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May Recap And What’s Ahead For June

» by May 31st, 2009 at 7:16 am » Comments (1)

This month was all about treating yourself like the royalty you deserve to be. From relaxing to relieving stress to soaking in the tub, we covered topics that will help you feel less stressed, more energized and better able to handle anything your day might throw at you. While May’s topics concerned coping with the […]

Releasing Tension Through Stretching

» by May 30th, 2009 at 7:00 am » Comments (0)

I think stretching is one of the most under-appreciated forms of physical fitness. You should start every day with stretching, end the day by stretching before going to bed for the night. There are many great things about stretching including the fact that anyone  can do it regardless of size, weight or fitness level and […]

Thursday Thirteen: 13 Ways To Beat Stress

» by May 29th, 2009 at 7:14 am » Comments (1)

If you’re anything like me stress is a part of your everyday life. While I can’t promise to erase stress from your days all together, here are a baker’s dozen of ideas that will get you on your way, Light a Scented Candle – there are many aromatherapy candles out there with scents like tranquility, […]

Play A Little Everyday

» by May 28th, 2009 at 7:24 am » Comments (0)

Let’s face it, life is a lot less stressful when you’re a young child. Do you remember the pure joy you got from swinging sooo high on a swingset? While all your troubles aren’t going to disappear if you fly a kite or buy some play dough, it can make your stress easier to deal […]

Tragedy In My Hometown

» by May 27th, 2009 at 7:58 am » Comments (0)

On Friday, the first of May, a young girl in my town was hit by a school bus and killed. The school is the one my sons attend and the fifteen-year-old was in several of my eldest son’s classes. She was also a close friend of my niece a few years back (they were in […]

Meditation: More Than Just Breathing

» by May 26th, 2009 at 7:34 am » Comments (0)

One of the best things you can do for yourself is allow time during the day to relax, decompress and clear your mind. Meditation. Some people imagine someone sitting cross-legged on the floor and humming “Ohmm”. Others think it’s all new-age hooey. Still others think it sounds great but is completely impractical in today’s hectic […]

6 Soothing Bath Time Accessories

» by May 25th, 2009 at 7:49 am » Comments (0)

Who doesn’t love a good relaxing bath? Soaking in the warm water doesn’t just clean your skin, it somehow cleans your soul of all the garbage and stress you’ve picked up over the day. As wonderful as a bath is all by itself there are ways to make even this luxury better. Music: Soft, soothing […]

How To Find The Time For Exercise

» by May 24th, 2009 at 7:13 am » Comments (1)

Every where you look are people and articles spouting the importance of exercise – yet 60% of us are overweight. That’s because for every benefit of physical fitness is an excuse someone has for not exercising. -I hate exercise -I don’t have the money to buy equipment or a gym membership -It’s been so long I […]

Eating Healthy For Energy To Get Through The Day

» by May 22nd, 2009 at 6:57 pm » Comments (0)

Eating healthy is about more than staying slim. Food is the fuel that allows your body to do all sorts of things. Without the right amounts of proteins, fats, carbs, vitamins and minerals, you won’t be the most productive you can be, leaving one or more areas of your life suffering. If you like a variety […]

Just Sleep On It For A Night

» by May 18th, 2009 at 4:43 pm » Comments (0)

It seems every few months the media starts talking again about the sleep debt of Americans and the importance of getting enough rest. Well, I think by now that we get it – sleep is important…we need to get enough…it needs to be a priority. As if it were that easy. Not getting the right […]