Mind Your Monkeys

I have a mind that never shuts off. It’s like a 24/7 news station, giving me up-to-the-minute warnings, analysis, investigative reports, predictions, and reviews. This is great for brainstorming and multi-tasking. Not so great for relaxing and re-centering. It can become quite a jungle up there. I like to call my virtual wild kingdom of … Continue reading Mind Your Monkeys

A Few of My Favorite Things

In honor of the spirit of love, here are a few of the products, services, and sites that are keeping me happy and healthy: Green Beauty Team This site is my go-to stop for getting the scoop on the latest, best, eco-friendly, and body-loving beauty products. Kristen Arnett, founder of Green Beauty Team, is a professional … Continue reading A Few of My Favorite Things

Achieving Health and Wellness Resolutions, Step 3: Choose Better Thoughts

Once you've experienced the benefits of Step 1 (Choose Better Food) and Step 2 (Choose Better Behaviors), you're primed to incorporate Step 3, Choose Better Thoughts. You know the proverb, You are what you think.  What you say to, and think about, yourself shapes the person you are and could become.  It's not easy to … Continue reading Achieving Health and Wellness Resolutions, Step 3: Choose Better Thoughts

Achieving Health and Wellness Resolutions, Step 2: Choose Better Behaviors

Once you've been choosing better food (Step #1) on a regular basis, choosing better behaviors comes more naturally.  You'll find you want to choose actions that support health and wellness because the food you're eating is already doing so.  You're seeing the difference in how your body feels, performs, and looks.  You're feeling the difference … Continue reading Achieving Health and Wellness Resolutions, Step 2: Choose Better Behaviors

Achieving Health and Wellness Resolutions, Step 1: Choose Better Food

Food is the foundation of health, and can either support wellness or take away from it.  Choosing better food is the first step in achieving your health and wellness resolutions.  Why?  Because eating quality food affects how your body and mind operates, and in the long run, your health becomes an accumulation of your food … Continue reading Achieving Health and Wellness Resolutions, Step 1: Choose Better Food