Improving Your Quality of Life

What if we focused on quality of life instead of paying attention to all the distractions, all the noise and ideas marketing wants us to believe? What if we paid attention to improving our quality of life, and realized what makes us feel better, gives us confidence, even improves our quality of sleep? Instead of counting calories, and stepping on the scale every moment of the day, what if we looked in the mirror and were proud of the person who looked back, what if we put on a new pair of jea...
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Guilt Free Coconut Chocolate Parfait

I was looking around the house for a healthy treat, I had no idea the treasure I was going to find in this guilt free coconut chocolate parfait. I think most of us could agree, the evening is the most difficult time to avoid unhealthy, sugary, processed snacks that don't do any of us any good. So I was thinking about what kind of healthy snack I could create. I know I just bought some Cacao that was sitting in the cupboard so I started flipping through recipes online. It's so difficult to fin...
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Benefits of a Foam Roller

There are so many benefits of a foam roller, in fact I believe in them so much I feel everyone should have one and use it at least 3 times a week if not more, depending on how active you are. In this post I'm going to talk about prevention, how to stay injury free, how to use a foam roller, the easy and convenience of using your foam roller as a prop and how to get a great full body workout in! Convenience of a foam roller  It can be difficult to get to the gym, we all know what it's li...
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Staying Healthy While Eating Out

staying healthy while eating out
I wouldn't say it's exactly realistic to never eat out again now that you've decided to make healthier nutrition choices. The social aspect alone, spending time with friends and family doesn't need to be avoided all together.   However it can be difficult to stay healthy when eating out. There are so many temptations from drinks to appetizers. But there are things that we can do to help us stay on track when you're enjoying time out. Tips to Staying Healthy While Eating Ou...
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Stress FREE Workshop!

  Dorothy Keith and I couldn't be more excited to team up with Dawn Van Tienhoven-Buschert and Shirley's Greenhouses to bring you a STRESS FREE Workshop to our local community! The truth is many of us are stressed out on a daily basis and don't know what to do about it. Sleep issues, lack of energy, stored body fat, and less than quality food; what to choose, how to prepare it. The list seems never ending. So we're going to help you reduce the stress in your life. Proven stress...
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Stay Hydrated to Reduce Stress

stay hydrated to reduce stress
Let's talk about how to stay hydrated to reduce stress because if we want to get into optimal health flush out toxins and reduce the stress put on our body on a regular basis we need to stay hydrated. We've got a couple video clips in this post to help you better understand the importance of hydration. We took these clips from the D&D Morning show that we thought you'd enjoy. Clearly, Dorothy and I are enjoying ourselves and we hope you enjoy as well. https://www.youtube.com/watch?...
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Fun Factor of Fitness

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ailgtXOfmN4 The truth is Fitness can be fun, fitness should be fun. I understand this isn't always a common thought process to think that living a healthy lifestyle can actually be enjoyable but it is. There are so many benefits to living a healthy lifestyle and fun is certainly one of them. It's enjoyable to meet likeminded people that want to live a healthy lifestyle. You bet it's fun when you drop a pants size or find new found energy you haven'...
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The Stress of a homeless mind

the stress of a homeless mind
I want to share this story with you. When I think about how this experience went, it’s hard for me to wrap my head around what actually happened. While walking down the street I hear this noise coming out of a homeless man’s mouth that I couldn’t possibly replicate through words on a page or come close to in my own voice. It was the sound of a loud, near obnoxious laugh, cackle and scream. Now the noise is extended, as soon as it began I turn my head, as the stranger isn’t far from me. I c...
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Stress Around Giving 

stress around giving
There is so much stress around giving at this time year. How much do you spend, what would someone like, where to find it, will they use it, appreciate it, the list never ends. I suppose I’m thinking, if you really want to make someone happy, if you want to give them a gift they’ll really like and appreciate. Course you could go to any box store, buy an expensive gift and depending on the price, see a big smile across their face. Personally I try to give more thoughtful gifts. Gifts that t...
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Adrenal Fatigue and Reducing Stress 

It’s so important to have a positive attitude, to be grateful and to understand that we can actually physically lower our stress levels by changing our frame of mind. If we wake up miserable, stress tends to pile on. We’re more easily stressed out about simple things that normally wouldn’t bother us. Changing your frame of mind first thing in the morning will go along way in reducing your stress levels. 4 Key Points in Reducing Stress #1. Habits As humans we are creatures of habit....
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