July 24, 2017

It’s all so confusing; who would have thought that what we read on a box label may not be accurate? How can this be? How can food companies get away with it? Unfortunately they do get away with it and our health pays the price.  With all the misinformation and marketin...

July 14, 2017

Did you know that 93% of communication is non-verbal?  That is significant! Studies reveal that nonverbal communication is made up of 55% body language. That means that the way we are perceived by others is conveyed directly through how we are standing, how we look....

July 10, 2017

How can this be?

You are positive that you're not eating more food or “junkier” food but you're still gaining weight.

Is this possible?

Yes!  You are NOT crazy!

And here's why...

We both know that the whole “calories in, calories out” argument is an overly simplistic view...

June 22, 2017

I have to admit, I absolutely love to workout. I honestly didn’t realize that I was the minority on this for the longest time.  People look at me like I’m crazy when I tell them the best part of my week is when I am working out. I love the feeling when I finish and my...

June 14, 2017

One of the definitions of stress is “a condition or feeling experienced when a person PERCEIVES that DEMANDS EXCEED the personal and social resources an individual is able to mobilize.”

Over time, feeling overwhelmed can lead to anxiety that takes over your attention an...

June 5, 2017

Did you know that kids smile 400 times per day, yet adults only about 12 times per day? Sad isn’t it? I honestly know some who rarely smile. So what has happened between then and now?  Silly question I know: as adults we have jobs, bills, children, illnesses and all ot...

June 5, 2017

It is summer and between vacations and running around to various summer activities with the kids it’s difficult to eat healthy. One of the biggest struggles that most people face today is a hectic schedule.

We’re so busy that it makes eating healthy a real challenge. Qu...

May 29, 2017

As we get older certain things happen to our bodies. We may become less flexible, we may experience back and joint pains and we may start suffering from bad posture, but these things aren’t a guarantee. If you’re determined to stay flexible, reduce pain and remain upri...

May 8, 2017

If you are over 45, you are probably starting to feel the signs of aging. And yes, while I always say that it's better to get your nutrients from food first sometimes supplements are necessary.

Unfortunately there are just some all-too-common nutrients that we simply do...

April 14, 2017

Libido is such an interesting (and complex) experience.  Because of this it can be affected by so many things.  And we're not just talking about the obvious sex hormone testosterone here.

Although testosterone levels can have a big (yes BIG) effect on sex drive the...