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When Life Was Stressful

I remember when my life was very stressful, raising 2 young boys, working long hours, being mom, wife, entrepreneur, and the go to person in the family for everything. I had spread myself so thin that I lost track of myself. Then bam! The universe bit me in the ass super hard! A bunch of…

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Have A Balanced Plan

A balanced plan can help you reduce the chances of chronic diseases. By eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, reducing stress and getting plenty of sleep, you can form a balanced plan. 2020 brought tens of thousands of people enormous heartache, compromised health and extreme worries for what has been a year of uncertainty, chaos and…

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The Disconnect Conspiracy

Can you believe the nerve of some people to oddly suggest we turn off our cell phones or our internet for a few measly minutes, a day or the most horrific suggestion ever, while on a family vacation?! Truly, why? What good, could possibly come from such a daring feat? What is the disconnect conspiracy?…

Benefits of Mindful or Mind-Body Exercise

Mindful or mind-body exercise is an activity that contains self-reflection, being in the present-moment and sensory awareness. It includes a perception and awareness of movement, spatial orientation, focus on breathing, anatomical alignment, and flow of one’s inherent energy or life force (chi or prana).  TRX Suspension Training integrated with barefoot training is a great example…

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Fun and Motivation or Failure

It starts with excitement, motivation and desire. You start to feel good inside because you are thinking about it. Great! Step one achieved!Now what? How do you get to step two, three and so on? How do you turn that excitement, enthusiasm and desire into something doable? It’s March and Spring is basically here. For…

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Being IRMAfied

On September 10, 2017 Hurricane Irma decided the Florida Keys was a good place to visit during the off season, a time when locals get to take a breath, catch up on everything and even get a little relaxation time in paradise. Although Irma herself has come and gone, like the wind (that she was),…

The Impact of Exercise on a Cellular Level

If you thought exercise was about looking fabulous on the outside and cool workout clothes, guess again. There’s a lot more going on that you might not notice immediately. It’s all happening on a cellular level. Researchers, recently have indicated how exercise benefits the body on a cellular level. A recent study shows how high-intensity…

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10 Principles of Intuitive Eating

10 Principles of Intuitive Eating Reject the diet mentality Honor your hunger Make peace with food Challenge the food police Feel your fullness Discover the satisfaction factor Cope with your emotions without using food Respect your body Exercise – feel the difference! Honor your health – Gentle Nutrition 10 Principles of Intuitive Eating from: Evelyn Tribole,…

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Mind Over Matter

Mind Over Matter: A phrase defined as, the use of willpower to overcome physical problems, having intellectual powers to override threats, difficulties, or problems. Do you possess the ability to willfully overcome obstacles? Sure you do! Think of one instance when you made a decision about something and went through with it. You decided to…

Shit Happens

Everything is going smoothly in your life and then, like a meteor heading steadily straight for your home, it hits with an earth shattering bang! Maybe that statement is a little mellow dramatic but the point being that shit happens and we don’t always have control over it. I realize you’re probably thinking, what could…

Fitness During the Sizzling Hot Summer

Summer can arrive gradually allowing your body to adjust to the warmer temperatures, or it can arrive like a volcano eruption, steamy, hot and unpredictable. Exercising in the heat can jeopardize your health and hinder exercise performance. Hot and humid days pose a particular risk. When it’s humid, the ability to dispel heat is minimized,…