The Best Darn Smoothie Shakes You’ve Ever Had

The Best Darn Smoothie Shakes You’ve Ever Had

For the past year I have been experimenting with smoothie shakes in the mornings because I’ve convinced myself that I am not a “breakfast person,” and I have too little time to make a healthy breakfast anyway. I have had many delicious hits and a few just-plain-nasty misses. These smoothies ..Continue Reading

4 Principles To Help Make This Your Best Year Yet!

4 Principles To Help Make This Your Best Year Yet!

Here are 4 principles that can help you accomplish more in the next few months than you have done all of last year.  Chances are, you are already familiar with these principles.  They are simple and easy to implement, but the rewards are enormous. The first principle is to set ..Continue Reading

Consumption of Fructose-rich Beverages is Associated With Increased Risk of Gout in Women

Consumption of Fructose-rich Beverages is Associated With Increased Risk of Gout in Women

Gout is a type of intensely painful arthritis most commonly seen in men over age 30 and postmenopausal women. The involved joint is usually swollen, exquisitely tender, with the overlying skin warm and red. It is associated with elevated blood uric acid levels and risk factors include hereditary, kidney disease, ..Continue Reading

An Attitude of Gratitude has Tangible Health Benefits

An Attitude of Gratitude has Tangible Health Benefits

Gratitude originates from the Latin word gratus which means “thankful”. Thanksgiving Day is often viewed as a time of family gathering, the practice of conscious gratitude, and often overindulgence in food.  What many people don’t realize is that the daily practice of conscious gratitude and thanksgiving has tangible health benefits. ..Continue Reading

Start Where You Are, Use What You Have

Start Where You Are, Use What You Have

So many of us set lofty goals we never even attempt or achieve. Many times the road block is that the goal is unrealistic or we don’t have a simple plan of attack. I find that if we could simply adopt the principle of starting where we are and using ..Continue Reading