Managing stress and mental health through healthy living - mindful nutrition, joyful movement and self-care.
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Asparagus is a great vegetable for people who are physically active. It supplies almost 66% of the daily recommended intake of folate, which is crucial for red blood cell synthesis and preventing iron deficiency anemia. In addition, it is high in vitam...Read Full Post »
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Artichokes are a disease fighting food, combating diabetes, heart disease and cancer all at once. It is the main carbohydrate source inulin that is known to help stabilize blood sugar levels which is important for the prevention of diabetes. Artichoke...Read Full Post »
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Red, yellow, green, raw, cooked, alone or paired with meat, nuts or other fruits - there is no wrong way to eat an apple!
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Amaranth is a great grain for physically active individuals as it boasts 5 grams of high quality protein in only half a cup. Amaranth is also high in iron and vitamin C which helps oxygenate the muscles to fuel your cardiovasc...Read Full Post »
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One of my favorite quick snacks, especially when paired with fruit and/or yogurt!
Almonds are a nutrition packed nut. Like others nuts, it is...Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 18, 2014 at 9:40 AM||comments (0)|
I listed this post under stress management and personal development because I truly believe that the negative energy in our lives is what creates the majoirty of our stress, and to learn how to better cope with that is the key to great personal development. Whether the negativity be in the form of other people, our own thoughts and self talk or our actual environment itself.
Bad news travels faster than good - we all...Read Full Post »
|Posted on March 15, 2014 at 8:30 PM||comments (0)|
I went from living healthfully, eating well, moving most days and being present and joyful, to competing in physique competitions from which I rebounded physically and propelled me into a depression and obsession with food and body image.
Then I started doubting everything that I believed about food and how to nourish my body.....And so I started on my anti-diet journey.Read Full Post »
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- Fennel: High in iron and can help prevent anemia in th...
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With holiday indulgences and the chilly, snowy weathe,r it's always tempting to skip your winter workouts. But it is important to maintain a good exercise regimen throughout the colder seasons too.
Here are a few "Winter Workout" success tips:
Warm Up: The cold temperatures can cause muscles to tighten. It's imperative that you properly warm ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 20, 2013 at 5:15 PM||comments (0)|
The follow up to my last post....here is the rest of the list!
4. Assess your fitness, nutrition, sleep routine and stress management techniques and look for ways to improve. These elements are all essential to a good, balanced wellness plan. Create a routine that works for you, in your life. Make adjustments and changes to help create healthy habits. Try new things and have fun!
5. Assess your emo...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 18, 2013 at 5:15 PM||comments (0)|
1. As we head into the new year we reflect on the time that has passed and we look ahead with hope and optimism and plans for positive change – hence the popularity of the “New Year’s Resolution”.
But how about trying something different this year? Instead of the fads, diets, resolutions and promises why not try taking a positive approach by evaluating each aspect of your lifestyle and creating a positive statement of intent for that cat...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 6, 2013 at 10:00 AM||comments (0)|
Well it is that time of year again the holiday parties have started and the food is spread and the drinks flow.....a little too much for most people.
But maybe, just maybe this year you could start a new tradition?
Can you imagine what it would be like to go into the new year feeling light and happy, healthy and joyful?
Imagine not being a slave to...Read Full Post »
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This is today's workout which was a great one - keeping it simple....the intensity goes up a little next week when we get into the full swing of things. The September workouts will be a variation on this one and yesterdays with some additional exercises and some metabolic work thrown in for fun. (insert evil laugh here).:lol:
Strength: again supersets for 3 rounds
|Posted on September 4, 2013 at 11:35 AM||comments (0)|
First day of school!!! Yippeee!!
That means the beginning of the ever evolving schedule,which makes me incredibly happy! As much as I love summer and camping I am always ready for September to come. Business halts over the summer as people are in and out of town, as are we, and the kids are home which makes scheduling massage appointments ve...Read Full Post »