Lifetime Wellness Strategies

A few weeks ago a group of women, close friends from college, had a reunion at the spa.  I spent an incredible evening with them and I can’t remember laughing so much.  Then one started talking about raising healthy children.  She was an expert, of sorts, as she and her spouse had two sets of… Read more »

Time to Improve Your Balance NOW

Recently I watched as a group of kids, including one of my “grands,” were playing.  There was a giggling competition to see who could balance standing on one foot for the longest time. How long could you balance that way? That happy competition got me thinking about a statistic I recently read that each year… Read more »

Stay Healthy This Winter

What if I told you that possibly doing one small thing before and after you go to the fitness center (or school, the mall, your office or other public places) could keep you healthier this winter? I just posed this question to a busy health professional and found the answer.   Instinctively I knew the… Read more »

Chill Out and Reduce Stress

It’s been a typical week as you inch through traffic.  You worked overtime twice and you’re totally wiped out.  You and the kids had fast food three times because you didn’t have time to shop or cook.  Your house looks like a hurricane hit and book club meets there tomorrow night.  And you still didn’t… Read more »

Live a Little More

Whether just yesterday you discovered that first gray hair or it happened during the last millennium, do you wonder what it will take to stay in good health for years ahead?   As a mom and grandmother, I plan to be around a good long time to have fun with my family. So I began… Read more »

Food as Fuel

Truth be told, I never liked the word diet.  It has connotations of reducing the foods you love, hunger pains, boredom and even depression.  There is nothing wrong with food.  It’s the fuel that keeps our bodies moving, repairing themselves and doing all the incredible things that bodies do. So why deprive the body of… Read more »