BECOMING: THE SECRET TO HAPPINESS

“All of us are self-made, but only the successful are willing to admit it.”  – Earl Nightingale I am a disciplined person but it hasn’t always been that way.  As a teenager and young adult I was very undisciplined.  I’ll spare everyone the details, but trust me, disciplined would not have been the word to describe […]

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NECTAR OF THE GODS

“Stands the clock at ten to three? And is there honey still for tea?” There is no doubt about it – sugar is killing us. Health “professionals” debate the dangers of artificial sweeteners as a good substitute for sugar and snub the obvious choice – HONEY. Other sweeteners like sugar, aspartame, sucralose and stevia have no […]

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Calories In – Calories Out? Why That Doesn’t Work

“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” -Virginia Woolf Eat less calories than you burn and you will lose weight, right? Yes, and no. Technically its true but there are enough contributing factors to make the statement “Calories In – Calories Out” (CICO) an unworkable philosophy for weight […]

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10 electrolyte boosting foods that can save you from 17 nasty symptoms

FITNESS and ELECTROLYTES   You hear the word electrolytes being tossed around in the fitness world. Do you know what it means and what it means in relationship to fitness? WHAT ARE ELECTROLYTES? Salts and minerals that can conduct electrical impulses in the body are called electrolytes. Common human electrolytes are: Sodium (Na+) Potassium (K+) Calcium (Ca2+) Magnesium (Mg2+) […]

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5 ways protect your knees!

I have had more than one teenage athlete tell me about their knee surgeries with pride, as if having their knees operated on is proof they are a super athlete. Adults are also having knee surgery at a rate that is alarming, at least to me. We are grateful for the skill of surgeons and […]

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