit this year, because 2011 promises a far less bumpy ride than I've all experienced over the last three or so. In fact, there is in de... Read more
How many times have I struggled with change, wondering why it was so hard to create lasting changes in my behaviour? Well I found out. It’s because our brains are hardwired to resist change! Once I found that out, that now meant that when my bra... Read more
“We have before us an open book. Its pages blank. Without a doubt we are going to be filling it up the pages with "words"; choices, actions and their consequences, ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s... Read more
It's come 'round again! This time of year we are all no doubt thinking about those customary new year’s resolutions — that within a short time fall by the wayside; a custom I usually avoid. Why set yourself up for disappointment. Indeed. But ove... Read more
Well here it is Christmas Eve the skies are blue ,the sun is shining, and the trees are heavily laden with frost that dances like diamonds as it slowly falls. And sometime during the ... Read more
Can you believe it? Once upon a time I used to see the world as an uninteresting, disappointing place where nothing good ever happened. When in reality; outside my world, it is bright, uplifting, and full of amazing opportunities.
Why is i... Read more
You know what. I had actually decided I was going to take a day off and just relax and do whatever I felt like. I have with the exception of laundry and dishes, but Iève done nothing else except sit here and work on editing my photos from my tri... Read more
We all know it's cold and flu season.
You're washing your hands, using Purell like crazy, and sneezing into your shirtsleeves. Now add these superfoods to your family's meals for extra flu-fighting punch.
www.prevention.com/flu_i... Read more
When we get older we sometimes lose our sense of adventure.
How many of us have forgotten what it's like to tunnel through snow banks or play Cowboys and Indians in the woods.
How many of us no longer try NOT to leap into the unknown with cr... Read more
We are a community of thinkers and dreamers and some of us are movers and shakers. This is wonderful! We need thinkers and dreamers to aide the movers and shakers and to make sense of the world and imagine future possibilities. But, to make a di... Read more