30
Aug
2018

What Are You Grateful For?

I blog about gratitude somewhat often… But there’s a reason. Gratitude has been shown to immediately and effectively improve your mood, your outlook, your happiness levels AND your long term health. All that from just some thankfulness? YES PLEASE! What Is Gratitude? To be grateful means to appreciate benefits received or express gratitude and thanks. The law

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10
Apr
2018

Life Hack Your Health

This morning in the shower, I noticed my body wash was running low. I shook the soap down and squeezed it onto my loufa. Then I placed the bottle back on my shower shelf upside down, so it would be faster to use next time. That’s not a very earth-shattering concept – helping your shower

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2
Apr
2018

The Many Benefits Of Laughter

Did you know that when you make someone laugh that you very well may be helping them strengthen their immune system, reduce food cravings, or even increase their threshold for pain? There’s even an emerging field known as “humor therapy” that is helping patients heal more quickly after surgery. What Does Laughter Do? Laughter reduces the level of stress hormones like cortisol, epinephrine, adrenaline, and dopamine.

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23
Nov
2017

Gratitude and Health

Happy Thanksgiving! We hope you are all having a very happy, healthy and fun-filled Thanksgiving Day! You hear a lot about gratitude and it’s positive effects on your life lately. And I’m sure you’ve heard me talk a lot about gratitude, positive mental attitude, and vibrational energy for health and happiness. It’s amazing what our

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13
Feb
2017

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day! This is a wonderful holiday – focused on sharing love and joy to those around you! While this is a very worthwhile goal, it’s easy to get caught up in showing love to the people around you, and forgetting to step back and take a moment to appreciate and show love to…

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9
Nov
2016

Words of Encouragement

As humans, we aren’t perfect. And that’s okay! And the sooner we embrace that, the better.  You see, it’s good to have knowledge and goals about what it means to be healthy. Prevention is important. But it’s also okay to give yourself room to fail.  You will have days where you don’t sleep enough. That’s

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18
Jun
2016

This one is for the Dads!

Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there!  Dads are awesome – and if you are as lucky as me, you have dads in your life that take great care of their families! Fathers, husbands, the fathers of our children, our grandfathers, our fathers-in-law… Whether they are here with us now, far across the

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7
May
2016

Happy Mother's Day!

This past year has been a blast. I am so incredibly happy and blessed to be a mom. But I must say, since becoming a mom, I appreciate my parents more.  A LOT more. Most people I talk to seem to agree with this sentiment. There is something about experiencing a situation for yourself that

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