I found this quote in a book several years ago – “Stress will kill you, but first it will make you fat”. The vast majority of people understand the connection between high levels of stress and certain physical conditions such as heart attacks and strokes. However, most of us tend to ignore the ongoing effects… Continue reading “Is Stress making you fat?”
Like many of you, I am hooked on Dr.Oz. I try to watch his show every morning before work. This week there was a segment on overweight kids and whether their parents should considered abusive. I believe that weight and obesity are important challenges that many children are dealing with. But to consider the parents… Continue reading Dr. Oz and overweight kids
How are you doing? Really, stop and take a minute to assess what’s going on with you. Is your pulse racing because of the caffeine you gulped to get through the afternoon? Are you wishing you wore a different outfit because you feel so bloated after lunch? Or are you feeling distracted because of so… Continue reading 5 Tips for ‘No Nonsense’ Self-care
I’ll bet that the last item on your daily to-do list is something for yourself. Go ahead and check the last few days. I’m sure I’m right because that’s how my list usually looks. The top items are important tasks that must be done. The next few include things I must do for others, like… Continue reading Do you think you are worth it?
“You can’t change the past but you can ruin the present by worrying over the future” – Anonymous This quote really applies to how most women try to manage their lives. It is not uncommon that we multitask throughout the days, constantly adding to the never-ending To-Do lists, and forget to even take a deep… Continue reading Stop stressing out
I was out for a short run last week and noticed a woman walking a toddler. Or should I say, she was in the vicinity of the toddler. He was trying to keep up with her during her very loud phone call. It appeared that I was more concerned about the child than she was… Continue reading Put down the cell phones
My daughter enjoys my weaknesses, especially when she can either get a good laugh or be paid to help me. Getting things done on my computer fall into this category and as a result, she often gets her wish (laughing at me and free coffee). I admit that I have no idea how to load… Continue reading For the Internet-challenged among us