Laughter is the Best Medicine

This week two interesting observances fall: Laughter and Stress awareness. I could not have hoped for a better way to talk about one of my go-to cure-all techniques (laughter, the other being dance of course,) for relieving stress. I am utterly baffled that I was unaware of these days before last year. I just wasn’tContinue reading “Laughter is the Best Medicine”

Racism and its Role in the Health Crisis

April 7th is observed as World Health Day. The following statement was taken from the World Health Organization website: On World Health Day, 7 April 2021, we will be inviting you to join a new campaign to build a fairer, healthier world. We’ll be posting more details here shortly, but here’s why we’re doing this:Continue reading “Racism and its Role in the Health Crisis”

Step it Up this Spring

Spring, or Vernal, Equinox is here on Saturday, March 20. The seasonal changes brings on increasing amounts of sunlight (read: allergies) and weather that calls you to the outside (read: stock up on elderberry syrup and Benadryl!) For me, just like it’s opposite Fall, I most enjoy walking. Walking might be the simplest, most enjoyableContinue reading “Step it Up this Spring”

Don’t Sit Through Spring

In Texas, Spring break is next week! It has been a rough year (I see a trend!) and it is all to easy to simply “veg out”. While rest and relaxation are important components of health, consider the benefits of spending time in nature and joyful movement as well. Recent studies by the American HeartContinue reading “Don’t Sit Through Spring”

March Forth and Take Action!

Events in this country require that I inform you that this post is NOT about QAnon’s hope that he who shall not be named will return to power on this day. LMAO!!! Today–a completely made-up day of observance–is based on a play on the words March Forth (4th). It is a day for taking actionContinue reading “March Forth and Take Action!”

Morning Moves For The Win

I am certain that by now, the above image doesn’t represent any of you! I will admit, I don’t like working out in the morning. The science is out on whether or not it really makes a difference. For me, my mind is firing and I need to do brain work then. I like evenings,Continue reading “Morning Moves For The Win”

Morning Mood Boosters

Today, I have a quick round-up of 5 doable habits to add to your mornings that will boost your mood–even if you are not a morning person! Get Enough Sleep. This one needs no explanation and is totally underrated! Get ready for the day while listening to positive or productive podcasts and TedTalks. Drink aContinue reading “Morning Mood Boosters”

5 Minute Mind-Body Morning Hack

Mornings, am I right? I only recently became a morning person in the past few years. And not because of some grand, lofty lifestyle overhaul strategy. It was literally the only time my house was quiet enough for me to think. I started by getting up only 15 minutes earlier than my husband. At theContinue reading “5 Minute Mind-Body Morning Hack”

Do Your Routines Serve or Sabotage You?

It is the beginning of the year and goals are at the top of everyone’s lists. Resolutions sound great but a 12 month time horizon all but sets them up for epic failure-again. If you want this year to be different, listen up! Goal accomplishment is what you want. We all set goals, but mostContinue reading “Do Your Routines Serve or Sabotage You?”

Look Out 2021!

It’s a New Year and a New You – How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions Do you struggle to keep your New Year’s resolutions? More than likely, the excitement of starting a New Year wanes away and you find yourself back into your old routines. Even when you have adequate motivation and the willContinue reading “Look Out 2021!”